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Live updates: NCAA Tournament Second Round Day 2

Will we get the drama of yesterday's afternoon session games, or the relative dullness of the night session games (other than Michigan State-UCLA)? It's time to find out.

Live updates: NCAA Tournament Second Round Day 2

Corey Fisher scored a game-high 20 points but it wasn´t enough for ´Nova against George Mason. (Amy Sancetta/AP Photo)
Corey Fisher scored a game-high 20 points but it wasn't enough for 'Nova against George Mason. (Amy Sancetta/AP Photo)

Will we get the drama of yesterday's afternoon session games, or the relative dullness of the night session games (other than Michigan State-UCLA)? It's time to find out.

I can't help thinking that the one game of major local interest is going to be one of the better ones today. George Mason is a very good and very cohesive team, but if Villanova's stars get their act together, they have the talent to beat almost any team in the NCAA Tournament.

You can get live updates on all the action below. There's also a live scoreboard here. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow the chat console and send in comments.

E9. Villanova vs. E8. George Mason

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Time: 2:10 p.m. EST
Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: TNT (Gus Johnson, Len Elmore and Marty Snider)

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