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NCAA Tournament 2017: How to watch Maryland basketball vs. Xavier

Maryland’s third straight NCAA Tournament bid starts tonight.

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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.

The Numbers

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:

Here’s our full Maryland-Xavier preview. Enjoy.