NCAA Tournament: First round tip-off times & TV networks

Big Tournament

The times and TV networks for the opening round of the NCAA Tournment have been released.

First Round games will be played Thursday and Friday and will be televised on CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV.

Here is the full schedule (All times Central):


Thursday, March 21

11:15AMCBSDes Moines I(10) Minnesota – (7) Louisville
11:40AMtruTVJacksonville I(14) Yale – (3) LSU
12:30PMTNTSalt Lake City I(12) N. Mex. St – (5) Auburn
1:00PMTBSHartford I(13) Vermont – (4) Florida State
1:45PMCBSDes Moines II(15) Bradley – (2) Michigan St
2:10PMtruTVJacksonville II(11) Belmont – (6) Maryland
3:00PMTNTSalt Lake City II(13) Northeastern – (4) Kansas
3:30PMTBSHartford II(12) Murray St – (5) Marquette
5:50PMTNTDes Moines III(10) Florida – (7) Nevada
6:10PMCBSJacksonville IIII(15) Abilene Christian–(2) Kentucky
6:20PMTBSHartford III(11) Saint Mary’s – (6) Villanova
6:27PMtruTVSalt Lake City III(16) PV A&M/FDU – (1) Gonzaga
8:20PMTNTDes Moines IV(15) Montana – (2) Michigan
8:40PMCBSJacksonville IV(10) Seton Hall – (7) Wofford
8:50PMTBSHartford IV(14) Old Dominion – (3) Purdue
8:57PMtruTVSalt Lake City IV(9) Baylor – (8) Syracuse

Friday, March 22

11:15AMCBSColumbus I(10) Iowa – (7) Cincinnati
11:40AMtruTVColumbia I(9) Oklahoma – (8) Ole Miss
12:30PMTNTTulsa I(14) Northern Ky – (3) Texas Tech
1:00PMTBSSan Jose I(13) UC Irvine – (4) Kansas St
1:45PMCBSColumbus II(15) Colgate – (2) Tennessee
2:10PMtruTVColumbia II(16) Gardner-Webb – (1) Virginia
3:00PMTNTTulsa II(11) AZ State/St. John’s – (6)Buffalo
3:30PMTBSSan Jose II(12) Oregon – (5) Wisconsin
5:50PMTNTColumbus III(9) Washington – (8) Utah St
6:10PMCBSColumbia IIII(16) NC Cent/N Dak St. – (1) Duke
6:20PMTBSTulsa III(14) Georgia St – (3) Houston
6:27PMtruTVSan Jose III(12) Liberty – (5) Mississippi St
8:20PMTNTColumbus IV(16) Iona – (1) North Carolina
8:40PMCBSColumbia IV(9) UCF – (8) VCU
8:50PMTBSTulsa IV(11) Ohio State – (6) Iowa State
8:57PMtruTVSan Jose IV(13) Saint Louis – (4) Virginia Tech

Hawkeye Headquarters reporters Adam Rossow and Dan Vasko are all set up in Columbus as the Hawkeyes meet the media and practice today.

10th-seeded Iowa plays 7th-seeded Cincinnati at Nationwide Arena on 11:15 a.m. Friday on Local 4.

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