CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round Games on Sunday, March 22



Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will offer a full slate of third round games on Sunday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight ET) available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and NCAA March Madness Live. Exclusive live coverage will continue with third round action on Saturday, March 21 (Noon-Midnight).

Following are the tip times for this weekend’s third round games with commentator teams.  Tip times for the Sweet 16, beginning Thursday, March 26, will be announced on Sunday.                              

This year’s Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 4, will be televised on TBS along with team-specific telecasts airing on TNT and truTV.  The National Championship Game on Monday, April 6, will air on CBS.


Third Round Games

Saturday, March 21 (Noon-Midnight)


Tip (ET)            Network       Site                     Game                Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:10 p.m.         CBS          Louisville I           UCLA vs. UAB       Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce


After Conc. I      CBS          Louisville II           Kentucky vs. Cincinnati     Lundquist/ Spanarkel// LaForce


5:15 p.m.         CBS           Portland I             Arizona vs. Ohio State    Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Rachel Nichols


6:10 p.m.         TNT           Jacksonville I          Xavier vs. Georgia State        Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl


7:10 p.m.         TBS            Pittsburgh I             Villanova vs. N.C. State        Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson


After Conc. I      CBS           Portland II               Utah vs. Georgetown          Harlan/ Miller/ Bonner// Nichols


After Conc. I      TNT           Jacksonville II         North Carolina vs. Arkansas       Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl


After Conc. I       TBS          Pittsburgh II            Notre Dame vs. Butler         Anderson/Smith/Jacobson


Third Round Games

Sunday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight)


Tip (ET)         Network       Site             Game                   Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:10 p.m.       CBS         Charlotte I      Virginia vs. Michigan State         Jim Nantz/Bill Raftery/Grant Hill//Tracy Wolfson


After Conc. I     CBS          Charlotte II         Duke vs. San Diego State/St. John’s    Nantz/Raftery/Hill//Wolfson


5:15 p.m.         CBS           Omaha I              Kansas vs. Wichita State        Marv Albert/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Lewis Johnson


6:10 p.m.        TNT           Columbus I         Oklahoma vs. Providence/Dayton     Ian Eagle/Doug Gottlieb//Evan Washburn


7:10 p.m.        TBS            Seattle I             Gonzaga/N. Dakota State vs. Iowa       Spero Dedes/Mike Gminski//Jaime Maggio


After Conc. I     truTV       Omaha II           Wisconsin/Coastal Carolina vs. Oregon      Albert/Webber/Elmore//Johnson


After Conc. I     TNT         Columbus II       Maryland vs. West Virginia        Eagle/Gottlieb//Washburn


After Conc. I     TBS           Seattle II          Louisville vs. Northern Iowa      Dedes/Gminski//Maggio



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Dan Sabreen       CBS Sports             212-975-5936