March Madness 2021: Virginia Tech vs. Florida First Round how to watch

Julius Long
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How to watch Virginia Tech vs. Florida in the First Round originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

The Virginia Tech Hokies are set to take on Florida in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Hokies claimed the No. 10 seed after putting on a strong showing in a start-and-stop schedule. They managed to play 21 games, allowing just 65.5 points per game during the 2020-21 season, which should make for a gritty matchup against one of the best shooting teams in the SEC.

The Gators stumbled in the final stages of SEC play, losing three of their last four games, but they still earned a No. 7 seed with major wins in February. Virginia Tech comes into Friday's matchup 15-6 overall and 9-4 against more formidable ACC competition.

But previous feats mean little to nothing when these teams tip-off in Indiana. There's only one goal: survive and advance.

Here's how to watch:

Virginia Tech vs. Florida How to Watch

What: 2021 NCAA Tournament First Round, South Region

Who: No. 10 Virginia Tech (15-6, 9-4 ACC) vs. No. 7 Florida (14-9, 9-7 SEC)

When: 12:15 p.m. ET on Friday, March 19

Where: Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN

TV Channel: CBS

Online Stream: March Madness Live on

Twitter: @HokiesMBB, @GatorsMBK

Virginia Tech vs. Florida Bracket Analysis

Next Round: Winner No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 15 Oral Roberts

South Region Bracket:

No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 16 Hartford

No. 8 UNC vs. No. 9 Wisconsin


No. 5 Villanova vs. No. 12 Winthrop

No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 North Texas


No. 6 Texas Tech vs. No. 11 Utah State

No. 3 Arkansas vs. No. 14 Colgate


No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Virginia Tech

No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 15 Oral Roberts