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How to Watch Xavier vs. Ball State: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time

Dec 5, 2021; Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA; Xavier Musketeers guard Colby Jones (3) dribbles past Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Rondel Walker (5) during the second half at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 5, 2021; Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA; Xavier Musketeers guard Colby Jones (3) dribbles past Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Rondel Walker (5) during the second half at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

The Xavier Musketeers (7-1) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Ball State Cardinals (3-4) on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Cintas Center. The game airs at 6:30 PM ET.

How to Watch Xavier vs. Ball State

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: FOX Sports Networks
  • Arena: Cintas Center
  • Live Stream on fuboTV:Start with a 7-day free trial!

Key Stats for Xavier vs. Ball State

  • The 72.4 points per game the Musketeers average are 8.0 fewer points than the Cardinals give up (80.4).
  • The Cardinals put up an average of 77.7 points per game, 16.7 more points than the 61.0 the Musketeers give up.
  • The Musketeers make 44.3% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.9 percentage points lower than the Cardinals have allowed to their opponents (45.2%).
  • The Cardinals are shooting 45.7% from the field, 7.5% higher than the 38.2% the Musketeers' opponents have shot this season.

Xavier Players to Watch

  • Nate Johnson leads the Musketeers in scoring, tallying 14.6 points per game to go with 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
  • Colby Jones leads Xavier in rebounding, averaging 9.7 per game, while Paul Scruggs leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.0 in each contest.
  • Johnson leads the Musketeers in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.0 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Xavier steals leader is Jones, who averages 1.7 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jack Nunge, who compiles 2.0 rejections per contest.

Ball State Players to Watch

  • Luke Bumbalough's points (13.7 per game) and assists (3.4 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Cardinals' leaderboards.
  • Payton Sparks grabs 6.0 rebounds per game (he also scores 9.3 points per game and adds 0.6 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Ball State rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bumbalough is consistent from three-point range and leads the Cardinals with 3.0 made threes per game.
  • Ball State's leader in steals is Tyler Cochran with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Miryne Thomas with 0.6 per game.

Xavier Schedule

DateOpponentScoreHome/Away

11/21/2021

Norfolk State

W 88-48

Home

11/24/2021

Iowa State

L 82-70

Away

11/26/2021

Virginia Tech

W 59-58

Away

12/1/2021

Central Michigan

W 78-45

Home

12/5/2021

Oklahoma State

W 77-71

Away

12/8/2021

Ball State

-

Home

12/11/2021

Cincinnati

-

Home

12/15/2021

Morehead State

-

Home

12/18/2021

Marquette

-

Home

12/21/2021

Villanova

-

Away

12/28/2021

UConn

-

Home

Ball State Schedule

DateOpponentScoreHome/Away

11/18/2021

Florida International

L 73-60

Away

11/19/2021

Weber State

L 85-74

Home

11/21/2021

UMass

W 89-86

Away

11/27/2021

Indiana State

W 97-75

Home

12/1/2021

Western Illinois

L 93-80

Away

12/8/2021

Xavier

-

Away

12/12/2021

Indiana-Kokomo

-

Home

12/18/2021

Illinois State

-

Away

12/21/2021

Eastern Illinois

-

Home

12/28/2021

Northern Illinois

-

Away

1/1/2022

Bowling Green

-

Home

How To Watch

December
8
2021

Ball State at Xavier

TV CHANNEL: FOX Sports Networks
Time
6:30
PM/EST
Live Stream: FUBOTV
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