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Jalen Brunson vs. Collin Sexton to kick off the second round.

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NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Villanova vs Radford Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The second round hasn’t been kind to Villanova in recent years, but the Wildcats looked very good in dismantling Radford on Thursday night. Their prize: Collin Sexton and a hot Alabama team.

Sexton is the type of guard that has given ‘Nova problems in previous versions of the NCAA Tournament, but the ‘Cats also boast the best defensive player in the country in Mikal Bridges, who should have the skillset to make life difficult for the star freshman.

The Tide go as Sexton goes on offense, but they should be able to make things difficult for ‘Nova when they are on defense as well. It makes for a good matchup in what should be a great game to kick off the day.


Matchup: #1 Villanova Wildcats vs. #9 Alabama Crimson Tide

Venue: PPG Paints Center (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Time: 12:10pm ET

TV: CBS

Live Stream: March Madness Live | Hulu | Fubo | CBS All-Access (subject to regional availability)

Odds: Villanova -11


Villanova Club Gamewatches

Team Hotel (Meetups & Sendoffs): Omni William Penn Hotel 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Atlanta: Hudson Grille Sandy Springs, 6317 Roswell Road NE, Sandy Springs, GA

Baltimore: Rowhouse Grille, 1400 Light Street, Baltimore, MD

Central New Jersey: The Brickhouse Tavern and Tap, 3569 US Hwy-1, Princeton, NJ

Chicago: Derby Bar, 1224 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL

Colorado: The May’s House, 5 Falcon Hills Drive, Littleton, CO

Houston: Location TBD

Jacksonville/North Florida: Wild Wing Cafe, 4555 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Jersey Shore: Surf BBQ, 132 E River Rd, Rumson, NJ

Lancaster/Central PA: The DePietro’s House, 2010 Wynfield Drive, Lancaster

Long Island: Prost Grill & Garten, 652 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY

Low Country/Hilton Head: Dry Dock, 840 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC

Michigan/Northern Ohio: Royal Oak Taphouse, 714 S. Washington Avenue, Royal Oak, MI

NC Triangle: Tobacco Road Sports Cafe and Brewery, Tobacco Road, 505 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC

New York City:

  • Brazen Fox, 3rd Avenue and 13th Street, New York, NY
  • Proper West, W 39th Street between 6th and 5th Avenue
  • The Australian NYC, W 38th Street between 6th and 5th Avenue

North Central New Jersey: Horseshoe Tavern, 36 Speedwell Ave, Morristown, NJ

Palm Beach: Duffy’s, 11588 U.S. Hwy 1 N, North Palm Beach, FL

Philadelphia:

  • Downtown: Field House, 1150 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA
  • Main Line: Gullifty’s, 1149 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA

San Diego: Location TBD

San Francisco: Pete’s Tavern, 128 King Street, San Francisco, CA

Tampa Bay: Glory Days Grill, 9900 4th Street North, St Petersburg, FL

Washington, DC:

  • Downtown: Parlay DC Sports Bar & Lounge, 1827 M St. NW, Washington, DC
  • Northern VA: Tyson’s Biergarten, 8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA

Drink That Guarantees The W: Yuengling

Is this wrong? I’m back in Pennsylvania for the game this weekend, but tragically too far from Pittsburgh to attend. Free Yuengling at my Uncle-In-Law’s bar!