2008 NCAA Tournament: CBS Schedule & Viewer's Guide

    
March 17th, 2008

CBS has announced the specific tip-off times of all first round games. Using our five-star rating, we rank the games according to their "Must-watch" status.

 

These are games that feature one of:

Upset Watch

Star Watch

Too Close to Call

Up-Tempo Excitement

 

Click on each team for complete analysis, stats, and more. Also check our future round TV Times.

 

THURSDAY - MARCH 17TH

12:20 pm Georgia (14) vs Xavier (3)

12:25 pm Portland State (16) vs Kansas (1)

12:30 pm Temple (12) vs  Michigan St (5) Upset

2:30 pm Kentucky (11) vs Marquette (6)

2:40 pm Baylor (11) vs  Purdue (6)

2:45 pm Kent State (9) vs UNLV (8)

2:50 pm Oral Roberts (13) vs Pittsburgh (4)

4:40 pm Cornell (14) vs Stanford (3) Upset

7:10 pm Kansas State (11) vs USC (6) Stars

7:10 pm Belmont (15) vs Duke (2)

7:20 pm Winthrop (13) vs Washington St (4) Upset

7:25 pm Texas A&M (9) vs BYU (8)

9:30 pm Fullerton (14) vs Wisconsin (3)

9:30 pm Arizona (10) vs West Virginia (7) Close

9:40 pm George Mason (12) vs Notre Dame (5) Upset

9:40 pm Miss. Valley St (16) vs UCLA (1)

 

Game of the Day: Kansas State vs USC

Michael Beasley vs OJ Mayo. Two golden boys going at it on day one.. but only one will live to see another day.

 

FRIDAY - MARCH 18TH

12:15 pm American (15) vs Tennessee (2)

12:25 pm Davidson (10) vs Gonzaga (7) Neck and Neck / Star Watch

12:30 pm Saint Mary's (10) vs Miami (7)

12:30 pm Western Kentucky (12) vs Drake (5)

2:30 pm South Alabama (10) vs Butler (7) Neck and Neck

2:35 pm UMBC (15) vs  Georgetown (2)

2:45 pm San Diego (13) vs UCONN (4)

2:50 pm Austin Peay (15) vs Texas (2)

7:10 pm St. Joseph's (11) vs Oklahoma (6) Upset Watch

7:20 pm Siena (13) vs Vanderbilt (4) Upset Watch

7:25 pm Oregon (9) vs Mississippi State (8)

9:30 pm Arkansas (9) vs Indiana (8) Star Watch

9:30 pm Boise State (14) vs Louisville (3) Upset Watch / Up-Tempo

9:40 pm Villanova (12) vs Clemson (5) Upset Watch

9:40 pm UT-Arlington (16) vs Memphis (1)

 

Game of the Day: Davidson vs Gonzaga

The only matchup of the first round featuring two AP Top 25 teams. Everyone loves Stephen Curry.. and rightfully so.

CBS Tournament Announcers: Grades & Info

Brackets

Prediction

CHN's Free 2008 Bracket Challenge

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