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Xavier v. Seton Hall: Live chat, stats, and keys

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Xavier Musketeers (10-3, 1-1)
Seton Hall Pirates (12-2, 2-0)
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Three keys:

- Shake it off: Losing to DePaul should never have happened, but a hangover tonight isn't going to change that. If Xavier comes out making the same mistakes at home as they did on the road, it will be as strong an indictment on this coaching staff as there has been.

- Knock down some shots: Seton Hall is death on teams behind the arc, but Xavier isn't going to stop shooting back there. Forcing the Pirates to stretch their defense even a little bit would open up room for Xavier's bigs. Whether the ball would go inside remains to be seen, but the option will be there if a couple of threes fall early.

- Take care of the ball: Throwing the thing all over the place or turning it over four times in five possessions like Xavier did against DePaul will end this game quickly. Xavier's turnover rate on the season is 17.9%, that jumped to 23.4% against the Blue Demons. If that happens again, this is another loss.