MILWAUKEE, WI – A Second Round double-header tips off in Cream City on Saturday at 7:10 PM Eastern.
The first matchup will have two experienced teams on display, when the South Region’s fourth-seeded Butler Bulldogs do battle with the twelfth-seeded Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders for a spot in the Sweet Sixteen.
Then later, closing out all of the Saturday action, the fourth-seeded Purdue Boilermakers will look to slow down the Midwest Region’s fifth-seed: the up-tempo Iowa State Cyclones.
Brandon Gaudin and Kelly Tripucka will have the calls from the Bradley Center, and Kelly spoke with Westwood One’s Jason Horowitz and Jon Crispin ahead of the games.
Remember, every game of the tournament streams live right here on WestwoodOneSports.com.
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