The 2017 NCAA Tournament continues with two more play-in games on Wednesday, March 15 in Dayton, Ohio. First, UC Davis will take on NC Central to get things going on the second day of the tournament.
The winner of the game between the Aggies and Eagles will earn the right to be the No. 16 seed in the Midwest Region and will play Kansas in the Round of 64 on Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The winner of that game will play Sunday for a chance to advance to the Sweet 16.
Here’s all the information you’ll need for the UC Davis vs. NC Central game:
2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game time, details
Time: 6:40 p.m. ET
Date: Wednesday, March 15
Location: University of Dayton Arena; Dayton, Ohio
What TV channel is the 2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game game on?
TruTV is televising the game. Click here to find the channel for TruTV on your television provider.
How can I watch the 2017 NCAA Tournament 2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game online?
NCAA.com will broadcast all games for free online. Click here to watch.
How can I listen to the 2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game?
The game will be broadcast by Westwood One Sports, with Ted Emrich and Austin Croshere on the call. You can find information on radio stations and streaming options here.
Who is calling the 2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game on television?
Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, Len Elmore and Ros Gold-Onwude will call the game for TruTV.
2017 NCAA Tournament UC Davis vs. NC Central game preview
NC Central is heading back to its second NCAA Tournament and first since 2014 after finishing the season 25-8. The Eagles won the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Tournament, beating Norfolk State 67-59 in the title game.
Senior guards Patrick Cole and Dajuan Graf led the Eagles in scoring. Cole averaged 19.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game.
The Eagles challenged themselves out of conference, facing Ohio State and a pair of SEC teams – Missouri and LSU. NC Central fell to LSU in December by four points, but beat Missouri by 10 on Nov. 28.
This will be the first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance for UC Davis, who became a Division I program in 2004. UC Davis joined the Big West Conference in 2007. The Aggies finished second in the conference during the regular season, but knocked off the No. 1 seeded UC Irvine in the conference title game, 50-47.
UC Davis has three players that average double-figures. Senior guard Brynton Lemar leads the way with 16.0 point per game. Junior forward Chima Moneke averages nearly a double-double with 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per contest. Sophomore guard Siler Schneider scores 10.5 points per game.
It may be the first NCAA Tournament appearance for the Aggies, but head coach Jim Les led Bradley to two major upsets on their way to the Sweet 16 in 2006.