NCAA Tournament 2012, Elite 8: Syracuse Vs. Ohio State Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The NCAA Tournament's East Region Elie 8 match-up is set, as the No. 1-seeded Syracuse Orange and No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes will face off Saturday at 7:05 p.m. ET on CBS. The Orange (33-2) and Buckeyes (30-7) each earned hard-fought victories in the Sweet 16, and earned the first March Madness meeting between the two programs since 1983. when Ohio St. won, 79-74.

On Thursday, the East Region's top seed, Syracuse, edged No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers, 64-63, while the Buckeyes defeated No. 6 Cincinnati Bearcates, 81-66. The showdown is the second Big East Conference and Big Ten Conference showdown in the East Region. Both league's are 1-1 in the showdowns.

The winner of this contest will face one of four teams in the NCAA Tournament's semifinals: No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels, No., 13 Ohio Bobcats, No. 11 N.C. State Wolfpack and No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks

For more 2012 NCAA Tournament coverage, follow our StoryStream. Also visit SB Nation for more March Madness coverage. A printable bracket is also available.

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