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Wednesday / April 24.
  • NCAA Tournament Tip Times for Saturday & Friday

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    Turner Sports and CBS Sports have announced tip times and matchups for Second Round coverage of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 19 (Noon-Midnight ET), with all 67 games available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and NCAA March Madness Live.  The night’s coverage will conclude with Inside March Madness presented by Buick on TBS.  Exclusive live coverage will continue with First Round action on Friday, March 18, beginning at Noon.

    Following are tip times and commentator assignments for Saturday’s Second Round games. Tip times for the Second Round games on Sunday, March 20, will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day’s games.

    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.

    Second Round Game – Saturday, March 19
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play / Analyst // Reporter
    12:10 p.m.CBSFt. Worth, TX(8) North Carolina vs.(1) BaylorBrian Anderson / Jim Jackson // Allie LaForce
    2:40 p.m.CBSFt. Worth, TX(9) Creighton vs. (1) KansasAnderson / Jackson // LaForce
    5:15 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(11) Michigan vs.(3) TennesseeIan Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl
    6:10 p.m.TNTBuffalo, NY(12) Richmond vs.(4) ProvidenceBrad Nessler / Brendan Haywood // Evan Washburn
    7:10 p.m.TBSPortland, OR(5) Saint Mary’s vs.(4) UCLAAndrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Andy Katz
    7:45 p.m.CBSIndianapolis, IN(15) Saint Peter’s vs. (7) Murray St.Eagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl
    8:40 p.m.TNTBuffalo, NY(12) New Mexico St. vs.(4) ArkansasNessler / Haywood // Washburn
    9:40 p.m.TBSPortland, OR(9) Memphis vs. (1) GonzagaCatalon / Lappas // Katz
    Below are the previously announced tip times and commentator assignments for Friday’s First Round.

    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) 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. 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.

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