Xavier hosts No. 12 Indiana in Gavitt Games

The season is young, but Friday night, Xavier’s men’s basketball team will have a graduate test with postseason implications when the Indiana No. 12 visits the Cintas Center as part of the annual Gavitt Tipoff Games.

The Hoosiers (2-0) were selected to win the Big Ten Conference in the preseason media poll.

Indiana is led by All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year nominee Trayce Jackson-Davis.

Indiana is led by Indianas led by All-American and Big Ten player of the year nominee Trayce Jackson-Davis (23), shown here laying NKU last season.

Everything Indiana does and wants to do revolves around the 6-foot-9 forward.

If Xavier wants to win this game, the Musketeers have to work together and make life as difficult as possible for Jackson-Davis.

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