Indy, Indiana Teams Set For Tourney

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Play begins at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday. Play begins at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS -

Three Indiana teams will play in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and eight others will head to Indianapolis this week for first- and second-round games. Purdue University, Butler University and the University of Notre Dame earned spots in the tournament, while the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville will be among those playing at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

All three Indiana teams will begin play Thursday. Purdue, a four seed, will play 13 seed Vermont. Four seed Butler will play Winthrop and five seed Notre Dame will play Princeton.

First- and second-round play in Indianapolis will take place on Friday and Sunday. The schedule is:

Friday, March 17th:

12:15 pm...........................(7) Michigan vs. (10) Oklahoma St.
Following Game 1...........(2) Louisville vs. (15) Jacksonville St.

7:10 pm................................(7) Dayton vs. (10) Wichita State
Following Game 3....(2) Kentucky vs. (15) Northern Kentucky

Sunday, March 19th:

Time TBD.........................Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
Time TBD.........................Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4

You can see the full bracket by clicking here.

The women's tournament brackets will be announced today. Notre Dame has secured an automatic bid.