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2015 NCAA Tournament: Friday Evening Open Thread, Times, and How To Watch

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Everything you need to know about Friday's best games including what to watch and where to see it. The opening days of March Madness have arrived. Join us in the comments to discuss one of the best days of the year!

Providence guard Kris Dunn is one of the most exciting players in the tournament.
Providence guard Kris Dunn is one of the most exciting players in the tournament.
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It's time for the evening set of games over on Rock Chalk Talk. There's plenty of good second round games to get us through the night. Enjoy and be sure to drop a comment below.

How To Watch

Games throughout the tournament will air on CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV. If you're one of the many people who never watch truTV, they've made a website to help you find it. Games will also be live streamed on the NCAA March Madness Live website or you can head on over to their mobile page and download their app for your smart phone or tablet.

Friday's Evening Game Schedule

Games Of The Day

Here's a quick look at the best game in each window on Friday evening.

Early Evening - #10 Davidson vs. #7 Iowa

If you like fast paced, high scoring basketball, then Davidson vs. Iowa is the place to be on Friday. The Wildcats are the eighth best offensive team in the country according to KenPom. They shoot an incredibly high number of 3-pointers and make 39.3 percent of them. Head coach Bob McKillop is one of the best in the country and Davidson's style hasn't changed since the days of Steph Curry.

Iowa isn't going to shoot anyone out of the gym, but their offensive rebounding makes them one of the top 40 offenses in the country. The Hawkeyes also have one of the most experienced and tallest lineups in the country. 6-foot-9 senior Aaron White leads the team with 16.0 points per game. Plus, this one already has some humorous Twitter banter between the two schools.

Late Evening - #11 Dayton vs. #6 Providence

Dayton advanced into the field of 64 with a one point victory over Boise State in the First Four. In case you haven't heard, the Flyers have six players on scholarship and don't play a guy taller than 6-foot-6. They play a fun brand of offensive basketball and rank in the top 40 of adjusted defensive efficiency according to KenPom. Keep an eye on guard Jordan Sibert. He's a good 3-point shooter and his ability to space the floor is critical to Dayton's offensive effectiveness.

Providence is led by a pair of guards in sophomore Kris Dunn and senior LaDontae Henton. Dunn leads the country in assist rate and can throw some ridiculous passes in transition. Henton leads the team in scoring and has been known to throw down a nasty dunk or two. The Friars certainly have more talent than Dayton, but KenPom lists them as just a one point favorite, so strap in for a fun one to end the day.