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Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce Tip Times and Matchups for Second Round Games on Sunday, March 18

Exclusive Second Round Coverage Begins Saturday, March 17

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip times and matchups for Second Round coverage of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 18 (Noon-Midnight ET), with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live.  The night’s coverage will conclude with Inside March Madness Presented by Buick following Marshall vs. West Virginia on TBS.  Exclusive live coverage will continue with the start of Second Round action on Saturday, March 17, beginning at Noon.

Following are the tip times and commentator assignments for Saturday and 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 Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, March 31, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 2, will air on TBS, with corresponding TeamCast presentations on TNT and TruTV.

Second Round Games – Saturday, March 17 (Noon-Midnight ET)

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:10 p.m.

CBS

Pittsburgh I

(9) Alabama vs. (1) Villanova

Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson

After conc. I

CBS

Pittsburgh II

(7) Rhode Island vs. (2) Duke

Harlan / Miller / Bonner / Jacobson

5:15 p.m.

CBS

Boise I

(13) Buffalo vs. (5) Kentucky

Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lisa Byington

6:10 p.m.

TNT

Dallas I

(11) Loyola (IL) vs. (3) Tennessee

Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore // Ros Gold-Onwude

7:10 p.m.

TBS

Wichita I

(8) Seton Hall vs. (1) Kansas

Brad Nessler / Steve Lavin // Evan Washburn

After conc. I

CBS

Boise II

(5) Ohio St. vs. (4) Gonzaga

Anderson / Webber // Byington

After conc. I

TNT

Dallas II

(6) Florida vs. (3) Texas Tech

Dedes / Smith / Elmore // Gold-Onwude

After conc. I

TBS

Wichita II

(6) Houston vs. (3) Michigan

Nessler / Lavin // Washburn

Second Round Games – Sunday, March 18 (Noon-Midnight)

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:10 p.m.

CBS

Detroit I

(10) Butler vs. (2) Purdue

Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Allie LaForce

After conc. I

CBS

Detroit II

(11) Syracuse vs. (3) Michigan St.

Eagle / Spanarkel // LaForce

5:15 p.m.

CBS

Charlotte I

(7) Texas A&M vs. (2) North Carolina

Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery // Tracy Wolfson

6:10 p.m.

TNT

Nashville I

(7) Nevada vs. (2) Cincinnati

Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Jamie Erdahl

7:10 p.m.

TBS

San Diego I

(5) Clemson vs. (4) Auburn

Carter Blackburn / Debbie Antonelli // John Schriffen

After conc. I

truTV

Charlotte II

(16) UMBC vs. (9) Kansas St.

Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

After conc. I

TNT

Nashville II

(9) Florida St./(8) Missouri vs. (1) Xavier

Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl

After conc. I

TBS

San Diego II

(13) Marshall vs. (5) West Virginia

Blackburn / Antonelli // Schriffen

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