[03/15/12 - 09:29 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip-Times and Match-Ups for Third-Round Games on Saturday, March 17
All games are available in their entirety across four national television networks: TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV.

[via press release from CBS]


Exclusive Coverage Continues with Second-Round on Friday, March 16

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip-times and match-ups for third-round coverage of the 2012 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 17 (12:00 NOON-12:00 AM, ET) with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks: TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. Exclusive live coverage continues with second-round action on Friday, March 16 (11:00 AM-12:00 AM, ET).

Studio coverage continues with Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson sharing hosting duties each day. Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony and Kenny Smith provide analysis throughout the tournament alongside Gumbel or Johnson from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. St. John's head coach Steve Lavin joins the New York Studio on Saturday and Sunday. Matt Winer hosts the studio coverage from Turner's Atlanta studio with analysts Seth Davis, Steve Smith on Saturday and Sunday. Villanova head coach Jay Wright joins the Atlanta studio on Friday.

Following are the tip-times for Friday's second-round games and Saturday's third-round games, as well as the announce and production team assignments. Tip-times for the third-round games on Sunday will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day's games. For a complete channel guide click on MyChannels at NCAA.com/MyChannels.

NCAA March Madness(R) Live provides 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.


FRIDAY, MARCH 16 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET)

Time Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst// Reporter Producer//Director

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

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

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

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

after conc. I CBS Nashville II Florida St. vs. St. Bonaventure Eagle/Spanarkel// Johnson 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. Vermont Nantz/ Kellogg// Wolfson Dekas//Fishman

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



(Announce and Production teams same as day games)

Time Network Site Game

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. South Florida

after conc. III truTV Omaha IV Kansas vs. Detroit


SATURDAY, MARCH 17 (12:00 Noon-12:00 AM, ET)

Time Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst// Reporter Producer//Director

12:15PM CBS Pittsburgh I Syracuse. vs. Kansas St. Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller// Marty Snider Steve Scheer//Mike Arnold

after conc. I CBS Pittsburgh II Ohio St. vs. Gonzaga Harlan/Elmore/Miller// Snider Scheer//Arnold

5:15 PM CBS Louisville I Marquette vs. Murray St. Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery// Lesley Visser Mark Wolff//Suzanne Smith

6:10 PM TNT Albuquerque I Wisconsin vs. Vanderbilt Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel// Jaime Maggio Vic Frank//Mark Grant

7:10 PM TBS Portland I Indiana vs. VCU Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner// Jenn Hildreth Craig Silver//Renardo Lowe

after conc. I CBS Louisville II Kentucky vs. Iowa St. Lundquist/Raftery// Snider Scheer//Arnold

after conc. I TNT Albuquerque II Baylor vs. UNLV/Colorado Dedes/Wenzel// Maggio Frank//Grant

after conc. I TBS Portland II Louisville vs. New Mexico Anderson/Bonner// Hildreth

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