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NCAA Tournament First Round: Times, TV schedule, streaming, announcers

Here is your complete first round guide to March Madness.

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Fresno State is in the NCAA field taking on No. 3 Utah out of the Pac-12 and they play on Thursday on truTV at 7:27 p.m. ET. We all watch more than just our team so we have provided the full first round TV schedule for the NCAA tournament.

The Dayton games are on Tuesday and Wednesday and are all on truTV. The full bracket gets going on Thursday March 17 with games on CBS, TBS, TNT and also continuing on truTV. Every game is also streamed on the March Madness Live app and also streamed on NCAA.com

Play-in Games

DATE TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
Tuesday, March 15 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Fla Gulf Coast Eagles vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Andrew Catalon / Steve Lappas // Jamie Erdahl
Tuesday, March 15 After conc. I truTV Dayton II Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Wichita State Shockers Catalon / Lappas // Erdahl
Wednesday, March 16 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Holy Cross Crusaders vs. Southern Jaguars Carter Blackburn / Mike Gminski // Jaime Maggio
Wednesday, March 16 After conc. I truTV Dayton II Michigan Wolverines vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Blackburn / Gminski //Maggio


Thursday March 17: Round of 64 Games

DATE TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
Thursday, March 17 12:15 p.m. CBS Providence I Duke Blue Devils vs. NC-Wilmington Seahawks Ian Eagle/Chris Webber/Len Elmore//Evan Washburn
Thursday, March 17 12:40 p.m. truTV Raleigh I Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Butler Bulldogs Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson
Thursday, March 17 1:30 p.m. TNT Des Moines I Colorado Buffaloes vs. Connecticut Huskies Jim Nantz/Grant Hill/Bill Raftery//Tracy Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 2:00 p.m. TBS Denver I Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iona Gaels Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas//Jamie Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I CBS Providence II Baylor Bears vs. Yale Bulldogs Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I truTV Raleigh II Virginia Cavaliers vs. Hampton Pirates Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I TNT Des Moines II Kansas Jayhawks vs. Austin Peay Governors Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. I TBS Denver II Purdue Boilermakers vs. Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 6:50 p.m. TNT Providence III Miami-Florida Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Bulls Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 7:10 p.m. CBS Des Moines III Indiana Hoosiers vs. Chattanooga Mocs Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 7:20 p.m. TBS Raleigh III North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Florida Gulf Coast/Fairleigh Dickinson Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 7:27 p.m. truTV Denver III Utah Utes vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III TNT Providence IV Arizona Wildcats vs. Vanderbilt/Wichita State Eagle/ Webber/Elmore//Washburn
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III CBS Des Moines IV Kentucky Wildcats vs. Stony Brook Seawolves Nantz/Hill/Raftery//Wolfson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III TBS Raleigh IV USC Trojans vs. Providence Friars Harlan/Miller/Bonner//Johnson
Thursday, March 17 After conc. III truTV Denver IV Seton Hall Pirates vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Catalon/ Lappas// Erdahl


Friday, March 18: Round of 64 Games

DATE TIP (ET) NETWORK SITE GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST//REPORTER
Friday, March 18 12:15 p.m. CBS St. Louis I Dayton Flyers vs. Syracuse Orange Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson
Friday, March 18 12:40 p.m. truTV Brooklyn I Villanova Wildcats vs. UNC-Asheville Bulldogs Verne Lundquist/Jim Spanarkel//Allie LaForce
Friday, March 18 1:30 p.m. TNT Oklahoma City I Oregon State Beavers vs. Virginia Commonwealth Rams Carter Blackburn/ Mike Gminski//Jaime Maggio
Friday, March 18 2:00 p.m. TBS Spokane I California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Spero Dedes/Doug Gottlieb//Ros Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 After conc. I CBS St. Louis II Michigan State Spartans vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 After conc. I TNT Oklahoma City II Oklahoma Sooners vs. CS-Bakersfield Roadrunners Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 After conc. I TBS Spokane II Maryland Terrapins vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 6:50 p.m. TNT St. Louis III Wisconsin Badgers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 7:10 p.m. CBS Brooklyn III West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
Friday, March 18 7:20 p.m. TBS Oklahoma City III Texas A&M Aggies vs. Green Bay Phoenix Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 7:27 p.m. truTV Spokane III Oregon Ducks vs. Holy Cross/Southern U. Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude
Friday, March 18 After conc. III TNT St. Louis IV Xavier Musketeers vs. Weber State Wildcats Anderson/Smith//Jacobson
Friday, March 18 After conc. III CBS Brooklyn IV Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan/Tulsa Lundquist/Spanarkel//LaForce
Friday, March 18 After conc. III TBS Oklahoma City IV Texas Longhorns vs. Northern Iowa Panthers Blackburn/Gminski//Maggio
Friday, March 18 After conc. III truTV Spokane IV Saint Josephs (PA) Hawks vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Dedes/Gottlieb//Gold-Onwude