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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 betweenDaytonand Stanford,following two huge upsets. Tonight,the 11th-seeded Flyers (25-10)are practically living in a fairy tale and the Cardinal (23-12) isa 10 seed team that playedeffectivelyas a team when they knocked out No. 2Kansaslast week.

7:47 p.m. ET, TBS:The West region first semifinal game is inAnaheim, California with No. 2Wisconsintaking on No. 6Baylor. 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 seedFloridaand No. 4UCLA. Thesetwo schools have met three timesin the past eight NCAA tournaments and Florida has won all three times. The Gators (34-2)beatPittsburghto 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 seedArizonaand fourth seedSan Diego State featurestwo teams that originallymet 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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