The madness of March is underway and we’re poised for even more upsets as we get set to enter weekend play. Here we will look ahead to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament second round schedule and update when the Saturday and Sunday matchups are set. We will also provide live odds for you to wager on below.
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Second Round schedule: Saturday games
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament returns to its traditional Saturday – Sunday schedule for the field of 32. Last year, the NCAA experimented with a Friday – Saturday schedule for first round games and a Sunday – Monday slate for second round games.
Here is the second round schedule of Saturday games with start time and TV channel information.
- No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 1 Baylor: 12:10 p.m. CBS
- No. 9 Creighton vs. No. 1 Kansas: 2:40 p.m. CBS
- No. 11 Michigan vs. No. 3 Tennessee: 5:15 p.m. CBS
- No. 12 Richmond vs. No. 4 Providence: 6:10 p.m. TNT
- No. 5 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 4 UCLA: 7:10 p.m. TBS
- No. 15 Saint Peter’s vs. No. 7 Murray State: 7:45 p.m. CBS
- No. 12 New Mexico State vs. No. 4 Arkansas: 8:40 p.m. TNT
- No. 9 Memphis vs. No. 1 Gonzaga: 9:40 p.m. TBS
Second Round schedule: Sunday games
And here is the Sunday schedule for second round college basketball games.
- No. 5 Houston vs. No. 4 Illinois: 12:10 p.m. CBS
- No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Villanova: 2:40 p.m. CBS
- No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Duke: 5 p.m. CBS
- No. 11 Iowa State vs. No. 3 Wisconsin: 6:10 p.m. TNT
- No. 11 Notre Dame vs. No. 3 Texas Tech: 7:10 p.m. TBS
- No. 10 Miami vs. No. 2 Auburn: 7:45 p.m. truTV
- No. 6 Texas vs. No. 3 Purdue: 8:40 p.m. TNT
- No. 9 TCU vs. No. 1 Arizona: 9:40 p.m. TBS
Winners of all second round games advance to the Sweet 16 the following weekend. East Region Sweet 16 teams will head to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the South Region will be hosted by San Antonio, Texas, the West will be held in San Francisco, California and the Midwest will take place in Chicago, Illinois.
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