Xavier-Florida State preview: Game info; story/video links; prediction

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Here is a look at Saturday's Xavier-Florida State NCAA Tournament West Region second-round basketball game:

No. 3-SEED FLORIDA STATE (26-8) vs. No. 11 XAVIER (22-13)

WHEN/WHERE: 6:10 p.m. in Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.

OPENING LINE: Florida State by 5.5


NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKET: Click here for a printable bracket.

PREDICTION: Florida State 73, Xavier 70. The Musketeers are playing with house money now and that can be dangerous for opponents. They will likely need a better game from guard J.P. Macura than he had in the first round and it's hard to believe Sean O'Mara can duplicate his first-round performance. Despite Florida State's length it is not very good defensively so Xavier has a chance to pull off the win if it makes shots.

TOP 10 STORY AND VIDEO LINKS: NCAA Tournament Central page Video - Mack and Musketeers players preview game Video - Brad Steinke catches up with former Xavier standout Lionel Chalmers PHOTO GALLERY: Season's worth of photos Xavier's unsung heroes key win over Maryland Game story/highlights from first-round win over Maryland Who you gonna call? Bracketbusters! Bill Murray follows coaching son on Musketeers trail Tall order for Xavier as Florida State 7-footers await

Tallahassee Democart ( Florida State team coverage Florida State basketball team website

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