Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will tip off with the NCAA First Four™ on truTV presented by Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday, March 14, and Wednesday, March 15 (6 p.m. ET, both days). First round game coverage will begin Thursday, March 16, and Friday, March 17 (Noon-Midnight, both days) with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live.

Following are the tip times and commentator assignments for the NCAA First Four and first round games. Tip times for the second round games on Saturday will be announced on Thursday after the conclusion of the day’s games. Sunday’s tip times will be released after the conclusion of play on Friday.

This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 1, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 3, will be broadcast on CBS.

 

NCAA First Four – Tuesday, March 14
 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

6:40 p.m.

truTV

Dayton I

Mt. Saint Mary’s vs. New Orleans

Brian Anderson / Clark Kellogg // Lewis Johnson

After conc. I

truTV

Dayton II

Kansas State vs. Wake Forest

Anderson / Kellogg // Johnson

 

NCAA First Four – Wednesday, March 15

 

6:40 p.m.

truTV

Dayton I

NC Central vs. UC Davis

Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore // Ros Gold-Onwude

After conc. I

truTV

Dayton II

Providence vs. USC

Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

First Round Games – Thursday Afternoon, March 16 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:15 p.m.

CBS

 Buffalo I

Notre Dame vs. Princeton

Verne Lundquist /Jim Spanarkel // Allie LaForce

12:40 p.m.

truTV

 Orlando I

Virginia vs. UNC-Wilmington

Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin // Evan Washburn

1:30 p.m.

TNT

Milwaukee I

Butler vs. Winthrop

Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli // Lisa Byington

2:00 p.m.

TBS

Salt Lake City I

Gonzaga vs. S. Dakota State

Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Jamie Erdahl

After conc. I

CBS

 Buffalo II

West Virginia vs. Bucknell

Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

After conc. I

truTV

Orlando II

Florida vs. East Tennessee State University

Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

After conc. I

TNT

Milwaukee II

Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee State

Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

Byington

After conc. I

TBS

Salt Lake City II

Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt

Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

 

First Round Games – Thursday Evening, March 16 (6:30 p.m. ET-Midnight)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

6:50 p.m.

TNT

 Orlando III

Maryland vs. Xavier

Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

7:10 p.m.

CBS

 Buffalo III

Villanova vs. Mt. Saint Mary’s/New Orleans

Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

7:20 p.m.

TBS

Salt Lake City III

St. Mary’s vs. VCU

Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

7:27 p.m.

truTV

Milwaukee III

Purdue vs. Vermont

Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

Byington

After conc. III

TNT

Orlando IV

Florida State vs. Florida Gulf Coast

Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

After conc. III

CBS

 Buffalo IV

Wisconsin vs. Virgina Tech

Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

After conc. III

TBS

Salt Lake City IV

Arizona vs. North Dakota

Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

After conc. III

truTV

Milwaukee IV

Iowa State vs. Nevada

Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

Byington

 

First Round Games – Friday Afternoon, March 17 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:15 p.m.

CBS

 Indianapolis I

Michigan vs. Oklahoma State

Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery // Tracy Wolfson

12:40 p.m.

truTV

 Tulsa I

Baylor vs. New Mexico State

Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson

1:30 p.m.

TNT

 Greenville I

Arkansas vs. Seton Hall

Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lewis Johnson

2:00 p.m.

TBS

 Sacramento I

Oregon vs. Iona

Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore // Ros Gold-Onwude

After conc. I

CBS

Indianapolis II

Louisville vs. Jacksonville State

Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

After conc. I

truTV

Tulsa II

SMU vs. Providence / USC

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

After conc. I

TNT

Greenville II

UNC vs. Texas Southern

Anderson / Webber // Johnson

After conc. I

TBS

Sacramento II

Creighton vs. Rhode Island

Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

 

First Round Games – Friday Evening, March 17 (6:30 PM, ET-Midnight)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

6:50 p.m.

TNT

Tulsa III

Kansas vs. NC Central/UC Davis

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

7:10 p.m.

CBS

Indianapolis III

Dayton vs. Wichita State

Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

7:20 p.m.

TBS

Greenville III

Duke vs. Troy

Anderson / Webber // Johnson

7:27 p.m.

truTV

Sacramento III

Cincinnati vs. Kansas State / Wake Forest

Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

After conc. III

TNT

Tulsa IV

Miami vs. Michigan State

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

After conc. III

CBS

Indianapolis IV

Kentucky vs. Northern Kentucky

Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

After conc. III

TBS

Greenville IV

South Carolina vs. Marquette

Anderson / Webber // Johnson

After conc. III

truTV

Sacramento IV

UCLA vs. Kent State

Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

           

 

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