How to watch, listen and stream
Game Time: 10 p.m. E.T.
TV: FOX Sports 1 (Joe Davis and Bob Wenzel as analysts)
Live Stream: FOX Sports GO (Where Available)
Radio: WLW 700 AM (Xavier); ESPN 980 AM (Georgetown)
Latest Odds: Xavier (-5), No MoneyLine Listed (via OddsShark)
The Hoyas are looking to start off the conference portion of the season right to get to their ninth win of the season. A win against Xavier would improve John Thompson III's record in Big East Conference season openers to an impressive 9-2.
Xavier, meanwhile, is hoping to net double digits in the win column as they enter Wednesday with a 9-3 record. Chris Mack is 4-1 in conference openers, including a win over St. John's last season in their debut with the Big East, and in their previous stay in the Atlantic 10.
Inside the Numbers
Georgetown is ranked No. 25 in the Associated Press poll and No. 30 on KenPom. The Hoyas are 24th in Adjusted Offensive Efficiency and 65th in Adjusted Defensive Efficiency. They're 43rd in eFFG%, 187th in TO%, 11th in OR%, and 109th in FTRate. Lastly, Georgetown is 88th in 3PT FG%, 47th in 2PT FG%, and 190th in FT%.
Xavier is ranked No. 28 on KenPom. The Musketeers are 13th in Adjusted Offensive Efficiency and 102nd in Adjusted Defensive Efficiency. They rank 13th in eFG%, 60th in TO%, 81st in OR%, and 227th in FTRate. Finally, the Muskies rank 33rd in 3PT FG%, 9th in 2PT FG%, and 79th in FT%.
For more coverage from a Georgetown perspective, check out SB Nation's Georgetown Hoyas blog, Casual Hoya.
For more coverage from a Xavier perspective, check out SB Nation's Xavier Musketeers blog, Banners on the Parkway.