NCAA Tournament TV Schedule 2013: Where to Watch Best Sweet 16 Matchups

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NCAA Tournament TV Schedule 2013: Where to Watch Best Sweet 16 Matchups
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Having already eliminated 52 teams, the 2013 NCAA tournament moves through to the round of 16, where plenty of spectacular matchups await.

From the top seeds that have their eyes firmly fixed on the Final Four to the upset kings that are just hoping to stay alive for one more game, the Sweet 16 of March Madness this year is shaping up to be a very special week indeed, and one that will provide plenty of memorable moments.

Read on for a full TV schedule, previews and viewing information so that you don't miss a minute of Sweet 16 action from the NCAA tournament this year.

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NCAA Tournament 2013 TV Schedule

Thursday, March 28, 2013

[3] Marquette vs. [2] Miami—7:15 p.m. ET, CBS

[6] Arizona vs. [2] Ohio State—7:47 p.m. ET, TBS

[4] Syracuse vs. [1] Indiana—9:45 p.m. ET, CBS

[13] La Salle vs. [9] Wichita State—10:17 p.m. ET, TBS

 

Friday, March 29, 2013

[12] Oregon vs. [1] Louisville—7:15 p.m. ET, CBS

[4] Michigan vs. [1] Kansas— 7:37 p.m. ET, TBS

[3] Michigan State vs. [2] Duke—9:45 p.m. ET, CBS

[15] Florida Gulf Coast vs. [3] Florida—10:17 p.m. ET, TBS

 

Alternate Viewing Information

Can't make it to a TV for the Sweet 16? Not to worry—you can just follow the action live via the official NCAA website and their March Madness live stream.

 

Top Matchups to Watch

The Heavyweights—Michigan vs. Kansas

This one is going to be all about the guard play, with both Michigan and Kansas boasting terrific backcourt options that will be huge threats here.

Trey Burke and junior Tim Hardaway Jr. have been superb for Michigan all season long, while Ben McLemore will be a true danger man to watch for the Jayhawks—even if his postseason performances haven't been all that strong so far.

Michigan is playing some terrific basketball at the moment and will seemingly be a tough opponent here for the No. 1 seed Jayhawks. Kansas has been strong all season, but against the athletic and dominant Wolverines, it's hard to see them getting through this one unscathed.

Prediction: Michigan 83, Kansas 81

 

The Cinderellas—La Salle vs. Wichita State

Few would have predicted at the start of the tournament that La Salle would be playing Wichita State in the Sweet 16, but here they are. After stunning upsets over several big seeds, both teams will be looking to extend their Cinderella run with an incredible Elite Eight berth.

The Shockers have multiple scoring threats both inside and outside (as shown against Gonzaga) and appear to have too much momentum here to be stopped by the Explorers, who just don't have the offense required to keep pace in this one.

Look for Wichita State to blow this one open early and for that lead to keep their Cinderella story alive for at least one more game.

Prediction: La Salle 77, Wichita State 67

 

Click here to download your printable 2013 March Madness bracket, or follow our live bracket of the 2013 NCAA tournament here. 

Follow all the exciting NCAA tournament action with March Madness Live.

 

What games are you most looking forward to in the Sweet 16 this year?

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