March Madness 2019: NCAA Tournament Scores, Schedule, Dates, Times

The 2019 NCAA Tournament was unveiled on Selection Sunday and Duke, Virginia, North Carolina and Gonzaga are the four No. 1 seeds. You can read our bracket reactions and region-by-region breakdown here.

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NCAA Tournament play will officially kick off with the First Four in Dayton, Ohio, where there will be two games on both March 19 and March 20. The first round will begin Thursday, March 21.

Here’s the round-by-round NCAA Tournament schedule.

Round Dates
First Four March 19-20
First Round March 21-22
Second Round March 23-24
Sweet 16 March 28-29
Elite Eight March 30-31
Final Four April 6
National Championship April 8

Here’s the list of all of the 2019 NCAA Tournament locations.

Location Round(s)
Dayton, OH First Four
Hartford, CT First/Second
Salt Lake City, UT First/Second
Des Moines, IA First/Second
Jacksonville, FL First/Second
Tulsa, OK First/Second
Columbus, OH First/Second
Columbia, SC  First/Second
 San Jose, CA  First/Second
 Louisville, KY (South Regional) Sweet 16/Elite Eight
Anaheim, CA (West Regional) Sweet 16/Elite Eight
Washington, D.C. (East Regional) Sweet 16/Elite Eight
 Kansas City, MO (Midwest Regional) Sweet 16/Elite Eight
 Minneapolis, MN (Final Four)  Final Four/National Championship

 

Here’s the schedule of Thursday afternoon’s games.

Matchup Date Tip Time Location Broadcast Crew
No. 10 Minnesota def. No. 7 Louisville 86-76 Thursday, March 21 12:15 p.m. ET Des Moines Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson (CBS)
No. 3 LSU def. No. 14 Yale 79-74 Thursday, March 21 12:40 p.m. ET Jacksonville Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Jamie Erdahl (truTV)
No. 5 Auburn def. No. 12 New Mexico State 78-77 Thursday, March 21 1:30 p.m. ET Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Lisa Byington (TNT)
No. 4 Florida State def. No. 13 Vermont 76-69 Thursday, March 21 2 p.m. ET Hartford Carter Blackburn, Debbie Antonelli, John Schriffen (TBS)
No. 2 Michigan State def. No. 15 Bradley 76-65 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 1 Des Moines Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson (CBS)
No. 6 Maryland def. No. 11 Belmont 79-77 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 1 Jacksonville Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Jamie Erdahl (truTV)
No. 4 Kansas def. No. 13 Northeastern 87-53 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 1 Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Lisa Byington (TNT)
No. 12 Murray State def. No. 5 Marquette 83-64 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 1 Hartford Carter Blackburn, Debbie Antonelli, John Schriffen (TBS)

 

Here’s the schedule of Thursday night’s games.

Matchup Date Tip Time Location Broadcast Crew
No. 10 Florida def. No. 7 Nevada 70-61 Thursday, March 21 6:50 p.m. ET Des Moines Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson (TNT)
No. 2 Kentucky def. No. 15 Abilene Christian 79-44 Thursday, March 21 7:10 p.m. ET Jacksonville Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Jamie Erdahl (CBS)
No. 6 Villanova def. No. 11 Saint Mary’s 61-57 Thursday, March 21 7:20 p.m. ET Hartford Carter Blackburn, Debbie Antonelli, John Schriffen (TBS)
No. 1 Gonzaga def. No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson 87-49 Thursday, March 21 7:27 p.m. ET Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Lisa Byington (truTV)
No. 2 Michigan def. No. 15 Montana 74-55 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 3 Des Moines Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Bonner, Dana Jacobson (TNT)
No. 7 Wofford def. No. 10 Seton Hall 84-68 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 3 Jacksonville Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Jamie Erdahl (CBS)
No. 3 Purdue def. No. 14 Old Dominion 61-48 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 3 Hartford Carter Blackburn, Debbie Antonelli, John Schriffen (TBS)
No. 9 Baylor def. No. 8 Syracuse 78-69 Thursday, March 21 After conclusion of Game 3 Salt Lake City Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Lisa Byington (truTV)

 

Here’s the schedule of Friday afternoon’s games.

Matchup Date Tip Time Location Broadcast Crew
No. 7 Cincinnati vs. No. 10 Iowa Friday, March 22 12:15 p.m. ET Columbus Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Allie LaForce (CBS)
No. 8 Ole Miss vs. No. 9 Oklahoma Friday, March 22 12:40 p.m. ET Columbia Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, Tracy Wolfson (truTV)
No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Northern Kentucky Friday, March 22 1:30 p.m. ET Tulsa Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Jim Jackson, Evan Washburn (TNT)
No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 UC Irvine Friday, March 22 2 p.m. ET San Jose Spero Dedes, Len Elmore, Steve Smith, Ros Gold-Onwude (TBS)
No. 2 Tennessee vs. No. 15 Colgate Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 1 Columbus Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Allie LaForce (CBS)
No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Gardner-Webb Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 1 Columbia Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, Tracy Wolfson (truTV)
No. 6 Buffalo vs. No. 11 St. Johns/Arizona State Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 1 Tulsa Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Jim Jackson, Evan Washburn (TNT)
No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Oregon Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 1 San Jose Spero Dedes, Len Elmore, Steve Smith, Ros Gold-Onwude (TBS)

 

Here’s Friday night’s schedule.

Matchup Date Time Location Broadcast Crew
No. 8 Utah State vs. No. 9 Washington Friday, March 22 6:50 p.m. ET Columbus Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Allie LaForce (TNT)
No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 N.C. Central/North Dakota State Friday, March 22 7:10 p.m. ET Columbia Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, Tracy Wolfson (CBS)
No. 3 Houston vs. No. 14 Georgia State Friday, March 22 7:20 p.m. ET Tulsa Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Jim Jackson, Evan Washburn (TBS)
No. 5 Mississippi State vs. No. 12 Liberty Friday, March 22 7:27 p.m. ET San Jose Spero Dedes, Len Elmore, Steve Smith, Ros Gold-Onwude (truTV)
No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Iona Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 3 Columbus Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Allie LaForce (TNT)
No. 8 VCU vs. No. 9 UCF Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 3 Columbia Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, Tracy Wolfson (CBS)
No. 6 Iowa State vs. No. 11 Ohio State Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 3 Tulsa Brad Nessler, Steve Lavin, Jim Jackson, Evan Washburn (TBS)
No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. No. 13 Saint Louis Friday, March 22 After conclusion of Game 3 San Jose Spero Dedes, Len Elmore, Steve Smith, Ros Gold-Onwude (truTV)

 

Here’s the schedule of Saturday’s games.

Matchup Date Time Location Channel
No. 3 LSU vs. No. 6 Maryland Saturday, March 23 12:10 p.m. ET Jacksonville CBS
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Wofford Saturday, March 23 After conclusion of Game 1 Jacksonville CBS
No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 10 Florida Saturday, March 23 5:15 p.m. ET Des Moines CBS
No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 10 Minnesota Saturday, March 23 After conclusion of Game 1 Des Moines CBS
No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 12 Murray State Saturday, March 23 6:10 p.m. ET Hartford TNT
No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 6 Villanova Saturday, March 23 After conclusion of Game 1 Hartford TNT
No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 9 Baylor Saturday, March 23 7:10 p.m. ET Salt Lake City TBS
No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 5 Auburn Saturday, March 23 After conclusion of Game 1 Salt Lake City TBS

 

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