CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ Exclusive Coverage of the 2019 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tips Off Tuesday, March 19

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will tip off with the NCAA First Four™ on truTV on Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20 (6 p.m. ET, both days). First round game coverage will be held on Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight, both days) with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live.

Following are the tip times and commentator assignments for the NCAA First Four and first round games. Tip times for the second 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.

This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 6, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 8, will air on CBS.

 

 

 

 

NCAA First Four – Tuesday, March 19

 


 

 

 

Tip (ET)

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

Site

 

 

 

Game

 

 

 

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

 

 

 

6:40 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Dayton I

 

 

 

(16) Prairie View A&M vs. (16) Fairleigh Dickinson

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Dayton II

 

 

 

(11) Temple vs. (11) Belmont

 

 

 

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCAA First Four – Wednesday, March 20

 


 

 

 

6:40 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Dayton I

 

 

 

(16) N.C. Central vs. (16) North Dakota St.

 

 

 

Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Jim Jackson // Ros Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Dayton II

 

 

 

(11) St. John’s vs. (11) Arizona St.

 

 

 

Dedes / Smith / Jackson // Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Round Games – Thursday Afternoon, March 21 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

 

 

 

 

Tip (ET)

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

Site

 

 

 

Game

 

 

 

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

 

 

 

12:15 p.m.

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Des Moines I

 

 

 

(10) Minnesota vs. (7) Louisville

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

12:40 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Jacksonville I

 

 

 

(14) Yale vs. (3) LSU

 

 

 

Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl

 

 

 

1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Salt Lake City I

 

 

 

(12) New Mexico St. vs. (5) Auburn

 

 

 

Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Lisa Byington

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Hartford I

 

 

 

(13) Vermont vs. (4) Florida St.

 

 

 

Carter Blackburn / Debbie Antonelli // John Schriffen

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Des Moines II

 

 

 

(15) Bradley vs. (2) Michigan St.

 

 

 

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Jacksonville II

 

 

 

(11) Temple/Belmont vs. (6) Maryland

 

 

 

Eagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Salt Lake City II

 

 

 

(13) Northeastern vs. (4) Kansas

 

 

 

Catalon / Lappas // Byington

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Hartford II

 

 

 

(12) Murray St. vs. (5) Marquette

 

 

 

Blackburn / Antonelli // Schriffen

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Round Games – Thursday Evening, March 21 (6:30 p.m.-Midnight)

 

 

 

 

Tip (ET)

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

Site

 

 

 

Game

 

 

 

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

 

 

 

6:50 p.m.

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Des Moines III

 

 

 

(10) Florida vs. (7) Nevada

 

 

 

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

 

 

 

7:10 p.m.

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Jacksonville III

 

 

 

(15) Abilene Christian vs. (2) Kentucky

 

 

 

Eagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl

 

 

 

7:20 p.m.

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Hartford III

 

 

 

(11) Saint Mary’s (CA) vs. (6) Villanova

 

 

 

Blackburn / Antonelli // Schriffen

 

 

 

7:27 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Salt Lake City III

 

 

 

(16) Prairie View A&M/ Fairleigh Dickinson vs. (1) Gonzaga

 

 

 

Catalon / Lappas // Byington

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Des Moines IV

 

 

 

(15) Montana vs. (2) Michigan

 

 

 

Harlan / Miller / Bonner // Jacobson

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Jacksonville IV

 

 

 

(10) Seton Hall vs. (7) Wofford

 

 

 

Eagle / Spanarkel // Erdahl

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Hartford IV

 

 

 

(14) Old Dominion vs. (3) Purdue

 

 

 

Blackburn / Antonelli // Schriffen

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Salt Lake City IV

 

 

 

(9) Baylor vs. (8) Syracuse

 

 

 

Catalon / Lappas // Byington

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Round Games – Friday Afternoon, March 22 (Noon-6 p.m.)

 

 

 

 

Tip (ET)

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

Site

 

 

 

Game

 

 

 

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

 

 

 

12:15 p.m.

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Columbus I

 

 

 

(10) Iowa vs. (7) Cincinnati

 

 

 

Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Allie LaForce

 

 

 

12:40 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Columbia I

 

 

 

(9) Oklahoma vs. (8) Ole Miss

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Tulsa I

 

 

 

(14) Northern Kentucky vs. (3) Texas Tech

 

 

 

Brad Nessler / Steve Lavin / Jim Jackson // Evan Washburn

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

San Jose I

 

 

 

(13) UC Irvine vs. (4) Kansas St.

 

 

 

Spero Dedes / Len Elmore / Steve Smith // Ros Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Columbus II

 

 

 

(15) Colgate vs. (2) Tennessee

 

 

 

Anderson / Webber // LaForce

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

Columbia II

 

 

 

(16) Gardner-Webb vs. (1) Virginia

 

 

 

Nantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Tulsa II

 

 

 

(11) St. John’s/ Arizona St. vs. (6) Buffalo

 

 

 

Nessler / Lavin / Jackson // Washburn

 

 

 

After conc. I

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

San Jose II

 

 

 

(12) Oregon vs. (5) Wisconsin

 

 

 

Dedes / Elmore / Smith // Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Round Games – Friday Evening, March 22 (6:30 p.m. -Midnight)

 

 

 

 

Tip (ET)

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

Site

 

 

 

Game

 

 

 

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

 

 

 

6:50 p.m.

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Columbus III

 

 

 

(9) Washington vs. (8) Utah St.

 

 

 

Anderson / Webber // LaForce

 

 

 

7:10 p.m.

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Columbia III

 

 

 

(16) N.C. Central/North Dakota St. vs. (1) Duke

 

 

 

Nantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson

 

 

 

7:20 p.m.

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Tulsa III

 

 

 

(14) Georgia St. vs. (3) Houston

 

 

 

Nessler / Lavin / Jackson // Washburn

 

 

 

7:27 p.m.

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

San Jose III

 

 

 

(12) Liberty vs. (5) Mississippi St.

 

 

 

Dedes / Elmore / Smith // Gold-Onwude

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

TNT

 

 

 

Columbus IV

 

 

 

(16) Iona vs. (1) North Carolina

 

 

 

Anderson / Webber // LaForce

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

CBS

 

 

 

Columbia IV

 

 

 

(9) UCF vs. (8) VCU

 

 

 

Nantz / Raftery / Hill // Wolfson

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

TBS

 

 

 

Tulsa IV

 

 

 

(11) Ohio St. vs. (6) Iowa St.

 

 

 

Nessler / Lavin / Jackson // Washburn

 

 

 

After conc. III

 

 

 

truTV

 

 

 

San Jose IV

 

 

 

(13) Saint Louis vs. (4) Virginia Tech

 

 

 

Dedes / Elmore / Smith // Gold-Onwude