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Your Championship Week announcing schedule

The Madness is here!  Championship Week is already underway with these eight teams already clinching a berth in the Big Dance:

Belmont, Creighton, Davidson, Loyola (MD), Murray State, St. Mary’s, UNC Asheville, VCU

The first of the power conferences get their tournaments underway today including one of my favorite events in all of sports, the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden.  It’s one of the best weeks in the entire sports calendar, so take it all in.  Here’s your announcing schedule taking you all the way to the Selection Show on CBS this Sunday at 6 PM ET.

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Tuesday March 6

Big East Conference First Round

DePaul vs Connecticut  (ESPN2, noon) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Andy Katz

Pittsburgh @ St. John (ESPN2, 2:30PM) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Andy Katz

Providence vs Seton Hall (ESPNU 7PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Andy Katz

Villanova vs Rutgers (ESPNU 9:30PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Andy Katz

Big Sky Conference Semifinals

Weber State vs. Portland State (Altitude 7:30PM) Rich Winter, Jay McMillian

Montana vs. Eastern Washington (Altitude 10PM) Rich Winter, Jay McMillian

Horizon League Final: Detroit @ Valparaiso (ESPN 9PM) Mark Jones, Stephen Bardo

Sun Belt Conference Final: North Texas vs Western Kentucky (ESPN2 7:00) Adam Amin, Mark Adams

Summit League Conference Final: Western Illinois vs South Dakota State (ESPN 9PM) Clay Matvick, Bob Valvano

Pennsylvania @ Princeton* (ESPN3 7:30) Scott Graham, John Celestand

*Penn win forces one game playoff versus Harvard Saturday Night for Ivy League bid.

Wednesday March 7

Big East Conference Second Round

West Virginia vs. DePaul/UConn (ESPN Noon) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Beth Mowins

Georgetown vs Pittsburgh/St. John’s ESPN 2:30PM) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Beth Mowins

Louisville vs. Providence/Seton Hall ESPN 7PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Beth Mowins

South Florida vs. Villanova/Rutgers ESPN 9:30PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Beth Mowins

Big 12 Conference First Round

Oklahoma vs Texas A&M (Big 12 Net 7PM) Dave Armstrong, Reid Gettys

Oklahoma State vs Texas Tech (Big 12 Net 7PM) Dave Armstrong, Reid Gettys 

Big Sky Conference Final: Montana/EWash vs Weber St/ Port St (ESPN2 9PM) Roxy Bernstein, Miles Simon

Conference USA First Round

Rice vs East Carolina (CSS 1PM) Greg Gaston, Brian Oliver

Marshall vs Southern Methodist (CSS 3:30PM) Greg Gaston, Brian Oliver

Texas-El Paso vs Houston (CSS 7:30PM) Matt Stewart, Shane Power

Alabama-Birmingham vs Tulane (CSS 10PM) Matt Stewart, Shane Power

Northeast Conference Final: Long Island University vs Robert Morris (ESPN2 7PM) Jon Sciambi, Tim Welsh 

Pacific 12 Conference First Round

Washington State vs Oregon State (FSN 3PM) Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean

UCLA vs USC (FSN 5:30PM) Kevin Calabro, Don MacLean

Stanford vs Arizona State (FSN 9PM) Steve Physioc, Marques Johnson, Rebecca Haarlow

Colorado vs Utah (FSN 11:30PM) Steve Physioc, Marques Johnson, Rebecca Haarlow

Patriot League Conference Final: Bucknell vs Lehigh (CBSN 7PM) Bob Socci and Vince Curran

Thursday March 8

Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament – First Round

Maryland v Wake Forest (ESPNU 12PM) Dan Shulman, Fran Fraschilla, Jeannine Edwards

North Carolina St. vs. Boston College (ESPNU 2PM) Dan Shulman, Fran Fraschilla, Jeannine Edwards

