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By Herald Staff

The Xavier University Musketeers, the No. 3 seed, defeated the No. 11 Pittsburgh Panthers, to make it to the Sweet Sixteen in 2023’s March Madness tournament.

Xavier has not been to the Sweet Sixteen since the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

This is will be the ninth time that Xavier has reached this milestone.

Senior Jack Nunge led six the Musketeers in double figures with 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting.

Next: Xavier will play the Texas Longhorns this Friday, March 24 at 9:45 PM.

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