Are you ready to be the X Factor?

As the television home of Xavier Musketeers basketball we're excited to the start the 2010-2011 seasonof Xavier men’s basketball.

Xavier’s schedule on FOX Sports Ohio includes nine games locally-produced by FOX Sports Ohio and five games produced by the A-10. Fox Sports Ohio will also produce Musketeers Live, a 30-minute pre-game show before each of the nine locally-produced games, as well as an hour-long preseason special.

"Our relationship with Fox Sports Ohio provides Xavier University and our basketball program with a regional television distribution package that is amongst the very best in the country," said Xavier University Associate Vice President and Athletic Director Mike Bobinski. "The broad exposure we receive from FOX Sports Ohio broadcasts enables us to expand our fan base and strengthen the connection of viewers to both our program and Xavier University. FOX Sports Ohio will be a great television Home of Xavier Basketball again this season."

FOX Sports Ohio further prepares for the start of the Musketeer basketball season with a preview show. The hour-long preseason special will premiere November 8 at 7pm with replays throughout the week. In addition to featuring highlights from last season, the show will provide analysis of this offseason and projections of the upcoming season.

Tip-off for the first Musketeer game on FOX Sports Ohio is Friday, November 12 at 7pm as Xavier hosts Western Michigan.

A complete schedule is listed HERE.

Play-by-play announcer Brad Johansen and color analyst Steve Wolf will return to the broadcast booth to call all the action for the FOX Sports Ohio-produced games. Jim Day will host the pregame show as well as serve as sideline reporter.