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Scouting Xavier: Musketeers have an ace, but some holes

Before each Oklahoma postseason game, The Transcript’s Tyler Palmateer glances at OU’s opponent and produces a brief scouting report. It is only available at Normantranscript.com

Friday’s game: Xavier Musketeers vs. Oklahoma Sooners (34-22), 1 p.m. CT at Jim Patterson Stadium, Louisville, Ky.

Stream: ESPN3.com | Live stats: NCAA.com

Opponent’s record: 32-25 | RPI ranking: No. 75

3 Musketeer strengths

• Difference-maker on the mound: