NCAA Tournament 2014 TV schedule and announcers: The first 4 days of March Madness

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Arguably the two best days of the sporting year are on Thursday and Friday as the second round of the NCAA Tournament gets underway. Are you ready for some March Madness?

SB Nation 2014 NCAA March Madness Coverage

Some of the greatest moments in March Madness history are not remembered by the play, but by the call from the announcers. With the NCAA Tournament set to officially begin on Tuesday night, we should expect great calls from the sidelines. Here are the announcer pairings for the first and second rounds of the Big Dance.

Tuesday, March 18 (First Four)

No. 16 Mount St. Mary's vs. No. 16 Albany, 6:30 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

No. 12 North Carolina State vs. No. 12 Xavier, 9 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

Wednesday, March 19 (First Four)

No. 16 Texas Southern vs. No.16 Cal Poly, 6:30 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller, Rachel Nichols

No. 11 Iowa vs. No. 11 Tennessee, 9 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller, Rachel Nichols

Thursday, March 20 (Second Round)

No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 11 Dayton, Noon ET, CBS
TV crew: Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce

No. 2 Wisconsin vs. No. 15 American, 12:30 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

No. 8 Colorado vs. No. 9 Pittsburgh, 1:30 pm. ET, TBS
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

Higher Education

No. 5 Cincinnati vs. No. 12 Harvard, 2 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio

No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 14 Western Michigan, 2:30 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce

No. 7 Oregon vs. No. 10 BYU, 3 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

No. 1 Florida vs. Albany/Mount St. Mary's, 4 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

No. 4 Michigan State vs. No. 13 Delaware, 4:30 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio

No. 7 UConn vs. No. 10 St. Joseph's, 6:45 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce

No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 15 Wofford, 7 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

No. 5 Saint Louis vs. No. 12 North Carolina State/Xavier, 7:15 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

No. 5 Oklahoma vs. No. 12 North Dakota State, 7:15 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio

No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 15 Milwaukee, 9:15 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce

No. 7 Texas vs. No. 10 Arizona State, 9:30 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 13 Manhattan, 9:45 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

No. 4 San Diego State vs. No. 13 New Mexico State, 9:55 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio

Friday, March 21 (Second Round)

No. 3 Duke vs. No. 14 Mercer, Noon ET, CBS
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols

No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 11 Nebraska, 12:30 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager

No. 7 New Mexico vs. No. 10 Stanford, 1:30 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson

No. 1 Arizona vs. No. 16 Weber State, 2 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

No. 6 UMass vs. Iowa/Tennessee, 2:30 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols

No. 3 Creighton vs. No. 14 Louisiana-Lafeyette, 3 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager

No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 15 Eastern Kentucky, 4 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson

No. 8 Gonzaga vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State, 4:30 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

No. 8 Memphis vs. No. 9 George Washington, 6:45 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols

No. 1 Wichita State vs. No. 16 Cal Poly/Texas Southern, 7 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson

No. 6 North Carolina vs. No. 11 Providence, 7:15 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager

No. 5 VCU vs. No. 12 Stephen F. Austin, 7:15 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Coastal Carolina, 9:15 p.m. ET, TBS
TV crew: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols

No. 8 Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas State, 9:30 p.m. ET, CBS
TV crew: Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson

No. 3 Iowa State vs. North Carolina Central, 9:45 p.m. ET, TNT
TV crew: Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager

No. 4 UCLA vs. No. 13 Tulsa, 9:55 p.m. ET, TruTV
TV crew: Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

Complete list of announcers

Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson

Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager

Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce

Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols

Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson

Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy

Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio

Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston

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