NEW YORK -- Round one of the 2018 NCAA men's basketball tournament started Thursday at 12:15 p.m. ET. Some brackets were torched early with the Miami Hurricanes and Oklahoma Sooners eliminated in the first round of action. Find all the latest scores and times for Friday's action below.
Tournament rankings and predictions for your picks
Before you fill out your bracket, our friends at CBS Sports have ranked all 64 teams in the tournament and have expert predictions and analysis to help fill out your bracket like a pro.View all the CBSSports.com analysts' brackets online for your last-minute madness.
SportsLine's bracket prediction simulator, which went 27-5 for the first round last year, predicts several upsets. It's algorithm ran every possible matchup through a computer simulation 10,000 times. The team that won over half the simulations was selected to advance.
NCAA Tournament schedule today
The first round has begun! Full schedule below. All times Eastern.
First round: Friday, March 16
- No. 7 Texas A&M defeats No. 10 Providence 73-69 Final
- No. 2 Purdue defeats No. 15 Cal St. Fullerton 74-48 Final
- No. 13 Marshall defeats No. 4 Wichita St. 81-75
- No. 2 Cincinnati defeats No. 15 Georgia St. 68-53
- No. 2 North Carolina defeats No. 15 Lipscomb 84-66 Final
- No. 7 Arkansas falls to No. 10 Butler 79-62 Final
- No. 5 West Virginia defeats No. 12 Murray St. 85-68 Final
- No. 7 Nevada defeats No. 10 Texas 87-83 Final
- No. 8 Creighton falls to No. 9 Kansas St. 69-59 Final
- No. 3 Michigan St. defeats No. 14 Bucknell 82-78 Final
- No. 1 Xavier defeats No. 16 Texas Southern 102-83 Final
- No. 4 Auburn defeats No. 13 Charleston 62-58 Final
- No. 1 Virginia shockingly falls to No. 16 UMBC 74-54 Final
- No. 6 TCU falls to No. 11 Syracuse 57-52 Final
- No. 8 Missouri falls to No. 9 Florida St. 67-54 Final
- No. 5 Clemson defeats No. 12 New Mexico St. 79-68 Final
First round: Thursday, March 15
- No. 7 Rhode Island falls to No. 10 Oklahoma - 78-83 Final/OT
- No. 3 Tennessee beat No. 14 Wright State - 47-73 Final
- No. 4 Gonzaga beat No. 13 UNCG - 68 - 64 Final
- No. 1 Kansas beat. No. 16 Pennsylvania - 76 - 60 Final
- No. 2 Duke beat No. 15 Iona - 89 - 67 Final
- No. 6 Miami falls to No. 11 Loyola (Ill.) - 62 - 64 Final
- No. 5 Ohio St. beat No. 12 South Dakota State - 81 - 73 Final
- No. 8 Seton Hall defeats No. 9 NC State 94-83 Final
- No. 1 Villanova defeats No. 16 Radford 87-61 Final
- No. 5 Kentucky defeats No. 12 Davidson 78-73 Final
- No. 6 Houston defeats No. 11 San Diego St. 67-65 Final
- No. 3 Texas Tech defeats No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 70-60 Final
- No. 8 Virginia Tech falls to No. 9 Alabama 86-83 Final
- No. 4 Arizona is shockingly upset by No. 13 Buffalo 89-68 Final
- No. 3 Michigan ousts No. 14 Montana 61-47 Final
- No. 6 Florida defeats No. 11 St. Bonaventure 77-62 Final
The Final Four is set for March 31 and April 2 in San Antonio. Shortly after that, a commission led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to deliver recommendations from an investigation triggered by an FBI probe that led to charges last fall against assistant coaches, agents, employees of apparel companies and others.