16….8….4Posted: March 24, 2016
It was an upsetting first round.
So two double-digit seeds advance to the Sweet 16, and one is assured of making the Elite Eight this weekend.
Syracuse and Gonzaga used the upset route to advance, and meet Friday at 9:40 p.m. on CBS. The winner gets either Virginia or Iowa State, who battle at 7:10 p.m.
Thursday’s action starts with Miami-Villanova on CBS at 7:10 p.m. followed by Kansas meeting Maryland. TBS has the West Region, as Texas A&M takes on Oklahoma at 7:40 p.m. before Oregon battles Duke.
The East Region goes on TBS Friday, with Notre Dame playing Wisconsin at 7:27 p.m. and North Carolina and Indiana at 9:57 p.m.
CBS brings the West and South regional finals Saturday at 6 and 8:30 p.m., and TBS has the East and Midwest games Sunday at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
The NCAA Division II championship game will be on CBS Saturday at 3 p.m.
The women’s tournament enters its Sweet Sixteen Friday. ESPN has South Carolina against Syracuse at 7 p.m. followed by Notre Dame-Stanford. ESPN2 has a pair of matchups between third and seven seeds, with Kentucky facing Washington at 7 p.m. and Tennessee taking on Ohio State at 9:30 p.m.
ESPN has four regional semifinals Saturday, starting with Connecticut clashing with Mississippi State at 11 a.m. It’s Texas-UCLA in the other part of that bracket, then Baylor battles Florida State at 4 p.m. followed by DePaul against Oregon State.
There are regional finals Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Comcast has the Wizards’ contest with the Lakers Sunday at 9:30 p.m.
As Spring Training winds down, MASN shows the Orioles against the Yankees Friday at 1 p.m. and the Nationals’ contest with the Braves Sunday at 1 p.m.
ESPN offers Cubs-Giants Thursday at 7 p.m. and Cardinals taking on the Mets Friday at 1 p.m.
Kansas State hosts Oklahoma State Thursday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1 and it’s TCU taking on Texas Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Baylor battles Texas in college softball Friday at 7:30 p.m. on MASN2. ESPN2 has a pair of contests Saturday, as LSU faces Florida at noon and it’s Texas-Baylor at 9 p.m.
The PGA tour has Match Play championship from Texas this weekend, with coverage on NBC Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.
ESPN brings the NCAA ice hockey championship Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Capitals face the Devils on Comcast Friday at 7 p.m. and host the Blues Saturday at 8 p.m.
The Penguins take on the Rangers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
Army clashes with Colgate in men’s lacrosse on Comcast Saturday at 1 p.m. while Georgetown meets Marquette on FoxSports1 Saturday at 1 p.m.
ESPN2 has an international friendly between Spain and Italy Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and another matching Germany and England Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the World Curling Championship Thursday at 9 p.m.