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NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TV Schedule and Full Coverage Maps

Jon StarSenior Writer IJanuary 8, 2017

The greatest weekend of the college basketball seasons kicks off today, with the first games of the NCAA Tournament leading into the opening two rounds this weekend.

By Sunday, we will know who will play in the Sweet 16.  First things first, teams must get through the Opening Round schedule.

Here is a look at who tips off on Thursday. All games broadcast on CBS:

 

Thursday, March 18

12:20 p.m. EST
—No. 7 BYU v. No. 10 Florida

12:25 p.m. EST —No. 6 Notre Dame v. No. 11 Old Dominion

12:30 p.m. EST —No. 2 Villanova v.  No. 15 Robert Morris

Slot 1 Coverage Map

 

2:30 p.m. EST —No. 4 Vanderbilt v. No. 13 Murray State

2:50 p.m. EST —No. 2 Kansas State v. No. 15 North Texas

2:55 p.m. EST —No. 3 Baylor v. No. 14 Sam Houston State

3:00 p.m. EST —No. 7 Richmond v. No. 10 St. Mary's

Slot 2 Coverage Map

 

4:45 p.m. EST —No. 5 Butler v. No. 12 UTEP (Regional Coverage Only)

7:10 p.m. EST —No. 8 UNLV v. No. 9 Northern Iowa

7:15 p.m. EST —No. 1 Kentucky v. No. 16 East Tennessee State

7:20 p.m. EST
—No. 6 Marquette v. No. 11 Washington

7:25 p.m. EST —No. 3 Georgetown v. No. 14 Ohio

Slot 3 Coverage Map

 

9:40 p.m. EST —No. 1 Kansas v. No. 16 Lehigh

9:45 p.m. EST —No. 8 Texas v. No. 9 Wake Forest

9:50 p.m. EST —No. 3 New Mexico v. No. 14 Montana

9:55 p.m. EST —No. 6 Tennessee v. No. 11 San Diego State

Slot 4 Coverage Map

 

New York/Tri-State Area

12:30 p.m. EST —No. 2 Villanova v. No. 15 Robert Morris

2:30 p.m. EST —No. 2 Kansas State v. No. 15 North Texas

7:00 p.m. EST —No. 3 Georgetown v. No. 14 Ohio

9:30 p.m. EST —No. 1 Kansas v. No. 16 Lehigh

 

Los Angeles/Southern California

12:30 p.m. EST —No. 7 BYU v. No. 10 Florida

2:30 p.m. EST —No. 2 Kansas State v. No. 15 North Texas

7:00 p.m. EST —No. 6 Marquette v. No. 11 Washington

9:30 p.m. EST —No. 6 Tennessee v. No. 11 San Diego State

 

Chicago

12:30 p.m. EST —No. 6 Notre Dame v. No. 11 Old Dominion

2:30 p.m. EST —No. 2 Kansas State v. No. 15 North Texas

7:00 p.m. EST —No. 6 Marquette v. No. 11 Washington

9:30 p.m. EST —No. 1 Kansas v. No. 16 Lehigh

 

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