NCAA tournament schedule: Thursday’s games


(Associated Press)

Here’s the schedule for the first-round NCAA tournament games being played Thursday

Midwest Region

In Auburn Hills, Mich.

No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Valparaiso, 12:15 (CBS)

No. 6 Memphis vs No. 11 St. Mary’s (Cal.), 2:45 (CBS)

East Region

In Lexington, Ky.

No. 6 Butler vs. No. 11 Bucknell, 12:40 (truTV)

No. 3 Marquette vs. No. 14 Davidson, 3:10 (truTV)

West Region

In Salt Lake City

No. 8 Pittsburgh vs. No. 9 Wichita State, 1:40 (TBS)

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Southern, 4:10 (TBS)

Midwest Region

In San Jose

No. 4 Saint Louis vs. No. 13 New Mexico State, 2:10 (TNT)

No. 5 Oklahoma State vs. No. 12 Oregon, 4:40 (TNT)

Midwest Region

In Lexington, Ky.

No. 1 Louisville vs. N.C. A&T/Liberty, 6:50 (TBS)

No. 8 Colorado State vs. No. 9 Missouri, 9:20 (TBS)

South Region

In Auburn Hills, Mich.

No. 4 Michigan vs. No. 13 South Dakota State, 7:15 (CBS)

No. 5 VCU vs. No. 12 Akron, 9:45 (CBS)

West Region

In Salt Lake City

No. 6 Arizona vs. No. 11 Belmont, 7:20 (TNT)

No. 3 New Mexico vs. No. 14 Harvard, 9:50 (TNT)

East Region

In San Jose

No. 5 UNLV vs. No. 12 California, 7:27 (truTV)

No. 4 Syracuse vs. No. 13 Montana, 9:57 (truTV)

Don’t forget to make your picks in The Post’s Bracket Challenge, study up on your history with our NCAA tournament database and read up on the latest news on our NCAA tournament grid.

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