2013 NCAA Tournament schedule: Temple, Villanova, La Salle begin play Friday

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Philadelphia is well represented in the NCAA Tournament, with three local schools scheduled to tip off on Friday.

The NCAA Tournament concludes the second round on Friday, and there are plenty of rooting interests for Philly fans. Locals schools Temple, Villanova and La Salle will all be tipping off tournament play. All three are underdog seeds in their respective matchups, but they have pulled off big wins in the regular season and are fully capable of making noise this weekend.

Here's the complete schedule for the Philly schools:

No. 9 Temple Owls vs. No. 8 N.C. State Wolfpack

Time: 1:40 P.M. ET

Location: University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

TV: TBS

Line: N.C. State by 5

No. 13 La Salle Explorers vs. No. 4 Kansas St. Wildcats

Time: 3:10 P.M. ET

Location: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

TV: truTV

Line: Kansas St. by 6

No. 9 Villanova Wildcats vs. No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels

Time: 7:20 P.M. ET

Location: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

TV: TNT

Line: North Carolina by 4

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