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2018 NCAA Tournament: Day 1 Open thread

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No Purdue game today, but hte Tournament begins in earnest.

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The best time of the year is here! It is time for the NCAA Tournament. the vestigial play-in games that are not really part of the tournament are over and the real games begin this afternoon. Purdue fans will be waiting for tomorrow, but here is the rest of today’s schedule:

(10) Oklahoma Sooners (18-13) vs. (7) Rhode Island Rams (25-7)

Time: 12:15 p.m.

How to watch: CBS | Stream

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson

Odds: Rhode Island, -1

(14) Wright State Raiders (25-9) vs. (3) Tennessee Volunteers (25-8)

Time: 12:40 p.m.

How to watch: truTV | Stream

Announcers: Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore, Ros Gold-Onwude

Odds: Tennessee, -13

(13) UNC-Greensboro Spartans (27-7) vs. (4) Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-4)

Time: 1:30 p.m.

How to watch: TNT | Stream

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Lisa Byington

Odds: Gonzaga, -12

(16) Pennsylvania Quakers (24-8) vs. (1) Kansas Jayhawks (27-7)

Time: 2 p.m.

How to watch: TBS | Stream

Announcers: Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Evan Washburn

Odds: Kansas -15

(15) Iona Gaels (20-13) vs. (2) Duke Blue Devils (26-7)

Time: 2:45 p.m.

How to watch: CBS | Stream

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson

Odds: Duke -20.5

(11) Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (28-5) vs. (6) Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes (22-9)

Time: 3:10 p.m.

How to watch: truTV | Stream

Announcers: Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore, Ros Gold-Onwude

Odds: Miami, -1.5

(12) South Dakota State Jackrabbits (28-6) vs. (5) Ohio State Buckeyes (24-8)

Time: 4 p.m.

How to watch: TNT | Stream

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Lisa Byington

Odds: Ohio State, -8

(9) North Carolina State Wolfpack (21-11) vs. (8) Seton Hall Pirates (21-11)

Time: 4:30 p.m.

How to watch: TBS | Stream

Announcers: Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Evan Washburn

Odds: Seton Hall, -2.5

(16) Radford Highlanders (23-12) vs. (1) Villanova Wildcats (30-4)

Time: 6:45 p.m.

How to watch: TNT | Stream

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson

Odds: Villanova, -23

(12) Davidson Wildcats (21-11) vs. (5) Kentucky Wildcats (24-10)

Time: 7:10 p.m.

How to watch: CBS | Stream

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Lisa Byington

Odds: Kentucky, -5

(11) San Diego State Aztecs (22-10) vs. (6) Houston Cougars (26-7)

Time: 7:20 p.m.

How to watch: TBS | Stream

Announcers: Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Evan Washburn

Odds: Houston, -4

(14) Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (28-6) vs. (3) Texas Tech Red Raiders (24-9)

Time: 7:27 p.m.

How to watch: truTV | Stream

Announcers: Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore, Ros Gold-Onwude

Odds: Texas Tech, -11

(9) Alabama Crimson Tide (19-15) vs. (8) Virginia Tech Hokies (21-11)

Time: 9:20 p.m.

How to watch: TNT | Stream

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson

Odds: Virginia Tech, -2

(13) Buffalo Bulls (26-8) vs. (4) Arizona Wildcats (27-7)

Time: 9:40 p.m.

How to watch: CBS | Stream

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Lisa Byington

Odds: Arizona, -8.5

(14) Montana Grizzlies (26-7) vs. (3) Michigan Wolverines (28-7)

Time: 9:50 p.m.

How to watch: TBS | Stream

Announcers: Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Evan Washburn

Odds: Michigan, -11

(11) St. Bonaventure Bonnies (26-7) vs. (6) Florida Gators (20-12)

Time: 9:55 p.m.

How to watch: truTV | Stream

Announcers: Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore, Ros Gold-Onwude

Odds: Florida, -5.5