NCAA Tournament First Round Open Thread

DENVER, CO - MARCH 17: Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals and the teams mascot react after a play while playing against the Morehead State Eagles during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Pepsi Center on March 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

It's day two and hopefully the results are just as exciting as day one! 

We're still waiting for any news regarding the coaching search. But nothing new to report since the Randy Bennett news a few days ago. I don't know if that means anything or if Hill is just making sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. However, with it being Friday, if there is no news to report today, it's unlikely we'll hear much of anything over the weekend (though I guess it should be noted that Jim Boylen was fired on a Saturday). 

If you're like me, this coaching search blackout is driving you up the walls. But maybe the next head coach of Utah is still coaching in the NCAA Tournament and if that's the case, we won't hear anything until that guy's season ends. 

We'll find out, I guess. 

Like yesterday, there are a lot of games today. You can view the entire schedule of today's contests after the jump...

Time Away Home National Away TV Home TV
12:15 pm Oakland #13 Texas #4 CBS - HD National    
12:40 pm Tennessee #9 Michigan #8 truTV    
1:40 pm Akron #15 Notre Dame #2 TBS    
2:10 pm Villanova #9 George Mason #8 TNT    
2:45 pm Memphis #12 Arizona #5 CBS - HD National    
3:10 pm Hampton #16 Duke #1 truTV    
4:10 pm Florida St. #10 Texas A&M #7 TBS    
4:40 pm UT-San Antonio #16 Ohio St. #1 TNT    
6:50 pm Boston U. #16 Kansas #1 TBS    
7:15 pm Long Island #15 North Carolina #2 CBS - HD National    
7:20 pm St. Peter's #14 Purdue #3 TNT    
7:27 pm Marquette #11 Xavier #6 truTV    
9:20 pm Illinois #9 UNLV #8 TBS    
9:45 pm Georgia #10 Washington #7 CBS - HD National    
9:50 pm VCU #11 Georgetown #6 TNT    
9:57 pm Indiana St. #14 Syracuse #3 truTV    

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