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NCAA Tournament 2015 open thread: Day One

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The madness has arrived.

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Finally, the NCAA Tournament is really here. And, no, Florida won't be in it, but you can still enjoy it.

If you're not at work, I hope you're somewhere comfy for the next 12 hours. And if you are? The NCAA's March Madness Live site is your best friend for streaming.

Here are the announcer pairings as well as the game times and television channels for Thursday's first round (screw you, NCAA) action in the Tourney. All times are Eastern.

Thursday, March 19

Game: Notre Dame vs. Northeastern, 12:15 p.m., CBS 
Announcers: Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Lewis Johnson

Game: Iowa State vs. UAB ,12:40 p.m., truTV
Announcers: Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

Game: Baylor vs. Georgia State, 1:40 p.m., TBS
Announcers: Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl

Game: Arizona vs. Texas Southern, 2:10 p.m., TNT
Announcers: Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Rachel Nichols

Game: Butler vs. Texas, 2:45 p.m.,  CBS
Announcers: Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Lewis Johnson

Game: SMU vs. UCLA , 3:10 p.m., truTV
Announcers: Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

Game: Xavier vs. BYU/Ole Miss, 4:10 p.m., TBS
Announcers: Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl

Game: VCU vs. Ohio State, 4:40 p.m., TNT
Announcers: Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Rachel Nichols

Game: Villanova vs. Lafayette, 6:50 p.m., TBS
Announcers: Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Lewis Johnson

Game: Cincinnati vs. Purdue, 7:10 p.m., CBS
Announcers: Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

Game: North Carolina vs. Harvard, 7:20 p.m., TNT
Announcers: Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl

Game: Utah vs. Stephen F. Austin, 7:27 p.m., truTV
Announcers: Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Rachel Nichols

Game: N.C. State vs. LSU, 9:20 p.m., TBS
Announcers: Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Lewis Johnson

Game: Kentucky vs. Hampton/Manhattan, 9:40 p.m., CBS
Announcers: Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

Game: Arkansas vs. Wofford, 9:50 p.m., TNT
Announcers: Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl

Game: Georgetown vs. Eastern Washington, 9:57 p.m., truTV
Announcers: Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Rachel Nichols