March Madness First Round Day 2 Indianapolis – The NCAA’s college basketball championship tournament of 64 got underway yesterday and Friday sees a full plate of action across the board. Indianapolis and the Bankers Life Field House play host to regional action that includes local rivals Louisville and rival Kentucky.

Kentucky plays in state rivals Northern Kentucky while the Louisville Cardinals get their tournament started off with a game against Jacksonville State. The Cardinals stumbled to a 3-3 record in their final six games of the regular season and that includes a conference tournament loss to arch rivals Duke.

Also in Indianapolis is John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats. As the number one seed the perennial title contenders have a target on their backs as usual. The North Kentucky team goes by the nickname “The Norse” and you can be excused if you didn’t know that, as this is their first NCAA tournament appearance.

Oklahoma State and Michigan figure to be in the most evenly matched contest. Michigan is riding high after taking home the Big 10 tournament win and thy come in a #7 seed. The Oklahoma State Cowboys were one of the top offensive teams in college basketball all season and they bounced back after a disastrous start int he Big 12 that saw them go 0-6.

 

March Madness First Round Day 2 Indianapolis

NCAA Tournament – First Round – Bankers Life Fieldhouse – Indianapolis, IN

Jacksonville State vs Louisville –
Jacksonville State +18 1/2 -110 / +1500 / o134 -110 / o57 1/2 -110 u57 1/2 -110
Louisville -18 1/2 -110 / -3000 / u134 -110 / o76 1/2 -110 u76 1/2 -110

Oklahoma State vs Michigan –
Oklahoma State +2 1/2 -110 / +128 / o154 -110 / o76 -110 u76 -110
Michigan -2 1/2 -110 / -148 / u154 -110 / o78 -110 u78 -110

Northern Kentucky vs Kentucky –
Northern Kentucky +20 -110 / +2250 / o153 -110 / o66½ -110 u66½ -110
Kentucky -20 -110 / -4500 / u153 -110 / o86½ -110 u86½ -110

Wichita State vs Dayton –
Wichita State -6 1/2 -110 / -280 / o143 1/2 -110 / o75 -110 u75 -110
Dayton +6 1/2 -110 / +240 / u143 1/2 -110 / o68½ -110 u68½ -110

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