NCAA Tournament 2019 Schedule Updated March Madness Bracket, Results, Odds And Pro Predictions

NCAA Tournament 2019 Schedule Updated March Madness Bracket, Results, Odds And Pro Predictions Jaylynn Nash/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The first day of the 2019 NCAA Tournament was a good one, with a number of upsets and plenty of excitement during Thursdays 16 game schedule.

March Madness picks right back up this afternoon with a full slate of action that you wont want to miss.

Before checking out the remaining first round schedule and odds for each of todays games, have a look at the full list of scores and highlights from Day 1 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament: 2019 NCAA Tournament First Round Results The 2019 NCAA Tournament schedule opened with what would wind up being Thursdays largest upset in terms of the point spread when No.

10 Minnesota thoroughly routed No.

7 Louisville.

The Golden Gophers were five point underdogs in the contest but had little issues against a lethargic Cardinals squad.

Minnesota coach Richard Pitinoówho used to work at Louisville as an associate head coachódownplayed the importance of getting the victory against a school that fired his father, Rick Pitino, after a corruption probe and allegations of the program breaking various rules during his tenure.

The 36 year old coach had this to say after the 86 76 win via : Im truthful with it.

Im really not being diplomatic.

It really wasnt about that.

Its very hard to get into the tournament, especially in our league.

The focus was on preparing.

It didnt matter who we played.

There were a handful of other fun outcomes on Thursday, including two more instances of a double digit seed pulling an upset.

Murray State, led by Ja Morant, a potential top three picking in the upcoming NBA Draft, absolutely dominated Marquette in the biggest seeding based upset of the day.

The No.

12 Racers left no doubt that they were the better team in the matchup, sending the No.

5 Golden Eagles packing with an 83 64 defeat.

Morant posted a rare NCAA Tournament triple double in the process, becoming just the seventh player to accomplish the feat during March Madness.

Murray State will now take on No.

4 Florida State in the second round on Saturday.

tweeted out Morants impressive stat line and noted it was the first Big Dance triple double in seven years: Ja Morant stuffed the stat sheet for the first triple double since 2012! ó NCAA March Madness @marchmadness The last double digit seed to advance during Thursdays 2019 NCAA Tournament schedule was Florida, as the No.

10 Gators had little problems taking care of business against No.

7 Nevada.

UF had built up an 18 point lead in middle portion of the second half, but then watched that advantage get whittled down by a veteran Wolfpack squad that didnt quit and got it to within two points with just over two minutes left to play.

Florida was able to hang on to cap off the upset by utilizing its superior size and athleticism to close out Nevada with a dominant display of defense over the final two minutes, keeping the Wolfpack scoreless in that span.

If they keep up their strong play and can find some consistency, the Gators will be a tough out for not only No.

2 Michigan tomorrow, but perhaps the entire West Region of the March Madness bracket.

Yesterdays NCAA Tournament results also saw some real close calls and even one buzzer beating attempt.

Although Thursday wound up being a relatively chalky day with almost no truly bracket busting outcomes, it could have been far different if teams like No.

14 Yale, No.

12 New Mexico State and even No.

15 Bradley had hit a few more shots.

They were all on the cusp of pulling off huge upsets against heavily favored foes, but the Aggies were the closest of the bunch to knocking off their opponent.

New Mexico State attempted to drain what would have been the days first and only buzzer beater, but the game winning attempt missed everything and allowed Auburn to advance into the second round of March Madness.

Speaking of Day 2, its nearly time to start up another 16 game slate of March Madness.

Check out the full schedule, start times, TV channels, live stream info and updated odds for all of todays 2019 NCAA Tournament action in the table below, then have a look at the updated March Madness bracket: 2019 NCAA Tournament Friday Viewing Schedule And Odds Every 2019 NCAA Tournament game will be live streamed via 2019 March Madness Bracket Updated With Thursdays NCAA Tournament Scores Those competing in NCAA Tournament bracket pools that allow changes or second chancesóor are just trying to get out of the red after watching your bracket get busted on Thursdayóand are looking for advice have come to the right place.

