March Madness 2019 tips off on Thursday and continues throughout the weekend.  Basketball fans everywhere will be checking their squares numbers, keeping an eye on spread and over/unders and making sure their brackets are still not busted.  Enter Don't Hassle Us Were Local's ESPN Tournament Challenge and you can win a Nest Pro Home Thermostat, a Nest Pro Doorbell or gift cards!  Enter password: Hassle Bracket. Prizes are courtesy of Done Right TV and Security.

Plus, the #10  Iowa Hawkeyes are playing the #7 Cincinnati Bearcats in the South Region on Friday at 11:15.  The #6 Iowa State Cyclones play the #11 THE Ohio State Buckeyes in an 8:50 Midwest Region First Round game.

Here is a list of places (click on their name for their Facebook pages) in the Quad Cities that have some great specials for March Madness:

  • Barrel House:  $3 Drafts during NCAA 1st Round games and $2 Bud Light drafts during the 2nd Round
  • Caddy's: $4 25oz mugs and $1 OFF of all appetizers
  • Chuck's Tap: $13.50 buckets and $8 Hot Beef Sandwich
  • The Circle Tap: Drink Busch Light during the NCAA games and win Busch prizes and get entered to win the GRAND PRIZE following the Championship Game
  • Harrington's Pub: $2.50 TALL boys ALL day and Happy Hour until 6:00 featuring $2.50 wells and domestic drafts
  • The Hawkeye Sports Bar and Grill: $2 Front Street Brewery Cherry Blonde Bomb and Blue Moon drafts.  Enter to win a $10 gift card with every $6 Bud Light pitcher purchase
  • Jack's LST: $3 16oz Miller Lite and Coors Light drafts.  $7 Burger Baskets.
  • The Mound: FREE Van's Pizza.  $2.50 domestic bottles and wells.  $1 OFF all drafts.
  • Van's Pizza, Pub & Grill: $3 250z drafts, $3 Cooler Shots and $1 OFF all wings
  • Pints: $2 Bud Light 20 oz pints. Plus print and bring in your work excuse (pdf below) to Pints and and get a free domestic draft during the Iowa game.
  • Pub 1848: $2.50 Busch Light TALL boys.
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List of games on Thursday, March 21st:

(10) Minnesota vs. (7) Louisville
(14) Yale vs. (3) LSU
(12) New Mexico State vs. (5) Auburn
(13) Vermont vs. (4) Florida State
(15) Bradley vs. (2) Michigan State
(11) Belmont vs. (6) Maryland
(13) Northeastern vs. (4) Kansas
(12) Murray State vs. (5) Marquette
(10) Florida vs. (7) Nevada
(15) Abilene Christian vs. (2) Kentucky
(11) Saint Mary's vs. (6) Villanova
(16) Fairleigh Dickinson vs. (1) Gonzaga
(15) Montana vs. (2) Michigan
(10) Seton Hall vs. (7) Wofford
(14) Old Dominion vs. (3) Purdue
(9) Baylor vs. (8) Syracuse

List of games on Friday, March 22nd:

(10) Iowa vs. (7) Cincinnati
(9) Oklahoma vs. (8) Ole Miss
(14) Northern Kentucky vs. (3) Texas Tech
(13) UC Irvine vs. (4) Kansas State
(15) Colgate vs. (2) Tennessee
(16) Gardner-Webb vs. (1) Virginia
(11) St. John's / Arizona State vs. (6) Buffalo
(12) Oregon vs. (5) Wisconsin
(9) Washington vs. (8) Utah State
(16) NC Central / North Dakota St. vs. (1) Duke
(14) Georgia State vs. (3) Houston
(12) Liberty vs. (5) Mississippi State
(16) Iona vs. (1) North Carolina
(9) UCF vs. (8) VCU
(11) Ohio State vs. (6) Iowa State
(13) Saint Louis vs. (4) Virginia Tech

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