CBS and Turner Sports Announce Saturday NCAA Basketball Regional Finals TV Schedule

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March 25th, 2011

via press release:

CBS SPORTS AND TURNER SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP-TIMES

FOR REGIONAL FINALS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 26 ON CBS

Exclusive Coverage Continues with Regional Semi-Finals on Friday, March 25 on TBS and CBS

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip-times and match-ups for the Regional finals of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 26 (4:30-9:00 PM, ET) on CBS. Florida takes on Butler in the first game, followed by Connecticut playing Arizona.

On Saturday, the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship (1:00-3:00 PM, ET) tips-off the day on CBS followed by THE ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR®, hosted by Greg Gumbel along with analysts Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and Villanova head coach Jay Wright (3:00-4:30 PM, ET).

 

Saturday’s coverage begins on truTv with Infinti NCAA Tip-Off (12:00 NOON, ET) with Ernie Johnson, Seth Davis and Steve Smith. Inside March Madness presented by Buick wraps up the day’s action on truTv, following CBS Sports’ game coverage, with Gumbel, Barkley, Anthony, Smith and Wright.

 

Tip times for the Regional final games on Sunday will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day’s games.

 

Fans also will be able to access the games through NCAA March Madness on Demand.   NCAA March Madness on Demand provides live streaming video of every game of the new 68-team tournament as they are broadcast by CBS Sports and Turner Sports, which started with the First Four™ from Dayton, Ohio on March 15, and concludes with the Men's Final Four® semi-finals and national championship game from Houston, Texas on April 2 and April 4, respectively.

 

Following are the tip-times and announce/production teams for Friday’s regional semi-final games and Saturday’s regional final games.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 25 (7:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET)

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director//Reporter

7:15PM            CBS             Newark I             UNC vs. Marquette                  Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//

Tracy Wolfson

Bob Dekas/Bob Fishman

 

7:27PM            TBS              San Antonio I      Kansas vs. Richmond              Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//

Craig Sager

Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale

 

9:45PM            CBS              Newark II           Ohio State vs. Kentucky           Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson

Dekas/Fishman

 

9:57PM            TBS              San Antonio II     Florida State vs.  VCU          Albert/Kerr//Sager

Cockerill/Dale

 

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26 REGIONAL FINALS (4:30-9:00 PM, ET)

 

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director//Reporter

4:30PM            CBS              New Orleans       Florida vs. Butler                      Gus Johnson/Len Elmore/

Reggie Miller//Marty Snider

Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold

 

7:05PM            CBS              Anaheim              Connecticut vs. Arizona            Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//

Lesley Visser

Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith

 
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