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2017 NCAA Tournament: First Round March Madness Game Schedule and TV Channels

The first 32 games will take place on Thursday and Friday.

2017 NCAA Tournament: First Round Games

Game Region Date Tip Time (ET) Network Site Commentators
Game Region Date Tip Time (ET) Network Site Commentators
(5) Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. (12) Princeton Tigers West March 16 12:15p CBS Buffalo Verne Lundquist / Jim Spanarkel / Allie LaForce
(5) Virginia Cavaliers vs. (12) UNC Wilmington Seahawks East March 16 12:40p truTV Orlando Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin / Evan Washburn
(4) Butler Bulldogs vs. (13) Winthrop Eagles South March 16 1:30p TNT Milwaukee Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli / Lisa Byington
(1) Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. (16) South Dakota State Jackrabbits West March 16 2p TBS Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas / Jamie Erdahl
(4) West Virginia Mountaineers vs. (13) Bucknell Bison West March 16 Approx. 2:45p CBS Buffalo Verne Lundquist / Jim Spanarkel / Allie LaForce
(4) Florida Gators vs. (13) East Tennessee State Buccaneers East March 16 Approx. 3p truTV Orlando Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin / Evan Washburn
(5) Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. (12) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders South March 16 Approx. 4p TNT Milwaukee Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli / Lisa Byington
(8) Northwestern Wildcats vs. (9) Vanderbilt Commodores West March 16 Approx. 4:30p TBS Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas / Jamie Erdahl
(6) Maryland Terrapins vs. (11) Xavier Musketeers West March 16 6:50p TNT Orlando Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin / Evan Washburn
(1) Villanova Wildcats vs. (16) Mt. St. Mary's/New Orleans East March 16 7:10p CBS Buffalo Verne Lundquist / Jim Spanarkel / Allie LaForce
(7) St. Mary's Gaels vs. (10) VCU Rams West March 16 7:20p truTV Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas / Jamie Erdahl
(4) Purdue Boilermakers vs. (13) Vermont Catamounts Midwest March 16 7:27p TBS Milwaukee Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli / Lisa Byington
(3) Florida State Seminoles vs. (14) Florida Gulf Coast Eagles West March 16 Approx. 9:20p TNT Orlando Ian Eagle / Steve Lavin / Evan Washburn
(8) Wisconsin Badgers vs. (9) Virginia Tech Hokies East March 16 Approx. 9:40p CBS Buffalo Verne Lundquist / Jim Spanarkel / Allie LaForce
(2) Arizona Wildcats vs. (15) North Dakota West March 16 Approx. 9:50p TBS Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas / Jamie Erdahl
(5) Iowa State Cyclones vs. (12) Nevada Wolf Pack Midwest March 16 Approx. 9:57p truTV Milwaukee Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski / Debbie Antonelli / Lisa Byington
(7) Michigan Wolverines vs. (10) Oklahoma State Cowboys Midwest March 17 12:15p CBS Indianapolis Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery / Tracy Wolfson
(3) Baylor Bears vs. (14) New Mexico State Aggies East March 17 12:40p truTV Tulsa Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner / Dana Jacobson
(8) Arkansas Razorbacks vs. (9) Seton Hall Pirates South March 17 1:30p TNT Greenville Brian Anderson / Chris Webber / Lewis Johnson
(3) Oregon Ducks vs. (14) Iona Gaels Midwest March 17 2p TBS Sacramento Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore / Ros Gold-Onwude
(2) Louisville Cardinals vs. (15) Jacksonville State Gamecocks Midwest March 17 Approx. 2:45p CBS Indianapolis Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery / Tracy Wolfson
(6) SMU Mustangs vs. (11) Providence Friars/USC Trojans East March 17 Approx. 3p truTV Tulsa Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner / Dana Jacobson
(1) North Carolina Tar Heels vs. (16) Texas Southern Tigers South March 17 Approx. 4p TNT Greenville Brian Anderson / Chris Webber / Lewis Johnson
(6) Creighton Bluejays vs. (11) Rhode Island Rams Midwest March 17 Approx. 4:30p TBS Sacramento Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore / Ros Gold-Onwude
(1) Kansas Jayhawks vs. (16) NC Central/UC Davis Midwest March 17 6:50p TNT Tulsa Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner / Dana Jacobson
(7) Dayton Flyers vs. (10) Wichita State Shockers South March 17 7:10p CBS Indianapolis Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery / Tracy Wolfson
(2) Duke Blue Devils vs. (15) Troy Trojans East March 17 7:20p truTV Greenville Brian Anderson / Chris Webber / Lewis Johnson
(6) Cincinnati Bearcats vs. (11) Kansas St. Wildcats/Wake Forest Demon Deacons South March 17 7:27p TBS Sacramento Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore / Ros Gold-Onwude
(8) Miami Hurricanes vs. (9) Michigan State Spartans Midwest March 17 Approx. 9:20p TNT Tulsa Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner / Dana Jacobson
(2) Kentucky Wildcats vs. (15) Northern Kentucky Norse South March 17 Approx. 9:40p CBS Indianapolis Jim Nantz / Grant Hill / Bill Raftery / Tracy Wolfson
(7) South Carolina Gamecocks vs. (10) Marquette Golden Eagles East March 17 Approx. 9:50p TBS Greenville Brian Anderson / Chris Webber / Lewis Johnson
(3) UCLA Bruins vs. (14) Kent State Golden Flashes South March 17 Approx. 9:57p truTV Sacramento Spero Dedes / Steve Smith / Len Elmore / Ros Gold-Onwude