One down, five to go.
After a sluggish start, MSU turned on the jets and cruised to a first-round win over Valpo. Derrick Nix was a beast with 23 points and 15 rebounds.
Next up: Memphis
or Saint Mary's. (We won't know the time until the Thursday games are done.
Consider this your open thread for the rest of the tournament today.
Here is Verne Lundquist being unhappy with MSU's alley-oop attempts, via The Big Lead.