2018 NCAA Tournament: Bracket, scores, schedule and updates for Thursday (3/15/2018) games

The 2018 NCAA Tournament continues on Thursday with the first round. Below you can find an updated bracket, a schedule for the games, television channels and seeds for the tournament. The SEC went 4-0 on Thursday. The schedule times for the second round have also been released.

Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier are the top 4 seeds. A new record of 8 SEC teams made the tournament. Game times and television networks have also been announced.

NCAA Tournament 2018 Updated Bracket


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NCAA Tournament 2018: Scores, updates for Thursday games

FIRST ROUND

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Thursday, March 15

  •  No. 7 Rhode Island 83, No. 10 Oklahoma 78,  FINAL| CBS |   Box score | Plays Duke
  • No. 3 Tennessee 73, No. 14 Wright State 47, FINAL | truTV | Box score | Plays Loyola Chicago
  • No. 4 Gonzaga 67, No. 13 UNC Greensboro 64  FINAL | TNT | Box score | Plays Ohio State
  • No. 1 Kansas 76, No. 16 Penn 60,  FINAL| TBS |  Box score | Plays Seton Hall
  • No. 2 Duke 89, No. 15 Iona 67 FINALf| CBS | Box score  | Plays Rhode Island
  • , No. 11 Loyola-Chicago 64, No. 6 Miami  62 FINAL | truTV | Live updates |  Plays Tennessee
  • No. 5 Ohio State 81, No. 12 South Dakota State 73 , FINAL | TNT | Box score | Plays Gonzaga
  • No. 8 Seton Hall 94, No. 9 N.C. State 83 Final | TBS | Box score | Plays Kansas
  • No. 1 Villanova 87, Radford 61 FINAL | TNT |  L ive updates  |  Plays Alabama
  • No. 5 Kentucky 70 No. 12 Davidson 59 FINAL  | CBS | Box score  |  Plays Buffalo
  • No. 6 Houston 67, No. 11 San Diego State 65 FINAL  | TBS | Box score  |  Plays winner of Michigan
  • No. 3 Texas Tech 66, No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 60,  FINAL| truTV | Box score | Plays Florida
  • No. 9 Alabama 86, No. 8 Virginia Tech 83 FINAL | TNT | Box score | Plays Villanova
  • No. 13 Buffalo 89  No. 4 Arizona 68 7:52 2nd Half | CBS | Box score  |  Plays Kentucky
  • No. 3 Michigan 61 No. 14 Montana 47  FINAL | TBS | Box score  | Plays Houston
  • No. 6 Florida 77, No. 11 St. Bonaventure 62,  FINAL |  truTV | Box score | Plays Texas Tech

Wednesday, March 14

  • No. 11 Syracuse 60, No. 11 Arizona State 56| Box Score 
  • No. 16 Texas Southern 64, No. 16 NC Central 46 | Box score

Tuesday, March 13

  • No. 16 Radford 71, No. 16 LIU Brooklyn 61 FINAL | Box score |
  • No. 11 St. Bonaventure 65, No. 11 UCLA 58 FINAL | Box Score |

NCAA Tournament 2018: Schedule for Thursday, dates

FIRST ROUND

Thursday, March 15

  • No. 7 Rhode Island vs. No. 10 Oklahoma 12:15 p.m.| CBS |  (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Wright State 12:40 p.m. | truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 UNC Greensboro 1:30 p.m.| TNT | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Penn 2 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Iona 2:45 p.m.| CBS | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 6 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 11 Loyola-Chicago 3:10 p.m. | truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 12 South Dakota State 4 p.m. | TNT | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 8 Seton Hall vs. No. 9 N.C. State 4:30 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 1 Villanova vs. Radford 6:50 p.m. | TNT (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Davidson 7:10 p.m. | CBS | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 6 Houston vs. No. 11 San Diego State 7:20 p.m.  | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 7:27 p.m.| truTV | (Dallas)
  • No. 8 Virginia Tech vs. No. 9 Alabama 9:20 p.m. | TNT | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 13 Buffalo 9:50 p.m. | CBS | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 14 Montana 10:00 p.m. | TBS | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 6 Florida vs. No. 11 St. Bonaventure  10:10 p.m. |  truTV | (Dallas)

