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Thursday Night Sweet 16 TV Schedule

Sweet 16

The Sweet 16 part of the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament begins Thursday night. Here's what to watch for:

7:15 p.m. ET, CBS:?The first game Thursday night is the South region semifinal in Memphis. It will be a battle between?Dayton?and Stanford,?following two huge upsets. Tonight,?the 11th-seeded Flyers (25-10)?are practically living in a fairy tale and the Cardinal (23-12) is?a 10 seed team that played?effectively?as a team when they knocked out No. 2?Kansas?last week.

7:47 p.m. ET, ?TBS:?The West region first semifinal game is in?Anaheim, California with No. 2?Wisconsin?taking on No. 6?Baylor. The Badgers (28-7)?were able to slow down the explosive Oregon offense and came out on top against the Ducks.?The Bears (26-11)?have reached the 'Sweet 16' for the third time in the past four seasons.

9:45 p.m. ET, CBS:?South region play continues with top seed?Florida?and No. 4?UCLA. These?two schools have met three times?in the past eight NCAA tournaments and Florida has won all three times. The Gators (34-2)?beat?Pittsburgh?to get to ?the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season and the Bruins (28-8)?succeeded in overcoming the upset-minded Stephen F. Austin crew last week to advance.

10:17 p.m. ET, TBS: The West region competition between top seed?Arizona?and fourth seed?San Diego State features?two teams that originally?met back in November.?The Wildcats pulled out a close victory over the Aztecs in that meeting.?

For more on this story visit: Pat Murphy, The Christian Science Monitor


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