The madness is about to begin: The 2014 NCAA men’s basketball tournament tips off Tuesday evening (March 18) with the “First Four” round in Dayton, Ohio.
The eight teams playing Tuesday and Wednesday are vying for spots in the main field of 64 when the second round starts on Thursday.
Here’s the First Four schedule for Tuesday (all times Eastern, seedings in parentheses). You can also keep up with every game with the March Madness Live app.
6:40 p.m. (16) Albany vs. (16) Mount St. Mary’s, truTV
9:10 p.m. (12) North Carolina State vs. (12) Xavier, truTV