How to watch, listen and stream
Game Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: CBS Sports Network (Announce Team: Tom McCarthy and Alaa Abdelnaby)
Radio: 570 AM (Seton Hall), 89.5 FM WSOU Seton Hall's Pirate Radio (Seton Hall) Our own Sean Saint Jacques will be on the call; 700 WLW-AM (Xavier)
Live Stream: No live video stream is available for this game.
Xavier (-7), MoneyLine Not Listed (via OddsShark)
The Seton Hall Pirates are looking to start 3-0 in Big East play for the first time since the 1992-93 season when The Hall won the conference championship. If they are going to do that the Pirates will have to improve on their 1-2 record on the road.
Xavier is looking at possibly starting the season 1-2 in conference play after falling to DePaul on Saturday. The Musketeers are also looking for revenge after their lengthy home winning streak was snapped last season by the Pirates at the Cintas Center.
Inside the Numbers
Seton Hall checks in at 29th on KenPom, and No. 19 in the latest AP Poll. They're 40th in Adjusted Offensive Efficiency and 38th in Adjusted Defensive Efficiency. The Pirates rank 80th in eFG%, 148th in TO%, 53rd in OR%, and 43th in FTRate. Finally, The Hall is ranked 57th in 3PT FG%, 137th in 2PT FG%, and 297th in FT%.
Xavier received two votes in the AP Top 25 poll this week and is No. 31 on KenPom. The Musketeers are 14th in Adjusted Offensive Efficiency and 86th in Adjusted Defensive Efficiency. They are 14th in eFG%, 68th in TO%, 79th in OR%, and 177th in FTRate. Finally, they rank 25th in 3PT FG%, 17th in 2PT FG%, and 41st in FT%.
Projected Starting Lineups
Seton Hall: Sterling Gibbs, Jaren Sina, Stephane Manga, Angel Delgado, Brandon Mobley
Xavier: Matt Stainbrook, Trevon Bluiett, James Farr, Remy Abell, Dee Davis
For a Xavier perspective on this matchup, head to SB Nation's Xavier Musketeers blog, Banners on the Parkway.
For a Seton Hall perspective on this game, check out SB Nation's Seton Hall Pirates blog, South Orange Juice.