2012 NCAA Tournament Schedule: Notre Dame Vs. Xavier Game Time, TV Schedule And More

After a slow star to the season, Notre Dame turned things around in Big East play and solidified an NCAA Tournament bid in the process. The seventh-seeded Irish will open up in the tournament against No. 10 seed Xavier on Friday night.

Related: NCAA Bracket 2012: Printable Bracket For March Madness

The winner of this game faces a probable matchup with No. 2 seed Duke in the next round.

Game Date & Time: Friday, March 16, approx. 8:45 p.m. CT

TV: CBS

For more on March Madness at every level, visit SB Nation NCAA Basketball. Our 2012 NCAA Tournament hub has everything you need for the big one.

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