NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Tip-Times And Match-Ups For Third-Round Games On Saturday, March 17

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March 15th, 2012

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CBS SPORTS AND TURNER SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP-TIMES AND MATCH-UPS FOR THIRD-ROUND GAMES ON SATURDAY, MARCH 17

Exclusive Coverage Continues with Second-Round on Friday, March 16

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip-times and match-ups for third-round coverage of the 2012 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 17 (12:00 NOON-12:00 AM, ET) with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks: TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. Exclusive live coverage continues with second-round action on Friday, March 16 (11:00 AM-12:00 AM, ET).

Studio coverage continues with Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson sharing hosting duties each day. Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony and Kenny Smith provide analysis throughout the tournament alongside Gumbel or Johnson from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin joins the New York Studio on Saturday and Sunday. Matt Winer hosts the studio coverage from Turner’s Atlanta studio with analysts Seth Davis, Steve Smith on Saturday and Sunday. Villanova head coach Jay Wright joins the Atlanta studio on Friday.

Following are the tip-times for Friday’s second-round games and Saturday’s third-round games, as well as the announce and production team assignments. Tip-times for the third-round games on Sunday will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day’s games. For a complete channel guide click on MyChannels at NCAA.com/MyChannels.

NCAA March Madness® Live provides a robust suite of products including live streaming video of all 67 games from the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship; personal channel lineup (MyChannel) features and schedule updates; social media integration; and real-time brackets, scores and stats across online and mobile platforms.

 

SECOND ROUND GAMES
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET)

Time
Network
Site
Game
Play-by-Play/Analyst//
Reporter
Producer//Director

12:15PM
CBS
Nashville I
Cincinnati vs. Texas
Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel//
Lewis Johnson
Bob Mansbach//Chris Svendsen

12:40PM
truTV
Columbus I
San Diego St. vs. NC State
Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//
Otis Livingston
Ross Schneiderman/Bryan Lilley/Andy Goldberg

1:40PM
TBS
Greensboro I
Creighton vs. Alabama
Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//
Tracy Wolfson
Bob Dekas//Bob Fishman

2:10PM
TNT
Omaha I
Florida vs. Virginia
Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//
Craig Sager
Scott Cockerill//Lonnie Dale

after conc. I
CBS
Nashville II
Florida St. vs. St. Bonaventure
Eagle/Spanarkel//
Johnson
Mansbach//Svendsen

after conc. I
truTV
Columbus II
Georgetown vs. Belmont
Brando/Gminski//
Livingston
Schneiderman/Lilley/ Goldberg

after conc. I
TBS
Greensboro II
North Carolina vs. Vermont
Nantz/ Kellogg//
Wolfson
Dekas//Fishman

after conc. I
TNT
Omaha II
Missouri vs. Norfolk St.
Albert/ Kerr//
Sager
Cockerill//Dale

SECOND ROUND GAMES
FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 16 (6:30 PM-12:00 AM, ET)
(Announce and Production teams same as day games)

Time
Network
Site
Game

6:50 PM
TBS
Columbus III
Memphis vs. Saint Louis

7:15 PM
CBS
Greensboro III
Duke vs. Lehigh

7:20 PM
TNT
Nashville III
Michigan vs. Ohio

7:27 PM
truTV
Omaha III
St. Mary’s (CA) vs. Purdue

after conc. III
TBS
Columbus IV
Michigan State vs. LIU Brooklyn

after conc. III
CBS
Greensboro IV
Notre Dame vs. Xavier

after conc. III
TNT
Nashville IV
Temple vs. South Florida

after conc. III
truTV
Omaha IV
Kansas vs. Detroit

THIRD ROUND GAMES
SATURDAY, MARCH 17 (12:00 Noon-12:00 AM, ET)

Time
Network
Site
Game
Play-by-Play/Analyst//
Reporter
Producer//Director

12:15PM
CBS
Pittsburgh I
Syracuse. vs. Kansas St.
Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller//
Marty Snider
Steve Scheer//Mike Arnold

after conc. I
CBS
Pittsburgh II
Ohio St. vs. Gonzaga
Harlan/Elmore/Miller//
Snider
Scheer//Arnold

5:15 PM
CBS
Louisville I
Marquette vs. Murray St.
Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//
Lesley Visser
Mark Wolff//Suzanne Smith

6:10 PM
TNT
Albuquerque I
Wisconsin vs. Vanderbilt
Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel//
Jaime Maggio
Vic Frank//Mark Grant

7:10 PM
TBS
Portland I
Indiana vs. VCU
Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//
Jenn Hildreth
Craig Silver//Renardo Lowe

after conc. I
CBS
Louisville II
Kentucky vs. Iowa St.
Lundquist/Raftery//
Snider
Scheer//Arnold

after conc. I
TNT
Albuquerque II
Baylor vs. UNLV/Colorado
Dedes/Wenzel//
Maggio
Frank//Grant

after conc. I
TBS
Portland II
Louisville vs. New Mexico
Anderson/Bonner//
Hildreth
Silver//Lowe

 
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