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The No. 2 seed Arizona Wildcats (28-6) and the No. 15 seed Princeton Tigers (21-8) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at 4:10 PM. Arizona is favored by 14.5 points in the matchup, which airs on TNT. Here’s everything you need to know about this 2-15 matchup when filling out your brackets.
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How do I watch Wildcats vs. Tigers?
- Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Betting Lines for Wildcats vs. Tigers
Arizona Betting Stats & Information
- Arizona has been favored on the moneyline 32 times this season. They’ve finished 27-5 in those games.
- The Wildcats have won all 10 games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -1419 or shorter.
- So far this season, the Wildcats have compiled a 17-16-1 record against the spread.
- The average total Arizona has had set in matchups this year is 0.2 more points than this outing’s point total.
Princeton Betting Stats & Info
- This season, Princeton has won four out of the six games in which it has been the underdog.
- The Tigers have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +900.
- The Tigers’ ATS record is 15-12-0 this season.
- The average total for Princeton’s games this season is 9.4 fewer points than the point total of 154 in this outing.
Arizona vs. Princeton Season Stat Comparison
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This Matchup’s Impact Players
Arizona Wildcats Leaders
- The scoring and rebounding leader for the Wildcats is Azuolas Tubelis, who averages 19.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.
- Arizona’s best passer is Kerr Kriisa, who averages 5.2 assists per game to go with his 10.1 PPG scoring average.
- Courtney Ramey makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.7 per contest.
Princeton Tigers Leaders
- Tosan Evbuomwan’s points (15 per game) and assists (4.7 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Tigers’ leaderboards.
- Caden Pierce is at the top of the Princeton rebounding leaderboard with 7.1 rebounds per game. He also racks up 8.3 points and tacks on 1.2 assists per game.
- Ryan Langborg is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Tigers, hitting two threes per game.