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2016 March Madness: Region of Death
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2016 March Madness: Region of Death
Monday March 14th, 2016

March madness is here once again. The field for the 2016 NCAA tournament was announced on Sunday evening, and the NCAA followed with start times and announcing crews shortly after the selection show concluded.

North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia and Oregon earned No. 1 seeds over Michigan State, Oklahoma and Villanova, while Tulsa pulled off a shocker by making the tournament over bubble teams like Monmouth and South Carolina.

Here is everything you need to know for the first round of the big dance, starting with the First Four on Tuesday evening. 

You can print our bracket here, and stream games live here.

First Four – Dayton

March 15

Announcers: Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas
Sideline: Jamie Erdahl

Game 1 (6:40 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast vs. No. 16 Farleigh Dickinson
Game 2 (Following Game 1, truTV): No. 11 Vanderbilt vs. No. 11 Wichita State

March 16

Announcers: Carter Blackburn, Mike Gminski
Sideline: Jamie Maggio

Game 1 (6:40 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 16 Holy Cross vs. No. 16 Southern
Game 2 (Following Game 1, truTV): No. 11 Michigan vs. No. 11 Tulsa

Providence – March 17

Announcers: Ian Eagle, Chris Webber, Len Elmore
Sideline: Evan Washburn

Game 1 (12:15 p.m., CBS) – No. 4 Duke vs. No. 13 UNC Wilmington
Game 2 (Following Game 1, CBS) – No. 5 Baylor vs. No. 12 Yale

Game 3 (6:50 p.m. ET, TNT) – No. 3 Miami (FL) vs. No. 14 Buffalo
Game 4 (Following Game 3, TNT) – No. 6 Arizona vs. No. 11 Vanderbilt/Wichita State

Raleigh – March 17

AnnouncersKevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner
Sideline: Lewis Johnson

Game 1 (12:40 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No. 9 Butler
Game 2 (Following Game 1, truTV): No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Hampton

Game 3 (7:20 p.m. ET, TBS): No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 FGCU/Farleigh Dickinson
Game 4 (Following Game 3, TBS): No. 8 USC vs. No. 9 Providence

Des Moines – March 17

Announcers: Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery
Sideline: Tracy Wolfson

Game 1 (1:30 p.m. ET, TNT): No. 8 Colorado vs. No. 9 Connecticut
Game 2 (Following Game 1, TNT): No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Austin Peay

Game 3 (7:10 p.m. ET, CBS): No. 5 Indiana vs. No. 12 Chattanooga
Game 4 (Following Game 3, CBS): No. 4 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Stony Brook

Denver – March 17

Announcers: Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas
Sideline: Jamie Eradhl

Game 1 (2:00 p.m. ET, TBS): No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 13 Iona
Game 2 (Following Game 1, TBS): No. 5 Purdue vs. No. 12 Little Rock

Game 3 (7:27 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 3 Utah vs. No. 14 Fresno State
Game 4 (Following Game 3, truTV): No. 6 Seton Hall vs. No. 11 Gonzaga

St. Louis – March 18

Announcers: Brian Anderson, Steve Smith
Sideline: Dana Jacobson

Game 1 (12:15 p.m. ET, CBS): No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Syracuse
Game 2 (Following Game 1, CBS): No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 Middle Tennessee State

Game 3 (6:50 p.m. ET, TNT): No. 7 Wisconsin vs. No. 10 Pittsburgh
Game 4 (Following Game 3, TNT): No. 2 Xavier vs. No. 15 Weber State

Brooklyn – March 18

Announcers: Verne Lundquist, Jim Spanarkel
Sideline: Allie LaForce

Game 1 (12:40 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 15 UNC Asheville
Game 2 (Following Game 1, truTV): No. 7 Iowa vs. No. 10 Temple

Game 3 (7:10 p.m. ET, CBS): No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 10 Stephen F. Austin
Game 4 (Following Game 3, CBS): No. 6 Notre Dame vs. No. 11 Michigan/Tulsa

Oklahoma City – March 18

Announcers: Carter Blackburn, Mike Gminski
Sideline: Jaime Maggio

Game 1 (1:30 p.m. ET, TNT): No. 7 Oregon State vs. No. 10 VCU
Game 2 (Following Game 1, TNT): No. 2 Oklahoma vs. No. 15 CSU Bakersfield

Game 3 (7:20 p.m. ET, TBS): No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 14 Green Bay
Game 4 (Following Game 3, TBS): No. 6 Texas vs. No. 11 Northern Iowa

Spokane – March 18

Announcers: Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb
Sideline: Ros Gold-Onwude

Game 1 (2:00 p.m. ET, TBS): No. 4 California vs. No. 13 Hawaii
Game 2 (Following Game 1, TBS): No. 5 Maryland vs. No. 12 South Dakota State

Game 3 (7:27 p.m. ET, truTV): No. 1 Oregon vs. No. 16 Holy Cross/Southern
Game 4 (Following Game 3, truTV): No. 8 St. Joseph’s vs. No. 9 Cincinnati

 

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