It’s the first full day of the men’s NCAA Tournament and it won’t take long for the regional teams to get into action with 13th seeded South Dakota State facing #4 Providence at 10:40 this morning on TruTV.
The Jackrabbits enter as the most efficient 3-point shooting team in NCAA history at 44.9% and are winners of 21 straight games.
Colorado State leads the day off as the #6 seed against 11th seeded Michigan on CBS at 10:15.
Journeyman Teddy Allen who had stints at Western Nebraska Community College and Nebraska guides his 12th seeded New Mexico State team against #5 UConn at 4:50 pm on TNT. Allen was the WAC player of the year, the offensive player of the year, and the WAC tournament MVP.
Creighton is the 9th seed against 8th seeded San Diego State at 5:27 on TruTV. It’ll be a match up of brothers between the Bluejays Arthur Kaluma and the Aztecs Adam Seiko. Fans will also get to see Omaha South product Aguek Arop of San Diego State is one of 13 native Nebraskans playing in the NCAA tourney.