The first round games on Tuesday are completed and with just one more game between between La Salle and Boise State to be completed, the field of 64 teams is almost set for the full-scale madness to begin. Thirty-two teams will do battle on Thursday starting at 12:15 p.m. ET, with Michigan State and Valparaiso followed by Bucknell and Butler 25 minutes later.
Lucky for you, any bracket competition worth its salt doesn't need your completed paperwork until Thursday morning so you've still got some time.
The first top seed to play on Thursday will be Gonzaga as they take on Southern at 4:10 p.m. ET in Salt Lake City. Top seeded Louisville is the next to play at 5:50 p.m. ET but will have to travel a considerably smaller distance to Lexington, Ky. to face North Carolina A&T.
Perhaps the most intriguing and controversial match-up of the day will tip at 7:27 p.m. ET. Not only is the match-up between fifth seeded UNLV and 12th seeded California a re-match from the regular season, but the game is being played in San Jose, just a short drive from the Golden Bears' campus in Berkeley.