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Happy Basketball, everyone!

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This is BASKETBALL!  It's God's Sport! -Wayne Bovenchen

No truer words have ever been said. It's Christmas time for basketball fans as we get to indulge in a month's worth of this fantastic sport. We are using this opportunity to connect with fellow fans to discuss not just one specific game, but ALL of the action.

Here is the schedule for the next couple of days (all times are CST):

Thursday, March 19

11:15, CBS: No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Northeastern

11:40, truTV: No. 3 Iowa State vs. No. 14 UAB

12:40, TBS: No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 Georgia State

1:10, TNT: No. 2 Arizona vs. No. 15 Texas Southern

Approx. 3:45, CBS: No. 6 Butler vs. No. 11 Texas

Approx. 4:10, truTV: No. 6 SMU vs. No. 11 UCLA

Approx. 5:10, TBS: No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 Ole Miss

Approx. 5:40, TNT: No. 7 VCU vs. No. 10 Ohio State

5:50, TBS, No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Lafayette

6:10, CBS: No. 8 Cincinnati vs. No. 9 Purdue

6:20, TNT: No. 4 North Carolina vs. No. 13 Harvard

6:27, truTV: No. 5 Utah vs. No. 12 Stephen F. Austin

Approx. 8:20, TBS: No. 8 N.C. State vs. No. 9 LSU

Approx. 8:40, CBS: No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 16 Hampton

Approx. 8:50, TNT: No. 5 Arkansas vs. No. 12 Wofford

Approx. 8:57, truTV: No. 4 Georgetown vs. No. 13 Eastern Washington

Friday, March 20

11:15, CBS: No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 15 New Mexico State

11:40, truTV: No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Georgia

12:40, TBS: No. 5 Northern Iowa vs. No. 12 Wyoming

1:10, TNT: No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Buffalo

Approx. 1:45, CBS: No. 7 Wichita State vs. No. 10 Indiana

Approx. 2:10, truTV: No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 15 Belmont

Approx. 3:10, TBS: No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 13 UC Irvine

Approx. 3:40, TNT: No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 13 Valparaiso

5:50, TBS: No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State

6:10, CBS: No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 Robert Morris

6:20, TNT: No. 7 Iowa vs. No. 10 Davidson

6:27, truTV: No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 14 Albany

Approx. 8:20, TBS: No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 16 Coastal Carolina

Approx. 8:40, CBS: No. 8 San Diego State vs. No. 9 St. John's

Approx. 8:50, TNT: No. 2 Gonzaga vs. No. 15 North Dakota St.

Approx. 8:57, truTV: No. 6 Providence vs. No. 11 Dayton

So there you have it! That's all you need to gear up for the starting of one of the most popular sporting events in the world. Not near a television,  head on over to

NCAA March Madness Live.

Who do you think is a tourney sleeper? What upset will shock everyone? Can Kentucky be stopped!? Join us in the comments and let's discuss!