Sweet Sixteen Open Thread Day One

A shame no Mountain West team made it this far, but there is still some good hoops to be played with a handful of non-major leagues to root for.  Oh, and there is everyone's bracket that is busted, well unless you are this guy.

All games are on CBS, check your local listings to see your affiliate's choices. You can watch all the games at NCAA® March Madness on Demand®.

Here is a generic preview from from SB Nation about today's games.

No. 5 Butler vs. No. 1 Syracuse, 7:07 p.m. ET

Road to the Regional
Bulldogs: Defeated UTEP, 77-59, and Murray State, 54-52
Orange: Defeated Vermont, 79-56, and Gonzaga, 87-65

No. 11 Washington vs. No. 2 West Virginia, 7:27 p.m. ET

Road to the Regional

Huskies: Defeated Marquette, 80-78, and New Mexico, 82-64
Mountaineers: Defeated Morgan State, 77-50, and Missouri, 68-59

No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 2 Kansas State, approx. 9:37 p.m. ET

Road to the Regional
Musketeers: Defeated Minnesota, 65-54, and Pittsburgh, 71-68
Wildcats: Defeated North Texas, 82-62, and BYU, 84-72

No. 12 Cornell vs. No. 1 Kentucky, approx. 9:57 p.m. ET

Road to the Regional
Big Red: Defeated Temple, 78-65, and Wisconsin, 87-69
Wildcats: Defeated East Tennessee State, 100-71, and Wake Forest, 90-60

 

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