CBS Sports, Turner Sports reveal tip times and commentator teams for Sweet 16 on March 22-23
Turner Sports and CBS Sports announced tip times and commentator teams for the regional semifinals of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 (7 p.m.-midnight ET, both days), with all remaining games available in their entirety across CBS and TBS, in addition to NCAA March Madness Live. Exclusive live coverage will begin on TBS both days with Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off at 6 p.m. and will conclude with Inside March Madness presented by Buick following the network’s second game.
Following are the tip times and commentator assignments for Thursday and Friday’s regional semifinal games. Game matchups for Saturday’s Regional Finals – beginning at 6 p.m. on TBS – will be announced on Thursday after the conclusion of the night’s games. Sunday’s Regional Finals – beginning at 2 p.m. on CBS – will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the night’s games.
This year’s NCAA Final Four national semifinals on Saturday, March 31, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 2, will air on TBS, with corresponding TeamCast presentations on TNT and TruTV.
Regional semifinals — Thursday, March 22 (7 p.m.-midnight ET)
|7:07 p.m.||CBS||Atlanta I||(11) Loyola (IL) vs. (7) Nevada||Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lisa Byington|
|7:37 p.m.||TBS||Los Angeles I||(7) Texas A&M vs. (3) Michigan||Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson|
|After conc. I||CBS||Atlanta II||(9) Kansas State vs. (5) Kentucky||Anderson / Webber // Byington|
|After conc. I||TBS||Los Angeles II||(9) Florida State vs. (4) Gonzaga||Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson|
Regional semifinals — Friday, March 23 (7 p.m.-midnight ET)
|7:07 p.m.||CBS||Omaha I||(5) Clemson vs. (1) Kansas||Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery // Tracy Wolfson|
|7:37 p.m.||TBS||Boston I||(5) West Virginia vs. (1) Villanova||Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Allie LaForce|
|After conc. I||CBS||Omaha II||(11) Syracuse vs. (2) Duke||Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson|
|After conc. I||TBS||Boston II||(3) Texas Tech vs. (2) Purdue||Eagle / Spanarkel // LaForce|