[03/17/13 - 07:28 PM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports' Exclusive Coverage of 2013 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Tips off March 19
Marv Albert and Steve Kerr will call the action, with Craig Sager courtside for the two First Four games on Tuesday.

[via press release from Turner]

CBS Sports and Turner Sports' Exclusive Coverage of 2013 NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship Tips off March 19

Announce and Production Teams Assigned for NCAA First Four(TM) and Second Round Coverage

Turner Sports and CBS Sports' exclusive coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship will tip off with first round coverage of the NCAA First Four(TM) on Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20 (6 p.m. ET; both days), on truTV. Second-round game coverage will begin Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight; both days), with all games available live in their entirety across four national television networks - CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. Additionally, on Thursday and Friday, truTV will televise a one-hour pregame show at 11 a.m.

Marv Albert and Steve Kerr will call the action, with Craig Sager courtside for the two First Four games on Tuesday. Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg, along with courtside reporter Tracy Wolfson, will handle the call for the First Four games on Wednesday. Studio coverage for the First Four originates from Atlanta and features Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Steve Smith and Rex Chapman on Tuesday with Matt Winer, Seth Davis, Smith and Chapman providing analysis on Wednesday (6 p.m.; both days).

Following are the tip times for the First Four games, as well as the announce and production team assignments for the second round games. Tip times for the third 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. Fans can access a Channel Finder for every tournament game at www.ncaa.com/march-madness.

NCAA March Madness Live(R) will provide college basketball fans unparalleled multi-screen digital access to the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship including live streaming of every game. The digital suite of products will also feature video highlights, full game replays, real-time game alerts, live game scoring, real-time tournament brackets, personal channel lineup features, live stats, robust social media integration and more.



Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter Producer/Director

6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I N.C. A&T vs. Liberty Marv Albert/Steve Kerr// Craig Sager Rodney Vaughn/Andy Goldberg

After conc. I truTV Dayton II Mid Tennessee vs. St. Mary's Albert/Kerr//Sager Vaughn/Goldberg


6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I LIU-Brooklyn vs. James Madison Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson Vaughn/Goldberg

After conc. I truTV Dayton II Boise St. vs. LaSalle Nantz/Kellog//Wolfson Vaughn/Goldberg



Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter Producer/Director

12:15 p.m. CBS Auburn Hills I Valparaiso vs. Michigan State Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//Rachel Nichols Bob Dekas/Suzanne Smith

12:40 p.m. truTV Lexington I Bucknell vs. Butler Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel// Allie LaForce Bob Mansbach/Chris Svendsen

1:40 p.m. TBS Salt Lake City I Wichita St. vs. Pittsburgh Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Jamie Maggio Ken Mack/Jim Cornell

2:10 p.m. TNT San Jose I New Mexico St. vs. Saint Louis Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//Marty Snider Craig Silver/Renardo Lowe

After conc. I CBS Auburn Hills II Mid Tennessee / St. Mary's vs. Memphis Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols Dekas/Smith

After conc. I truTV Lexington II Davidson vs. Marquette Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce Mansbach/Svendsen

After conc. I TBS Salt Lake City II Southern U. vs. Gonzaga Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio Mack/Cornell

After conc. I TNT San Jose II Oregon vs. Oklahoma St. Anderson/Bonner//Snider Silver/Lowe


THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 21 (6:30 p.m.-Midnight ET)

(Announce and Production Teams Same as Day Games)

6:50 p.m. TBS Lexington III N.C. A&T/Liberty vs.Louisville Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce Mansbach/Svendsen

7:15 p.m. CBS Auburn Hills III South Dakota St. vs. Michigan Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols Dekas/Smith

7:20 p.m. TNT Salt Lake City III Belmont vs. Arizona Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio Mack/Cornell

7:27 p.m. truTV San Jose III California vs. UNLV Anderson/Bonner//Snider Silver/Lowe

After conc. III TBS Lexington IV Missouri vs. Colorado St. Eagle/Spanarkel//LaForce Mansbach/Svendsen

After conc. III CBS Auburn Hills IV Akron vs. VCU Lundquist/Raftery/Nichols Dekas/Smith

After conc. III TNT Salt Lake City IV Harvard vs. New Mexico Dedes/Gottlieb//Maggio Mack/Cornell

After conc. III truTV San Jose IV Montana vs. Syracuse Anderson/Bonner//Snider Silver/Lowe



Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter Producer/Director

12:15 p.m. CBS Philadelphia I Albany vs. Duke Kevin Harlan/Len Elmore/Reggie Miller//Lewis Johnson Steve Scheer/Mike Arnold

12:40 p.m. truTV Kansas City I Ole Miss vs. Wisconsin Albert/Kerr//Sager Scott Cockerill/Lonnie Dale

1:40 p.m. TBS Dayton I Temple vs. N.C. State Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman

2:10 p.m. TNT Austin I Pacific vs. Miami Tim Brando/Mike Gminski//Otis Livingston Vic Frank/Mark Grant

After conc. I CBS Philadelphia II Cincinnati vs. Creighton Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson Scheer/Arnold

After conc. I truTV Kansas City II Boise St./LaSalle vs. Kansas State Albert/Kerr//Sager Cockerill/Dale

After conc. I TBS Dayton II LIU Brooklyn/James Madison vs. Indiana Nantz/Kellogg/Wolfson Wolff/Fishman

After conc. I TNT Austin II Colorado vs. Illinois Brando/Gminski/Livingston Frank/Grant


FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 22 (6:30 p.m.-Midnight ET)

(Announce and Production Teams Same as Day Games)

6:50 p.m. TBS Philadelphia III Florida Gulf Coast vs. Georgetown Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson Scheer/Arnold

7:15 p.m. CBS Dayton III Iona vs. Ohio State Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson Wolff/Fishman

7:20 p.m. TNT Kansas City III Villanova vs. North Carolina Albert/Kerr//Sager Cockerill/Dale

7:27 p.m. truTV Austin III Northwestern St. vs. Florida Brando/Gminski/Livingston Frank/Grant

After conc. III TBS Philadelphia IV Oklahoma vs. San Diego State Harlan/Elmore/Miller//Johnson Scheer/Arnold

After conc. III CBS Dayton IV Iowa St. vs. Notre Dame Nantz/Kellogg//Wolfson Wolff/Fishman

After conc. III TNT Kansas City IV Western Kentucky vs. Kansas Albert/Kerr//Sager Cockerill/Dale

After conc. III truTV Austin IV Minnesota vs. UCLA Brando/Gminski/Livingston Frank/Grant

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