Bracket projection: Xavier
Guard play is key for the Xavier Musketeers and bench scoring is in short supply
The Musketeers did not answer the bell in their Atlantic 10 opener against Dayton, and it may be their short rotation is running out of gas. Tu Holloway is as good a player as there is in the tournament, but I like Marquette in a mini-upset.
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