Get on an interstate, drive less than an hour, play in an arena that’s been a mainstay on your schedule. Seems like Xavier has a built-in advantage for its opening NCAA game. Those slow-to-forget Dayton fans will try to negate it. The Musketeers (21-12) play a First Four game against N.C. State (21-13) today at the University of Dayton Arena, where Xavier has played many memorable games against the rival Flyers before moving into the Big East this season. –Associated Press
3:30 p.m.: Albany vs. Saint Mary’s, truTV
6 p.m.: North Carolina State vs. Xavier, truTV
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