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Thursday / December 1.
  • NCAA Tournament Tip Times for Sunday and Saturday

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    CBS Sports and Turner Sports have announced tip times and matchups for Second Round coverage of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 20 (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 Second Round action on Saturday, March 19, beginning at Noon.

    Following are tip times and commentator assignments for Sunday’s Second Round games. Tip times for next Thursday and Friday’s Regional Semifinals will be announced on Sunday 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 Games – Sunday, March 20
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play / Analyst // Reporter
    12:10 p.m.CBSPittsburgh, PA(5) Houston vs. (4) IllinoisKevin Harlan / Dan Bonner / Reggie Miller // Dana Jacobson
    2:40 p.m.CBSPittsburgh, PA(7) Ohio St. vs. (2) VillanovaHarlan / Bonner / Miller // Jacobson
    5:15 p.m.CBSGreenville, SC(7) Michigan St. vs. (2) DukeJim Nantz / Bill Raftery / Grant Hill // Tracy Wolfson
    6:10 p.m.TNTMilwaukee, WI(11) Iowa St. vs. (3) WisconsinSpero Dedes / Deb Antonelli // AJ Ross
    7:10 p.m.TBSSan Diego, CA(11) Notre Dame vs. (3) Texas TechLisa Byington / Steve Smith / Avery Johnson // Lauren Shehadi
    7:45 p.m.truTVGreenville, SC(10) Miami (FL) vs. (2) AuburnNantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson
    8:40 p.m.TNTMilwaukee, WI(6) Texas vs. (3) PurdueDedes / Antonelli // Ross
    9:40 p.m.TBSSan Diego, CA(9) TCU vs. (1) ArizonaByington / Smith / Johnson // Shehadi
    Below are the previously announced tip times and commentator assignments for Saturday’s Second Round.

    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


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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.