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NCAA Tournament Schedule 2011: First, Second Round Games, And Upcoming Dates

03/17/2011 01:35 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

This March 17 marks a bit more than St. Patrick's Day.

It's March Madness time.

With 16 games on Thursday and another 16 on Friday, the tournament starts off with all-day basketball. The first round will be interesting, and can pose some of the toughest match-ups.

Second round coverage begins Saturday, March 19 and continues into Sunday, March 20.

For the first round schedule, check when your favorite teams tip-off below.

Thursday, March 17

12:15 p.m. EST - (12) Clemson vs. (5) West Virginia - CBS

12:40 p.m. EST - (9) Old Dominion vs. (8) Butler - truTV

1:40 p.m. EST - (13) Morehead State vs. (4) Louisville - TBS

2:10 p.m. EST - (10) Penn State vs. (7) Temple - TNT

2:45 p.m. EST - (13) Princeton vs. (4) Kentucky - CBS

3:10 p.m. EST - (16) UNC-Asheville vs. (1) Pittsburgh - truTV

4:10 p.m. EST - (12) Richmond vs. (5) Vanderbilt - TBS

4:40 p.m. EST - (15) North Colorado vs. (2) San Diego State - TNT

6:50 p.m. EST - (15) UC Santa Barbara - (2) Florida - TBS

7:15 p.m. EST - (14) Wofford vs. (3) BYU - CBS

7:20 p.m. EST - (14) Bucknell vs. (3) UConn - TNT

7:27 p.m. EST - (13) Belmont vs. (4) Wisconsin - truTV

9:20 p.m. EST - (10) Michigan State vs. (7) UCLA - TBS

9:45 p.m. EST - (11) Gonzaga vs. (6) St. John's - CBS

9:50 p.m. EST - (11) Missouri vs. (6) Cincinnati - TNT

9:57 p.m. EST - (12) Utah State - (5) Kansas State - truTV

Friday, March 18

12:15 p.m. EST - (13) Oakland vs. (5) Texas - CBS

12:40 p.m. EST - (9) Tennessee vs. (8) Michigan - truTV

1:40 p.m. EST - (15) Akron vs. (2) Notre Dame - TBS

2:10 p.m. EST - (9) Villanova vs. (8) George Mason - TNT

2:45 p.m. EST - (12) Memphis vs. (5) Arizona - CBS

3:10 p.m. EST - (16) Hampton vs. (1) Duke - truTV

4:10 p.m. EST - (10) Florida State vs. (7) Texas A&M - TBS

4:40 p.m. EST - (16) UT-San Antonio vs. (1) Ohio state - TNT

6:50 p.m. EST - (16) Boston University - (1) Kansas - TBS

7:15 p.m. EST - (15) Long Island University vs. (2) North Carolina - CBS

7:20 p.m. EST - (14) St. Peter's vs. (3) Purdue - TNT

7:27 p.m. EST - (11) Marquette vs. (6) Xavier - truTV

9:20 p.m. EST - (9) Illinois vs. (8) UNLV - TBS

9:45 p.m. EST - (10) Georgia vs. (7) Washington - CBS

9:50 p.m. EST - (11) VCU vs. (6) Georgetown - TNT

9:57 p.m. EST - (14) Indiana State - (3) Syracuse - truTV

Second Round - Saturday, March 19 and Sunday March, 20

Sweet 16 - Thursday, March 24 and Friday, March 25

Elite 8 - Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27

Final Four - Friday, April 2

National Championship Game - Saturday, April 2

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