OPPONENT LOCATION TV TIME
One of the fun but also sometimes frustrating aspects of the NCAA Tournament is that CBS televises multiple games at once. This can lead to some exciting in-game looks at close exciting games, but it also means you might be missing the game you really want to see. CBS released their coverage maps of Thursday's opening round action, and I've linked to the maps for each time-slot below.
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:
Too Close to Call
Click on "More Info" for venue information, phone numbers, official websites, and more. Also check out NCAA Tournament TV Schedule
Selection Sunday, March 16, 6 p.m. ET (CBS)
2:30p ESPN2 Chaminade vs Marquette
4:30p ESPN2 LSU vs Oklahoma State
7p ESPN2 Semifinal - CBE Classic
8p ESPN2 Duke vs Princeton
9:30p ESPNU Semifinal - CBE Classic
11p ESPN2 Arizona State vs Illinois
1:30p ESPNU Loser's Bracket - Maui Invitational
3:30p ESPNU Loser's Bracket - Maui Invitational
7p ESPN Semifinal - Maui Invitational
7:30p SNY Gardner Webb at Connecticut
7:45p ESPNU Third-place game - CBE Classic
9p ESPN Maui Invitational: Second semifinal
10p ESPN2 Championship - CBE Classic
10p ESPNU Oregon at St. Mary’s (Calif.)
7p ESPN2 Wake Forest at Iowa
7p SNY Florida A&M at Connecticut
7p ESPN Georgia Tech at Indiana
7p EPNU Northwestern at Virginia
7:30p ESPN2 Minnesota at Florida St.
7:30p SNY Boston U. at Pittsburgh
9p ESPN Wisconsin at Duke
9:30p ESPN2 Purdue at Clemson
7p ESPN N.C. State at Michigan St.
7p ESPNU Boston College at Michigan
7p ESPNC Massachusetts at Syracuse
7:30p ESPN2 Illinois at Maryland
9p ESPN North Carolina at Ohio St.
9p ESPNU Alabama at Texas A&M,
9:30p ESPN2 Virginia Tech at Penn St
7p SNY Drexel at George Mason
9p ESPN2 Wofford at Wisconsin
7p ESPN Kansas St. vs. Notre Dame
7p ESPN2 North Carolina at Pennsylvania
7p ESPNU Tennessee at UT-Chattanooga
9p ESPN Southern Cal vs. Memphis
9p ESPNU Michigan St. at Bradley
7p ESPN Georgetown vs. UAB
7p ESPNU Pittsburgh at Duquesne
7:30p ESPN2 Syracuse at Virginia
9p ESPNU Georgia Tech at Georgia St.
9:30p ESPN2 West Virginia vs. Auburn
11p ESPNU Washington St. at Gonzaga
7p ESPN2 South Carolina vs. Providence
7p ESPNU Jacksonville St. at Samford
7:30p SNY Northeastern at Connecticut
7p ESPN2 Cincinnati at Xavier
7p ESPNU Princeton at Penn St.
8p ESPNC Vanderbilt at DePaul
9p ESPNU Massachusetts at Boston College
Noon ESPN Oklahoma St. at Pittsburgh
Noon ESPNU Temple at Drexel
2p ESPN UAB at Kentucky
3p ESPN2 Arkansas at Oklahoma
3:30p CBS Louisville vs. Purdue
4p FSN Xavier at Arizona St.
4p VS Texas Tech at New Mexico
5p ESN2 Ohio at Kansas
5:30p ESPNU IPFW at Michigan St.
7p ESPN Memphis at Middle Tennessee St.
7:30p ESPNU Southern Illinois at St. Louis
9:30p ESPNU Tennessee at Western Kentucky
7p ESPN2 Albany at Duke
7p ESPNU Texas Southern at Purdue
10p CSTV Navy at San Diego St.
7p ESPN Kansas at Georgia Tech
9p ESPN Kentucky at Houston
7p ESPN2 Memphis at Cincinnati
7p ESPNU Wofford at Purdue
9p ESPNU Nicholls St. at North Carolina
10p CSTV Arizona at UNLV
7p ESPN Pittsburgh vs. Duke
7p ESPN2 Oral Roberts vs. Oklahoma St
9p ESPN2 Gonzaga vs. Oklahoma
Noon ESPN Georgetown at Memphis
2p CBS UCLA at Michigan
2p ESPN Tennessee at Xavier
4p CBS Florida at Ohio St.
4:30p ESPN2 Stanford at Texas Tech