2016 NCAA Tournament Tip Times for Saturday’s Elite Eight Games, 03/26/2016

CBS’ last games for the 2016 NCAA Tournament air this Saturday. On Sunday, TBS will take us the rest of the way from the Midwest and South Regional Finals to the Final Four and then the National Championship Game.

With Duke out of the Tournament, it means the West Regional Final will be the early game on Saturday as Oregon takes on Oklahoma at 6:09 p.m. ET. Uncle Verne Lundquist, Jim Spanarkel and Allie LaForce will call the Regional Final from the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA

That will be followed by the South Regional Final between Kansas and Villanova at 8:49 p.m. ET. Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson will be in Louisville, KY for the call.

Here’s the official schedule:

CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times and Announce Teams for Regional Finals on Saturday, March 26, on CBS

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Finals of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 26, on CBS, and via NCAA March Madness Live. Oregon will take on Oklahoma in the first game at 6:09 p.m. ET, followed by Kansas playing Villanova at 8:49 p.m.

The Road to the Final Four pregame show will begin the day’s action at 5 p.m. with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith. Following are the tip times and announcer assignments for Friday’s Regional Semifinals and Saturday’s Regional Finals.  Tip times for Sunday’s Regional Finals on TBS will be announced after the conclusion of Friday’s games.

This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 4, will be televised by TBS, with team-specific Team Stream  telecasts airing on TNT and truTV on both days.

Regional Finals
Saturday, March 26 (6 p.m. ET)

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
6:09 p.m. CBS Anaheim Oregon vs. Oklahoma Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce
8:49 p.m. CBS Louisville Kansas vs. Villanova Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson

And that’s it.

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