TAMPA, FL - MARCH 17: A banner with the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament BRacket is seen during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at St. Pete Times Forum on March 17, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Well yesterday was interesting wasn't it. We hope you guys are ready for the second day of the Second Round. TV listings, match-ups, and announcing teams for the day are below. Happy Open Thread Friday everyone!
12:15, Tulsa -- Texas vs. Oakland (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)
2:45, Tulsa -- Arizona vs. Memphis (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)
7:15, Charlotte -- North Carolina vs. LIU (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)
9:45, Charlotte -- Washington vs. Georgia (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)
2:10, Cleveland -- Villanova vs. George Mason (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)
4:40, Cleveland -- Ohio State vs. UT-San Antonio (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)
7:20, Chicago -- Purdue vs. St. Peters (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)
6:50, Chicago -- Georgetown vs. VCU (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)
1:40, Chicago -- Notre Dame vs. Akron (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)
4:10, Chicago -- Texas A&M vs. Florida State (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)
6:50, Tulsa -- Kansas vs. Boston U. (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)
9:20, Tulsa -- UNLV vs. Illinois (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)
12:40, Charlotte -- Michigan vs. Tennessee (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)
3:10, Charlotte -- Duke vs. Hampton (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)
7:27, Cleveland -- Xavier vs. Marquette (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)
9:57, Cleveland -- Syracuse vs. Indiana St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)
Once again, root like hell for Syracuse, Marquette, Notre Dame, Villanova, and Georgetown today. The sound you hear after each Big East win in the tournament is a 100k check being sent to Tampa. No we are not complaining.
And how do you keep Gus Johnson on truTV for tonight's games?