CBS Sports detailed plans for the 2018-19 college basketball season with a schedule that showcases all of the 2018 Final Four teams as well as 12 total automatic bids to the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tournaments. Programming begins Dec. 8 with Michigan/Florida at noon. Men’s Tournament bids awarded on CBS, including the Big Ten Championship game, which moves back to the last day of the season, on Selection Sunday, March 17. Meanwhile, CBS Sports Network will carry air three men’s conference championship games and five women’s conference championship games. Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery and reporter Tracy Wolfson return as CBS Sports’ lead college basketball broadcast team.
Of course, CBS also will broadcast the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship once again, this year carrying the NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on April 6 as well as the National Championship game on April 8.