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Sports TV Schedule 3/20: NCAA Tournament Times, Pairings, Announcers

Eight more NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games are on tap today, concluding what is considered the third round of the tournament. For New York fans, the highlight will be third-seeded Syracuse taking on 11th-seeded Marquette in an East Region meeting between two Big East Conference teams (7:45 p.m., truTV).

Action in the NCAA Tournament begins at 12:15 p.m. with North Carolina facing Washington (CBS. It will conclude with a 9:40 p.m. Southwest Region game between second-seeded Notre Dame and 10th-seeded Florida State.

If you can't wait for the NCAA action to begin there are a pair of NIT games, beginning with Wichita State at Virginia Tech (11 a.m., ESPN). At 12:30 p.m., Kent State visits Fairfield (ESPNU).

The second day of action in the first round of the NCAA Women's Tournament features 16 games on ESPN2 or ESPN3.com.

NCAA TOURNAMENT

12:15 p.m. (CBS) --  (2) North Carolina vs. (7) Washington - Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Tracy Wolfson
2:45 p.m. (CBS) --  (1) Duke vs. (8) Michigan - Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Tracy Wolfson
5:15 p.m. (CBS) --  (1) Ohio State vs. (8) George Mason - Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Marty Snider
6:10 p.m. (TNT) -- (4) Texas vs. (5) Arizona - Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager
7:10 p.m. (TBS) --  (3) Purdue vs. (11) VCU - Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel, Jamie Maggio
7:45 p.m. (truTV) -- (3) Syracuse vs. (11) Marquette - Gus Johnson, Len Elmore, Marty Snider
8:40 p.m. (TNT) -- (1) Kansas vs. (9) Illinois - Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager
9:40 p.m. (TBS) --  (2) Notre Dame vs. (10) Florida State - Spero Dedes, Bob Wenzel, Jamie Maggio

NIT TOURNAMENT

11 a.m. -- Wichita State @ Virginia Tech — ESPN
12:30 p.m. -- Kent State @ Fairfield — ESPNU

NCAA WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT

Noon -- No. 14 Gardner-Webb vs. No. 3 Miami (FL) (Charlottesville, Va.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
Noon -- No. 10 Vanderbilt vs. No. 7 Louisville (Cincinnati, Ohio) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
Noon -- No. 13 Saint Francis (PA) vs. No. 4 Maryland (College Park, Md.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
Noon -- No. 16 Hartford vs. No. 1 Connecticut(Storrs, Conn.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after noon game completion) -- No. 11 James Madison vs. No. 6 Oklahoma(Charlottesville, Va.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after noon game completion) -- No. 15 South Dakota State vs. No. 2 Xavier(Cincinnati, Ohio) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after noon game completion) -- No. 12 Princeton vs. No. 5 Georgetown (College Park, Md.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after noon game completion)  -- No. 9 Purdue vs. No. 8 Kansas St.* (Storrs, Conn.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
5 p.m. -- No. 14 Samford vs. No. 3 Florida State(Auburn, Ala.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
5 p.m. -- No. 15 McNeese State vs. No. 2 Texas A&M*(Shreveport, La.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
5 p.m. -- No. 9 Virginia vs. No. 8 Houston (Waco, Texas) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
5 p.m. -- No. 12 Arkansas-Little Rock vs. No. 5 Green Bay(Wichita, Kan.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after 5 p.m. game completion) -- No. 11 Middle Tennessee vs. No. 6 Georgia
(Auburn, Ala.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after 5 p.m. game completion) -- No. 10 Louisiana Tech vs. No. 7 Rutgers*(Shreveport, La.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after 5 p.m. game completion) -- No. 16 Prairie View vs. No. 1 Baylor
(Waco, Texas) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com
(30 minutes after 5 p.m. game completion) -- No. 13 Northern Iowa vs. No. 4 Michigan State (Wichita, Kan.) -- ESPN2, ESPN3.com

NBA

1 p.m. -- New Jersey @ Washington – YES
3 p.m. -- New York @ Milwaukee – MSG

NHL

12:30 p.m. -- NY Rangers @ Pittsburgh - NBC
5 p.m. -- New Jersey @ Columbus - MSG+