PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 15: Head coach Thad Matta of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Loyola Greyhounds at Consol Energy Center on March 15, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
A pair of No. 15 teams took down two No. 2 teams on Friday during the second round of the amateur bouncing ball tournament, bringing the field to 32 teams. Today starts the round of 32, the third round with some local teams tipping off this afternoon. Here's today's NCAA tournament television schedule and after that, the rest of the day in sports on television.
The Third-Round Of The NCAA Tournament
12:15 PM - Kansas St. (8) vs. Syracuse (1), CBS
2:45 PM - Gonzaga (7) vs. Ohio State (2), CBS
5:15 PM - Murray State (6) vs. Marquette (3), CBS
6:10 PM - Vanderbilt (5) vs. Wisconsin (4), TNT
7:10 PM - VCU (12) vs. Indiana (4), TBS
7:45 PM - Iowa State (8) vs. Kentucky (1), CBS
8:40 PM - Colorado (11) vs. Baylor (3), TNT
9:40 PM - New Mexico (5) vs. Louisville (4), TBS
The First-Round Of The Women's NCAA Tournament
11:05 AM - No. 12 Eastern Michigan vs. No. 5 South Carolina, ESPN2
11:10 AM - No. 9 Texas vs. No. 8 West Virginia, ESPN2
11:15 AM - No. 15 Navy vs. No. 2 Maryland, ESPN2
11:20 AM - No. 9 Princeton vs. No. 8 Kansas State, ESPN2
1:30 PM - No. 16 Prairie View vs. No. 1 Connecticut, ESPN2
No. 10 Michigan State vs. No. 7 Louisville, ESPN2
No. 16 H AMpton vs. No. 1 Stanford, ESPN2
No. 13 South Dakota State vs. No. 4 Purdue, ESPN2
4:05 PM - No. 11 Dayton vs. No. 6 Arkansas, ESPN2
4:10 PM - No. 15 UT Martin vs. No. 2 Tennessee, ESPN2
4:15 PM - No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 6 Rutgers, ESPN2
4:20 PM - No. 15 McNeese State vs. No. 2 Kentucky, ESPN2
6:30 PM - No. 10 Iowa State vs. No. 7 UW-Green Bay, ESPN2
No. 10 BYU vs. No. 7 DePaul, ESPN2
No. 14 Albany vs. No. 3 Texas A&M, ESPN2
No. 14 Idaho State vs. No. 3 Mi AMi (Fla.), ESPN2
The If You Don't Care For Basketball Television Schedule. There actually exists people that could care less for the tournament, so here's the schedule that helps those to completely avoid baskball like the Bubonic plague.
NASCAR Nationwide Race: Ford EcoBoost 300 At Bristol Motor Speedway (2 PM, ESPN)
The last three runnings at Bristol Motor Speedway in this series have been won by Kyle Busch, who is always a good bet to win any Nationwide Race. This short-track brings plenty of excitement where you won't hear "Rubbin' is Racin'" more than you will here.
PGA Tour Golf: Third-Round of the Transitions Championship (3 PM, NBC)
American Jason Dufner leads a well-known field by two shots over William McGirt and Padraig Harrington. But if you're asking, no. Tiger Woods is not golfing today.
LPGA Tour Golf: Third-Round of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup (4 PM, Golf Channel)
Yani Tseng is a one-shot leader over five women with American Paula Creamer two strokes back after two sub-70 rounds.
College Wrestling: NCAA Championships (7:30 PM, ESPN)
Penn State is basically dominating and save for a huge meltdown, should win the tournament. But Minnesota continues standing outside the circle with 22.5 points, waiting to trounce if Penn State stumbles.
Motocross: AMA Supercross at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis (7:30 PM, SPEED)
One of you will watch this, we're certain of it.
College Baseball: Virginia at Florida State (8 PM, ESPNU)
For obsessive baseball fans that needs a momentary fix waiting for Major League Baseball to throw their opening pitch.
Boxing: Sergio Martinez vs. Mathew Macklin (10 PM, HBOe)
I really don't know much about this, but Bad Left Hook does.
NHL Hockey: Detroit Redwings at San Jose Sharks (10:30 PM, NBC Sports)
Detroit is six points out of the Western Central division, but a likely playoff team despite their recent struggles.