Friday, March 16

  • No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Providence | 12:15 p.m. ET | CBS
  • No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 15 CS Fullerton | 12:40 p.m | truTV
  • No. 4 Wichita State vs. No. 13 Marshall | 1:30 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 2 Cincinnati vs. No. 15 Georgia State | 2 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Lipscomb | 2:45 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 7 Arkansas vs. No. 10 Butler | 3:10 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Murray State | 4 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Texas | 4:30 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 8 Creighton vs. No. 9 Kansas State | 6:50 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Bucknell | 7:10 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 1 Xavier vs. No. 16 Texas Southern | 7:20 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 4 Auburn vs. No. 13 College of Charleston | 7:27 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 1 Virginia vs. No. UMBC | 9:20 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 6 TCU vs. No. 11 Syracuse | 9:40 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 8 Missouri vs. No. 9 Florida State | 9:50 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 5 Clemson vs. No. 12 New Mexico State | 9:57 p.m. | truTV

Saturday, March 17

  • No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 9 Alabama  | 12:10 p.m. ET  | CBS  | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 2 Duke vs. No. 7 Rhode Island  | 2:45 p.m. ET  | CBS  | (Pittsburgh)
  • No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Buffalo  | 5:15 p.m. ET  | CBS  | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 11 Loyola  | 6:10 p.m. ET  | TNT  | Dallas
  • No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 8 Seton Hall  | 7:10 p.m. ET  | TBS  | (Wichita, Kan.)
  • No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 5 Ohio State  | 7:45 p.m. ET  | CBS  | (Boise, Idaho)
  • No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 6 Florida  | 8:45 p.m. ET  | TNT  | Dallas
  • No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 6 Houston  | 9:45 p.m. ET | TBS  | (Wichita, Kan.)

FIRST FOUR

Wednesday, March 14

  • No. 11 Syracuse 60, No. 11 Arizona State 56| Box Score 
  • No. 16 Texas Southern 64, No. 16 NC Central 46 | Box score

Tuesday, March 13

  • No. 16 Radford 71, No. 16 LIU Brooklyn 61 FINAL | Box score |
  • No. 11 St. Bonaventure 65, No. 11 UCLA 58 FINAL | Box Score |

NCAA Tournament 2018: Seeds

LAST FOUR IN: UCLA, St. Bonaventure, Arizona State, Syracuse

SOUTH REGION

  1. Virginia
  2. Cincinnati
  3. Tennessee
  4. Arizona
  5. Kentucky
  6. Miami
  7. Nevada
  8. Creighton
  9. Kansas State
  10. Texas
  11. Loyola Chicago
  12. Davidson
  13. Buffalo
  14. Wright State
  15. Georgia State
  16. UMBC

EAST REGION

  1. Villanova
  2. Purdue
  3. Texas Tech
  4. Wichita State
  5. West Virginia
  6. Florida
  7. Arkansas
  8. Virginia Tech
  9. Alabama
  10. Butler
  11. St. Bonaventure/UCLA
  12. Murray State
  13. Marshall
  14. Stephen F. Austin
  15. CSU Fullerton
  16. LIU Brooklyn/Radford

MIDWEST REGION

  1. Kansas
  2. Duke
  3. Michigan State
  4. Auburn
  5. Clemson
  6. TCU
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Seton Hall
  9. N.C. State
  10. Oklahoma
  11. Arizona State/Syracuse
  12. New Mexico State
  13. College of Charleston
  14. Bucknell
  15. Iona
  16. Penn

WEST REGION

  1. Xavier
  2. North Carolina
  3. Michigan
  4. Gonzaga
  5. Ohio State
  6. Houston
  7. Texas A&M
  8. Missouri
  9. Florida State
  10. Providence
  11. San Diego State
  12. South Dakota State
  13. UNC Greensboro
  14. Montana
  15. Lipscomb
  16. NC Central/Texas Southern

NCAA Tournament 2018: Locations

First Four

  • Dayton, Ohio

First and Second Round

  • Pittsburgh
  • Wichita
  • Dallas
  • Boise
  • Charlotte
  • Detroit
  • Nashville
  • San Diego

