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NCAA.com | March 24, 2018

Elite Eight tip times, commentator teams announced

Kansas defeats Clemson, 80-76

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announced tip times and commentator teams for the regional finals of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 25, on CBS and via NCAA March Madness Live. Texas Tech will take on Villanova in the first game at 2:20 p.m. ET, followed by Duke playing Kansas at 5:05 p.m. The Road to the Final Four pregame show will begin the day’s action at 1 p.m. with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith.

Following are the tip times and announcer assignments for Saturday’s regional finals on TBS and Sunday’s Regional Finals on CBS. Tip times for next Saturday’s national semifinals on TBS, TNT and TruTV will be announced after the conclusion of Sunday’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 finals — Saturday, March 24 (6-11 p.m. ET)

TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
6:09 p.m. TBS Atlanta (11) Loyola (IL) vs. (9) Kansas State Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lisa Byington
8:49 p.m. TBS Los Angeles (9) Florida State vs. (3) Michigan Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson

Regional finals — Sunday, March 25 (2-7 p.m. ET)

TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
2:20 p.m. CBS Boston (3) Texas Tech vs. (1) Villanova Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel / Allie LaForce
5:05 p.m. CBS Omaha (2) Duke vs. (1) Kansas Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery / Tracy Wolfson

Follow us on Twitter: @MarchMadnessTV for schedule updates and the latest NCAA tournament broadcast news and information.

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