Clemson vs. Virginia Tech (ESPNU 7PM) Mike Patrick, Len Elmore, Jeannine Edwards

Miami vs. Georgia Tech (ESPNU 9PM) Mike Patrick, Len Elmore, Jeannine Edwards

Big Ten Tournament – First Round 

Iowa vs Illinois (BTN 11:30AM) Gus Johnson, Shon Morris

Indiana vs Penn State (BTN 1:30PM) Gus Johnson, Shon Morris

Northwestern vs Minnesota(ESPN2 5:30PM) Dave O’Brien, Dan Dakich

Purdue vs Nebraska (ESPN2 7:30PM) Dave O’Brien, Dan Dakich

Big 12 Conference Tournament – Quarterfinals

Baylor vs Kansas State (ESPN2 12:30PM) Brent Musburger, Bob Knight, Holly Rowe

Kansas vs Oklahoma/Texas A&M (ESPN2 3PM) Brent Musburger, Bob Knight, Holly Rowe

Missouri vs Oklahoma State/Texas Tech (Big12 Net/ESPN3 7PM) Dave Armstrong, Reid Gettys, Holly Rowe

Iowa State vs Texas (Big12 Net/ESPN3 9:30PM) Dave Armstrong, Reid Gettys, Holly Rowe

Big East Conference Tournament – Quarterfinals

Syracuse vs. West Virginia/DePaul/UConn (ESPN 12PM) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Beth Mowins

Cincinnati vs. Georgetown/Pittsburgh/St. Johns (ESPN 2PM) Dave Pasch, Doris Burke, Beth Mowins

Marquette vs. Louisville/Providence/Seton Hall (ESPN 7PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Beth Mowins

Notre Dame vs. South Florida/Villanova/Rutgers (ESPN 9PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Beth Mowins 

Conference USA Conference Tournament – Quarterfinals

Southern Mississippi vs. Rice/East Carolina (CBSSN 1PM) Roger Twibell, Wally Szcerbiak

Tulsa vs. Marshall/SMU (CBSSN 3:30PM) Roger Twibell, Wally Szcerbiak

Memphis vs. UTEP/Houston (CBSSN 7:30PM) Dave Ryan, Pete Gillen

Central Florida vs. UAB/Tulane (CBSSN 10PM) Dave Ryan, Pete Gillen

Pacific 12 Conference Tournament – Quarterfinals

Washington vs Wash St/Oregon St (FSN3PM) TBA

Arizona vs UCLA/USC (FSN 5:30PM) TBA

California vs Stanford/Arizona St (FSN 9PM) TBA

Oregon vs Colorado/Utah (FSN 11:30PM) TBA 

Mountain West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals

San Diego State vs Boise State (mtn 3PM) Rich Cellini, Joe Cravens

Colorado State vs TCU (CBSSN/mtn 5:30PM) Rich Cellini, Joe Cravens

New Mexico vs Air Force (mtn 9PM) Ari Wolfe, Blaine Fowler

UNLV vs Wyoming (CBSSN/mtn 11:30PM) Ari Wolfe, Blaine Fowler (CBSSN Joined in Progress)

Southeastern Conference Tournament First Round

LSU vs Arkansas (SEC Net/ESPN3 1PM) TBA

Alabama vs South Carolina (SEC Net/ESPN3 3:30PM) TBA

Mississippi vs Auburn (SEC Net/ESPN3 7:30PM) Dave Neal, Kara Lawson

Mississippi State vs Georgia (SEC Net/ESPN3 10PM) Dave Neal, Kara Lawson

Southland Conference Semifinals (STO 9PM/11:30PM) TBA

Friday March 9

Big Ten Conference Quarterfinals

Michigan State vs. Iowa/Illinois(ESPN 12PM) Dave O’Brien, Dan Dakich

Wisconsin vs. Indiana/Penn State (ESPN 2PM) Dave O’Brien, Dan Dakich

Michigan vs. Northwestern/Minnesota (BTN 6:30PM) Gus Johnson, Shon Morris

Ohio State vs. Purdue/Nebraska (BTN 8:30PM) Gus Johnson, Shon Morris 

Atlantic Coast Conference Quarterfinals

North Carolina vs MD/WF (ESPN2 12PM) Dan Shulman, Fran Fraschilla, Jeannine Edwards

