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NCAA Tournament 2017: VCU vs. Saint Mary's First Round, time, TV channel

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VCU is in the NCAA Tournament for the the seventh straight season, receiving an at-large bid good enough for the No. 10-seed in the west region of March Madness.

In th first round of the 2017 tournament,  the rams will face No. 7 Saint Mary's in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Here is the NCAA Tournament information on the first round NCAA Tournament matchup between VCU and Saint Mary's

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VCU vs. Saint Mary's How to Watch

What: 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round, West Region

Who: No. 10-seed  VCU Rams (27-8, 14-4 A10) vs. No. 7-seed Saint Mary's (28-4, 16-2 WCC)

When: 7:20 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 16

Where: Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

TV Channel: TBS

Online Stream:  March Madness Live on NCAA.com

TV Announcers: Andrew Catalon (Play-by-play), Steve Lappas (Analyst), Jamie Erdahl (Reporter)

Twitter: : @VCU_Hoops@smcgaels

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VCU vs. Saint Mary's  Bracket Analysis

How They Got Here: VCU (At-large, lost to Rhode Island in A-10 finals), Saint Mary's (At-large, lost to Gonzaga in WCC finals)

Previous Meeting: This will be the first-ever matchup between VCU and Saint Mary's

Next Round: Winner of No. 2 Arizona vs. No. 15 North Dakota

West Region Bracket:

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 South Dakota State
No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Vanderbilt

No. 5 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Princeton
No. 4 West Virginia vs. No. 13 Buckell

No. 6 Maryland vs. No. 11 Xavier
No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast

No. 7 Saint Mary's vs. No. 10 VCU
No. 2 Arizona vs. No. 15 North Dakota

VCU vs. Saint Mary's Betting Spread, Lines & Odds

Favorites: Saint Mary's -3.5
Over/Under: N/A
Money Line: N/A
Against The Spread: Saint Mary's is 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games and is 15-2-2 ATS this season. VCU is 12-16-2 ATS this season and 2-2-1 ATS in their last five games.

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