2013 NCAA Tournament Lineup

March Madness kicks off this week.

Posted: 03/18/2013 12:48 PM EDT
2013 NCAA Tournament Line Up

March Madness has officially begun as the NCAA has released the tournament matchups and schedules for the first round of the competition. 

Sixty-eight teams from all over the country will begin their road to the Final Four on March 19. Louisville takes the top seed overall in the competition, followed by Gonzaga for the West, Kansas in the South and Indiana in the East.

Louisville, Duke, Michigan State, Florida and Georgetown have all been favored to win their first-round games. View the NCAA Tournament bracket at ESPN

PLAY-IN GAMES

Tuesday

North Carolina A&T vs. Liberty, 6:40 
Middle Tennessee vs. Saint Mary’s, 9:10 

Wednesday

LIU-Brooklyn vs. James Madison, 6:40 
Boise State vs. La Salle, 9:10 


FIRST-ROUND GAMES

Thursday

Valparaiso vs. Michigan State in Auburn Hills, Mich., 12:15 
Bucknell vs. Butler in Lexington, Ky., 12:40 
Wichita State vs. Pittsburgh in Salt Lake City, 1:40 
New Mexico State vs. Saint Louis in San Jose, 2:10 
Memphis vs. Saint Mary’s/Middle Tennessee in Auburn Hills, Mich., 2:45
Davidson vs. Marquette in Lexington, Ky., 3:10 
Southern vs. Gonzaga in Salt Lake City, 4:10 
Oregon vs. Oklahoma State in San Jose, 4:40 
North Carolina A&T/Liberty vs. Louisville in Lexington, Ky., 6:50
South Dakota State vs. Michigan in Auburn Hills, Mich., 7:15
Belmont vs. Arizona in Salt Lake City, 7:20
California vs. UNLV in San Jose, 7:27 
Missouri vs. Colorado State in Lexington, Ky., 9:20
Akron vs. Virginia Commonwealth in Auburn Hills, Mich., 9:45
Harvard vs. New Mexico in Salt Lake City, 9:50
Montana vs. Syracuse in San Jose, 9:57 


Friday

Albany vs. Duke in Philadelphia, 12:15 
Mississippi vs. Wisconsin in Kansas City, Mo., 12:40
Temple vs. North Carolina State in Dayton, Ohio, 1:40 
Pacific vs. Miami in Austin, 2:10
Cincinnati vs. Creighton in Philadelphia, 2:45 
Boise State/La Salle vs. Kansas State in Kansas City, Mo., 3:10 
LIU-Brooklyn/James Madison vs Indiana in Dayton, Ohio, 4:10
Colorado vs. Illinois in Austin, 4:40 
Florida Gulf Coast vs. Georgetown in Philadelphia, 6:50
Iona vs. Ohio State in Dayton, Ohio, 7:15
Villanova vs. North Carolina in Kansas City, Mo., 7:20 
Northwestern State vs. Florida in Austin, 7:27
Oklahoma vs. San Diego State in Philadelphia, 9:20
Iowa State vs. Notre Dame in Dayton, Ohio, 9:45 
Western Kentucky vs. Kansas in Kansas City, Mo., 9:50
Minnesota vs. UCLA in Austin, 9:57 

All game times are EDT.

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