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[03/11/12 - 07:06 PM]
CBS and Turner Tip Times and Announce Teams for First Four and Second Round Coverage
First round coverage of the NCAA First Four begins Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 on truTV.

[via press release from CBS]

TURNER SPORTS' AND CBS SPORTS' EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF 2012 NCAA(R) DIVISION I MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TIPS-OFF MARCH 13

Announce and Production Teams Assigned for NCAA First Four(R) and Second Round Coverage

CBS Sports' and Turner Sports' exclusive coverage of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship tips off with first round coverage of the NCAA First Four on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 (6:00 PM, ET; both days) on truTV. Second-round coverage begins Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16 (11:00 AM-12:00 AM, ET; both days), with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks: TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV.

Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg and Steve Kerr will call the action, with Tracy Wolfson courtside for the two First Four games on Tuesday. Ian Eagle and Jim Spanarkel, along with courtside reporter Lewis Johnson, will handle the call for the games on Wednesday. The studio coverage for Tuesday's First Four games will include Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and Seth Davis. On Wednesday, Matt Winer, Steve Smith and Davis offer analysis in the studio (6:00 PM, ET; both days).

Following are the tip times for the First Four games, as well as the announce and production team assignments for the second round games. Tip times for the third 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. For a complete channel guide click on MyChannels at NCAA.com/MyChannels.

NCAA March Madness Live will provide a robust suite of products including live streaming video of all 67 games from the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship; personal channel lineup (MyChannel) features and schedule updates; social media integration; and real-time brackets, scores and stats across online and mobile platforms.

FIRST ROUND GAMES

TUESDAY, MARCH 13 Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director

6:40 PM truTV Dayton I Mississippi Valley St. vs. Nantz/Kellogg/Kerr//Wolfson Western Kentucky Ken Mack/Jim Cornell

after conc. I truTV Dayton II BYU vs. Iona Nantz/Kellogg/Kerr//Wolfson Mack/Cornell

FIRST ROUND GAMES

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

6:40 PM truTV Dayton I Lamar vs. Vermont Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel// Lewis Johnson Mack/Cornell

after conc. I truTV Dayton II California vs. South Florida Eagle/Spanarkel//Johnson Mack/Cornell

SECOND ROUND GAMES

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 15 (12:00 NOON-5:00 PM, ET) Play-by-Play/Analyst//

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director

12:15 PM CBS Louisville I Murray State vs. Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery// Colorado State Lesley Visser Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith

12:40 PM truTV Pittsburgh I Kansas State vs. Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/ Southern Miss Reggie Miller//Marty Snider Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold

1:40 PM TBS Portland I Louisville vs. Davidson Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner// Jenn Hildreth Craig Silver/Renardo Lowe

2:10 PM TNT Albuquerque I Wisconsin vs. Montana Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel// Jamie Maggio Vic Frank/Mark Grant

after conc. I CBS Louisville II Marquette vs. BYU/Iona Lundquist/Raftery//Visser Wolff/Smith

after conc. I truTV Pittsburgh II Syracuse vs. UNC Asheville Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Snider Scheer/Arnold

after conc. I TBS Portland II New Mexico vs. Anderson/Bonner//Hildreth Long Beach St. Silver/Lowe

after conc. I TNT Albuquerque II Vanderbilt vs. Harvard Dedes/ Wenzel//Maggio Frank/Grant

SECOND ROUND GAMES

THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 15 (6:30 PM-12:00 AM, ET)

(Announce and Production teams same as day games)

6:50 PM TBS Louisville III Kentucky vs. Mississippi Valley State/Western Kentucky

7:15 PM CBS Portland III Wichita State vs. VCU

7:20 PM TNT Pittsburgh III Gonzaga vs. West Virginia

7:27 PM truTV Albuquerque III Baylor vs. South Dakota State

after conc. III TBS Louisville IV Iowa State vs. Connecticut

after conc. III CBS Portland IV Indiana vs. New Mexico State

after conc. III TNT Pittsburgh IV Ohio State vs. Loyola Maryland

after conc. III truTV Albuquerque IV UNLV vs. Colorado

SECOND ROUND GAMES

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 16 (12:00 NOON-5:00 PM, ET) Play-by-Play/Analyst//

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director

12:15 PM CBS Nashville I Cincinnati vs. Texas Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel// Lewis Johnson

12:40 PM truTV Columbus I San Diego St. vs. NC State Tim Brando/Mike Gminski// Otis Livingston Ross Schneiderman/Bryan Lilley/Andy Goldberg

1:40 PM TBS Greensboro I Creighton vs. Alabama Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/ Tracy Wolfson Bob Dekas/Bob Fishman

2:10 PM TNT Omaha I Florida vs. Virginia Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//Craig Sager Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale

after conc. I CBS Nashville II Florida State vs. Eagle/Spanarkel//Johnson St. Bonaventure Mansbach/Svendsen

after conc. I truTV Columbus II Georgetown vs. Belmont Brando/Gminski//Livingston Schneiderman/Lilley/Goldberg

after conc. I TBS Greensboro II North Carolina vs. Nantz/Kellogg/ Wolfson Lamar/Vermont Dekas/Fishman

after conc. I TNT Omaha II Missouri vs. Norfolk St. Albert/Kerr/Sager Cockerill/Dale

SECOND ROUND GAMES

FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 16 (6:30 PM-12:00 AM, ET)

(Announce and Production teams same as day games)

6:50 PM TBS Columbus III Memphis vs. Saint Louis

7:15 PM CBS Greensboro III Duke vs. Lehigh

7:20 PM TNT Nashville III Michigan vs. Ohio

7:27 PM truTV Omaha III St. Mary's (CA) vs. Purdue

after conc. III TBS Columbus IV Michigan State vs. LIU Brooklyn

after conc. III CBS Greensboro IV Notre Dame vs. Xavier

after conc. III TNT Nashville IV Temple vs. California/South Florida

after conc. III truTV Omaha IV Kansas vs. Detroit





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