Virginia vs NCST/BC (ESPN2 2PM) Dan Shulman, Fran Fraschilla, Jeannine Edwards

Duke vs CLM/VT (ESPN2 7PM) Mike Patrick, Len Elmore, Jeannine Edwards

Florida State vs MIA/GT (ESPN2 9PM) Mike Patrick, Len Elmore, Jeannine Edwards

Atlantic 10 Conference Quarterfinals

Temple vs. UMass/Duquense (A10 Net 12PM) TBA

St. Bonaventure vs. St. Joseph’s/Charlotte (A10 Net 2:30PM) TBA

St. Louis vs. LaSalle/Richmond (A-10 Net 6:30PM) TBA

Xavier vs. Dayton/George Washington (A-10 Net 9PM) TBA

Southeastern Conference Quarterfinals

Kentucky vs. LSU/Arkansas (SEC Net/ESPN3 1PM) Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes, Shannon Spake

Florida vs. Alabama/South Carolina(SEC Net/ESPN3 3:30PM) Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes, Shannon Spake

Tennessee vs. Mississippi/Auburn (SEC Net 7:30PM) TBA

Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State/Georgia (SEC Net 10PM) TBA

Conference USA Conference Semifinals

Semifinal #1 (CBSSN 4PM) Roger Twibell, Wally Szcerbiak

Semifinal #2 (CBSSN 6:30PM) Dave Ryan, Pete Gillen

Big East Conference Semifinals (ESPN 7PM/9PM) Sean McDonough, Jay Bilas, Bill Raftery, Doris Burke

Big 12 Conference Semifinals (ESPNU 7:30PM/10PM) Brent Musburger, Bob Knight

Pac 12 Conference Semifinals (FSN 9PM/11:30PM) 

Mountain West Conference Semifinals (CBSSN 9PM/11:30PM) Todd Harris, Steve Lappas

Western Athletic Conference Semifinals (WAC Net 9PM/11:30PM)

Big West Conference Semifinals (ESPN3 9:30PM/11:59PM) Mark Jones, Miles Simon

Saturday March 10

America East Conference Final: Vermont vs Stony Brook (ESPN2 11AM) TBA, LaPhonso Ellis 

Conference USA Conference Final (CBS 11:30AM) TBA

Southeastern Conference Semifinals (ABC 1PM/3:30PM) Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes, Shannon Spake 

Atlantic Coast Conference Semifinals (ESPN 1PM/3:30PM) Dan Shulman, L.Elmore or D.Vitale, Erin Andrews

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament Final (ESPN2 1PM) Justin Kutcher, Stephen Howard

Atlantic 10 Conference Semifinals (CBSSN 1PM/3:30PM) James Bates, Steve Wolf

Big Ten Conference Semifinals (CBS 1:30PM/4PM) TBA

Southland Conference Final (ESPN2 3PM) Carter Blackburn, Dereck Whittenberg

Pacific 12 Conference Final (CBS 6PM) TBA

Big 12 Conference Final (ESPN 6PM) Brent Musburger, Bob Knight, Holly Rowe

Mountain West Conference Final (NBCSN 7PM) TBA,Blaine Fowler

Mid-American Conference Final (ESPN2 8PM) Bob Wischusen, Stephen Bardo

Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament Final (ESPNU 8PM) TBA

Big East Conference Final (ESPN 9PM) Sean McDonough, Bill Raftery, Jay Bilas, Doris Burke

Big West Conference Final (ESPN2 10PM) Mark Jones, Miles Simon

Western Athletic Conference Final (ESPN2 11:59PM) Dave Flemming, Sean Farnham

Sunday March 11

Southeastern Conference Final (ABC 1PM) Brad Nessler, Jimmy Dykes, Shannon Spake

Atlantic 10 Conference Final (CBS 1PM) TBA

Atlantic Coast Conference Final (ESPN 1PM) Dan Shulman, Dick Vitale, Erin Andrews

Big Ten Conference Final (CBS 3PM) TBA

NCAA Tournament Selection Show (CBS 6PM)

H/T Sammy!

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