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205dJeff Borzello

Xavier promotes assistant Steele to head coach

Xavier has promoted longtime assistant Travis Steele to replace Chris Mack as the Musketeers' head coach. Steele, 36, has been at Xavier for 10 seasons, including the last two as associate head coach.

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208dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Sources: Louisville, Mack agree to 7-year deal

Chris Mack, who has been the men's basketball coach of the Xavier Musketeers for the past nine seasons, has agreed to a seven-year deal with the Louisville Cardinals, multiple sources told ESPN.

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Xavier's Mack to meet L'ville about coaching job

Chris Mack, considered the front-runner for the Louisville head-coaching job, confirmed to the Cincinnati Enquirer on Thursday that he'll meet with Cardinals officials this weekend.

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Xavier's 75-70 loss to Florida State marks the 4th time two No. 1 seeds failed to reach the Sweet 16 (2004, 2000, 1981) since seeding began in 1979. FSU closed the game on a 18-4 run in the final 5:30. The Musketeers had more turnovers (6) than points (4) during that stretch.

Turnovers costly for Xavier in loss to FSU (1:09)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

"Sorry, Xavier, but ..." Florida State enjoying upsetting No. 1.

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217dAlex Scarborough

FSU's Hamilton: Upsets point to 'a revolution'

After his Seminoles stunned No. 1 seed Xavier on Sunday, Leonard Hamilton warned reporters not to call anything that happens in the tournament an upset. "I think what you see happening in college basketball, it's almost like a revolution," he said.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The drama in the West Region over the past few hours, depicted in one plot:

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

For a few minutes there, the West region chances shifted dramatically. We're tracking live Final Four chances across all four regions here: http://es.pn/2FTvBAn

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

With the first round of the NCAA tournament about to tip off, here's one more quick look at the 30 *best* teams in college basketball, according to BPI. All but two earned a berth.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

According to our Giant Killers model, the 7-10 seed most likely to win in the second round is Missouri, with a 25% shot to beat Xavier.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.48th
Rebounds Per Game38.347th
Assists Per Game16.520th
Points Allowed74.7239th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record27-27
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances27