The No. 3 Xavier Musketeers are headed to the second week of the 2023 NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers held off a late run by the No. 11 Pittsburgh Panthers in the second-round and will head to the Sweet 16. Xavier fought off a strong Kennesaw State effort in the first round to advance.
2023 March Madness bracket
Who is Xavier playing in Sweet 16?
The Musketeers will face the No. 2 Texas in the Sweet 16 round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament. The game will take place on Friday, March 24 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, MO. Game time is set for approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, March 24.
Xavier has faced Texas five times and has a 2-3 record against them. Their most recent matchup was in the 2019 NIT where the No. 2 Longhorns beat the No. 3 Musketeers in the second round. 15 years prior, the two squads met in the 2004 NCAA Tournament where No. 7 Xavier upset No. 3 Texas in the Sweet 16.