NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship TV Schedule For Saturday-Sunday, March 26-27

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March 25th, 2011

via press release:

CBS SPORTS AND TURNER SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP-TIMES FOR REGIONAL FINALS ON SUNDAY, MARCH 27 ON CBS

Exclusive Coverage Continues with Regional Finals on Saturday, March 26 on 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 Sunday, March 27 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET) on CBS. Kansas takes on VCU in the first game, followed by Kentucky playing North Carolina

The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship with BYU-Hawaii taking on Bellarmine (1:00-3:00 PM, ET) tips-off Saturday’s coverage 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 PM, ET).

Coverage begins both days on truTV with INFINTI NCAA TIP-OFF (12:00 NOON, ET on Saturday and 1:00 PM, ET on Sunday) with Ernie Johnson, Seth Davis, Steve Smith and Clemson head coach Brad Brownell. INSIDE MARCH MADNESS PRESENTED BY BUICK wraps up the action on Saturday and Sunday on truTv, following CBS Sports’ live game coverage, with Gumbel, Barkley, Anthony, Smith and Wright.

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 the Regional finals.

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

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

4:30 PM
CBS
New Orleans
Florida vs. Butler
Gus Johnson / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller // Marty Snider
Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold

7:05 PM
CBS
Anaheim
Connecticut vs. Arizona
Verne Lundquist / Bill Raftery / Lesley Visser
Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 REGIONAL FINALS (2:00-7:00 PM, ET)

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

2:20 PM
CBS
San Antonio I
Kansas vs.VCU
Marv Albert / Steve Kerr// Craig Sager
Scott Cockerill / Lonnie Dale

5:05 PM
CBS
Newark I
Kentucky vs. North Carolina Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//
Tracy Wolfson
Bob Dekas/Bob Fishman

 
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