Pro handicapper Jon Price of is back with another cant miss pick for the final set of first round March Madness games.

The Vegas expert had No.

11 Belmont keeping it close yesterday and those that backed the team at +3 were able to cash a winning ticket, even though the Bruins ultimately were not able to stun No.

6 Maryland in the Round of 64.

Heres which side Price has for his top bracket/betting pick for Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament: Fridays Best Bet: No.

4 Kansas State vs.

No.

13 UC Irvine This is a game that will jump off the odds table for most readers, as No.

4 seeded K State is only a slight, 4.

5 point favorite over No.

13 UC Irvine.

Those that have been paying attention shouldnt be shocked by this line, however, as the Anteaters are one of the most intriguing squads in the field this year.

They boast a smothering defense that can lock down just about any offense it comes up against and will put that skill on display today.

UC Irvine drew a perfect first round matchup and got a bit of luck, as the Wildcatsóalready a mediocre shooting team that come in at No.

104 in the adjusted KenPom.

Com offensive efficiency rankingsówill be without their best offensive player and top shooter in Dean Wade.

noted that the Anteaters are riding a 16 game winning streak into March Madness: UC Irvine wins the Big West and rides a 16 game winning streak into the NCAA Tournament! ó College GameDay @CollegeGameDay Wade would have made this a much different game, as his presence unlocks much of K States offensive potential.

With the senior forward sidelined, the Wildcats will have to find a way to make up his 12.

9 points on 49.

2 percent shooting from the field and 41.

8 percent from beyond the arc.

Unfortunately for fans in Manhattan, the program just doesnt have anyone capable of picking up that slack on the roster, especially from long range.

The Wildcats will have to seek shots inside the arc, an area that the Anteaters excel at defending.

Expect a slow paced, plodding gameóthe over/under is set at a mere 118.

5 pointsóthat UC Irvine not only keeps close due to their massive size on the interior, but outright wins to advance to the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

Pick: UC Irvine +4.

5 Jaylynn Nash/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The first day of the 2019 NCAA Tournament was a good one, with a number of upsets and plenty of excitement during Thursdays 16 game schedule.

March Madness picks right back up this afternoon with a full slate of action that you wont want to miss.

Before checking out the remaining first round schedule and odds for each of todays games, have a look at the full list of scores and highlights fromDay 1 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament: 2019 NCAA TournamentFirst Round Results The 2019 NCAA Tournament schedule opened with what would wind up being Thursdays largest upset in terms of the point spread when No.

10 Minnesota thoroughly routed No.

7 Louisville.

The Golden Gophers were five point underdogs in the contest but had little issues against a lethargic Cardinals squad.

Minnesota coach Richard Pitinoówho used to work at Louisville as an associate head coachódownplayed the importance of getting the victory against a school that fired his father, Rick Pitino, after a corruption probe and allegations of the program breaking various rules during his tenure.

The 36 year old coach had this to say after the 86 76 win via : Im truthful with it.

Im really not being diplomatic.

It really wasnt about that.

Its very hard to get into the tournament, especially in our league.

The focus was on preparing.

It didnt matter who we played.

There were a handful of other fun outcomes on Thursday, including two more instances of a double digit seed pulling an upset.

Murray State, led by Ja Morant, a potential top three picking in the upcoming NBA Draft, absolutely dominated Marquette in the biggest seeding based upset of the day.

The No.

12 Racers left no doubt that they were the better team in the matchup, sending the No.

5 Golden Eagles packing with an 83 64 defeat.

Morant posted a rare NCAA Tournament triple double in the process, becoming just the seventh player to accomplish the feat during March Madness.

Murray State will now take on No.

4 Florida State in the second round on Saturday.

tweeted out Morants impressive stat line and noted it was the first Big Dance triple double in seven years: Ja Morant stuffed the stat sheet for the first triple double since 2012! ó NCAA March Madness @marchmadness The last double digit seed to advance during Thursdays 2019 NCAA Tournament schedule was Florida, as the No.

