The real NCAA Tournament kicks off on Thursday with action from early in the morning to late at night as 32 teams battle to make it to the weekend. The First Four games are out of the way, solidifying the bracket of 64 ahead of the two greatest days of the year. March Madness kicks into high gear on Thursday and there's still a precious few hours to get those last minute bracket predictions in under the wire.
Grab a printable bracket, grab a friend or 10 and get those bracket pools organized as the NCAA Tournament begins in earnest. The bracket has been updated to reflect the results of the First Four games, and will continue to be updated as the tournament progresses, allowing you to carry around a handy reminder of where you favorite team lies or how your bracket is doing. So grab one and get to work. If you're like me, you've already procrastinated long enough.
The first game of the day tips off at 9:15 a.m. on CBS as West Virginia and Clemson hit the court at Tampa. From there, the action heats up and games begin to roll throughout the day, capped by Gonzaga and St. John's in the evening session at 6:45 p.m. on CBS.
For your last minute predictions needs, check out our NCAA bracket predictions StoryStream. From expert brackets to our own picks, there's plenty of prediction help as you fill out your bracket.