The NCAA tournament officially kicks off this evening with two of the "first-round, don't call us play-in games." The first game on the schedule is UNC-Asheville against Arkansas-Little Rock at 6:30 p.m. EST. Following them will be Clemson taking on UAB, two of the more controversial tournament teams this year.
Obviously, tonight is not going to make or break your bracket, but at least it's better than not having any games on at all.
The games that we are all interested in start up on Thursday afternoon.
We are going to go through the analysts' and experts' brackets to let you know what they are saying is going to happen, and we will give our two cents on what they are saying is going to happen in this NCAA tournament.
Here is a rundown of all the expert picks for the 2011 NCAA tournament.