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
|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
|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.