And so it begins. truTV tips off the NCAA Men’s Tournament with the First Four tomorrow at 6:40p, featuring Albany/Mount St. Mary’s, followed by NC State/Xavier at 9:10p. On Wednesday, Cal Poly/Texas Southern opens the 6:40p slot, followed by Iowa/Tennessee. Brian Anderson and Dan Bonner will call Tuesday’s First Four games with reporter Kristine Leahy. Kevin Harlan will team with analysts Len Elmore and Reggie Miller and reporter Rachel Nichols for Wednesday’s games.
Second round game coverage begins Thursday and Friday at noon starting with Ohio State/Dayton at 12:15p on CBS (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery/Allie LaForce on microphone duties), Wisconsin/American at 12:40p on truTV (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Lewis Johnson), Colorado/Pittsburgh (Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner/Kristine Leahy) on TBS at 1:40p and Cincinnati/Harvard at 2:10p on TNT (Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb/Jaime Maggio). Friday’s action starts at 12:15p with Duke/Mercer on CBS.