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Photo: Xavier Is Preparing For Tonight's Game vs. Arizona By Listening To DMX's "X Gon' Give It To Ya" On Repeat

Chris Mack with his mouth wide open

CINCINNATI, OH - FEBRUARY 28: Head coach Chris Mack of the Xavier Musketeers reacts in the first half of a game against the Providence Friars at Cintas Center on February 28, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier won 84-74 to claim the Big East Conference regular season title. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Xavier is an 11.5-point underdog in tonight's Sweet 16 match-up against No. 2 seed Arizona, but if the program's Spotify playlist is to be believed, the Musketeers are receiving proper motivation. Xavier Athletics tweeted out a picture of a playlist, which is just DMX's 2003 hit "X Gon' Give It To Ya" on repeat.

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When it comes to X vs. the 'Cats, one of the verses is a bit prophetic.

Ain't never gave nothin' to me

But every time I turn around

Cats got they hands out wantin' something from me

I ain't got it so you can't get it

Lets leave it at that cuz I ain't with it

People are certainly not giving Xavier a real chance in this one. We'll have to see if the Musketeers can pull the major upset.