- Wisconsin, a No. 5 seed in the West, plays No. 12 seed Ole Miss at 11:40 a.m. Friday on truTV.
- Marquette, a No. 3 seed in the East, plays No. 14 seed Davidson at 2:10 p.m. Thursday on truTV.
A victory by Wisconsin will pit the Badgers against either Kansas State or the winner of a Wednesday play-in game between Boise State and LaSalle.
Marquette would be pitted against either Butler or Bucknell in the second round.
The tournament’s top four seeds are Louisville, Indiana, Gonzaga and Kansas.