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Thursday's NCAA Tournament Games to Watch

March 15th, 2012
Jim Calhoun's return wasn't a triumphant one

With CHN's Greg Mengelt handling previews and predictions for every game the daily preview will look a little different for the NCAA tournament, with the focus being the game of the day in each region. Below are the games on Thursday's slate that you should make time for, and with four networks (CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV) showing every game in its entirety, there's no excuse (besides a lack of TVs or laptops) for you to not have a multiple TV/computer setup in your home. Enjoy the games. 

NCAA Tournament Opening Day: Your 12 Hour Marathon

March 15th, 2012
Seth Davis

With 16 games spread over 12 hours on 4 networks, the opening day* of the NCAA Tournament can be a lot to handle. Here's what to expect throughout the day:

 

 

No Suspense in Dayton on Wednesday Night

March 14th, 2012
Four McGlynn led UVM past Lamar

After the wild doubleheader that took place at UD Arena on Tuesday night college basketball fans were due for a letdown. That's exactly what happened on Wednesday as Vermont and USF won their games in comfortable fashion, paring the field down to 64 teams.

UNC vs Vermont: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Kendall Marshall led the Heels with 20 points

(1) North Carolina vs. (16) Vermont: Greensboro Region

 

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Memphis vs Saint Louis: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Memphis point guard Joe Jackson

(8) Memphis vs. (9) Saint Louis: West Region

 

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NCAA Tournament Interviews: Former VCU PG Joey Rodriguez

March 14th, 2012
Joey Rodriguez and VCU went on a memorable run

As part of the NCAA tournament interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel has also been able to catch up with some familiar names from tournaments past. One such player is former VCU point guard Joey Rodriguez, who helped lead the Rams from the First Four to the Final Four last year. 

Jon Teitel: You played for Coach Shaka Smart at VCU. What makes him such a good coach, and what is the most important thing you ever learned from him?

Notre Dame vs Xavier: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Notre Dame

(7) Notre Dame vs. (10) Xavier: South Region

 

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Kansas vs Detroit: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Detroit

(2) Kansas vs. (15) Detroit: Midwest Region

 

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Michigan St vs LIU: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
LIU

(1) Michigan State vs. (16) Long Island: West Region

 

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Saint Mary's vs Purdue: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Purdue

(7) Saint Mary’s vs. (10) Purdue: Midwest Region

 

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