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XU to play Iowa in the Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS (July 29, 2013) - Xavier University is among the eight men's basketball teams that will participate in the third annual Battle 4 Atlantis, the elite preseason college basketball tournament being held November 28-30.  The tournament will be televised live on NBC Sports Network and AXS TV from the 3,900-seat arena at the famed Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas.  The 2013 Battle 4 Atlantis field includes Kansas, Villanova, Tennessee, Southern California, Iowa, Xavier, Wake Forest and UTEP.  Xaviers first game will be at 7 p.m. EST on Nov. 28 vs. Iowa on the NBC Sports Network.

For Musketeer followers that want to travel to The Bahamas for the tournament, Xavier fan packages are available at: http://www.xaviersportstravel.com/

This talented field will battle through a 12-game tournament televised live to sports fans nationwide.  Starting November 28, AXS TV will air coverage of the tournament at 1:00 PM EST and 3:30 PM EST, while NBC Sports will broadcast the daily 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM games.  AXS TV is available nationally on DIRECTV (channel 306), Dish (channel 131), AT&T U-Verse (channel 1106), Verizon FiOS (channel 569) as well as Charter, Comcast Xfinity, Insight, Suddenlink and other TV providers. 

The Battle 4 Atlantis first game brackets, beginning November 28, are as follows:
Game 1: Villanova vs. USC (live at 1:00 PM EST on AXS TV)
Game 2: Kansas vs. Wake Forest (live at 3:30 PM EST on AXS TV)
Game 3: Xavier vs. Iowa (live at 7:00 PM EST on NBC Sports Network)
Game 4: Tennessee vs. UTEP (live at 9:30 PM EST on NBC Sports Network)

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 09: Semaj Christon #0 of the Xavier Musketeers dribbles the ball against Alex Barlow #3 of the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 9, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Butler defeated Xavier 67-62. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
 

 

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