The NCAA Tournament is here, but not all games are created the same!
Unless you are lucky to have a complete setup in your house with multiple flat screen TVs set to the various channels for March Madness, you more than likely are going to have to make some decisions when it comes to viewership this opening weekend.
Unfortunately, most of us simply cannot watch every matchup no matter how hard we try. So which matchups are the most deserving of a spot on our TV screens? Which contests get relegated as lesser matchups with periodic score checks on your phone? I have gone through the entire Thursday slate of the NCAA Tournament and ranked them for you in terms of overall watchability.
No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 16 Texas A&M-Corpus Cristi/Southeast Missouri State
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Tipoff time: 1:45 p.m. CT
TV channel: CBS
Nothing to really see here, just your average 1-versus-16 matchup. This should be no trouble at all for a very talented Alabama squad.
No. 1 Houston vs. No. 16 Northern Kentucky
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Tipoff time: 8:20 p.m. CT
TV channel: TNT
Houston gets bumped up a spot due to their recent AAC Tournament Championship loss to Memphis. That adds maybe like a 1% increase to this lopsided matchup. Add like another 5% for Northern Kentucky’s awesome mascot.
No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Howard
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Tipoff time: 1 p.m. CT
TV channel: TBS
Pretty much the same story here for this lopsided contest. Maybe Kansas falls on some hard times after their loss in the Big 12 Tournament and Howard makes a statement. I mean, it’s happened once before… literally once. Watch and wish I guess.
No. 2 Texas vs. No. 15 Colgate
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Tipoff time: 6:25 p.m. CT
TV channel: TBS
This game will unfortunately be on at the same time as a few other more interesting contests. Texas tore through the Big 12 Tournament, and while everyone’s favorite toothpaste-themed university Colgate is a…
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Publish date : 2023-03-14 19:45:17
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