Happy best day of the year! The NCAA tournament tips off today, and there are 16 wonderful games to savor as March Madness gets underway.
Here's the television schedule so you know what to watch and where to find it on the tube; you can also catch all of the action online at the NCAA's March Madness Live if you have the proper cable subscriptions.
Also, use this as your thread to discuss the day's action.
Thursday March 17: Round of 64 Games
|Thursday, March 17||9:15 a.m.||CBS||Providence I||Duke Blue Devils vs. NC-Wilmington Seahawks||Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn|
|Thursday, March 17||9:40 a.m.||truTV||Raleigh I||Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Butler Bulldogs||Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson|
|Thursday, March 17||10:30 a.m.||TNT||Des Moines I||Colorado Buffaloes vs. Connecticut Huskies||Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson|
|Thursday, March 17||11:00 a.m.||TBS||Denver I||Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iona Gaels||Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. I||CBS||Providence II||Baylor Bears vs. Yale Bulldogs||Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. I||truTV||Raleigh II||Virginia Cavaliers vs. Hampton Pirates||Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. I||TNT||Des Moines II||Kansas Jayhawks vs. Austin Peay Governors||Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. I||TBS||Denver II||Purdue Boilermakers vs. Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans||Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl|
|Thursday, March 17||3:50 p.m.||TNT||Providence III||Miami-Florida Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Bulls||Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn|
|Thursday, March 17||4:10 p.m.||CBS||Des Moines III||Indiana Hoosiers vs. Chattanooga Mocs||Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson|
|Thursday, March 17||4:20 p.m.||TBS||Raleigh III||North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Florida Gulf Coast/Fairleigh Dickinson||Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson|
|Thursday, March 17||4:27 p.m.||truTV||Denver III||Utah Utes vs. Fresno State Bulldogs||Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. III||TNT||Providence IV||Arizona Wildcats vs. Vanderbilt/Wichita State||Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. III||CBS||Des Moines IV||Kentucky Wildcats vs. Stony Brook Seawolves||Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. III||TBS||Raleigh IV||USC Trojans vs. Providence Friars||Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson|
|Thursday, March 17||After conc. III||truTV||Denver IV||Seton Hall Pirates vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs||Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl|