Xavier vs Wisconsin

Xavier vs Wisconsin Live stream. Xavier vs. Wisconsin 2017 Gavitt Games final score: Musketeers prove toughness in 80-70 win, Wisconsin vs. Xavier College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread

 

Going into the game, Xavier knew it had to get a strong performance from Trevon Bluiett, who was averaging 25.5 points a game and seven rebounds. The Musketeers were also well aware that they were going to have their hands full with Second Team Preseason All-American Ethan Happ who is one of the best big men in the country. Wisconsin basketball is one of the top college basketball programs in the nation. How do the Badgers match up against Xavier in the Gavitt Tipoff Games.

The Musketeers came out of the gates strong. In fact, so strong that Tyrique Jones whipped the opening tip out of bounds. At the start of the first half, the Musketeers played Chris Mack basketball: They found open lanes and were aggressive in driving hard into the paint. Xavier is coming off a 101-75 win over Rider to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Musketeers are 2-0 against the spread, also beating Morehead State by 52 points to open the year. Trevon Bluiett has been leading the team so far with 25.5 points and seven rebounds per game.

Tyrique Jones is adding 15 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per contest. Wisconsin is coming off an 89-61 win over Yale this past weekend to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Badgers are 1-0 against the spread, covering in the lone lined game against Yale. Ethan Happ is averaging 16 points and 11 rebounds per game to lead the Badgers thus far while Andy Van Vliet is putting up 15.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per contest.