Xavier vs. Georgia State: Date, Time, Channel & Line

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Georgia State stunned Baylor in the second round of the NCAA tournament and moves on to the third round on Saturday. (Getty)

Georgia State is a 14 seed and squeaked into the NCAA tournament after winning the Sun Belt Conference championship over Georgia Southern. The team is built around transfers like ex-Louisville guard Kevin Ware and Sun Belt Conference player of the year RJ Hunter. Head coach Ron Hunter gained national prominence by tearing his achilles in celebrating his team’s victory in the Sun Belt conference championship.

The Baylor Bears thought that they had beaten Georgia State in the first round, but then RJ Hunter hit a game winning three pointer:


The Xavier Musketeers made it all the way to the finals of the Big East Tournament before bowing out to Villanova, knocking off NCAA tournament foes Butler and Georgetown in the process. The Musketeers return to the NCAA tournament after losing to NC State in the First Four last four.

Xavier had a much easier time in their first game of the 2014-2015 NCAA Tournament, rolling over Ole Miss as a six seed in the second round.

Here’s what you need to know about the game:

The Basics


No. 14 Georgia State vs. No. 6 Xavier


NCAA Tournament Round of 32


Saturday, March 21


Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida

Bracket Region:



6:10 Eastern Standard Time




Xavier -6.5 (OddsShark).

Stats You Need to Know

Scouting Georgia State

Record: 24-9, 15-5 Sun Belt
Coach: Ron Hunter, 3rd season
Offensive Points Per Game: 73.0
Defensive Points Allowed Per Game: 62.2
Scoring Leaders: R.J. Hunter, 20.1
Rebounding Leader: Markus Crider, 6.7
Assists Leader: R.J. Hunter and Ryan Harrow, 3.8

Scouting Xavier

Record: 21-13, 9-9 Big East
Coach: Chris Mack, 6th season
Offensive Points Per Game: 73.6
Defensive Points Allowed Per Game: 67.3
Scoring Leaders: Matt Stainbrook, 12.0
Rebounding Leader: Matt Stainbrook, 6.8
Assists Leader: Dee Davis, 6.1