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First-Round Games

Thursday Afternoon, March 17 (Noon-6 p.m. ET)

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

12:15 p.m.

CBS

Providence  I

Duke vs. North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)

Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn

12:40 p.m.

truTV

Raleigh  I

Texas Tech vs. Butler

Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson

1:30 p.m.

TNT

Des Moines I

Colorado vs. Connecticut

Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson

2:00 p.m.

TBS

Denver  I

Iowa State  vs. Iona

Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Eradhl

After conc.

CBS

Providence  II

Baylor vs. Yale

Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn

After conc.

truTV

Raleigh  II

Virginia vs. Hampton

Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson

After conc.

TNT

Des Moines II

Kansas vs. Austin Peay

Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson

After conc.

TBS

Denver II

Purdue vs. Arkansas-Little Rock

Catalon/ Lappas// Eradhl

First Round Games

Thursday Evening, March 17 (6:30 p.m. ET-Midnight)

(Announce Teams Same as Day Games)

Tip (ET)

Network

Site

Game

Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter

6:50 p.m.

TNT

Providence III

Miami vs. Buffalo

Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn

7:10 p.m.

CBS

Des Moines III

Indiana vs. Chattanooga

Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson

7:20 p.m.

TBS

Raleigh III

North Carolina vs. Florida Gulf Coast

Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson

7:27 p.m.

truTV

Denver III

Utah vs. Fresno State

Catalon/ Lappas// Eradhl

After conc.

TNT

Providence IV

Arizona vs. Wichita State

Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn

After conc.

CBS

Des Moines IV

Kentucky vs. Stony Brook

Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson

After conc.

TBS

Raleigh IV

Southern California (USC) vs. Providence

Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson

After conc.

truTV

Denver IV

Seton Hall vs. Gonzaga

Catalon/ Lappas// Eradhl