2016 NCAA Tournament Tip Times and Announcing Assignments for Elite 8 on Sunday, 03/27/2016

It’s an all-ACC Easter Sunday as Virginia-Syracuse and North Carolina-Notre Dame will ensure that the Atlantic Coast Conference will have two teams in the Final Four.

TBS will air the Sunday regional finals from Chicago and Philadelphia and will take us the rest of the way to the National Championship Game marking the first time that the NCAA Championship will be an all-cable affair.

Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller and Lewis Johnson will call the Midwest Regional Final between Virginia and Syracuse. Brian Anderson, Steve Smith and Dana Jacobson will call Tar Heels-Fighting Irish from Philly.

Here’s the official announcement from CBS/Turner:

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Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce Tip Times and Announce Teams for Regional Finals on Sunday, March 27 on TBS

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Finals of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 27 on TBS, and via NCAA March Madness Live. Virginia will take on Syracuse in the first game at 6:09 PM, ET followed by North Carolina playing Notre Dame at 8:49 p.m.

The NCAA Tip-Off pregame show will begin the day’s action at 5:00 PM, ET with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith.  Following are the tip times and announcer assignments for Saturday and Sunday’s Regional Finals.  Tip times for next Saturday’s National Semifinals on TBS will be announced after the conclusion of Sunday’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 both days.

Regional Finals
Sunday, March 27 (6:00 PM, ET)

Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter
6:09 p.m. TBS Chicago Virginia vs. Syracuse Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson
8:49 p.m. TBS Philadelphia North Carolina vs. Notre Dame Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson

And we’re done here.

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