2019 NCAA Tournament TV schedule: March Madness bracket, tip times for first round, locations

The First Four is over. Now the real madness begins as the first round of the NCAA Tournament begins today. There are now 64 teams remaining with national championship desire, and with action aplenty throughout the weekend, we're here to set your course and help you schedule out the next few days. But before we do that, be sure to download your printable bracket for the NCAA Tournament. We'll be live blogging every round right here on CBS Sports.

Below you will find the complete TV and streaming schedule for this year's NCAA Tournament. Be sure to check in often as this story will update every single time the NCAA Tournament schedule is adjusted. Games will be airing on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV -- and as always, you can also watch every game in the tourney via March Madness Live

2019 NCAA Tournament schedule, dates

Thursday, March 21 -- First round

Time (ET)GameTV / StreamSite

12:15 p.m.

(10) Minnesota 86, (7) Louisville 76

CBS, MML

Des Moines

12:40 p.m.

(3) LSU 79, (14) Yale 74

truTV, MML 

Jacksonville I

1:30 p.m.

(5) Auburn 78, (12) New Mexico State 77

TNT, MML 

Salt Lake City I

2 p.m.

(4) Florida State 76, (13) Vermont 69

TBS, MML 

Hartford I

After conc. I

(2) Michigan State 76, (15) Bradley 65

CBS, MML 

Des Moines II

After conc. I 

(11) Belmont vs. (6) Maryland

truTV, MML 

Jacksonville II

After conc. I 

(13) Northeastern vs. (4) Kansas

TNT, MML 

Salt Lake City II

After conc. I 

(12) Murray State vs. (5) Marquette

TBS, MML 

Hartford II

6:50 p.m.

(10) Florida vs. (7) Nevada

TNT, MML 

Des Moines III

7:10 p.m.

(15) Abilene Christian vs. (2) Kentucky

CBS, MML 

Jacksonville III

7:20 p.m.

(11) Saint Mary's vs. (6) Villanova

TBS, MML 

Hartford III

7:27 p.m.

(16) Fairleigh Dickinson vs. (1) Gonzaga

truTV, MML 

Salt Lake City III

After conc. III 

(15) Montana vs. (2) Michigan

TNT, MML 

Des Moines IV

After conc. III 

(10) Seton Hall vs. (7) Wofford

CBS, MML 

Jacksonville IV

After conc. III 

(14) Old Dominion vs. (3) Purdue

TBS, MML 

Hartford IV

After conc. III 

(9) Baylor vs. (8) Syracuse

truTV, MML 

Salt Lake City IV

Friday, March 22 -- First round

Time (ET)GameTV, StreamSite

12:15 p.m.

(10) Iowa vs. (7) Cincinnati

CBS

Columbus I

12:40 p.m.

(9) Oklahoma vs. (8) Ole Miss

truTV

Columbia I

1:30 p.m.

(14) Northern Kentucky vs. (3) Texas Tech

TNT

Tulsa I

2 p.m.

(13) UC Irvine vs. (4) Kansas State

TBS

San Jose I

After conc. I

(15) Colgate vs. (2) Tennessee

CBS

Columbus II

After conc. I

(16) Gardner-Webb vs. (1) Virginia

truTV

Columbia II

After conc. I

(11) St. John's / Arizona State vs. (6) Buffalo

TNT

Tulsa II

After conc. I

(12) Oregon vs. (5) Wisconsin

TBS

San Jose II

6:50 p.m.

(9) Washington vs. (8) Utah State

TNT

Columbus III

7:10 p.m.

(16) NC Central / North Dakota St. vs. (1) Duke

CBS

Columbia III

7:20 p.m.

(14) Georgia State vs. (3) Houston

TBS

Tulsa III

7:27 p.m.

(12) Liberty vs. (5) Mississippi State

truTV

San Jose III

After conc. III

(16) Iona vs. (1) North Carolina 

TNT

Columbus IV

After conc. III

(9) UCF vs. (8) VCU

CBS

Columbia IV

After conc. III

(11) Ohio State vs. (6) Iowa State

TBS

Tulsa IV

After conc. III

(13) Saint Louis vs. (4) Virginia Tech

truTV

San Jose IV

Saturday, March 23
Second round: Hartford, Salt Lake City, Des Moines, Jacksonville

Sunday, March 24
Second round: Tulsa, Columbus, Columbia, San Jose

Thursday, March 28
Sweet 16: Louisville, Anaheim

Friday, March 29
Sweet 16: Washington, D,C., Kansas City

Saturday, March 30
Elite Eight: Louisville, Anaheim

Sunday, March 31
Elite Eight: Washington, D.C., Kansas City

Saturday, April 6
Final Four: Minneapolis
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Monday, April 8
National Championship Game: Minneapolis
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2019 NCAA Tournament results

Tuesday, March 19 -- First Four

GameSite

(16) Fairleigh Dickinson 82, (16) Prairie View A&M 76

Dayton I

(11) Belmont 80, (11) Temple 71 Dayton II

Wednesday, March 20 -- First Four

GameSite

(16) North Dakota State 78, (16) NC Central 74

Dayton I

(11) St. John's 74, (11) Arizona State 65

Dayton II
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