2013 ncaa tournament schedule thursday 2013 NCAA March Madness TV schedule for Thursday, March 21It’s here! The Madness starts now with the first two rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament — the best four days in all of sports.

Who are your upsets today? Oregon is a pretty strong 12-seed — plus, there’s always that 12-5 upset to look for. Will the Cinderella darling emerge in Davidson, Harvard or Montana?

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There are 16 games on TV Thursday, March 21 — you can almost literally watch basketball from dawn ’til dusk — so we’re here to help you keep track of the TV schedule. Get your bracket ready, check your local listings and find yourself wishing you had a March Madness set up like this guy.

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Thursday’s games (all times Eastern):

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Valparaiso vs. Michigan State, 12 p.m., CBS
Bucknell vs. Butler, 12:30 p.m., TruTV
Wichita St. vs. Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m., TBS
New Mexico St. vs. St. Louis, 2 p.m., TNT
St. Mary’s vs. Memphis, 2:30 p.m., CBS
Davidson vs. Marquette, 3 p.m., TruTV
Southern vs. Gonzaga, 4 p.m., TBS
Oregon vs. Oklahoma State, 4:30 p.m., TNT
North Carolina A&T vs. Louisville, 6:45 p.m., TBS
South Dakota State vs. Michigan, 7 p.m., CBS
Belmont vs. Arizona, 7:15 p.m., TNT
California vs. UNLV, 7:15 p.m., TruTV
Missouri vs. Colorado State, 9:15 p.m., TBS
Akron vs. Virginia Commonwealth, 9:30 p.m., CBS
Harvard vs. New Mexico, 9:45 p.m., TNT
Montana vs. Syracuse, 9:55 p.m., TruTV

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."