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Thursday / June 29.
  • NCAA Tournament Tip Times

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    Here are the tip times and commentator assignments for the NCAA First Four and first round games. Tip times for the second round games on Saturday will be announced on Thursday after the conclusion of the day’s games. Sunday’s tip times will be released after the conclusion of play on Friday.

    This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 1, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 3, will be broadcast on CBS.

     

    NCAA First Four – Tuesday, March 14

    Tip (ET)

    Network

    Site

    Game

    Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

    6:40 p.m.

    truTV

    Dayton I

    Mt. Saint Mary’s vs. New Orleans

    Brian Anderson / Clark Kellogg // Lewis Johnson

    After conc. I

    truTV

    Dayton II

    Kansas State vs. Wake Forest

    Anderson / Kellogg // Johnson

     

    NCAA First Four – Wednesday, March 15

     

    6:40 p.m.

    truTV

    Dayton I

    NC Central vs. UC Davis

    Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore // Ros Gold-Onwude

    After conc. I

    truTV

    Dayton II

    Providence vs. USC

    Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

     

    First Round Games – Thursday Afternoon, March 16 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

     

    Tip (ET)

    Network

    Site

    Game

    Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

    12:15 p.m.

    CBS

    Buffalo I

    Notre Dame vs. Princeton

    Verne Lundquist /Jim Spanarkel // Allie LaForce

    12:40 p.m.

    truTV

    Orlando I

    Virginia vs. UNC-Wilmington

    Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin // Evan Washburn

    1:30 p.m.

    TNT

    Milwaukee I

    Butler vs. Winthrop

    Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli // Lisa Byington

    2:00 p.m.

    TBS

    Salt Lake City I

    Gonzaga vs. S. Dakota State

    Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Jamie Erdahl

    After conc. I

    CBS

    Buffalo II

    West Virginia vs. Bucknell

    Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

    After conc. I

    truTV

    Orlando II

    Florida vs. East Tennessee State University

    Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

    After conc. I

    TNT

    Milwaukee II

    Minnesota vs. Middle Tennessee State

    Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

    Byington

    After conc. I

    TBS

    Salt Lake City II

    Northwestern vs. Vanderbilt

    Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

     

    First Round Games – Thursday Evening, March 16 (6:30 p.m. ET-Midnight)

     

    Tip (ET)

    Network

    Site

    Game

    Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

    6:50 p.m.

    TNT

    Orlando III

    Maryland vs. Xavier

    Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

    7:10 p.m.

    CBS

    Buffalo III

    Villanova vs. Mt. Saint Mary’s/New Orleans

    Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

    7:20 p.m.

    TBS

    Salt Lake City III

    St. Mary’s vs. VCU

    Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

    7:27 p.m.

    truTV

    Milwaukee III

    Purdue vs. Vermont

    Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

    Byington

    After conc. III

    TNT

    Orlando IV

    Florida State vs. Florida Gulf Coast

    Eagle / Lavin // Washburn

    After conc. III

    CBS

    Buffalo IV

    Wisconsin vs. Virgina Tech

    Lundquist / Spanarkel // LaForce

    After conc. III

    TBS

    Salt Lake City IV

    Arizona vs. North Dakota

    Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

    After conc. III

    truTV

    Milwaukee IV

    Iowa State vs. Nevada

    Blackburn / Gminski / Antonelli //

    Byington

     

    First Round Games – Friday Afternoon, March 17 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

     

    Tip (ET)

    Network

    Site

    Game

    Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

    12:15 p.m.

    CBS

    Indianapolis I

    Michigan vs. Oklahoma State

    Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery // Tracy Wolfson

    12:40 p.m.

    truTV

    Tulsa I

    Baylor vs. New Mexico State

    Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson

    1:30 p.m.

    TNT

    Greenville I

    Arkansas vs. Seton Hall

    Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lewis Johnson

    2:00 p.m.

    TBS

    Sacramento I

    Oregon vs. Iona

    Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore // Ros Gold-Onwude

    After conc. I

    CBS

    Indianapolis II

    Louisville vs. Jacksonville State

    Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

    After conc. I

    truTV

    Tulsa II

    SMU vs. Providence / USC

    Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

    After conc. I

    TNT

    Greenville II

    UNC vs. Texas Southern

    Anderson / Webber // Johnson

    After conc. I

    TBS

    Sacramento II

    Creighton vs. Rhode Island

    Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

     

    First Round Games – Friday Evening, March 17 (6:30 PM, ET-Midnight)

    Tip (ET)

    Network

    Site

    Game

    Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

    6:50 p.m.

    TNT

    Tulsa III

    Kansas vs. NC Central/UC Davis

    Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

    7:10 p.m.

    CBS

    Indianapolis III

    Dayton vs. Wichita State

    Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

    7:20 p.m.

    TBS

    Greenville III

    Duke vs. Troy

    Anderson / Webber // Johnson

    7:27 p.m.

    truTV

    Sacramento III

    Cincinnati vs. Kansas State / Wake Forest

    Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

    After conc. III

    TNT

    Tulsa IV

    Miami vs. Michigan State

    Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

    After conc. III

    CBS

    Indianapolis IV

    Kentucky vs. Northern Kentucky

    Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

    After conc. III

    TBS

    Greenville IV

    South Carolina vs. Marquette

    Anderson / Webber // Johnson

    After conc. III

    truTV

    Sacramento IV

    UCLA vs. Kent State

    Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

     

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.