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    CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will tip off with the NCAA First Fouron truTV, Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16 (6 p.m. ET, both days). First round game coverage will be held on Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18 (Noon-Midnight, both days), with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and NCAA March Madness Live.

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

    This year’s NCAA Men’s Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 4, will air on TBS.

    NCAA First Four – Tuesday, March 15
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    6:40 p.m.truTVDayton, OH(16) Texas Southern vs. (16) Texas A&M-Corpus ChristiTom McCarthy / Steve Lavin / Avery Johnson // Jon Rothstein
    9:10 p.m.truTVDayton, OH(12) Indiana vs. (12) WyomingMcCarthy / Lavin / Johnson // Rothstein
    NCAA First Four – Wednesday, March 16
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    6:40 p.m.truTVDayton, OH(16) Bryant vs. (16) Wright St.McCarthy / Lavin / Johnson // Rothstein
    9:10 p.m.truTVDayton, OH(11) Notre Dame vs. (11) RutgersMcCarthy / Lavin / Johnson // Rothstein
    First Round Games – Thursday Afternoon, March 17
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    12:15 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(11) Michigan vs. (6) Colorado St.Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl
    12:40 p.m.truTVBuffalo, NY (13) South Dakota St. vs. (4) ProvidenceBrad Nessler / Brendan Haywood // Evan Washburn
    1:45 p.m.TNTPortland, OR(9) Memphis vs. (8) Boise St.Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Andy Katz
    2:00 p.m.TBSFort Worth, TX(16) Norfolk St. vs. (1) BaylorBrian Anderson / Jim Jackson // Allie LaForce
    2:45 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(14) Longwood vs. (3) TennesseeEagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl
    3:10 p.m.truTVBuffalo, NY(12) Richmond vs. (5) IowaNessler / Haywood // Washburn
    4:15 p.m.TNTPortland, OR(16) Georgia St. vs. (1) GonzagaCatalon / Lappas // Katz
    4:30 p.m.TBSFort Worth, TX(9) Marquette vs. (8) North CarolinaAnderson / Jackson // LaForce
    First Round Games – Thursday Evening, March 17
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    6:50 p.m.TNTBuffalo, NY(12) New Mexico St. vs. (5) UConnNessler / Haywood // Washburn
    7:10 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(15) Saint Peter’s vs. (2) KentuckyEagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl
    7:20 p.m.TBSPortland, OR(12) Wyoming/Indiana vs. (5) Saint Mary’s (CA)Catalon / Lappas // Katz
    7:27 p.m.truTVFort Worth, TX(9) Creighton vs. (8) San Diego St.Anderson / Jackson // LaForce
    9:20 p.m.TNTBuffalo, NY(13) Vermont vs. (4) ArkansasNessler / Haywood // Washburn
    9:40 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(10) San Francisco vs. (7) Murray St.Eagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl
    9:50 p.m.TBSPortland, OR(13) Akron vs. (4) UCLACatalon / Lappas // Katz
    9:57 p.m.truTVFort Worth, TX(16) Texas Southern/Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs. (1) KansasAnderson / Jackson // LaForce
    First Round Games – Friday Afternoon, March 18
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    12:15 p.m.CBSPittsburgh, PA(10) Loyola Chicago vs. (7) Ohio St.Kevin Harlan / Dan Bonner / Reggie Miller // Dana Jacobson
    12:40 p.m.truTVGreenville, SC(15) Jacksonville St. vs. (2) AuburnJim Nantz / Bill Raftery / Grant Hill // Tracy Wolfson
    1:45 p.m.TNTSan Diego, CA(14) Montana St. vs. (3) Texas TechLisa Byington / Steve Smith / Avery Johnson // Lauren Shehadi
    2:00 p.m.TBSMilwaukee, WI(14) Yale vs. (3) PurdueSpero Dedes / Deb Antonelli // AJ Ross
    2:45 p.m.CBSPittsburgh, PA(15) Delaware vs. (2) VillanovaHarlan / Bonner / Miller // Jacobson
    3:10 p.m.truTVGreenville, SC(10) Miami (FL) vs. (7) Southern CaliforniaNantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson
    4:15 p.m.TNTSan Diego, CA(11) Rutgers/Notre Dame vs. (6) AlabamaByington / Smith / Johnson // Shehadi
    4:30 p.m.TBSMilwaukee, WI(11) Virginia Tech vs. (6) TexasDedes / Antonelli // Ross
    First Round Games – Friday Evening, March 18
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
    6:50 p.m.TNTPittsburgh, PA(13) Chattanooga vs. (4) IllinoisHarlan / Bonner / Miller // Jacobson
    7:10 p.m.CBSGreenville, SC(15) Cal St. Fullerton vs. (2) DukeNantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson
    7:20 p.m.TBSMilwaukee, WI(11) Iowa St. vs. (6) LSUDedes / Antonelli // Ross
    7:27 p.m.truTVSan Diego, CA(16) Wright St./Bryant vs. (1) ArizonaByington / Smith / Johnson // Shehadi
    9:20 p.m.TNTPittsburgh, PA(12) UAB vs. (5) HoustonHarlan / Bonner / Miller // Jacobson
    9:40 p.m.CBSGreenville, SC(10) Davidson vs. (7) Michigan St.Nantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson
    9:50 p.m.TBSMilwaukee, WI(14) Colgate vs. (3) WisconsinDedes / Antonelli // Ross
    9:57 p.m.truTVSan Diego, CA(9) TCU vs. (8) Seton HallByington / Smith / Johnson // Shehadi



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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. 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.