The round of 64 in the March Madness 2015 Tournament kicks off Thursday, March 19 in various arenas across the nation. It’s 32 games in 48 hours and when it’s all said and done the field of 64 will be cut in half. The mid-day game for the West bracket is No. 6 Xavier and No. 11 Ole Miss.
Xavier was given a NCAA Tournament bid by the selection committee after going 21-13 overall and 9-9 in the Big East. The Musketeers notched wins against ranked opponents such as Seton Hall, Georgetown and Butler throughout the course of the season and are ninth in the nation for average assists per game – 16.4.
Xavier will face-off against Ole Miss, who is a year removed from not punching its ticket to the Big Dance.
The Rebels finished 20-12 overall and third in the SEC with an 11-7 record to earn a selection committee bid. To get to the round of 64, Ole Miss defeated BYU in a barnburner game. The Rebels came back from a 17-point halftime deficit to beat the Cougars, 94-90.
But before that happens, here’s how to watch Xavier vs. Ole Miss online and on mobile:
Watch Xavier-Ole Miss Online
You can watch the game online for free on the NCAA site by clicking here.
Watch Xavier-Ole Miss on Mobile
Fans looking to keep up with the coverage on their mobile or tablet can see it for free on the March Madness app.