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Crosstown Shootout headlines XU's December slate

Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout set for Dec. 2, 2017, headlines Xavier's December slate. (WKRC/Tony Tribble)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The annual Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout pitting Xavier against Cincinnati headlines the Musketeers' December schedule.

The annual matchup will be played on Saturday, December 2 at Cintas Center. The Musketeers will host the Bearcats after the two teams met in Fifth Third Arena last season. UC won that game 86-78.

Xavier also announced its men’s basketball non-conference schedule for the rest of December. Five of the six dates are home games and three of the five home games fall on a Saturday.

Kent State visits on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Colorado is at Cintas Center on Saturday, Dec. 9 before the Musketeers take a break for semester exams.

East Tennessee State provides the opposition for the third of the three straight home Saturdays on Dec. 16. Marshall visits on Tuesday, Dec. 19, before XU closes out the pre-Christmas slate with a trip to Northern Iowa on Friday, Dec. 22.

Information courtesy Xavier Univ Athletics

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