The No. 1 seed Villanova Wildcats (32-3 overall, 15-3 BIG EAST) are pitted against No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers (26-9 overall, 12-6 Big Ten) in the second round of NCAA tournament on Saturday afternoon at 2:40 p.m in First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York.
CBS will provide the national coverage with Verne Lundquist, JimSpanarkel, and Allie LaForce on the call.
The winner of this game proceeds to the NCAA East Regional Semifinal next Friday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Date and Time: March 18th, 2017 2:40 PM EST
Venue: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
TV: CBS (US)
National No.1 seed Wildcats comfortably won the first round game against No. 16 seed Mount St. Mary’s 76-56 on Thursday night.
Freshman guard Donte DiVincenzo posted his first career double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
Sophomore Jalen Brunson contributed 14 points and three assists while another sophomore Mikal Bridges added13 points.
The Badgers showed the way to ninth-seeded Virginia Tech, 84-74 in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday to book the second game in the East Region of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Senior Bronson Koenig posted a school-record eight 3-pointers and scored 28 points while Nigel Hayes added 16 in that win.
|West Virginia vs. Notre Dame||March, 18||Buffalo,N.Y||12:10 P.M||CBS|
|Villanova vs. Wisconsin||March, 18||Buffalo,N.Y||2:40 P.M||CBS|
|Gonzaga vs. Northwestern||March, 18||Salt Lake City||5:15 P.M||CBS|
|Florida State vs. Xavier||March, 18||Orlando, FL||6:10 P.M||TNT|
|Butler vs. Middle Tenn.||March, 18||Milwaukee, WI||7:10 P.M||TBS|
|Arizona vs. St. Mary’s||March, 18||Salt Lake City||7:45 P.M||CBS|
|Florida vs. Virginia||March, 18||Orlando, FL||8:40 P.M||TNT|
|Purdue vs. Iowa State||March, 18||Milwaukee, WI||9:40 P.M||TBS|