Senior Jake Listebarger made the 2009 Midwest All-Tournament Team for SXU
Senior Jake Listebarger made the 2009 Midwest All-Tournament Team for SXU
Men's Basketball - Wed, Nov. 24, 2010
CHICAGO - The Saint Xavier University men's basketball program has released its pairings for the first day of the three-day SXU Midwest Tournament, which begins on Monday, December 20, at the Shannon Center in Chicago. The eight-team event will kick off at 2 p.m. on Monday with games to follow at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. The tourney will host four more games at the same times on Tuesday, December 21. The final day will begin at noon and hold a fifth-place game at 2 p.m., a third-place game at 4 p.m. and close with a 6 p.m. championship.

Below are the pairings for the first day of games.  All games will take place in the main arena of the Shannon Center.

Monday, December 20
Game one:  Saint Xavier (Ill.) vs. Mount Marty College (S.D.), 2 p.m.
Game two:  Siena Heights (Mich.) vs. Viterbo (Wis.), 4 p.m.
Game three:  Saint Ambrose (Iowa) vs. East-West (Ill.), 6 p.m.
Game four:  Saint Francis (Ind.) vs. St. Francis (Ill.), 8 p.m.

The first team listed will be the home team for each game.

The remaining schedule will be as follows:

Tuesday, December 21
Game five:  Loser of game one vs. Loser of game two, 2 p.m.
Game six:  Loser of game three vs. Loser of game four, 4 p.m.
Game seven:  Winner of game one vs. Winner of game two, 6 p.m.
Game eight:  Winner of game three vs. Winner of game four, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 22
Game nine:  Loser of game five vs. Loser of game six, 12 p.m.  (seventh place game)
Game 10:  Winner of game five vs. Winner of game six, 2 p.m.  (fifth place game)
Game 11:  Loser of game seven vs. Loser of game eight, 4 p.m. (third place game)
Game 12:  Winner of game seven vs. Winner of game eight, 6 p.m. (championship)