Today is every basketball fan's dream. The NCAA Tournament gets underway a little after noon ET, starting with #7 Rhode Island against #10 Oklahoma, and the action will continue all weekend as the field of 64 is narrowed down to the Sweet 16.

With so many games taking place over the course of the next couple of days, it's crucial to have a complete tv schedule handy. Whether you're rooting for your brackets or simply kicking back and enjoying hours upon hours of college hoops, you'll want to know who's playing who, where and when.

Scroll down to check out the full tv schedule for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament. And click here for a list of potential Cinderella teams that could make a run this weekend. 

Thursday, March 15 (First Round)

12:15 p.m. ET — No. 7 Rhode Island vs. No. 10 Oklahoma | CBS

12:40 p.m. — No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Wright State | truTV

1:30 p.m. — No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 UNC Greensboro | TNT

2 p.m. — No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Penn | TBS

2:45 p.m. — No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Iona | CBS

3:10 p.m. — No. 6 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 11 Loyola (Chicago) | truTV

4 p.m. — No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 12 South Dakota State | TNT

4:30 p.m. — No. 8 Seton Hall vs. No. 9 N.C. State | TBS

6:50 p.m. — No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Radford | TNT

7:10 p.m. — No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Davidson | CBS

7:20 p.m. — No. 6 Houston vs. No. 11 San Diego State | TBS

7:27 p.m. — No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin | truTV

9:20 p.m. — No. 8 Virginia Tech vs. No. 9 Alabama | TNT

9:40 p.m. — No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 13 Buffalo | CBS

9:50 p.m. — No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 14 Montana | TBS

9:57 p.m. — No. 6 Florida vs. No. 11 St. Bonaventure | truTV

 

Friday, March 16 (First Round)

12:15 p.m. ET — No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Providence | CBS

12:40 p.m. — No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 15 CS Fullerton | truTV

1:30 p.m. — No. 4 Wichita State vs. No. 13 Marshall | TNT

2 p.m. — No. 2 Cincinnati vs. No. 15 Georgia State | TBS

2:45 p.m. — No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Georgia State | CBS

3:10 p.m. — No. 7 Arkansas vs. No. 10 Butler | truTV

4 p.m. — No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Murray State | TNT

4:30 p.m. — No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Texas | TBS

6:50 p.m. — No. 8 Creighton vs. No. 9 Kansas State | TNT

7:10 p.m. — No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Bucknell | CBS

7:20 p.m. — No. 1 Xavier vs. No. 16 Texas Southern | TBS

7:27 p.m. — No. 4 Auburn vs. No. 13 College of Charleston | truTV

9:20 p.m. — No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 UMBC | TNT

9:40 p.m. — No. 6 TCU vs. No. 11 Syracuse | CBS

9:50 p.m. — No. 8 Missouri vs. No. 9 Florida State | TBS

9:57 p.m. — No. 5 Clemson vs. No. 12 New Mexico State | truTV