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


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


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

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

Twitter: : @VCU_Hoops@smcgaels



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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