Xavier hosts Villanova in top-5 matchup on Saturday

Villanova and Xavier were among the four teams to earn No. 1 seeds in the NCAA’s preliminary rankings before Selection Sunday.

One will get knocked off its perch this weekend.One of the biggest games of the Big East season – maybe of the college basketball season – will played in Cincinnati on Saturday, when No. 3 Villanova faces No. 4 Xavier.Article continues below ...The Musketeers (23-3, 11-2) have been on a roll since losing consecutive games in early January, winning eight straight. Xavier moved up to No. 4 in the...