This year’s tournament is littered with the blood of upsets. Loyola Chicago came very close to being the highest surviving seed in their region. Four of the top 16 seeds died in round 1. I even feel slightly better because the way Villanova played last night Purdue wasn’t beating them.
Let’s wrap up the opening weekend.
12:10pm - CBS - West Region - 2 Iowa vs. 7 Oregon - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
2:40pm - CBS - West Region - 1 Gonzaga vs. 8 Oklahoma - Hinkle Fieldhouse
5:15pm - TBS - East Region - 11 UCLA vs. 14 Abilene Christian - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
6:10pm - TNT - West Region - 5 Creighton vs. 13 Ohio - Hinkle Fieldhouse
7:10pm - CBS - East Region - 1 Michigan vs. 8 LSU - Lucas Oil Stadium
7:45pm - TBS - East Region - 4 Florida State vs. 5 Colorado - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
8:45pm - TNT - East Region - 2 Alabama vs. 10 Maryland - Bankers Life fieldhouse
9:40pm - CBS - West Region - 3 Kansas vs. 6 USC - Hinkle Fieldhouse