NCAA Tournament: Champions

YEAR CHAMPION SCORE RUNNER-UP LOCATION
2017 North Carolina 71-65 Gonzaga Phoenix, Ariz.
2016 Villanova 77-74 North Carolina Houston
2015 Duke 68-63 Wisconsin Indianapolis
2014 Connecticut 60-54 Kentucky Arlington, Texas
2013 Louisville 82-76 Michigan Atlanta
2012 Kentucky 67-59 Kansas New Orleans
2011 Connecticut 53-41 Butler Houston
2010 Duke 61-59 Butler Indianapolis
2009 North Carolina 89-72 Michigan State Detroit
2008 Kansas 75-68 (OT) Memphis San Antonio
2007 Florida 84-75 Ohio State Atlanta
2006 Florida 73-57 UCLA Indianapolis
2005 North Carolina 75-70 Illinois St. Louis
2004 Connecticut 82-73 Georgia Tech San Antonio
2003 Syracuse 81-78 Kansas New Orleans
2002 Maryland 64-52 Indiana Atlanta
2001 Duke 82-72 Arizona Minneapolis, Minn.
2000 Michigan State 89-76 Florida Indianapolis
1999 Connecticut 77-74 Duke St. Petersburg, Fla.
1998 Kentucky 78-69 Utah San Antonio
1997 Arizona 84-79 (OT) Kentucky Indianapolis
1996 Kentucky 76-67 Syracuse East Rutherford, N.J.
1995 UCLA 89-78 Arkansas Seattle
1994 Arkansas 76-72 Duke Charlotte, N.C.
1993 North Carolina 77-71 Michigan New Orleans
1992 Duke 71-51 Michigan Minneapolis, Minn.
1991 Duke 72-65 Kansas Indianapolis
1990 UNLV 103-73 Duke Denver
1989 Michigan 80-79 (OT) Seton Hall Seattle
1988 Kansas 83-79 Oklahoma Kansas City, Mo.
1987 Indiana 74-73 Syracuse New Orleans
1986 Louisville 72-69 Duke Dallas
1985 Villanova 66-64 Georgetown Lexington, Ky.
1984 Georgetown 84-75 Houston Seattle
1983 N.C. State 54-52 Houston Albuquerque, N.M.
1982 North Carolina 63-62 Georgetown New Orleans
1981 Indiana 63-50 North Carolina Philadelphia
1980 Louisville 59-54 UCLA Indianapolis
1979 Michigan State 75-64 Indiana State Salt Lake City, Utah
1978 Kentucky 94-88 Duke St. Louis
1977 Marquette 67-59 North Carolina Atlanta
1976 Indiana 86-68 Michigan Philadelphia
1975 UCLA 92-85 Kentucky San Diego
1974 N.C. State 74-64 Marquette Greensboro, N.C.
1973 UCLA 87-66 Memphis State St. Louis
1972 UCLA 81-76 Florida State Los Angeles
1971 UCLA 68-62 Villanova Houston
1970 UCLA 80-69 Jacksonville College Park, Md.
1969 UCLA 92-72 Purdue Louisville
1968 UCLA 78-55 North Carolina Los Angeles
1967 UCLA 79-64 Dayton Louisville
1966 Texas Western 72-65 Kentucky College Park, Md.
1965 UCLA 91-80 Michigan Portland
1964 UCLA 98-83 Duke Kansas City, Mo.
1963 Loyola (Ill.) 60-58 (OT) Cincinnati Louisville
1962 Cincinnati 71-59 Ohio State Louisville
1961 Cincinnati 70-65 (OT) Ohio State Kansas City, Mo.
1960 Ohio State 75-55 California Daly City, Calif.
1959 California 71-70 West Virginia Louisville
1958 Kentucky 84-72 Seattle Louisville
1957 North Carolina 54-53 (3OT) Kansas Kansas City, Mo.
1956 San Francisco 83-71 Iowa Evanston, Ill.
1955 San Francisco 77-63 La Salle Kansas City, Mo.
1954 La Salle 92-76 Bradley Kansas City, Mo.
1953 Indiana 69-68 Kansas Kansas City, Mo.
1952 Kansas 80-63 St. John’s Seattle
1951 Kentucky 68-58 Kansas State Minneapolis, Minn.
1950 CCNY 71-68 Bradley New York City
1949 Kentucky 46-36 Oklahoma A&M Seattle
1948 Kentucky 58-42 Baylor New York City
1947 Holy Cross 58-47 Oklahoma New York City
1946 Oklahoma A&M 43-40 North Carolina New York City
1945 Oklahoma A&M 49-45 NYU New York City
1944 Utah 42-40 (OT) Dartmouth New York City
1943 Wyoming 46-34 Georgetown New York City
1942 Stanford 53-38 Dartmouth Kansas City, Mo.
1941 Wisconsin 39-34 Washington State Kansas City, Mo.
1940 Indiana 60-42 Kansas Kansas City, Mo.
1939 Oregon 46-33 Ohio State Evanston, Ill.

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