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TheOpenThread: First Round Friday

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In honor of Big Ed Nelson's birthday, we give you his 2005 classic, "Pickup Truck." Probably not safe for work or children. Anyway, last I heard, Ed was playing professional ball in Argentina, so good on him for doing his thing.

 

After one day, well, my bracket's screwed. I don't want to talk about it.

This is your open thread for the 16 Friday games at various sites around the country. After going 4-2 on day 1 (and losing two higher seeds, #4 Louisville and #6 St. John's), five more Big East teams are in action, and based on the seeds, it would be tough to get more than 3 of those 5.

I don't see many upsets happening today, but that of course means that this is gonna go buck wild. Below the jump, your full TV schedule for today's action. Feel free to join the thread at any time, as I'll be around for most of the day.

Go Sycamores.

Time Region Site Matchup TV Announcers
12:15 p.m. West Tulsa, OK #4 Texas vs. #13 Oakland CBS Marv Albert, Steve Kerr
12:40 p.m. West Charlotte, NC #8 Michigan vs. #9 Tennessee TruTV Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg
1:40 p.m. Southwest Chicago, IL #2 Notre Dame vs. #15 Akron TBS Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel
2:10 p.m. East Cleveland, OH #8 George Mason vs. #9 Villanova TNT Gus Johnson, Len Elmore
2:45 p.m.* West Tulsa, OK #5 Arizona vs. #12 Memphis CBS Marv Albert, Steve Kerr
3:10 p.m. West Charlotte, NC #1 Duke vs. #16 Hampton TruTV Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg
4:10 p.m.* Southwest Chicago, IL #7 Texas A&M vs. #10 Florida State TBS Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel
4:40 p.m.* East Cleveland, OH #1 Ohio State vs. #16 UT-San Antonio TNT Gus Johnson, Len Elmore
6:50 p.m. Southwest Tulsa, OK #1 Kansas vs. #16 Boston University TBS Marv Albert, Steve Kerr
7:15 p.m. East Charlotte, NC #2 North Carolina vs. #15 Long Island CBS Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg
7:20 p.m. Southwest Chicago, IL #3 Purdue vs. #14 St. Peter's TNT Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel
7:27 p.m. East Cleveland, OH #6 Xavier vs. #11 Marquette TruTV Gus Johnson, Len Elmore
9:20 p.m.* Southwest Tulsa, OK #8 UNLV vs. #9 Illinois TBS Marv Albert, Steve Kerr
9:45 p.m.* East Charlotte, NC #7 Washington vs. #10 Georgia CBS Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg
9:50 p.m.* Southwest Chicago, IL #6 Georgetown vs. #11 VCU TNT Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel
9:57 p.m.*
East Cleveland, OH #3 Syracuse vs. #14 Indiana State TruTV Gus Johnson, Len Elmore