CBS Sports Network Puts on Full Court Press for Coverage of 2014 NCAA Tournament

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March 12th, 2014

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via press release:

CBS SPORTS NETWORK PUTS ON FULL-COURT PRESS FROM NEW YORK TO

NORTH TEXAS BREAKING DOWN MARCH MADNESS®
WITH EXTENSIVE STUDIO COVERAGE

 

Coverage Includes In-Depth Highlights, Press Conferences, Interviews and
Encore Showings of Every 2014 NCAA Tournament Game

 

On-Site Coverage from North Texas Highlighted by

Live Final Four® Friday Team Practices

 

 

CBS Sports Network puts on a full-court press for its coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, including in-depth studio programming from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, as well as North Texas, site of the 2014 Final Four®. Programming tips off on “Selection Sunday” March 16 with NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN (4:00-6:00 PM, ET and 8:00-10:00 PM, ET), providing analysis of the 2014 NCAA Tournament field and previewing the match-ups.

 

Tournament programming is highlighted by the studio shows, NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN and NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360, which provide fans complete news, highlights and analysis throughout the Tournament. NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN previews all 67 Tournament games and recaps each day’s action.  NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 complements the live NCAA Tournament game coverage with highlights, press conferences, interviews, breaking news and in-depth analysis.

 

CBS Sports Network’s on-site coverage from North Texas tips-off with NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 on Friday, April 4 (12:00 NOON-4:30 PM, ET), featuring live coverage of Final Four Friday Team Practices from AT&T Stadium. NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN and NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 air live from just outside AT&T Stadium throughout Final Four weekend.

 

Programming also includes encore showings of every 2014 Tournament game that airs on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

 

Studio programming is anchored by Adam Zucker, Brent Stover and Dana Jacobson, who are joined by analysts Alaa Abdelnaby, Mateen Cleaves, Steve Lappas, Wally Szczerbiak, Pete Gillen and insiders Gary Parrish and Jon Rothstein. The Network also will feature current college coaches as guest analysts throughout the Tournament.

 

Leading into the madness, CBS Sports Network airs a special roundtable show, DRIVE TO NCAA MARCH MADNESS PRESENTED BY AT&T, on Thursday, March 13  (7:30-8:30 PM, ET) featuring an esteemed panel of CBS Sports analysts providing an in-depth NCAA Tournament preview.  The show features CBS Sports’ lead college basketball game analyst Greg Anthony and lead studio analyst Clark Kellogg, along with Bill Raftery, Szczerbiak, Lappas, Gillen and insiders Seth Davis, Rothstein and Parrish.

 

Below is a full programming schedule (all times ET), which is also available online at www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

 

Thursday, March 13

7:30-8:30 PM, ET DRIVE TO NCAA MARCH MADNESS PRESENTED BY AT&T

 

Sunday, March 16

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

8:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Monday, March 17

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

8:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Tuesday, March 18

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

9:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 MIDNIGHT-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Wednesday, March 19

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

9:00 PM-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 MIDNIGHT-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Thursday, March 20

6:00-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

10:30 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Friday, March 21

7:30-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00 -2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Saturday, March 22

5:00-5:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

7:30-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Sunday, March 23

6:00-6:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

9:30 PM-12:30 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:30-1:30 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Thursday, March 27

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

6:30-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

9:00-9:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:30 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Friday, March 28

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

6:30-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

9:00-10:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:30 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Saturday, March 29

5:00-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Sunday, March 30

2:00-5:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

7:00-8:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

8:00-9:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Friday, April 4

12:00 NOON-4:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 (FROM FINAL FOUR FRIDAY TEAM PRACTICES)

6:00-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Saturday, April 5

1:30-3:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

Sunday, April 6

2:00-4:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

 

Monday, April 7

6:30-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 MIDNIGHT-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

 
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