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    CBS Sports and Turner Sports have announced tip times and matchups for the Regional Finals of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 26, on TBS and NCAA March Madness Live. Houston will take on Villanova in the first game at 6:09 p.m. ET, followed by Arkansas playing Duke. The Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off pregame show will begin the day’s action at 5 p.m. with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith.

    Tip times for Sunday’s Regional Finals on CBS will be announced at the conclusion of Friday’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.

    Regional Finals – Saturday, March 26
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play / Analyst // Reporter
    6:09 p.m.TBSSan Antonio, TX(5) Houston vs. (2) VillanovaBrian Anderson / Jim Jackson // Allie LaForce
    After Game 1TBSSan Francisco, CA(4) Arkansas vs. (2) DukeJim Nantz / Bill Raftery / Grant Hill // Tracy Wolfson
    Below are the previously announced tip times and commentator assignments for Friday’s Regional Semifinals.

    Regional Semifinals – Friday, March 25
    Tip (ET)NetworkSiteGamePlay-by-Play / Analyst // Reporter
    7:09 p.m.CBSPhiladelphia, PA(15) Saint Peter’s vs. (3) PurdueIan Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl
    7:29 p.m.TBSChicago, IL(4) Providence vs. (1) KansasKevin Harlan / Dan Bonner / Reggie Miller // Dana Jacobson
    After Game 1CBSPhiladelphia, PA(8) North Carolina vs. (4) UCLAEagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl
    After Game 2TBSChicago, IL(11) Iowa St. vs. (10) Miami (FL)Harlan / Bonner / Miller // Jacobson
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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.