NCAA Tournament 2012 Schedule: Game Times, TV Coverage For Midwest Region

The TV times and announcer lists for the first round of games in the NCAA Tournament have been announced. The broadcast coverage will be split between TNT, TBS, truTV (look it up) and CBS, with all games airing on television. It all gets underway on Tuesday with the First Four.

Here's the schedule, TV coverage and announcers for the Midwest Region.

8 Creighton vs. 9 Alabama (TBS)

Time: Thursday, March 15, 1:40 PM

Announcers: Jim Clark / Clark Kellogg / Tracy Wolfson

1 North Carolina vs. 16 Lamar/Vermont (TBS)

Time: Thursday, March 15, after conclusion of Creighton/Alabama

Announcers: Jim Clark / Clark Kellogg / Tracy Wolfson

3 Michigan vs. 14 Ohio (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, 7:20 PM

Announcers: Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel / Lewis Johnson

5 Temple vs. 12 California / South Florida (TNT)

Time: Thursday, March 15, after conclusion of Michigan / Ohio

Announcers: Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel / Lewis Johnson

6 San Diego State vs. 11 NC State (truTV)

Time: Friday, March 16, 12:40 PM

Announcers: Tim Brando / Mike Gminski / Otis Livingston

3 Georgetown vs. 14 Belmont (truTV)

Time: Friday, March 16, after conclusion of San Diego State / NC State

Announcers: Tim Brando / Mike Gminski / Otis Livingston

7 St. Mary's (CA) vs. 10 Purdue (truTV)

Time: Friday, March 16, 7:20 PM

Announcers: Marv Albert / Steve Kerr / Craig Sager

2 Kansas vs. 15 Detroit

Time: Friday, March 16, after conclusion of St. Mary's/Purdue

Announcers: Marv Albert / Steve Kerr / Craig Sager

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