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NCAA Tournament Friday Schedule, TV Times, Live Stream, and How to Watch

Texas A&M is up as the third SEC team to play in March Madness.

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The Texas A&M Aggies are up now as the last SEC team to get the NCAA Tournament in progress. Vanderbilt didn't do so well in its loss to Wichita State, but Kentucky had a pretty good time against Stony Brook.

A&M is a 3-seed, and those don't often lose in the first round. Last year was an aberration with two 14-seeds winning; that's happened just two other times in the 64-team tournament era that began in 1985.

At least one 14-seed winning a game does happen a little more than half the time historically, but A&M isn't likely to be a 3-seed that gets upset right off the bat this year. That honor goes to West Virginia, which is playing by far the best 14-seed in Stephen F. Austin. Using the KenPom ratings to give SEC comparables, SFA is roughly as good as Florida. TAMU's opening opponent of Green Bay is right around where Tennessee is.

Good luck to you and your brackets today, and use this as an open thread.

TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE REGION GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
12:15p St. Louis Midwest (7) Dayton Flyers vs. (10) Syracuse Orange Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson
12:40p Brooklyn South (2) Villanova Wildcats vs. (15) UNC-Asheville Bulldogs Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce
1:30p Oklahoma City West (7) Oregon State Beavers vs. 910) Virginia Commonwealth Rams Carter Blackburn/ Mike Gminski//Jaime Maggio
2:00p Spokane South (4) California Golden Bears vs. (13) Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Ros Gold-Onwude
After conc. I St. Louis Midwest (2) Michigan State Spartans vs. (15) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
After conc. I Oklahoma City West (2) Oklahoma Sooners vs. (15) CS-Bakersfield Roadrunners Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
After conc. I Brooklyn South (7) Iowa Hawkeyes vs. (10) Temple Owls Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
After conc. I Spokane South (5) Maryland Terrapins vs. (12) South Dakota State Jackrabbits Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
6:50p St. Louis East (7) Wisconsin Badgers vs.(10) Pittsburgh Panthers Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
7:10p Brooklyn East (3) West Virginia Mountaineers vs. (14) Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
7:20p Oklahoma City West (3) Texas A&M Aggies vs. (14) Green Bay Phoenix Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
7:27p Spokane West (1) Oregon Ducks vs. (16) Holy Cross Crusaders Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
After conc. III St. Louis East (2) Xavier Musketeers vs. (15) Weber State Wildcats Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
After conc. III Brooklyn East (6) Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs.(11) Michigan Wolverines Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
After conc. III Oklahoma City West (6) Texas Longhorns vs.(11) Northern Iowa Panthers Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
After conc. III Spokane West (8) Saint Josephs (PA) Hawks vs. (9) Cincinnati Bearcats Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude