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NCAA Tournament 2016: Schedule for March Madness first round games

It's the best two days of the year!

March Madness is here, and so are the two greatest days in sports, as the 32 first round NCAA Tournament games will be played on Thursday and Friday.

Each day will have 16 games, starting around noon ET and wrapping up around midnight. The games will be split up on four networks — CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV. (Don't know what truTV is? We've got you covered). The games will also be split up at eight different locations — Providence, Rhode Island; Raleigh, North Carolina; Des Moines, Iowa; Denver, Colorado; St. Louis, Missouri; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Brooklyn, New York and Spokane, Washington.

Here's the full schedule, with times and TV schedules:

Thursday, March 17 (all times Eastern)

No. 4 Duke vs. No. 13 UNC-Wilmington
Time: 12:15 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No. 9 Butler
Time: 12:40 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 8 Colorado vs. No. 9 UConn
Time: 1:30 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 13 Iona
Time: 2 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Denver, Colorado

No. 5 Baylor vs. No. 12 Yale
Time: approx. 2:45 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Hampton
Time: approx. 3:10 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Austin Peay
Time: approx. 4 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

No. 5 Purdue vs. No. 12 Arkansas-Little Rock
Time: approx. 4:30 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Denver, Colorado

No. 3 Miami vs. No. 14 Buffalo
Time: 6:50 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

No. 5 Indiana vs. No. 12 Chattanooga
Time: 7:10 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast
Time: 7:20 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 3 Utah vs. No. 14 Fresno State
Time: 7:27 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Denver, Colorado

No. 6 Arizona vs. No. 11 Wichita State
Time: approx. 9:20 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

No. 4 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Stony Brook
Time: approx. 9:40 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

No. 8 USC vs. No. 9 Providence
Time: approx. 9:50 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

No. 6 Seton Hall vs. No. 11 Gonzaga
Time: approx. 9:57 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Denver, Colorado

Friday, March 18 (all times Eastern)

No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Syracuse
Time: 12:15 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 15 UNC-Asheville
Time: 12:40 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Brooklyn, New York

No. 7 Oregon State vs. No. 10 VCU
Time: 1:30 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

No. 4 Cal vs. No. 13 Hawaii
Time: 2 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Spokane, Washington

No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 Middle Tennessee State
Time: approx. 2:45 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

No. 7 Iowa vs. No. 10 Temple
Time: approx. 3:10 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Brooklyn, New York

No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 15 CSU-Bakersfield
Time: approx. 4 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

No. 5 Maryland vs. No. 12 South Dakota State
Time: approx. 4:30
TV: TBS
Location: Spokane, Washington

No. 7 Wisconsin vs. No. 10 Pittsburgh
Time: 6:50 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin
Time: 7:10 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Brooklyn, New York

No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 14 UW-Green Bay
Time: 7:20 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

No. 1 Oregon vs. No. 16 Holy Cross or Southern
Time: 7:27 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Spokane, Washington

No. 2 Xavier vs. No. 15 Weber State
Time: approx. 9:20 p.m.
TV: TNT
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

No. 6 Notre Dame vs. No. 11 Michigan or Tulsa
Time: approx. 9:40 p.m.
TV: CBS
Location: Brooklyn, New York

No. 6 Texas vs. No. 11 Northern Iowa
Time: approx. 9:50 p.m.
TV: TBS
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

No. 8 St. Joseph's vs. No. 9 Cincinnati
Time: approx. 9:57 p.m.
TV: truTV
Location: Spokane, Washington

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