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Basketball Live Thread: Early Games

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Here's today's early schedule, along with a handy guide for who to root for.  It would be lovely if Memphis, UAB or Utah State would lose to help Mizzou out, but none of those are likely.

11:00am

Big East Quarterfinals: Syracuse vs Georgetown (ESPN)
ACC First Round: Virginia vs Boston College (ESPN 360)
MAC Quarterfinals: Central Michigan vs Western Michigan (ESPN 360)

11:30am

Big 12 Quarterfinals: Kansas vs Texas Tech (ESPN2)

12:00pm

SEC First Round: Alabama vs South Carolina (ESPN 360)
Conference USA Quarterfinals: Memphis vs Houston (CBS CS)

Who to Root For: Houston, to knock Memphis off the bubble (probably won't happen)

1:00pm

Big East Quarterfinals: Villanova vs Marquette (ESPN)
ACC First Round: Miami-FL vs Wake Forest (ESPN 360)
MAC Quarterfinals: Akron vs Eastern Michigan (ESPN 360)

1:30pm

Big Ten First Round: Michigan vs Iowa (ESPN2)

2:00pm

Big 12 Quarterfinals: Texas A&M vs Nebraska (ESPN 360)
Pac-10 Quarterfinals: Arizona vs UCLA (FSN)
Mountain West Quarterfinals: New Mexico vs Air Force
WAC Quarterfinals: Utah State vs Boise State (ESPNU)

Who to Root For: Boise State, to prevent USU from getting an at-large bid (won't happen)

2:15pm

SEC First Round: Tennessee vs LSU (ESPN 360)

2:30pm

Conference USA Quarterfinals: UAB vs Southern Miss (CBS CS)
SWAC Quarterfinals: Alabama State vs Alabama A&M

Who to Root For: Southern Miss, to knock UAB off the bubble (probably won't happen)

3:30pm

Big Ten First Round: Northwestern vs Indiana (ESPN2)