NCAA Tip Times Announced for Regional Finals on Saturday, March 24, on TBS

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Finals of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 24, on TBS and via NCAA March Madness Live.  Kansas St. will take on Loyola (IL) in the first game at 6:09 p.m. ET, followed by Michigan playing Florida St. at 8:49 p.m.  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.

Following are the tip times and announcer assignments for Friday’s Regional Semifinals on CBS and TBS – with Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off coverage at 6 p.m. on TBS – and Saturday’s Regional Finals on TBS.  Tip times for Sunday’s Regional Finals on CBS will be announced after the conclusion of Friday’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.

Regional Semifinals – Friday, March 23 (7 p.m.-Midnight ET)

Tip (ET)





7:07 p.m.


Omaha I

(5) Clemson vs. (1) Kansas

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

7:27 p.m.


Boston I

(5) West Virginia vs. (1) Villanova

Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Allie LaForce

After conc. I


Omaha II

(11) Syracuse vs. (2) Duke

Nantz / Hill / Raftery // Wolfson

After conc. I


Boston II

(3) Texas Tech vs. (2) Purdue

Eagle / Spanarkel // LaForce

Regional Finals – Saturday, March 24 (6-11 p.m. ET)

6:09 p.m.



(11) Loyola (IL) vs. (9) Kansas St.

Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Lisa Byington

8:49 p.m.


Los Angeles

(9) Florida St. vs. (3) Michigan

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

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