Women's Basketball: NCAA Tournament day one first round action

How to Watch the NCAA Tournament on Thursday

Who is playing in the NCAA tournament on Thursday, March 16? March Madness 2017

WEST: No. 1 Gonzaga (32-1) vs.

Just two days after erasing a 17-point deficit to defeat Providence, USC overcame a 12-point hole to upset No. 6 SMU as 6.5-point underdogs on Friday.

Noon: Spring training, Minnesota vs. Boston, at Fort Myers, Fla., MLB Network. No. 3 Baylor (TruTV) 1:30 p.m. No. 3 OR (-5), No. 11 USC vs. No. 1 Kansas (-8), No. 8 Arkansas vs.

6 p.m.: LPGA Tour, Bank of Hope Founders Cup, final round, at Phoenix, TGC.

1 p.m.: ATP World Tour & WTA Tour, BNP Paribas Open, men's and women's championships, at Indian Wells, Calif., ESPN.

9 a.m.: Premier League, Southampton at Tottenham, NBCSN. No. 3 Oregon (TBS) 2:45 p.m. Midwest Region: No. 10 Jacksonville State vs. No. 2 Duke (TBS) 7:27 p.m. No. 8 Miami (TNT) 9:40 p.m.

9 p.m.: Spring training, Chicago Cubs. vs. Kansas City, at Mesa, Ariz., WSCR (670 AM).

6 p.m.: Bobsledding, IBSF World Cup, Four-Man Bobsled, at Pyeongchang, South Korea (tape delay), NBCSN.

Gonzaga slowly pulled away from South Dakota State for a 66-46 victory. No. 1 Gonzaga (CBS) 6:10 p.m.

- Devin Robinson tied his career-high with 24 points, Kasey Hill added 14 and No. 4 seed Florida used a second-half surge to beat 13th-seeded East Tennessee State 80-65 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament West regionals in Orlando.

EAST: No. 4 Florida (24-8) vs. No. 2 Louisville is the smallest favorite on the board on Sunday facing a hot MI team that is 11-2 SU and 9-4 ATS over its last 13 games.

Rounding out Sunday's tournament card, three No. 3 seeds will take the court in matchups of No. 11 Rhode Island vs. South Region: No. 12 Middle Tennessee vs. vs.

WEST: No. 7 Saint Mary's (28-4) vs.

No. 4 Florida (TNT) 9:40 p.m. Midwest Region: No. 5 Iowa State vs.

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