NCAA Tournament Day 1 Open Thread

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I hope you filled out your bracket.

Today marks the beginning* of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, so stop by and chat about it here with your friends at OFD.

Here's today's slate of games:

TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV
12:15 PM (14) Valparaiso vs (3) Michigan State* CBS
12:40 PM (11) Bucknell vs (6) Butler* tru TV
1:40 PM (9) Wichita State vs (8) Pittsburgh* TBS
2:10 PM (13) New Mexico State vs (4) Saint Louis* TNT
2:45 PM (11) Saint Mary's vs (6) Memphis* CBS
3:10 PM (14) Davidson vs (3) Marquette* tru TV
4:10 PM (16) Southern University vs (1) Gonzaga* TBS
4:40 PM (12) Oregon vs (5) Oklahoma State* TNT
6:50 PM (16) North Carolina A&T vs (1) Louisville* TBS
7:15 PM (13) South Dakota State vs (4) Michigan* CBS
7:20 PM (11) Belmont vs (6) Arizona* TNT
7:27 PM (12) California vs (5) UNLV* tru TV
9:20 PM (9) Missouri vs (8) Colorado State* TBS
9:45 PM (12) Akron vs (5) Virginia Commonwealth* CBS
9:50 PM (14) Harvard vs (3) New Mexico* TNT
9:57 PM (13) Montana vs (4) Syracuse* tru TV

May all of your upset picks come true.

* Anyone who refers to this as the "second round" is a dirty, dirty Communist.

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