Although we hope you submitted your PTO many weeks ago, there will be many folks scrambling this week to adjust their schedules in order to watch the maximum number of NCAA Tournament games. Every game deserves plenty of eyeballs but some are simply more intriguing and impactful than others, thus allowing you additional options for lying and overall flexibility.

For those that are still in the midst of formulating their plan of attack for this beautiful week of hoops, the full schedule of tip times and announcing teams is below (via CBS Sports). All times are Eastern.


6:40, truTV: No. 16 Manhattan vs. No. 16 Hampton (Brian Anderson, Steve Smith, Lewis Johnson)

Approx. 9:10, truTV: No. 11 BYU vs. No. 11 Ole Miss (Anderson/Smith/Johnson)


6:40, truTV: No. 16 North Florida vs. No. 16 Robert Morris (Ian Eagle, Doug Gottlieb, Evan Washburn)

Approx. 9:10, truTV: No. 11 Boise State. vs. No. 11 Dayton (Eagle/Gottlieb/Washburn)


Jerian Grant and Notre Dame will kick off Thursday's games against Northeastern. Photo Courtesy: Michael Hickey/Getty Images
Jerian Grant and Notre Dame will kick off Thursday’s games against Northeastern. Photo Courtesy: Michael Hickey/Getty Images

12:15, CBS: No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 14 Northeastern (Anderson/Smith/Johnson)

12:40, truTV: No. 3 Iowa State vs. No. 14 UAB (Verne Lundquist, Jim Spanarkel, Allie LaForce)

1:40, TBS: No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 Georgia State (Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Jamie Erdahl)

2:10, TNTNo. 2 Arizona vs. No. 15 Texas Southern (Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Rachel Nichols)

Approx. 2:45, CBS: No. 6 Butler vs. No. 11 Texas (Anderson/Smith/Johnson)

Approx. 3:10, truTV: No. 6 SMU vs. No. 11 UCLA (Lundquist/Spanarkel/LaForce)

Approx. 4:10, TBS: No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 BYU/Ole Miss (Catalon/Lappas/Erdahl)

Approx. 4:40, TNT: VCU vs. Ohio State (Harlan/Miller/Bonner/Nichols)

6:50, TBS, No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Lafayette (Anderson/Smith/Johnson)

7:10, CBS: No. 8 Cincinnati vs. No. 9 Purdue (Lundquist/Spanarkel/LaForce)

7:20, TNT: No. 4 North Carolina vs. No. 13 Harvard (Catalon/Lappas/Erdahl)

7:27, truTV: No. 5 Utah vs. No. 12 Stephen F. Austin (Harlan/Miller/Bonner/Nichols)

Approx. 9:20, TBS: No. 8 N.C. State vs. No. 9 LSU (Anderson/Smith/Johnson)

Approx. 9:40, CBS: No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 16 Hampton/Manhattan(Lundquist/Spanarkel/LaForce)

Approx. 9:50, TNT: No. 5 Arkansas vs. No. 12 Wofford (Catalon/Lappas/Erdahl)

Approx. 9:57, truTV: No. 4 Georgetown vs. No. 13 Eastern Washington (Harlan/Miller/Bonner/Nichols)


12:15, CBS: No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 15 New Mexico State (Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Len Elmore, Craig Sager)

12:40, truTV: No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Georgia (Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, Tracy Wolfson)

1:40, TBS: No. 5 Northern Iowa vs. No. 12 Wyoming (Spero Dedes, Mike Gminski, Jaime Maggio)

2:10, TNT: No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Buffalo (Eagle/Gottlieb/Washburn)

Approx. 2:45, CBS: No. 7 Wichita State vs. No. 10 Indiana (Albert/Webber/Elmore/Sager)

Approx. 3:10, truTV: No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 15 Belmont (Nantz/Raftery/Hill/Wolfson)

Approx. 4:10, TBS: No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 13 UC Irvine (Dedes/Gminski/Maggio)

Approx. 4:40, TNT: No. 4 Maryland vs. No. 13 Valparaiso (Eagle/Gottlieb/Washburn)

6:50, TBS: No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State (Albert/Webber/Elmore/Sager)

7:10, CBS: No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 UNF/Robert Morris (Nantz/Raftery/Hill/Wolfson)

7:20, TNT: No. 7 Iowa vs. No. 10 Davidson (Dedes/Gminski/Maggio)

7:27, truTV: No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 14 Albany (Eagle/Gottlieb/Washburn)

Approx. 9:20, TBS: No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 16 Coastal Carolina(Albert/Webber/Elmore/Sager)

Approx. 9:40, CBS: No. 8 San Diego State vs. No. 9 St. John’s (Nantz/Raftery/Hill/Wolfson)

Approx. 9:50, TNT: No. 2 Gonzaga vs. No. 15 North Dakota St. (Dedes/Gminski/Maggio)

Approx. 9:57, truTV: No. 6 Providence vs. No. 11 Boise State/Dayton(Eagle/Gottlieb/Washburn)