Maryland will tip off its third straight NCAA Tournament at approximately 6:50 tonight against Xavier in Orlando.
Maryland is coming off a loss to Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. Xavier’s last game was a loss to Creighton in the Big East Semifinals in New York City.
Maryland: 24-8, 12-6
Xavier: 21-13, 9-9
Last time they played: The Terps won 77-64 in the 2003 NCAA Tournament Second Round behind 17 points apiece from Drew Nicholas and Ryan Randle.
Odds: Xavier is favored by two points, according to OddsShark.
How to watch
Thursday, March 16, 6:50 p.m. EST, Amway Center
TV: TNT - Ian Eagle (Play-By-Play), Steve Lavin (Analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline)
Radio: Terrapin Sports Radio Network - Johnny Holliday (Play-by-Play), Chris Knoche (Analyst), Walt Williams (Analyst) SIRI 136 (Internet 962); WMUC Sports - Jake Eisenberg (Play-by-Play), Megan Smedley (Analyst)
Online streaming: NCAA.com
Here’s our full Maryland-Xavier preview. Enjoy.