Mar 9, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim speaks to the players during the second half of the semifinals against the Cincinnati Bearcats of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Cincinnati won 71-68. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE

NCAA Bracket 2012: East Region Coverage And Updates

The Syracuse Orange, winners of the Big East, are the No. 1 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament. Check back with this StoryStream for previews and updates on the region.

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NCAA Tournament 2012, Gonzaga Vs. West Virginia: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The West Virginia Mountaineers will play the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. Their game is scheduled to be broadcast on TNT at 7:20 p.m. Thursday night.

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NCAA Tournament 2012, Kansas State Vs. Southern Miss: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Kansas State Wildcats earned the No. 8 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament and are coming off a loss in the Big 12 Conference Tournament to Baylor. The Wildcats will look to avoid the upset as they take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the second round of the Tournament.

Southern Miss is also coming off a loss in their conference tournament, going down to Marshall in the semifinal round of the Conference USA Tournament. The Golden Eagles will look to pull the upset over Kansas State, having already beat some other tournament teams this season, including South Florida and Memphis, and narrowly losing to Murray State in double overtime.

Game Date/Time: Thursday, March 15, 12:40 p.m. ET

Location: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: TruTV

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NCAA Tournament 2012, Syracuse Vs. UNC Asheville: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Syracuse Orange are set to tip off against UNC Asheville on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Orange are coming off a loss to Cincinnati in the Big East Conference Tournament, but will look to move to the next round of the East Region with a win over No. 16 seed UNCA.

The UNC Asheville Bulldogs will try to be the first No. 16-seeded team to ever knock off a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, as they come off mowing right through the Big South Conference Tournament, capping it off with an 80-64 victory over Virginia Military Academy. The Bulldogs lost only twice in conference play this season, but will be facing a much stiffer opponent in Syracuse.

Game Date/Time: Thursday, March 15, 3:10 p.m. ET

Location: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: TruTV

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NCAA Bracket 2012: East Region Headlined By Syracuse Orange

The East Region of the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket may well belong to the Syracuse Orange. The Orange are the second No. 1 seed in the Tournament, behind the Kentucky Wildcats, who are the overall No. 1.

Syracuse are heavy favorites in their bracket, which also includes No. 2 seeds Ohio St. Buckeyes. The Orange finished their 2011-12 season with a 31-2 record, going 17-1 in the Big East.

Here's the full East Region bracket for the 2012 NCAA Tournament:

No. 1 Syracuse
No. 16 UNC Asheville

No. 8 Kansas State
No. 9 Southern Miss

No. 5 Vanderbilt
No. 12 Harvard

No. 4 Wisconsin
No. 13 Montana

No. 2 Ohio State
No. 15 Loyola

No. 7 Gonzaga
No. 10 West Virginia

No. 3 Florida State
No. 14 St. Bonaventure

No. 6 Cincinnati
No. 11 Texas

Other NCAA Tournament Regions: South | Midwest | West

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How St. Bonaventure Got To March Madness

St. Bonaventure had a magical run through the Atlantic 10 tournament and earned an automatic bid to the NCAAs.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Texas Basketball Got To March Madness

The Texas Longhorns earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Here's how.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Kansas State Basketball Got To March Madness

The Wildcats aren't very flashy but they're a big, tough and athletic group with three victories against Top 10 teams under their belt this season.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Wisconsin Basketball Got To March Madness

The Wisconsin Badgers had another fine season and are hopeful they can make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How West Virginia Basketball Got To March Madness

There wasn't a whole lot expected out of West Virginia this year, and during the regular they basically delivered.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Syracuse Basketball Got To March Madness

Syracuse stormed through the Big East, finishing the regular season with just one loss. A loss to Cincinnati in the Big East Tournament wasn't ideal, but the Orange look primed to make a run in the NCAA Tournament.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How UNCA Basketball Got To March Madness

The Bulldogs return most of the team that won a First Four game last year, and like most low-major Tournament teams, try to make up for a lack of size with three-point shooting.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Ohio State Basketball Got To March Madness

The Buckeyes slightly under-performed lofty expectations but the Big Ten co-champions are still a dangerous team headed in to the NCAA Tournament.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Southern Miss. Basketball Got To March Madness

Southern Miss got off to a hot start, but faded late in their Conference USA schedule

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Montana Basketball Got To March Madness

Big Sky champion Montana is in the NCAA Tournament after winning an auto-bid last week.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Gonzaga Basketball Got To March Madness

Gonzaga is back in the NCAA Tournament despite falling to Saint Mary's in the WCC Championship. The Bulldogs finished second in the WCC this year as Saint Mary's took over the throne.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Harvard Basketball Got To March Madness

Harvard's season began with high expectations, which they mostly met and saw their national ranking rise as high as No. 21.

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NCAA Tournament 2012 Schedule: Game Times, TV Coverage For East Region

The TV times and announcer lists for the first round of games in the NCAA Tournament have been announced. Gus Johnson, who's now with FX and FOX, is not among them. Instead, the East Region will be treated to a bit of Reggie Miller, a taste of Kevin Harlan and a sprinkle of Spero Dedes.

Here's the schedule, TV information and announcers for the Second Round of the East Region.

8 Kansas State vs. 9 Southern Miss (truTV)

Time: Thursday, March 15, 12:40 PM

Announcers: Kevin Harlan / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller / Marty Snider

4 Wisconsin vs. 13 Montana (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, 2:10 PM

Announcers: Spero Dedes / Bob Wenzel / Jamie Maggio

1 Syracuse vs. 16 UNC Asheville (truTV)

Time: Thursday, March 15, after conclusion of Kansas State/Southern Miss

Announcers: Kevin Harlan / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller / Marty Snider

5 Vanderbilt vs. 12 Harvard (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, after conclusion of Wisconsin/Montana

Announcers: Spero Dedes / Bob Wenzel / Jamie Maggio

7 Gonzaga vs. 10 West Virginia (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, 7:20 PM

Announcers: Kevin Harlan / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller / Marty Snider

2 Ohio State vs. 15 Loyola Maryland (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, after conclusion of Gonzaga/West Virginia

Announcers: Kevin Harlan / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller / Marty Snider

6 Cincinnati vs. 11 Texas (CBS)

Time: Friday, March 16, 12:15 PM

Announcers: Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Lewis Johnson

3 Florida State vs. 14 St. Bonaventure (CBS)

Time: Friday, March 16, after conclusion of Cincinnati/Texas

Announcers: Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Lewis Johnson

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Cincinnati Basketball Got To March Madness

Cincinnati is dancing after a run to the finals of the 2012 Big East Tournament.

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NCAA Bracket 2012: How Florida State Basketball Got To March Madness

Hamilton Ball makes its triumphant return to the NCAA Tournament, where Florida State will continue to play like the antithesis of the ACC.

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