I keep saying I would shut it down for the night, but when you get a release from CBS Sports announcing tip times for Saturday, sleep can wait for a few more minutes. Yes, these are the tip times and announcing assignments for Saturday as we get to the Elite Eight and the Regional Finals.
CBS SPORTS’ EXCLUSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP CONTINUESTip-Times Announced for Regional Finals on Saturday, March 27CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship continues on Friday, March 26 (7:00 PM-12:00 AM, ET) with broadcasts of the regional semi-finals. The regional finals will be broadcast on Saturday, March 27 (4:30-9:00 PM, ET) and Sunday, March 28 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET). On Saturday Kansas State takes on Butler in the first game followed by Kentucky playing West Virginia.On Saturday, the Division II Men’s Basketball Championship (1:00-3:00 PM, ET) tips-off the day followed by THE ROAD TO THE FINAL FOUR®, hosted by Greg Gumbel, Greg Anthony and Seth Davis (3:00-4:30 PM, ET).Bob Dekas is coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ NCAA basketball coverage, and Bob Fishman is the lead director. Eric Mann is Senior Producer and Bob Matina directs. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.Following are the tip-times and announce teams for Saturday’s regional final games.SATURDAY, MARCH 27 (4:30 PM-9:00 PM, ET)4:30 PM – Salt Lake City, Kansas State vs. Butler, Gus Johnson/Len Elmore
7:05 PM – Syracuse, Kentucky vs. West Virginia, Dick Enberg/Jay Bilas
Sunday’s tip times will be announced after Friday night’s action and I’ll post that when it becomes available.