March Madness 2012 results and live discussion thread (Day 2)


March Madness 2012 is back today (Friday, March 16, 2012) for round two and I know a lot of you mixed martial arts (MMA) Maniacs dropped a few dimes on the college basketball games that comprise this year's tournament.

If you missed any of yesterday's action you can head over to our opening round post by clicking here.

While we won't be updating this thread with live results, feel free to keep the chatter going in our live discussion thread below. That's also the place to take a stand and lay out this year's projected upsets, Cinderella stories, etc.

Here is Friday's 16-game schedule:

Cincinnati vs. Texas, 12:15 p.m., CBS
San Diego St. vs. NC State, 12:40 p.m. PT, truTV
Creighton vs. Alabama, 1:40 p.m., TB
Florida vs. Virginia, 2:10 p.m., TNT
Florida State vs. St. Bonaventure, 2:45 p.m. (tentative), CBS
Georgetown vs. Belmont, 3:10 p.m. (tentative), truTV
North Carolina vs. Lamar/Vermont, 4:10 p.m. (tentative), TBS
Missouri vs. Norfolk St., 4:40 p.m. (tentative), TNT
Memphis vs. Saint Louis, 6:50 p.m., TBS
Duke vs. Lehigh, 7:15 p.m., CBS
Michigan vs. Ohio, 7:20 p.m., TNT
St. Mary's (CA) vs. Purdue, 7:27 p.m., truTV
Michigan State vs. LIU Brooklyn, 9:20 p.m. (tentative), TBS
Notre Dame vs. Xavier, 9:45 p.m. (tentative), CBS
Temple vs. California/South Florida, 9:50 p.m. (tentative), TNT
Kansas vs. Detroit, 9:57 p.m. (tentative), truTV

Be sure to check back tomorrow for the day three line-up and a full list of all participating teams. In the meantime, let's get some predictions and forecasts for this year's tournament.

Which hoops squad has the goods to get to the gold?

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