2016 NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Tip Times and Announcing Assignments for 03/19/2016

After an exciting day of NCAA Tournament action which saw Yale get past Baylor, Arkansas-Little Rock parlay a miracle 30 foot tying shot in regulation into a two-overtime win over Purdue and Providence somehow advancing in a last-second win against USC.

With that in mind, let’s provide the tip times, networks and announcing assignments for Saturday’s second round action in Denver, Des Moines, Providence and Raleigh.

CBS starts us off with a midday doubleheader live from the Providence Civic Center with Miami vs. Wichita State at noon ET followed by the millionaire CEO battle of Duke vs. Yale at approximately 2:40 p.m. CBS then shifts to Des Moines for Kentucky vs. Indiana at 5:15 p.m. ET followed by Kansas vs. UConn at approximately 7:45 p.m.

The Turner networks of TNT and TBS get started at 6:10 p.m. (Iowa State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock) and 7:10 p.m. (Virginia vs. Butler) respectively.

The day ends with UNC vs. Providence on TBS at approximately 9:40 p.m.

Here’s the schedule for you complete in black and white:

Second Round Games
Saturday Afternoon, March 19 (Noon-Midnight)

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
12:10 p.m. CBS Providence  I Miami vs. Wichita State Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn
Approximately 2:40 p.m. CBS Providence  II Duke vs. Yale Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn
5:15 p.m. CBS Des Moines I Kentucky vs. Indiana Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson
6:10 p.m. TNT Denver  I Iowa State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl
7:10 p.m. TBS Raleigh  I Virginia vs. Butler Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson
Approximately 7:45 p.m. CBS Des Moines II Kansas vs. Connecticut Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson
Approximately 8:40 p.m. TNT Denver II Utah vs. Seton Hall/Gonzaga Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl
Approximately 9:40 p.m. TBS Raleigh  II North Carolina vs. Providence Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson

And that will do it.

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.