HOUSTON — All games from the Houston Regional, hosted by Rice University, will be streamed online for free at RiceOwls.com. Links to access the webcasts will also be available on the NCAA Tournament central page. Arkansas, the No. 2 seed in the regional, opens play in the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 1 p.m. as it faces No. 3 seed Sam Houston State. The other first round game features No. 1 seed Rice and No. 4 seed Prairie View A&M on Friday at 6 p.m. Winner’s bracket games will be played at 6 p.m. each day, while the loser’s bracket games will be at 1 p.m. The first regional championship game will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, while an if necessary regional final will be Monday at 6 p.m.