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2011 NCAA Tournament Schedule: TV Channels Carrying Games, And Which Ones They're Airing

For the first time in NCAA Tournament history, we will be able to see every game of March Madness for free across four different CBS-owned TV networks (one of which is something called "truTV" -- you may wanna check to make sure your provider carries it). But which channels are showing which games during the first two rounds of the Tournament? Allow us to break it down for you, along with announcer pairings.


Thursday games:

12:15, Tampa -- West Virginia vs. UAB/Clemson (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel)

2:45, Tampa -- Kentucky vs. Princeton (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel)

7:15, Denver -- BYU vs. Wofford (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery) 

9:45, Denver -- St. John’s vs. Gonzaga (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery) 

Friday games:

12:15, Tulsa -- Texas vs. Oakland (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)

2:45, Tulsa -- Arizona vs. Memphis (Albert/Kerr)

7:15, Charlotte -- North Carolina vs. Long Island (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)

9:45, Charlotte -- Washington vs. Georgia (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg)


Thursday games:

2:10, Tucson -- Temple vs. Penn St. (Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner)

4:40, Tucson -- San Diego St. vs. Northern Colorado (Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner)

7:20, Wash D.C. -- Connecticut vs. Bucknell (Tim Brando/Mike Gminski)

9:45, Wash. D.C. -- Cincinnati vs. Missouri (Tim Brando/Mike Gminski)

Friday games:

2:10, Cleveland -- George Mason vs. Villanova (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

4:40, Cleveland -- Ohio St. vs. UTSA/Alabama St. (Johnson/Elmore)

7:20, Chicago -- Purdue vs. St. Peter’s (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)

9:50, Chicago -- Georgetown vs. Southern California/VCU (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)


Thursday games:

1:40, Denver -- Louisville vs. Morehead St. (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery)

4:10, Denver -- Vanderbilt vs. Richmond (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery)

6:50, Tampa -- Florida vs. UC Santa Barbara (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel)

9:20, Tampa -- UCLA vs. Michigan St. (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel)

Friday games:

1:40, Chicago -- Notre Dame vs. Akron (Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel)

4:10, Chicago -- Texas A&M vs. Florida St. (Dedes/Wenzel)

6:50, Tulsa -- Kansas vs. Boston U. (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)

9:20, Tulsa -- UNLV vs. Illinois (Marv Albert/Steve Kerr)


Tuesday games:

6:40, truTV, Dayton -- UNC Asheville vs. UALR (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Steve Kerr)

9:10, truTV, Dayton -- UAB vs. Clemson (Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Steve Kerr)

Wednesday games:

6:40, Dayton -- UTSA vs. Alabama St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

9:10, Dayton -- Southern California vs. VCU  (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

Thursday games:

12:40, Wash. D.C. -- Butler vs. Old Dominion (Tim Brando/Mike Gminski)

3:10, Wash. D.C. -- Pittsburgh vs. Asheville/Ark-LR (Tim Brando/Mike Gminski)

7:27, Tucson -- Wisconsin vs. Belmont (Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner)

9:57, Tucson -- Kansas St. vs. Utah St. (Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner)

Friday games:

12:40, Charlotte -- Michigan vs. Tennessee (Nantz/Kellogg)

3:10, Charlotte -- Duke vs. Hampton (Nantz/Kellogg)

7:27, Cleveland --   Xavier vs. Marquette (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

9:57, Cleveland -- Syracuse vs. Indiana St. (Gus Johnson/Len Elmore)

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