Disappointed by the lack of drama in the 2017 NCAA Tournament so far?
You shouldn't be yawning tonight — Friday night'sslate of games features at least three teams with legit title hopes. Kentucky, Duke and Kansas begintheir runs toward a potential championshipand will try to fend off huge underdogs with bracket busting on their minds.
Other matchups like Wichita State-Daytona,Marquette-South Carolina andMichigan State-Miami (Fla.)figure to be toss-ups.
Friday's early gamesfeatured a couple if upsets. Two No. 1111 seeds knockedoff No. 6 seeds. First,USC hit a clutch 3-pointer to beat SMU, 66-65, and Rhode Island led Creighton almost the entire game to pull off an 84-72 upset of Creighton.
Games will be televisedon CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. To find a complete TV schedule, click here.
If you're away from your television, all of the gamescan be streamed here.
Multiple games are tipping off in the early evening, so if you're looking for a one-stop shop for live updates and highlights, follow along:
1 Kansas vs. 16 UC Davis
UC Davis is hanging tough, but dear god Kansas is good.
Alley-oop Frank Mason to Josh Jackson for the Gorilla dunk. Kansas vs UC Davis Jayhawks 1st round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship pic.twitter.com/zIRkW6P1Mf
— Mo Tafolla (@MoTafolla) March 17, 2017
UC Davis is doing an excellent job turning Kansas over. TheAggies have already drawn three charges.