TURNER SPORTS AND CBS SPORTS ANNOUNCE TIP-TIMES AND MATCH-UPS FOR
THIRD-ROUND GAMES ON SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Exclusive Coverage Continues with Second-Round on Friday, March 18
Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip-times and match-ups for third-round coverage of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 19 (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 18 (12:00 NOON-12:00 AM, ET).
Studio coverage continues with Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson sharing hosting duties during 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. Matt Winer hosts the studio coverage from Turner’s Atlanta studio with analysts Seth Davis, Steve Smith and Indiana head coach Tom Crean on Friday, and St. Josephshead coach Phil Martelli on Saturday and Sunday.
Tip times for the third-round games for Sunday will be announced on Friday after the conclusion of the day’s games.
Fans also will be able to access the games through NCAA March Madness on Demand. NCAA March Madness on Demand will provide live streaming video of every game of the new 68-team tournament as they are broadcast by CBS Sports and Turner Sports, which started with the First Four™ from Dayton, Ohio on March 15, and concludes with the Men’s Final Four® semifinals and national championship game from Houston, Texas on April 2 and April 4, respectively.
SECOND ROUND GAMES
FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 18 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET)
Tip (ET) Network Site Game Producer//Director
12:15 PM CBS Tulsa I Texas vs. Oakland
Marv Albert/Steve Kerr//Craig Sager
Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale
12:40 PM truTV Charlotte I Michigan vs. Tennessee
Bob Dekas/Bob Fishman
1:40 PM TBS Chicago I Notre Dame vs. Akron
Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel//
Craig Silver/Mark Grant
2:10 PM TNT Cleveland I George Mason vs. Villanova
Gus Johnson/Len Elmore//
Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold
after conc. I CBS Tulsa II Arizona vs. Memphis
after conc. I truTV Charlotte II Duke vs. Hampton
after conc. I TBS Chicago II Texas A&M vs. Florida St.
after conc. I TNT Cleveland II Ohio St. vs. UTSA
SECOND ROUND GAMES
FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 17 (6:30 PM-12:00 AM, ET)
6:50 PM TBS Tulsa III Kansas vs. Boston U.
7:15 PM CBS Charlotte III North Carolina vs. Long Island
7:20 PM TNT Chicago III Purdue vs. St. Peter’s
7:27 PM truTV Cleveland III Xavier vs. Marquette
after conc. III TBS Tulsa IV UNLV vs. Illinois
after conc. III CBS Charlotte IV Washington vs. Georgia
after conc. III TNT Chicago IV Georgetown vs. VCU
after conc. III truTV Cleveland IV Syracuse vs. Indiana St.
THIRD ROUND GAMES
SATURDAY, MARCH 19 (12:00 Noon-12:00 AM, ET)
12:15PM CBS Tampa I Kentucky vs. West Virginia
Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel//
Bob Mansbach/Chris Svendsen
after conc. I CBS Tampa II Florida vs. UCLA
5:15PM CBS Denver I Richmond vs. Morehead St.
Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//
Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith
6:10PM TNT Tucson I San Diego St. vs. Temple
Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/
Dan Bonner//Sam Ryan
Scooter Vertino/Renardo Lowe
7:10PM TBS Wash. DC I Pittsburgh vs. Butler
Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//
Ross Schneiderman/Vic Frank
Bryan Lilley/Andy Goldberg
after conc. I CBS Denver II BYU vs. Gonzaga
after conc. I TNT Tucson II Wisconsin vs. Kansas St./Utah St.
after conc. I TBS Wash. DC II Connecticut vs. Cincinnati