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Championship Week, Day Four

The action's picking up now!!  A solid 23 games on the schedule this beautiful Friday...and they start right now (Georgia State/Delaware and Georgia Southern/Hot Hot Hot Appalachian State)!

America East Round One (in Albany)

8 Maine v. 9 Hartford (6:00 pm)

America East Quarterfinals

4 New Hampshire v. 5 Stony Brook (7:30 pm)

Colonial Round One (in Richmond)

8 Georgia State v. 9 Delaware (11:00 am)
5 Hofstra v. 12 UNC-Wilmington (1:30 pm)
7 James Madison v. 10 William & Mary (5:00 pm)
6 Drexel v. 11 Towson (7:30 pm)

MAAC Round One (also in Albany!)

8 Loyola-MD v. 9 Canisius (6:30 pm)
7 Iona v. 10 Marist (8:30 pm)

Southern Conference Round One (in Chattanooga)

N4 Appalachian State v. S5 Georgia Southern (11:00 am)
S3 College of Charleston v. N6 UNC-Greensboro (1:30 pm)
S4 Wofford v. N5 Elon (6:00 pm)
N3 Samford v. S6 Furman (8:30 pm)

West Coast Round One (in Vegas)

5 San Diego v. 8 Loyola Marymount (8:00 pm)
6 Pepperdine v. 7 San Francisco (10:30 pm on

Horizon League Quarterfinals (at Butler)

4 Wright State v. 5 Milwaukee (5:00 pm on
3 Cleveland State v. 7 UI-Chicago (7:00 pm on

Missouri Valley Quarterfinals (in Tha Loo)

1 Northern Iowa v. 9 Indiana State (12:00 pm on FSN/Metro)
4 Bradley v. 5 Southern Illinois (2:35 pm on FSN/Metro)
2 Creighton v. 7 Wichita State (6:00 pm on FSN/Metro)
3 Illinois State v. 6 Evansville (8:35 pm on FSN/Metro)

Atlantic Sun Semifinals (in Nashville)

2 East Tennessee State v. 3 Belmont (6:00 pm on ESPN 360)
1 Jacksonville v. 4 Lipscomb (8:30 pm on ESPN 360)

Ohio Valley Semifinals (also in Nashville)

1 UT-Martin v. 4 Morehead State (6:00 pm on ESPNU)
2 Austin Peay v. 3 Murray State (8:00 pm on ESPNU)

Games of the Day

Creighton v. Wichita State
If Creighton makes the MVC finals, they're probably in the tourney whether they win or not.  But the MVC seems all about parity these days, and no upset there would surprise me.

College of Charleston v. UNC-Greensboro
Charleston beat Davidson a few weeks ago, and if Davidson doesn't win the SoCon tourney, that's another team occupying a bubble slot (though conventional wisdom seems to have turned against them).  All the major conference teams should be rooting for the 5-24 UNCG Spartans to knock out a team that could knock out the Fightin' Steph Currys.  Won't happen, but go ahead and root for it.