10 Gators had little problems taking care of business against No.

7 Nevada.

UF had built up an 18 point lead in middle portion of the second half, but then watched that advantage get whittled down by a veteran Wolfpack squad that didnt quit and got it to within two points with just over two minutes left to play.

Florida was able to hang on to cap off the upset by utilizing its superior size and athleticism to close out Nevada with a dominant display of defense over the final two minutes, keeping the Wolfpack scoreless in that span.

If they keep up their strong play and can find some consistency, the Gators will be a tough out for not only No.

2 Michigan tomorrow, but perhaps the entire West Region of the March Madness bracket.

Yesterdays NCAA Tournament results also saw some real close calls andeven onebuzzer beating attempt.

Although Thursday wound up being a relatively chalky day with almost no truly bracket busting outcomes, it could have been far different if teams like No.

14 Yale, No.

12 New Mexico State and even No.

15 Bradley had hit a few more shots.

They were all on the cusp of pulling off huge upsets against heavily favored foes, but the Aggies were the closest of the bunch toknocking off their opponent.

New Mexico State attempted to drainwhat would have been the days first and only buzzer beater, but the game winning attempt missed everything and allowed Auburn to advance into the second round of March Madness.

Speaking of Day 2, its nearly time to start up another 16 game slate of March Madness.

Check out the full schedule, start times, TV channels, live stream info and updated odds for all of todays 2019 NCAA Tournament action in the table below, then have a look at the updated March Madness bracket: 2019 NCAA Tournament Friday Viewing Schedule And Odds Every 2019 NCAA Tournament game will be live streamed via 2019 March MadnessBracket Updated With Thursdays NCAA Tournament Scores Those competing in NCAA Tournament bracket pools that allow changes or second chancesóor are just trying to get out of the red after watching your bracket get busted on Thursdayóand are looking for advice have come to the right place.

Pro handicapper Jon Price of is back with another cant miss pick for the final set of first round March Madness games.

The Vegas expert had No.

11 Belmont keeping it close yesterday and those that backed the team at +3 were able to cash a winning ticket, even though the Bruins ultimately were not able to stun No.

6 Maryland in the Round of 64.

Heres which side Price has for his top bracket/betting pick for Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament: Fridays Best Bet: No.

4 Kansas State vs.

No.

13 UC Irvine This is a game that will jump off the odds table for most readers, as No.

4 seeded K State is only a slight, 4.

5 point favorite over No.

13 UC Irvine.

Those that have been paying attention shouldnt be shocked by this line, however, as the Anteaters are one of the most intriguing squads in the field this year.

They boast a smothering defense that can lock down just about any offense it comes up against and will put that skill on display today.

UC Irvine drew a perfect first round matchup and got a bit of luck, as the Wildcatsóalready a mediocre shooting team that come in at No.

104 in the adjusted KenPom.

Com offensive efficiency rankingsówill be without their best offensive player and top shooter in Dean Wade.

noted that the Anteaters are riding a 16 game winning streak into March Madness: UC Irvine wins the Big West and rides a 16 game winning streak into the NCAA Tournament! ó College GameDay @CollegeGameDay Wade would have made this a much different game, as his presence unlocks much of K States offensive potential.

With the senior forward sidelined, the Wildcats will have to find a way to make up his 12.

9 points on 49.

2 percent shooting from the field and 41.

8 percent from beyond the arc.

Unfortunately for fans in Manhattan, the program just doesnt have anyone capable of picking up that slack on the roster, especially from long range.

The Wildcats will have to seek shots inside the arc, an area that the Anteaters excel at defending.

Expect a slow paced, plodding gameóthe over/under is set at a mere 118.

5 pointsóthat UC Irvine not only keeps close due to their massive size on the interior, but outright wins to advance to the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

Pick: UC Irvine +4.

5 Ive been working in the realm of sports my entire career, starting as a breaking news writer right out of Arizona State University.