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Full speed ahead for NCAA tournament

3 years 6 months 5 days ago March 21, 2013 Mar 21, 2013 Thursday, March 21 2013 March 21, 2013 9:32 AM in Sports
Source: Associated Press

UNDATED - There are 16 second round games on the first full day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament with the action getting started with the Midwest Regional at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Third seed Michigan State and 14th-seeded Valparaiso have the first tip off.

Not long afterwards, sixth-seeded Butler and 11th-seed Bucknell will play an East Regional game in Lexington's Rupp Arena. That's where overall No. 1 Louisville plays North Carolina A&T in a Midwest Regional tonight. The Aggies beat Liberty on Tuesday night in the First Four.

Last night in Dayton, Ohio, James Madison beat LIU Brooklyn 68-55 for its first NCAA tournament win in 30 years. The victory earned the 16th-seeded Dukes a meeting with No. 1 seed Indiana tomorrow.

La Salle shot 63 percent from the field and beat Boise State 80-71 in a First Four matchup of 13 seeds. The Explorers play fourth-seeded Kansas State on Friday.

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