The Sweet 16 concludes with four more games on Friday, March 25. The other half of the 16 teams that survived the first two rounds will be back in action looking to book a spot in Sunday's regional finals. Unlike the Thursday slate, which was mostly chalk in terms of seeds, Friday's games feature three double-digit seeds and a No. 8, and we are guaranteed that at least one of those teams will make it to the Elite Eight.
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CBS and TBS will broadcast Friday's games, which also will be available to stream via March Madness Live and other services. The first two rounds were a lot of fun, but the stakes are even higher now with these teams just two wins shy of a trip to the Final Four.
So if you're wondering, "What NCAA Tournament games are on today?" know this: There are four scheduled for Friday, March 25.
Note: All times are ET, some start times are approximate.
East Region: No. 15 Saint Peter's (21-11) vs. No. 3 Purdue (29-7)
7:09 p.m. on CBS – Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)
Why You Should Watch: Saint Peter's has been the feel-good story of this NCAA Tournament, and the Peacocks have a chance to make more history since no No. 15-seed has ever made it past the Sweet 16. Purdue has been playing some tenacious defense so far, which could be a bad sign for Saint Peter's considering how good the Boilermakers' offense is compared to the Peacocks' previous opponents.
Midwest Region: No. 4 Providence (27-5) vs. No. 1 Kansas (30-6)
7:29 p.m. on TBS – United Center (Chicago)
Why You Should Watch: Kansas will face its second straight Big East team, so the Jayhawks should already have a good idea of what to expect from Providence. The Friars have been riding their defense, but Kansas offers a far more difficult challenge compared to facing South Dakota State and Richmond.
East Region: No. 8 North Carolina (26-9) vs. No. 4 UCLA (27-7)
9:39 p.m. on CBS – Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)
Why You Should Watch: It doesn't get much more blue blood than North Carolina facing UCLA. The Tar Heels have already knocked off No. 1-seed Baylor while the Bruins are back in the Sweet 16 after last year's run First-to-Final Four run.
Midwest Region: No. 11 Iowa State (22-12) vs. No. 10 Miami (25-10)
9:59 p.m. on TBS – United Center (Chicago)
Why You Should Watch: The most unlikely Sweet 16 pairing finds Iowa State and Miami looking to advance to an unfamiliar setting. The Hurricanes have never made it to the Elite Eight, while the Cyclones have been twice but the last such appearance was more than 20 years ago. Both teams have been pests on defense, so whichever one makes the most of its possessions will probably move on.