Mar 18, 2013, 12:09 AM EST
Now that the first set of pairings are out there, the teams (duh), now we get the pairings of the guys who will be calling their games.
CBS Sports/Turner Sports released the broadcasting teams and their games for the first three rounds.
The action gets kicked off with the First Four games, with Marv Albert and Steve Kerr on the call first, with Craig Sager — and his swagged out suits — on the sidelines reporting. They’ll call the first set of First Round games of (16) North Carolina A&T/(16) Liberty game (at 6:40 p.m. EST) and (11) Middle Tennessee State/(11) St. Mary’s afterward, on Tuesday in Dayton.
Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg with take the second day of First Round games on Wednesday, beginning with (16) LIU-Brooklyn/(16) James Madison at 6:40 p.m. EST, with (11) Boise State/(11) La Salle following. Tracy Wolfson will serve as the sideline reporter. Rachel Nichols will also make her NCAA Tournament debut in the second round (ahem, first round) game featuring Valparaiso and Michigan State.
Here’s all of the second round game dates, times and announcers (all times EST), broken down by region. All games with no time will follow the game ahead of them.
Auburn Hills, Mich. — Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery/Rachel Nichols
Games: March 21, 12:15 p.m. (3) Michigan State v. (14) Valparaiso; (6) Memphis v. (11) Winner of Middle Tennessee State/St. Mary’s.
Lexington, Ky. — Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Allie LaForce
Games: March 21, 6:50 p.m. (1) Louisville v. (16) Winner of North Carolina A&T/Liberty; (8) Colorado State v. (9) Missouri.
Philadelphia, Pa. — Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller/Lewis Johnson
Games: March 22, 2:10 p.m. (4) St. Louis v. (13) New Mexico State; (5) Oklahoma State v. (12) Oregon
San Jose, Calif. — Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner/Marty Snider
Games: March 21, 12:15 p.m. (2) Duke v. (15) Albany; (7) Creighton v. (10) Cincinnati
Salt Lake City — Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb/Jamie Maggio
Games: March 21, 1:40 p.m. (8) Pittsburgh v. (9) Wichita State; (1) Gonzaga v. (16) Southern
Kansas City — Marv Albert/Steve Kerr/Craig Sager
Games: March 22, 12:40 p.m. (5) Wisconsin v. (12) Ole Miss; (4) Kansas State v. (13) Winner of La Salle/Boise State
Dayton, Ohio — Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson
Games: March 22, 7:15 p.m. (2) Ohio State v. (15) Iona; (7) Notre Dame v. (10) Iowa State
Dayton — Nantz/Kellogg/Wolfson
Games: March 22, 1:40 p.m. (8) North Carolina State v. (9) Temple; (1) Indiana v. (16) Winner of LIU-Brooklyn/James Madison
San Jose – Anderson/Bonner/Snider
Games: March 21, 7:27 p.m. (5) UNLV v. (12) California; (4) Syracuse v. (13) Montana
Lexington — Eagle/Spanarkal/LaForce
Games: March 21, 12:40 p.m. (6) Butler v. (11) Bucknell; (3) Marquette v. (14) Davidson
Austin — Tim Brando/Mike Gminski/Otis Livingston
Games: March 22, 2:10 p.m (2) Miami v. (15) Pacific; (7) Illinois v. (10) Colorado
Kansas City — Albert/Kerr/Sager
Games: March 22, 7:20 p.m. (8) North Carolina v. (9) Villanova; (1) Kansas v. (16) Western Kentucky
Austin — Brando/Gminski/Livingston
Games: March 22, 7:27 p.m. (3) Florida v. (14) Northwestern State; (6) UCLA v. (11) Minnesota
Auburn Hills, Ill. — Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols
Games: March 21, 7:15 p.m. (4) Michigan v. (13) South Dakota State; (5) VCU v. (12) Akron
Philadelphia — Harlan/ Elmore/Miller/Johnson
Games: March 22, 6:50 p.m. (2) Georgetown v. (15) Florida Gulf Coast; (7) San Diego State v. (10) Oklahoma
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Dec 21, 2014, 5:31 PM EST
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Dec 21, 2014, 4:42 PM EST
Coaches donning festive holiday sweaters doesn’t happen all that often in college basketball.
Dec 21, 2014, 3:46 PM EST
Brad Stevens left Butler in 2013, agreeing to a six-year deal with the Boston Celtics, but that will not stop his name being linked to one specific college job.
Dec 21, 2014, 3:01 PM EST
The Buckeyes are 9-2, dropping both of their key non-conferences games against ranked opponents.
Dec 21, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
Harvard did not set the record for lowest field goal percentage or lowest first-half points, but the Crimson did tie an NCAA record on Sunday afternoon.
Dec 21, 2014, 1:15 PM EST
The Orange and Wildcats have split a home-and-home series since the old Big East disbanded several years ago.
Dec 21, 2014, 11:15 AM EST
The Louisville forward spoke about the incident that took place at the end of the first half against Western Kentucky following the game.
Dec 21, 2014, 10:00 AM EST
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Dec 21, 2014, 9:11 AM EST
Here’s a rundown of Sunday’s games.
Dec 21, 2014, 12:10 AM EST
With pieces that fit together better than last season’s 17-15 squad, the Huskies are off to a 10-0 start.
Dec 20, 2014, 10:26 PM EST
George Mason’s last win over a Division I opponent prior to Saturday came against another MAAC program, Manhattan, on November 29.
Dec 20, 2014, 9:00 PM EST
Jackson scored 22 points, with two coming on an emphatic dunk on Purdue freshman Isaac Haas.
Dec 20, 2014, 8:41 PM EST
It’s already been a busy day in college hoops, with two buzzer-beaters and two ranked teams already going down.
Dec 20, 2014, 7:57 PM EST
While Michigan State’s 4-for-21 night from three didn’t help matters, Texas Southern shot better than 53 percent from the field.
Dec 20, 2014, 7:18 PM EST
Burton was one of two sophomores to leave the Marquette program earlier this month.
Dec 20, 2014, 5:46 PM EST
Kentucky completely embarrassed UCLA on Saturday.
Dec 20, 2014, 5:04 PM EST
Mitchell Wilbekin could miss up to six games, and classmates Cornelius Hudson and Rondale Watson missed Saturday’s game for conduct detrimental to the team.
Dec 20, 2014, 4:31 PM EST
Illinois has now won two straight in the series, thanks to Rice’s three-pointer as time expired.
Dec 20, 2014, 3:26 PM EST
Not surprising, considering Gus Johnson is on the call.
Dec 20, 2014, 3:23 PM EST
North Carolina had its most impressive showing of the season in a convincing win over Ohio State on Saturday in Chicago.
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