Six first- and second-round games of the 2016 NCAA men's basketball tournament will take place in Denver on Thursday and Saturday.

Eight teams from across the country converged on the Mile High City -- hoping their tournament dreams will not be shattered.

Arkansas-Little Rock, Fresno State, Gonzaga, Iona, Iowa State, Purdue Seton Hall and Utah will tip off in Denver on Thursday.

Here is the NCAA tournament schedule for Denver:

THURSDAY

  • Game 1: (4) Iowa State vs. (13) Iona, noon, TBS -- Iowa State won 94 - 81
  • Game 2: (5) Purdue vs. (12) UALR, 2:30 p.m., TBS -- UALR won 85 - 83
  • Game 3: (3) Utah vs. (14) Fresno State, 5:27 p.m., TruTV.
  • Game 4: (6) Seton Hall vs. (11) Gonzaga, 8 p.m., TruTV.

SATURDAY

  • Game 5: Iowa State vs. UALR, TBD
  • Game 6: G3 winner vs. G4 winner, TBD