For college basketball fans, the next four weeks is the best time of year in sports

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament otherwise known as strictly March Madness is set to tip off this week. Buzzer beaters, upsets and the best of the best in college basketball get it all going starting Tuesday with play in games to get to the round of 64.

Co-Big Ten regular season champs and tournament champs the Spartans of Michigan State received the #2 seed in the East and will hit the hardwood against #15 seed Bradley University in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday. Tipoff is at 2:45 and will be on CBS. The Spartans have a tough road to the final four with #1 seed Duke down the road.

The Wolverines also received a #2 seed out West and will start their quest for another long run in the tournament against the Big Sky champion the Grizzlies of Montana University. Tip-off for the Wolverines game is also on Thursday night at 9:20 in Des Moine, Iowa and will be on TNT.

Let the games begin.

Source: Mlive.com