Your 2010 NCAA First Round Announcing Assignments and Tip Times

Your 2010 NCAA First Round Announcing Assignments and Tip Times

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Your 2010 NCAA First Round Announcing Assignments and Tip Times

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When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, there’s no one better than CBS Sports to provide press releases on tip times and announcing assignments. Here they are.

CBS SPORTS’ EXCLUSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF 2010 NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TIPS OFF ON THURSDAY, MARCH 18
Announce Teams Assigned for First and Second Round Coverage
CBS Sports’ exclusive live coverage of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship begins with first round action on Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET, and 7:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET, both days) and concludes on Monday, April 5 with the national championship game (9:00 PM, ET-conclusion).
Greg Gumbel, Greg Anthony and Seth Davis host THE ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR® from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.  Eric Mann serves as Senior Producer and Bob Matina directs. 
Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
Following are the tip times of first-round games, as well as the announce team assignments for CBS Sports’ 29th consecutive year on THE ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR.
Tip times for the second-round games on Saturday will be announced on Thursday after the conclusion of the days’ games. Sunday’s tip times will be released after the conclusion of play on Friday.
THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 18 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET)

12:20 PM – Oklahoma City I, Florida vs. BYU, Kevin Harlan/Dan Bonner

12:25 PM – New Orleans I, Notre Dame vs. Old Dominion, Dick Enberg/Jay Bilas

12:30 PM – Providence I, Villanova vs. Robert Morris, Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery

2:30 PM – San Jose I, Vanderbilt vs. Murray State, Spero Dedes/Bob Wenzel
approximately 2:50 PM – Oklahoma City II, Kansas State vs. North Texas, Harlan/Bonner

approximately 2:55 PM – New Orleans II, Baylor vs. Sam Houston, Enberg/Bilas

approximately 3:00 PM – Providence II, Richmond vs. St. Mary’s, Lundquist/Raftery        
                       
approximately 5:00 PM – San Jose II, Butler vs. UTEP, Dedes/Wenzel
THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 18 (7:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET)
(announce teams same as day games)

                                                

7:10 PM –  Oklahoma City III, UNLV vs. University of North Iowa, Harlan/Bonner 
7:15 PM – New Orleans III, Kentucky vs. East Tennessee State, Enberg/Bilas
7:20 PM – San Jose III, Marquette vs. Washington, Dedes/Wenzel
7:25 PM – Providence III, Georgetown vs. Ohio, Lundquist/Raftery
approximately 9:40 PM – Oklahoma City IV, Kansas vs. Lehigh, Harlan/Bonner
approximately 9:45 PM – New Orleans IV, Texas vs. Wake Forest, Enberg/Bilas
approximately 9:50 PM – San Jose IV, New Mexico vs. Montana, Dedes/Wenzel
                       
approximately 9:55 PM – Providence IV, Tennessee vs. San Diego State, Lundquist/Raftery
FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 19 (12:00 Noon-5:00 PM, ET)

12:15 PM – Buffalo I, West Virginia vs. Morgan State, Gus Johnson/Len Elmore

12:25 PM – Milwaukee I, Xavier vs. Minnesota, Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel

12:30 PMJacksonville I, Temple vs. Cornell, Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg

2:30 PM – Spokane I, Purdue vs. Siena, Tim Brando/Mike Gminski 

approximately 2:45 PM – Buffalo II, Clemson vs. Missouri, Johnson/Elmore

approximately 2:55 PM – Milwaukee II, Pittsburgh vs. Oakland, Eagle/Spanarkel

approximately 3:00 PM – Jacksonville II, Wisconsin vs. Wofford, Nantz/Kellogg

approximately 5:00 PM – Spokane II, Texas A&M vs. Utah State, Brando/Gminski

FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 19 (7:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET)

(announce teams same as day games)

7:10 PM – Buffalo III, Gonzaga vs. Florida State, Johnson/Elmore

7:15 PM – Milwaukee III, Oklahoma State vs. Georgia Tech, Eagle/Spanarkel
7:20 PM – Spokane III, Michigan State vs. New Mexico State, Brando/Gminski      
7:25 PM – Jacksonville III, Duke vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Nantz/Kellogg
approximately 9:40 PM – Buffalo IV, Syracuse vs. Vermont, Johnson/Elmore
approximately 9:45 PM – Milwaukee IV, Ohio State vs. UC Santa Barbara, Eagle/Spanarkel
approximately 9:50 PM, Spokane IV, Maryland vs. Houston, Brando/Gminski
approximately 9:55 PM, Jacksonville IV, California vs. Louisville, Nantz/Kellogg

I’ll post the 2nd round tip times when they become available.

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