2013 NCAA Tournament: 5 Games to Pay Attention to in the Second Round

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2013 NCAA Tournament: 5 Games to Pay Attention to in the Second Round
Ole Miss junior guard Marshall Henderson. John Bazemore/Associated Press

The first round of the NCAA tournament got under way Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio, but what everyone is looking forward to are the second-round games taking place on Thursday and Friday.  

This year, there is a lot of talk about the second-round matchups that were put together by the selection committee. There is a No. 5 seed that felt it should have been a higher seed and a No. 12 seed that should have clearly been placed higher. Both teams will face each other in the second round.

The parity of college basketball this season has been nothing like we have ever seen before, meaning that a majority of the second round games in the tournament could go either way. According to USA Today, there are 30 teams that could make the Final Four this year. That's something that would have been unheard of in years past. 

There is going to be plenty of excitement on Thursday and Friday when the real madness ensues. Here are five second-round games to pay attention to.

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