CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round NCAA Tournament Games on Sunday, March 24

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March 23rd, 2013

2012-March-Madness

via press release:

CBS SPORTS AND TURNER SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP TIMES AND MATCH-UPS FOR THIRD ROUND GAMES ON SUNDAY, MARCH 24

Exclusive Coverage Continues with Third Round on Saturday, March 23

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and match-ups for exclusive third round coverage of the 2013 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 24 (Noon-Midnight ET) with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. Live coverage will continue with third round action tomorrow, Saturday, March 23 (Noon-Midnight).

Studio coverage will feature Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson sharing hosting duties each day. Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony and Kenny Smith will provide analysis throughout the tournament alongside Gumbel or Johnson from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. Matt Winer will host studio coverage from Turner Studios in Atlanta with analysts Seth Davis and Steve Smith and Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon as an in-studio guest analyst on Saturday and Sunday.

Following are the tip times for Saturday and Sunday’s third round games, as well as the announce and production team assignments. Tip times for the Regional Semifinals (Thursday, March 28, and Friday, Mach 29) will be announced after the conclusion of the games on Sunday, March 24. For a complete channel guide see the “Channel Finder” feature at NCAA.com/MyChannels.

NCAA March Madness Live® will continue to provide college basketball fans unparalleled multi-screen digital access to the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship including live streaming of every game. The digital suite of products will also feature video highlights, full game replays, real-time game alerts, live game scoring, real-time tournament brackets, personal channel lineup features, live stats, robust social media integration and more.

THIRD ROUND GAMES
SATURDAY, MARCH 23 (Noon-Midnight ET)

12:15 p.m.
CBS
Auburn Hills I
VCU vs. Michigan
Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//Rachel Nichols

Bob Dekas/Suzanne Smith
After conc. 1
CBS
Auburn Hills II
Memphis vs. Michigan St.
Lundquist/ Raftery// Nichols

Dekas/ Smith
5:15 p.m.
CBS
Lexington I
Colorado State vs. Louisville
Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce

Bob Mansbach/Chris Svendsen
6:10 p.m.
TNT
Salt Lake City I
Harvard vs. Arizona
Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Jamie Maggio

Ken Mack/Jim Cornell
7:10 pm
TBS
San Jose I
Oregon vs. St. Louis
Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//
Marty Snider

Craig Silver/Renardo Lowe
After conc. I
CBS
Lexington II
Butler vs. Marquette
Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce

Mansbach/ Svendsen
After conc. I
TNT
Salt Lake City II
Wichita St. vs. Gonzaga
Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio

Mack/Cornell
After conc. I
TBS
San Jose II
California vs. Syracuse
Anderson/ Bonner//Snider

Silver/Lowe

THIRD ROUND GAMES
SUNDAY, MARCH 24 (Noon-Midnight ET)

12:15 p.m.
CBS
Dayton I
Iowa State vs. Ohio State
Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson

Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman
After conc. I
CBS
Dayton II
Temple vs. Indiana
Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson

Wolff/Fishman
5:15 p.m.
CBS
Kansas City I
North Carolina vs. Kansas
Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//Craig Sager

Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale
6:10 p.m.
TNT
Austin I
Minnesota vs. Florida
Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//Otis Livingston

Vic Frank/Mark Grant
7:10 pm
TBS
Philadelphia I
Florida Gulf Coast vs.
San Diego State
Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller//Lewis Johnson

Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold
7:40 p.m.
truTV
Kansas City II
La Salle vs. Ole Miss
Albert/Kerr//Sager

Cockerill/Dale
After conc. I
TNT
Austin II
Illinois vs. Miami
Brando/Gminski//Livingston

Frank/Grant
After conc. I
TBS
Philadelphia II
Creighton vs. Duke
Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson

 
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    The best part of the CBS and Turner coverage is the opportunity to switch games if there is a blowout. This schedule gives you no options during the day coverage. It is only CBS until 6pm. There are too many games on at night and not enough during the day.

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