A matchup of coaches who won national championships as players highlights Wednesday's action as the NCAA men's and women's tournaments get rolling.
At the men's First Four in Dayton, Ohio, former point guards Bobby Hurley and Steve Alford will lead their squads into a battle of No. 11 seeds who just barely made the 68-team field.
Hurley, a back-to-back national champ under Mike Krzyzewski at Duke in 1991 and 1992, and his 22-12 Arizona State Sun Devils, will take on the 22-10 Nevada Wolf Pack, coached by Steve Alford, a 1987 champion with Indiana and coach Bobby Knight.
The other men's First Four game pits No. 16 seeds Fairleigh Dickinson of the Northeast Conference and Texas Southern of the SWAC.
The women's NCAA Tournament begins with the first of its two First Four games -- No. 11 seeds Mississippi State vs. Illinois and No. 16 seeds Sacred Heart vs. Southern.
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When do Wednesday's NCAA Tournament games start?
Men's: The First Four games for the NCAA men's basketball tournament start at 6:40 p.m. ET and 9:10 p.m. ET. Both games are at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
Women's: The First Four games for the NCAA women's basketball tournament start at 7 p.m. ET and 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Who is playing in Wednesday's NCAA Tournament games?
Men's: The first game is the play-in between two No. 16 seeds: the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. the Texas Southern Tigers. The winner will play No. 1 Purdue on Friday.
The second game is between a pair of No. 11 seeds: the Nevada Wolf Pack vs. the Arizona State Sun Devils. The winner will play No. 6 TCU on Friday.
Women's: The first game is the play-in between two No. 11 seeds: the Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. the Illinois Fighting Illini in Greenville, N.C. The winner will play No. 6 Creighton on Friday.
The second game pits two No. 16 seeds against each other: the Sacred Heart Pioneers vs. the Southern Jaguars in Seattle. The winner will play No. 1 Stanford on Friday.
Who is broadcasting and streaming Wednesday's NCAA Tournament games?
Men's: Both games will be televised on truTV. Tom McCarthy (play-by-play), Avery Johnson (analyst) and Jon Rothstein (reporter) will be on the call.
Women's: Both games will be televised on ESPNU. Jenn Hildreth and Mike Thibault will have the call on Mississippi State-Illinois, while Roy Philpott and Brooke Weisbrod will broadcast the Sacred Heart-Southern game.
Live streaming is available on ESPN.com and the ESPN app.
What are the odds for Wednesday's NCAA Tournament games?
Texas Southern is a 1.5-point favorite over Fairleigh Dickinson with the over/under at 145.5 points. Arizona State is a 2.5-point favorite over Nevada with the over/under at 133.5 points, according to Tipico Sportsbook.
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