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NCAA.com | March 18, 2016

CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Matchups for Second Round Games

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and matchups for Second Round coverage of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 19 (Noon-Midnight), with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live.  Exclusive live coverage will continue with First Round action on Friday, March 18, beginning at Noon ET.

Following are the tip times and commentator assignments for Friday’s First Round and Saturday’s Second Round games. Tip times for the second round games on Sunday will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day’s games.

This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 4, will be televised by TBS.

First Round Games

Friday Afternoon, March 18 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:15 p.m.

CBS

St. Louis  I

Dayton vs. Syracuse

Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

12:40 p.m.

truTV

Brooklyn  I

Villanova vs. UNC Asheville

Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

 

 

 

 

 

1:30 p.m.

TNT

Oklahoma City  I

Oregon St. vs. VCU

Carter Blackburn/Mike Gminski//Jaime Maggio

 

 

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

TBS

Spokane  I

California vs. Hawaii

Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Ros Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. I

CBS

St. Louis  II

Michigan St. vs. Middle Tennessee St

Anderson/Smith//Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. I

truTV

Brooklyn  II

Iowa vs. Temple

Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce

 

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. I

TNT

Oklahoma City  II

Oklahoma vs. CSU Bakersfield

Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. I

TBS

Spokane II

Maryland vs. South Dakota St.

Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Round Games

Friday Evening, March 18 (6:30 p.m. ET-Midnight)

(Announce Teams Same as Day Games)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

6:50 p.m.

TNT

St. Louis III

Wisconsin vs. Pittsburgh

Anderson/Smith//Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

7:10 p.m.

CBS

Brooklyn III

West Virginia vs. Stephen F. Austin

Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce

 

 

 

 

 

7:20 p.m.

TBS

Oklahoma City III

Texas A&M vs. UW-Green Bay

Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio

 

 

 

 

 

7:27 p.m.

truTV

Spokane III

Oregon vs. Holy Cross

Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. III

TNT

St. Louis IV

Xavier vs. Weber St.

Anderson/Smith//Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. III

CBS

Brooklyn IV

Notre Dame vs. Michigan

Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. III

TBS

Oklahoma City IV

Texas vs. Northern Iowa

Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio

 

 

 

 

 

After conc. III

truTV

Spokane IV

St. Joseph’s vs. Cincinnati

Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

Second Round Games

Saturday Afternoon, March 19 (Noon-Midnight ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:10 p.m.

CBS

Providence  I

Miami vs. Wichita State

Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

After Conc. I

CBS

Providence  II

Duke vs. Yale

Eagle/Webber/Elmore//Washburn

 

 

 

 

 

5:15 p.m.

CBS

Des Moines I

Kentucky vs. Indiana

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

 

 

 

 

 

6:10 p.m.

TNT

Denver  I

Iowa State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock

Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl

 

 

 

 

 

7:10 p.m.

TBS

Raleigh  I

Virginia vs. Butler

Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

After Conc. I

CBS

Des Moines II

Kansas vs. Connecticut

Nantz/ Hill/ Raftery//Wolfson

 

 

 

 

 

After Conc. I

TNT

Denver II

Utah vs. Seton Hall/Gonzaga

Catalon/Lappas//Erdahl

 

 

 

 

 

After Conc. I

TBS

Raleigh  II

North Carolina vs. Providence

Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson

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