2013 NCAA Tournament: Early Thursday Open Thread

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The Syracuse Orange don't play until late tonight so in the meantime we've all got a lot of college basketball to watch when the 2013 NCAA Tournament truly kicks off this afternoon/morning.

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The Syracuse Orange don't play until late tonight so in the meantime we've all got a lot of college basketball to watch when the 2013 NCAA Tournament truly kicks off this afternoon/morning.

Here's your schedule...

12:15 p.m. ET, CBS: No. 14 Valparaiso Crusaders vs. No. 3 Michigan State Spartans, Midwest regional, Auburn Hills, Mich.

12:40 p.m. ET, TruTV: No. 11 Bucknell Bison vs. No. 6 Butler Bulldogs, East regional, Lexington, Ky.

1:40 p.m. ET, TBS: No. 9 Wichita State Shockers vs. No. 8 Pittsburgh Panthers, West regional, Salt Lake City, Utah

2:10 p.m. ET, TNT: No. 13 New Mexico State Aggies vs. No. 4 Saint Louis Billikens, Midwest regional, San Jose, Calif.

Approx. 2:40 p.m. ET, CBS: (No. 11 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders/No. 11 St. Mary's Gaels) vs. No. 6 Memphis Tigers, Midwest regional, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Approx. 3:10 p.m. ET, TruTV: No. 14 Davidson Wildcats vs. No. 3 Marquette Golden Eagles, East regional, Lexington, Ky.

Approx. 4:10 p.m. ET, TBS: No. 16 Southern Jaguars vs. No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs, West regional, Salt Lake City, Utah

Approx. 4:40 p.m. ET, TNT: No. 12 Oregon Ducks vs. No. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys, Midwest regional, San Jose, Calif.

And just so you know how to watch and listen to every game you want without watching on TV...

The March Madness Live page on the NCAA's official website

--The March Madness app on iTunes, offering live streaming on the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

--The Google Play app, available for Android phones and tablets

If you prefer to listen to the tournament the old-fashioned way, every game will be on Sirius XM Radio.

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