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NCAA Sweet 16 Open Thread

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The second weekend of March Madness starts off with 4 games Thursday and 4 games Friday.

Tony Bennett's Virginia Cavaliers continue their quest for the National Championship when they face Iowa State. in the Sweet Sixteen.
Tony Bennett's Virginia Cavaliers continue their quest for the National Championship when they face Iowa State. in the Sweet Sixteen.
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The Sweet 16 kicks off today with two games featuring a matchup between a pair of 2 and 3 seeds. First up are the Villanova Wildcats against the Miami Hurricanes on CBS. That's followed about a half hour later by a Big 12 matchup between Texas A&M and Oklahoma. In today's nitecaps, the South No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks face the No. 5 seed Maryland Terps while, out here in the West, No. 1 seed Oregon will take on No. 4 seed Duke.

On Friday, things will kick off in Chicago at the Midwest Regional where the No. 1 seed Virginia Cavaliers will face the No. 4 seed Iowa State Cyclones, followed soon after by Notre Dame and Wisconsin from Philadelphia. Friday's nitecaps feature North Carolina vs. Indiana and Gonzaga vs. Syracuse.

NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 Schedule

Thursday, March 24th

Tip (ET) Network Site Region Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
7:10p CBS Louisville South (2) Villanova Wildcats vs. (3) Miami Hurricanes Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson
7:37p TBS Anaheim West (3) Texas A&M Aggies vs. (2) Oklahoma Sooners Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce
TBD CBS Louisville South (1) Kansas Jayhawks vs. (5) Maryland Terrapins Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
TBD TBS Anaheim West (4) Duke Blue Devils vs. (1) Oregon Ducks Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce


Friday, March 25th

Tip (ET) Network Site Region Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
7:10p CBS Chicago Midwest (1) Virginia Cavaliers vs. (4) Iowa State Cyclones Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson
7:27p TBS Philadelphia East (6) Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. (7) Wisconsin Badgers Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson
TBD TBS Philadelphia East (1) North Carolina Tar Heels vs. (5) Indiana Hoosiers Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
TBD CBS Chicago Midwest (11) Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. (10) Syracuse Orange Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson


This is your two-day Sweet 16 open thread.