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Virginia Tech, Xavier meet in Brooklyn

Xavier (4-1) vs. Virginia Tech (5-1) , Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Friday, 12 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Xavier and…

Xavier (4-1) vs. Virginia Tech (5-1)

, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Friday, 12 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Xavier and Virginia Tech will meet in a postseason recreation in Brooklyn. Virginia Tech misplaced 69-61 to Memphis in its most up-to-date recreation, whereas Xavier got here up brief in an 82-70 recreation in opposition to Iowa State in its final outing.

SAVVY VETERANS: Senior management has been on show for each of those groups. Justyn Mutts, Keve Aluma and Storm Murphy have collectively scored 43 % of Virginia Tech’s factors this season and 46 % of the crew’s factors over its final 5 video games. For Xavier, Paul Scruggs, Nate Johnson and Adam Kunkel have mixed to attain 44 % of the crew’s factors this season.JUMPING FOR JONES: Colby Jones has linked on 25 % of the 16 3-pointers he’s tried and has made 4 of 16 over the past 5 video games. He’s additionally transformed 68.2 % of his foul pictures this season.

ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Musketeers have not too long ago used assists to create buckets extra usually than the Hokies. Virginia Tech has 39 assists on 77 subject objectives (50.6 %) throughout its previous three video games whereas Xavier has assists on 47 of 85 subject objectives (55.3 %) throughout its previous three video games.

TENACIOUS TECH: Virginia Tech has held opposing groups to 51.7 factors per recreation this season, the fourth-lowest determine amongst all Division I groups.

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