Once again, the early slate for the men is a light two-game snack, with a couple of two-seeds trying to survive the second round.
It is the latter game, of course, with which we are most concerned. Having been unceremoniously dispatched from NCAA Tournament relevance ourselves, we may as well go all-in on our little brothers. Wichita State gets that rematch with Kentucky that they’ve hoped for, and we’ll remind you that last time they met in the tournament, we were rooting for the Shockers to avenge US.
Sunday’s Early Men’s Games
|Midwest||(2) Louisville||vs||(7) Michigan||Indianapolis IN||11:10am||CBS||Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery/Lisa Wolfson|
|South||(2) Kentucky||vs||(10) Wichita State||Indianapolis IN||1:40pm||CBS||Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery/Lisa Wolfson|
There are no 1-seeds in today’s early women’s action, either. It’s all chalk coming in, which means the chances of it being all chalk going out are a lot smaller. Could be some bracket upheaval today.
Sunday’s Early Women’s Games
|Lexington||(4) Kentucky||vs||(5) Ohio State||Lexington KY||11:05am||ESPN2/WatchESPN||Beth Mowins/Nell Fortner|
|Bridgeport||(3) Maryland||vs||(6) West Virginia||College Park MD||1:35pm||ESPN2/WatchESPN||Courtney Lyle/Tamika Catchings|
|Oklahoma City||(2) Mississippi State||vs||(7) DePaul||Starkville MS||1:35pm||ESPN2/WatchESPN||Bob Picozzi/Katie Smith|
|Lexington||(3) Texas||vs||(6) NC State||Austin TX||1:40pm||ESPN2/WatchESPN||Roy Philpott/Brooke Weisbrod|