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NCAA Tournament First Round TV Guide: Times, Channels, Announcers, more

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The NCAA Tournament tips off this week, and to get you ready for all the games, here's a breakdown of all the times, channels, and announcers each game will have! Utah will tip at about 5:27 mountain time on Thursday on truTV. See the chart below for all the details, and get ready for some March Madness!

Play-in Games

Date Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
Tuesday, March 15 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Fla Gulf Coast Eagles vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Jamie Erdahl
Tuesday, March 15 After conc. I truTV Dayton II Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Wichita State Shockers Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl
Wednesday, March 16 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Southern Jaguars Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski // Jaime Maggio
Wednesday, March 16 After conc. I truTV Dayton II Michigan Wolverines vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Blackburn / Gminski //Maggio


Thursday March 17: Round of 64 Games

Date Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
Thursday, March 17 12:15 p.m. CBS Providence I Duke Blue Devils vs. NC-Wilmington Seahawks Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn
Thursday, March 17 12:40 p.m. truTV Raleigh I Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Butler Bulldogs Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson
Thursday, March 17 1:30 p.m. TNT Des Moines I Colorado Buffaloes vs. Connecticut Huskies Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 2:00 p.m. TBS Denver I Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iona Gaels Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I CBS Providence II Baylor Bears vs. Yale Bulldogs Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I truTV Raleigh II Virginia Cavaliers vs. Hampton Pirates Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I TNT Des Moines II Kansas Jayhawks vs. Austin Peay Governors Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I TBS Denver II Purdue Boilermakers vs. Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 6:50 p.m. TNT Providence III Miami-Florida Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Bulls Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 7:10 p.m. CBS Des Moines III Indiana Hoosiers vs. Chattanooga Mocs Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 7:20 p.m. TBS Raleigh III North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Florida Gulf Coast/Fairleigh Dickinson Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 7:27 p.m. truTV Denver III Utah Utes vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III TNT Providence IV Arizona Wildcats vs. Vanderbilt/Wichita State Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III CBS Des Moines IV Kentucky Wildcats vs. Stony Brook Seawolves Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III TBS Raleigh IV USC Trojans vs. Providence Friars Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III truTV Denver IV Seton Hall Pirates vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl


Friday, March 18: Round of 64 Games

Date Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
Friday, March 18 12:15 p.m. CBS St. Louis I Dayton Flyers vs. Syracuse Orange Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson
Friday, March 18 12:40 p.m. truTV Brooklyn I Villanova Wildcats vs. UNC-Asheville Bulldogs Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce
Friday, March 18 1:30 p.m. TNT Oklahoma City I Oregon State Beavers vs. Virginia Commonwealth Rams Carter Blackburn/ Mike Gminski//Jaime Maggio
Friday, March 18 2:00 p.m. TBS Spokane I California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Ros Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 After conc. I CBS St. Louis II Michigan State Spartans vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 After conc. I TNT Oklahoma City II Oklahoma Sooners vs. CS-Bakersfield Roadrunners Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 After conc. I TBS Spokane II Maryland Terrapins vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 6:50 p.m. TNT St. Louis III Wisconsin Badgers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 7:10 p.m. CBS Brooklyn III West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
Friday, March 18 7:20 p.m. TBS Oklahoma City III Texas A&M Aggies vs. Green Bay Phoenix Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 7:27 p.m. truTV Spokane III Oregon Ducks vs. Holy Cross/Southern U. Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 After conc. III TNT St. Louis IV Xavier Musketeers vs. Weber State Wildcats Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 After conc. III CBS Brooklyn IV Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan/Tulsa Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
Friday, March 18 After conc. III TBS Oklahoma City IV Texas Longhorns vs. Northern Iowa Panthers Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 After conc. III truTV Spokane IV Saint Josephs (PA) Hawks vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude