The first three rounds of the 2013 NCAA basketball tournament are officially over, and the action for the Sweet 16 is already set. As of Wednesday, March 27, 2013, the schedule including times, locations, stations, and announcers is in place. Below is a full television schedule for the Sweet 16 that will be played on March 28-29, 2013, on the CBS family of networks.
Four games will be played between two locations on Thursday, March 28, 2013. The action begins with third-seeded Marquette taking on second-seeded Miami in Washington, D.C. Syracuse taking on Indiana will follow immediately after.
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In the Staples Center in Los Angeles, sixth-seeded Arizona will face off with Ohio State in the first game. The second game pits 13th-seeded La Salle against the number nine seed Wichita State Shockers.
The four games on Friday, March 29, 2013, bring even more great action including two number one seeds and the Cinderella team of the tournament, Florida Gulf Coast University. They are the first 15-seed in history to make it to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament.
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The games taking place in Indianapolis will start with Oregon facing off with the overall number one seed in the tournament, Louisville. Number three-seed Michigan State then has to go up against the Duke Blue Devils.
Four more games will go down in Dallas Cowboys Stadium and they begin on Friday evening with Michigan against Kansas. After that, Florida Gulf Coast University will hope to continue their magical run against a number three seed in Florida.
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All times are EST.
EastRegion – Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Rachel Nichols
- 7:15 p.m. EST (3) Marquette vs. (2) Miami (CBS)
- 9:45 p.m. EST (approximately) (4) Syracuse vs. (1) Indiana (CBS)
West Region – Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Lewis Johnson
- 7:47 p.m. EST (6) Arizona vs. (2) Ohio State (TBS)
- 10:17 p.m. EST (approximately) (13) La Salle vs. (9) Wichita State (TBS)
Midwest Region – Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, Tracy Wolfson
- 7:15 p.m. EST (12) Oregon vs. (1) Louisville (CBS)
- 9:45 p.m. EST (approximately) (3) Michigan State vs. (2) Duke (CBS)
South Region – Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager
- 7:37 p.m. EST (4) Michigan vs. (1) Kansas (TBS)
- 10:07 p.m. EST (approximately) (15) Florida Gulf Coast vs. (3) Florida (TBS)
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