Come discuss the first day of the tournament with us.
This is what we’ve all been waiting for: the actual tournament.
There won’t be a whole lot of set up here since we’ve already given you thousands of words region-by-region throughout the week, but just to get everything in one place for you here’s a guide to everything we’ve put together (all of which you can find at our NCAA hub: http://www.swishappeal.com/ncaa).
Team-by-team capsules (Dance Cards)
SB Nation’s Testudo Times has published the full TV schedule for the first round, which I have re-organized in the table below to show just today’s games by region.
No. 5 NC State vs. No. 12 BYU, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 4 Nebraska vs. No. 13 Fresno State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 7 DePaul vs. No. 10 Oklahoma, Saturday, 1:30 p.m ET. ESPN2
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Winthrop, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 1 Tennessee vs. No. 16 Northwestern State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 8 St. John’s vs. No. 9 USC, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 7 Iowa State vs. No. 10 Florida State, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 2 Stanford vs. No. 15 South Dakota, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 16 Robert Morris, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
No. 8 Vanderbilt vs. No. 9 Arizona State, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 Akron, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 6 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Chattanooga, Saturday, 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 3 Kentucky vs. No. 14 Wright State, Saturday, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 7 California vs. No. 10 Fordham, Saturday, 4 p.m. ET, ESPN2
No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 15 Western Kentucky, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
And of course WBB State has their list of games for today in actual chronological order with links to previews.
If you haven’t filled out your bracket for our bracket challenge, you still have (very little) time to get that done. Click here to do that.
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