Mar 10, 2013; Conway, SC, USA; Liberty Flames team celebrates after the championship game of the Big South Conference tournament against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at HTC Center. Mandatory Credit: Curtis Wilson-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Tournament 2013: TV Schedule, Start Times and More

Mar 10, 2013; Conway, SC, USA; Liberty Flames team celebrates after the championship game of the Big South Conference tournament against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at HTC Center. Mandatory Credit: Curtis Wilson-USA TODAY Sports

The 2013 NCAA Tournament is set to kick off later tonight with the first  two play-in games that are now considered the first-round of the tournament. On Wednesday, the final two games will be played to set the tournament field of 64 and then the actual madness will begin on Thursday.

As you gear up for the opening weekend’s flurry of games, there is a lot of information to soak in. What time will the game you are most interested in air and on what channel? We’ve got the complete run down of start times and TV schedules for the first two rounds of the tournament.

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Here is the broadcast schedule for every game of the first two rounds of the tournament, which begin tonight:

Tuesday, March 19

No. 16 North Carolina A&T vs. No. 16 Liberty – 6:40 p.m., truTV

No. 11 Middle Tennessee St. vs. No. 11 St. Mary’s – 9:10 p.m., truTV

 

Wednesday, March 20

No. 16 James Madison vs. No. 16 LIU-Brooklyn – 6:40 p.m., truTV

No. 13 Boise St. vs. No. 13 La Salle – 9:10 p.m., truTV

 

Thursday, March 21

No. 3 Michigan St. vs. No. 14 Valparaiso – 12:15 p.m., CBS

No. 6 Memphis vs. No. 11 Middle Tennessee St./St. Mary’s – 2:40 p.m., CBS

No. 4 Michigan vs. No .13 South Dakota St. – 7:15 p.m., CBS

No. 5 VCU vs. No. 12 Akron – 9:45 p.m., CBS

No. 6 Butler vs. No. 11 Bucknell – 12:40 p.m., truTV

No. 3 Marquette vs. No. 14 Davidson – 3:10 p.m., truTV

No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 16 North Carolina A&T/Liberty – 6:50 p.m., TBS

No. 8 Colorado St. vs. No. 9 Missouri – 9:20 p.m., TBS

No. 8 Pittsburgh vs. No. 9 Wichita St. – 1:40 p.m., TBS

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Southern – 4:10 p.m., TBS

No. 6 Arizona vs. No. 11 Belmont – 7:20 p.m., TNT

No. 3 New Mexico vs. No. 14 Harvard – 9:50 p.m., TNT

No. 4 Saint Louis vs. No. 13 New Mexico St. – 2:10 p.m., TNT

No. 5 Oklahoma St. vs. No. 12 Oregon – 4:40 p.m., TNT

No. 5 UNLV vs. No. 12 California – 7:27 p.m., truTV

No. 4 Syracuse vs. No. 13 Montana – 9:57 p.m., truTV

 

Friday, March 22

No. 8 N.C. State vs. No. 9 Temple – 1:40 p.m., TBS

No. 1 Indiana vs. No. 16 James Madison/LIU-Brooklyn – 4:10 p.m., TBS

No. 2 Ohio St. vs. No. 15 Iona – 7:15 p.m., CBS

No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Iowa St. – 9:45 p.m., CBS

No. 2 Miami vs. No. 15 Pacific – 2:10 p.m., TNT

No. 7 Illinois vs. No. 10 Colorado – 4:40 p.m., TNT

No. 3 Florida vs. No. 14 Northwestern St. – 7:27 p.m., truTV

No. 6 UCLA vs. No. 11 Minnesota – 9:57 p.m., truTV

No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Ole Miss – 12:40 p.m., truTV

No. 4 Kansas St. vs. No. 13 Boise St./La Salle – 3:10 p.m., truTV

No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 9 Villanova – 7:20 p.m., TNT

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Western Kentucky – 9:50 p.m., TNT

No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Albany – 12:15 p.m., CBS

No. 7 Creighton vs. No. 10 Cincinnati – 2:45 p.m., CBS

No. 2 Georgetown vs. No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast – 6:50 p.m., TBS

No. 7 San Diego St. vs. No 10 Oklahoma – 9:20 p.m., TBS

Stay tuned to Fansided.com all tournament long to keep up to date with the latest and best March Madness coverage out there. Be sure to view and download your Fansided March Madness bracket to follow the action all month long. 

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