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NCAA Tournament Tip-Times, Locations Revealed For BYU, Utah State Basketball

A general view of a 'March Madness' logo is seen during practice before the First Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 20, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Once Selection Sunday reveals the 68-team bracket, the next question becomes, when are the NCAA Tournament tip times? We now have those and both BYU and Utah State will play in historic venues with a chance to capture audiences around the country.

Utah State vs. Texas Tech: NCAA Tournament Tip-Time

Starting with Utah State on Friday, March 19th.  The Aggies who received an at-large bid are headed to Bloomington, Indiana, 53 miles south of Indianapolis. The 11-seed Aggies will take on 6-seed Texas Tech from the Big 12 Conference in historic Assembly Hall.

Utah State versus Texas Tech will tip-off at 11:45 a.m. (MDT) and be televised on TNT. CBS Sports’ Carter Blackburn will be on the call with Debbie Antonelli providing analysis and Evan Washburn as the reporter.

BYU vs. Michigan State/UCLA Game Info

For BYU, the 6-seeded Cougars will face 11-seed Michigan State or UCLA on Saturday night at 7:45 p.m. (MDT) at Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse. BYU and the Spartans or Bruins will be televised on network CBS and

Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, and AJ Ross will be on the call for BYU’s first-round matchup.

2021 NCAA Tournament First Four, First Round Tip-Times

NCAA First Four – Thursday, March 18

(16) Texas Southern vs. (16) Mount St. Mary’s, 3:10 p.m, truTV

(11) Drake vs. (11) Wichita State, 4:27 p.m., TBS

(16) Appalachian State vs. (16) Norfolk State, 6:40 p.m., truTV

(11) UCLA vs. (11) Michigan State, 7:57 p.m., TBS

First Round Games – Friday Morning/Afternoon, March 19

(10) Virginia Tech vs. (7) Florida, 10:15 a.m., CBS

(14) Colgate vs. (3) Arkansas, 10:45 a.m. truTV

(16) Drexel vs. (1) Illinois, 11:15 a.m., TBS

(11) Utah State vs. (6) Texas Tech, 11:45 a.m., TNT

(15) Oral Roberts vs. (2) Ohio State, 1 p.m, CBS

(16) Hartford vs. (1) Baylor, 1:30 p.m., truTV

(9) Georgia Tech vs. (8) Loyola Chicago, 2 p.m., TBS

(12) Oregon State vs. (5) Tennessee, 2:30 p.m., TNT

First Round Games – Friday Evening, March 19

(13) Liberty vs. (4) Oklahoma State, 4:25 p.m., TBS

(9) Wisconsin vs. (8) North Carolina, 5:10 p.m., CBS

(15) Cleveland State vs. (2) Houston, 5:15 p.m., truTV

(13) North Texas vs. (4) Purdue, 5:25 p.m., TNT

(10) Rutgers vs. (7) Clemson, 7:20 p.m., TBS

(11) Syracuse vs. (6) San Diego State, 7:40 p.m., CBS

(14) Morehead State vs. (3) West Virginia, 7:50 p.m., truTV

(12) Winthrop vs. (5) Villanova, 7:57 p.m., TNT

First Round Games – Saturday Morning/Afternoon, March 20

(12) Georgetown vs. (5) Colorado, 10:15 a.m., CBS

(13) UNC Greensboro vs. (4) Florida State, 10:45 a.m., truTV

(14) Eastern Washington vs. (3) Kansas, 11:15 a.m., TBS

(9) St. Bonaventure vs. (8) LSU, 11:45 a.m., TNT

(16) Mount St. Mary’s/Texas Southern vs. (1) Michigan, 1 p.m., CBS

(12) UC Santa Barbara vs. (5) Creighton, 1:30 p.m., truTV

(15) Iona vs. (2) Alabama, 2 p.m., TBS

(11) Wichita State/Drake vs. (6) USC, 2:30 p.m., TNT

First Round Games – Saturday Evening, March 20

(15) Grand Canyon vs. (2) Iowa, 4:25 p.m., TBS

(10) Maryland vs. (7) UConn, 5:10 p.m., CBS

(13) Ohio vs. (4) Virginia, 5:15 p.m., truTV

(9) Missouri vs. (8) Oklahoma, 5:25 p.m., TNT

(16) Norfolk State/Appalachian State vs. (1) Gonzaga, 7:20 p.m., TBS

(11) Michigan State/UCLA vs. (6) BYU, 7:40 p.m., CBS

(14) Abilene Christian vs. (3) Texas, 7:50 p.m., truTV

(10) VCU vs. (7) Oregon, 7:57 p.m., TNT

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m., KSL Newsradio). Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper and the KSL Sports app.

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