Opening lines for the NCAA tournament are out and a few sites favor No. 11 Washington over No. 6 Marquette by 1-2 points in Thursday's first-round game.

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Another site listed the game as pick'em, which means the teams are considered equal.

Despite what the college basketball pundits believe, the openings lines confirm UW received a favorable draw and it has a good chance of advancing to the next round.

In the other 6-11 games, No. 6 Tennessee and No. 6 Notre Dame are heavy favorites, but No. 6 Xavier is only a slight favorite in some lines while others list the game as a pick'em or puts No. 11 Minnesota as a slight favorite.

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