2013 NCAA Tournament Tip Times and Talent Release

ncaaCBS SPORTS AND TURNER SPORTS’ EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF 

2013 NCAA® DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TIPS OFF MARCH 19

Announce and Production Teams Assigned for NCAA First Four™ and Second Round Coverage

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will tip off with first round coverage of the NCAA First Four™ on Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20 (6 p.m. ET; both days), on truTV. Second-round game coverage will begin Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight; both days), with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks – CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.  Additionally, on Thursday and Friday, truTV will televise a one-hour pregame show at 11 a.m.

Marv Albert and Steve Kerr will call the action, with Craig Sager courtside for the two First Four games on Tuesday. Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg, along with courtside reporter Tracy Wolfson, will handle the call for the First Four games on Wednesday.  Studio coverage for the First Four originates from Atlanta and features Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Steve Smith and Rex Chapman on Tuesday with Matt Winer, Seth Davis, Smith and Chapman providing analysis on Wednesday (6 p.m.; 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.  Fans can access a Channel Finder for every tournament game at www.ncaa.com/march-madness.

NCAA March Madness Live® will provide college basketball fans unparalleled multi-screen digital access to the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship including live streaming of every game.  The digital suite of products will also feature video highlights, full game replays, real-time game alerts, live game scoring, real-time tournament brackets, personal channel lineup features, live stats, robust social media integration and more.

 

FIRST ROUND GAMES

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

 

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

Producer/Director

6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I N.C. A&T vs. Liberty Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//
Craig Sager
Rodney Vaughn/Andy Goldberg
After conc. I truTV Dayton II Mid Tennessee  vs.
St. Mary’s
Albert/Kerr//Sager
Vaughn/Goldberg

 

FIRST ROUND GAMES

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I LIU-Brooklyn vs.
James Madison
Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson
Vaughn/Goldberg
After conc. I truTV Dayton II Boise St. vs. LaSalle Nantz/Kellog//Wolfson
Vaughn/Goldberg

 

SECOND ROUND GAMES

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 21 (Noon-5 p.m. ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

Producer/Director

12:15 p.m. CBS Auburn Hills I Valparaiso vs. Michigan State Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//

Rachel Nichols

Bob Dekas/Suzanne Smith
12:40 p.m. truTV Lexington I Bucknell vs. Butler Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel//
Allie LaForce
Bob Mansbach/Chris Svendsen
1:40 p.m. TBS Salt Lake City I Wichita St. vs. Pittsburgh Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//

Jamie Maggio

Ken Mack/Jim Cornell
2:10 p.m. TNT San Jose I New Mexico St. vs.

Saint Louis

Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//

Marty Snider

Craig Silver/Renardo Lowe
After conc. I CBS Auburn Hills II Mid Tennessee /
St. Mary’s vs. Memphis
Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols
Dekas/Smith
After conc. I truTV Lexington II Davidson vs. Marquette Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce
Mansbach/Svendsen
After conc. I TBS Salt Lake City II Southern U. vs. Gonzaga Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio
Mack/Cornell
After conc. I TNT San Jose II Oregon vs. Oklahoma St. Anderson/Bonner//Snider
Silver/Lowe

 

SECOND ROUND GAMES

THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 21 (6:30 p.m.-Midnight ET)

(Announce and Production Teams Same as Day Games)

 

6:50 p.m. TBS Lexington III N.C. A&T/Liberty vs.

Louisville

Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce
Mansbach/Svendsen
7:15 p.m. CBS Auburn Hills III South Dakota St. vs.

Michigan

Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols
Dekas/Smith
7:20 p.m. TNT Salt Lake City III Belmont vs. Arizona Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio
Mack/Cornell
7:27 p.m. truTV San Jose III California vs. UNLV Anderson/Bonner//Snider
Silver/Lowe
After conc. III TBS Lexington IV Missouri vs. Colorado St. Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce
Mansbach/Svendsen
After conc. III CBS Auburn Hills IV Akron vs. VCU Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols
Dekas/Smith
After conc. III TNT Salt Lake City IV Harvard vs. New Mexico Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio
Mack/Cornell
After conc. III truTV San Jose IV Montana vs. Syracuse Anderson/Bonner//Snider
Silver/Lowe

 

SECOND ROUND GAMES

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 22 (Noon-5 p.m. ET)

 

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

Producer/Director

12:15 p.m. CBS Philadelphia I Albany vs. Duke Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller//Lewis Johnson
Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold
12:40 p.m. truTV Kansas City I Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin Albert/Kerr//Sager
Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale
1:40 p.m. TBS Dayton I Temple vs. N.C. State Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson
Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman
2:10 p.m. TNT Austin I Pacific vs. Miami Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//
Otis Livingston
Vic Frank/Mark Grant
After conc. I CBS Philadelphia II Cincinnati vs. Creighton Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson
Scheer/Arnold
After conc. I truTV Kansas City II Boise St./LaSalle vs. Kansas State Albert/Kerr//Sager
Cockerill/Dale
After conc. I TBS Dayton II LIU Brooklyn/James Madison vs. Indiana Nantz/Kellogg/Wolfson
Wolff/Fishman
After conc. I TNT Austin II Colorado vs. Illinois Brando/Gminski/Livingston
Frank/Grant

 

SECOND ROUND GAMES

FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 22 (6:30 p.m.-Midnight ET)

(Announce and Production Teams Same as Day Games)

6:50 p.m. TBS Philadelphia III Florida Gulf Coast vs. Georgetown Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson
Scheer/Arnold
7:15 p.m. CBS Dayton III Iona vs. Ohio State Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson
Wolff/Fishman
7:20 p.m. TNT Kansas City III Villanova vs. North Carolina Albert/Kerr//Sager
Cockerill/Dale
7:27 p.m. truTV Austin III Northwestern St. vs. Florida Brando/Gminski/Livingston
Frank/Grant
After conc. III TBS Philadelphia IV Oklahoma vs. San Diego State Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson
Scheer/Arnold
After conc. III CBS Dayton IV Iowa St. vs. Notre Dame Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson
Wolff/Fishman
After conc. III TNT Kansas City IV Western Kentucky vs.

Kansas

Albert/Kerr//Sager
Cockerill/Dale
After conc. III truTV Austin IV Minnesota vs. UCLA Brando/Gminski/Livingston
Frank/Grant

 

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