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NCAA Tournament Thursday watch guide: Game times, how to watch on TV or online

How to watch Thursday's 16 first-round games

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The First Round of the NCAA Tournament is finally upon us, and there are 16 games Thursday to kick off March Madness.

Here's a look at the day's full schedule and how to watch all the games.

No. 12 Princeton (23-6) vs. No. 5 Notre Dame

Game details: 12:15 p.m. at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York

How to watch: CBS or NCAA.com

No. 12 UNC Wilmington (29-5) vs. No. 5 Virginia (22-10)

Game details: 12:40 p.m. at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

How to watch: TruTV or NCAA.com

No. 13 Winthrop (26-6) vs. No. 4 Butler (23-8)

Game details: 1:30 p.m. at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

How to watch: TNT or NCAA.com

No. 16 South Dakota State (18-16) vs. No. 1 Gonzaga (32-1)

Game details: 2 p.m. at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

How to watch: TBS or NCAA.com

No. 13 Bucknell (26-8) vs. No. 4 West Virginia (26-8)

Game details: 2:45 p.m. at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York

How to watch: CBS or NCAA.com

No. 13 East Tennessee State (27-7) vs. No. 4 Florida (24-8)

Game details: 3:10 p.m. at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

How to watch: TruTV or NCAA.com

No. 12 Middle Tennessee State (30-4) vs. No. 5 Minnesota (24-9)

Game details: 4 p.m. at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

How to watch: TNT or NCAA.com

No. 9 Vanderbilt (19-15) vs. No. 8 Northwestern (23-11)

Game details: 4:30 p.m. at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

How to watch: TBS or NCAA.com

No. 11 Xavier (21-13) vs. No. 6 Maryland (24-8)

Game details: 6:50 p.m. at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

How to watch: TNT or NCAA.com

No. 16 Mount St. Mary's (20-15) vs. No. 1 Villanova (31-3)

Game details: 7:10 p.m. at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York

How to watch: CBS or NCAA.com

No. 10 VCU (26-8) vs. No. 7 Saint Mary's (28-4)

Game details: 7:20 p.m. at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

How to watch: TBS or NCAA.com

No. 13 Vermont (29-5) vs. No. 4 Purdue (25-7)

Game details: 7:27 p.m. at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

How to watch: TruTV or NCAA.com

No. 14 Florida Gulf Coast (26-7) vs. No. 3 Florida State (25-8)

Game details: 9:20 p.m. at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

How to watch: TNT or NCAA.com

No. 9 Virginia Tech (22-10) vs. No. 8 Wisconsin (25-9)

Game details: 9:40 p.m. at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York

How to watch: CBS or NCAA.com

No. 15 North Dakota (22-9) vs. No. 2 Arizona (30-4)

Game details: 9:50 p.m. at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

How to watch: TBS or NCAA.com

No. 12 Nevada (28-6) vs. No. 5 Iowa State (23-10)

Game details: 9:57 p.m. at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

How to watch: TruTV or NCAA.com