Tourney Thoughts: It'll be hard to top Day 1 for excitement, drama
BYU-Florida was the first game of the day, and that went to double-overtime. And then you had Murray State-Vanderbilt, which not only was an upset, but ended on a buzzer-beater. And we always talk about a buzzer-beater can be a misnomer; sometimes a kid hits a shot with like 1.7 seconds left and then the other team gets a desperation heave and the game ends -- that's not technically a buzzer beater.
This is just a completely unprecedented showing for the first day of the tournament. I don't think anyone's ever going to forget about what happened today.
Temple-Cornell is going to be a real fun game to watch: best three-point shooting team in the country against one of the best defensive three-point teams in the country.
Purdue-Siena is intriguing, too. Purdue's been pretty bad without [Robbie] Hummel, and Siena's a very good team. If Siena wins, it may be the least surprising 13-over-4 win in history.
Cal-Louisville's going to be a very high-scoring game, and those are always fun to watch.