NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Tip-Times And Match-Ups For Third-Round Games On Sunday, March 18

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March 16th, 2012

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TURNER SPORTS AND CBS SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP-TIMES AND MATCH-UPS FOR THIRD-ROUND GAMES ON SUNDAY, MARCH 18

Exclusive Coverage Continues with Third-Round on Saturday, March 17

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip-times and match-ups for third-round coverage of the 2012 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 18 (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 third-round action on Saturday, March 17 (12:00 NOON-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 and Steve Smith on Saturday and Sunday.

Following are the tip-times for Saturday’s and Sunday’s third-round games, as well as the announce and production team assignments. Tip-times for the Regional Semi-Final games on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 will be announced on Sunday 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.

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//
Visser
Wolff//Smith

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

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

THIRD ROUND GAMES
SUNDAY, MARCH 18 (12:00 Noon-12:00 AM, ET)

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

12:15PM
CBS
Columbus I
Georgetown vs. NC State
Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//
Otis Livingston
Ross Schneiderman/Bryan Lilley/Andy Goldberg

after conc. I
CBS
Columbus II
Michigan St. vs. Saint Louis
Brando/Gminski//
Livingston
Schneiderman/Lilley/Goldberg

5:15 PM
CBS
Greensboro I
North Carolina vs. Creighton
Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//
Tracy Wolfson
Bob Dekas//Bob Fishman

6:10 PM
TNT
Omaha I
Florida vs. Norfolk St.
Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//
Craig Sager
Scott Cockerill//Lonnie Dale

7:10 PM
TBS
Nashville I
S. Florida vs. Ohio
Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel//
Lewis Johnson
Bob Mansbach//Chris Svendsen

7:40 PM
truTV
Greensboro II
Xavier vs. Lehigh
Nantz/Kellogg//
Wolfson
Dekas//Fishman

after conc. I
TNT
Omaha II
Kansas vs. Purdue
Albert/Kerr//
Sager
Cockerill//Dale

after conc. I
TBS
Nashville II
Florida St. vs. Cincinnati
Eagle/Spanarkel//
Johnson
Mansbach//Svendsen

 
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