And the field is…Posted: March 14, 2019
Virginia appears headed for another top seed in the NCAA tournament.
Is UMBC in its future again?
The Cavaliers start their defense of the ACC tournament title Thursday at noon against North Carolina State on ESPN, NBC29 and Raycom affiliates. The Wolfpack slipped past Clemson Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals.
It’s Florida State battling Virginia Tech at 2:30 p.m., and in the night session North Carolina faces Louisville at 7 p.m. before Zion Williamson returns to the Duke lineup against Syracuse.
The semifinals are Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., with the final Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
What about UMBC? The Retrievers face Vermont in the America East finale Saturday at 11 a.m. on ESPN2 in a rematch of last year’s contest.
Virginia hopes for no rematch or repeat next week.
CBS carries the unveiling of the field of 68 on Sunday at 6 p.m.
FoxSports1 has the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament Thursday, starting at noon with top-seed Villanova against Providence. It’s Creighton-Xavier at 2:30 p.m., then Marquette meets St. John’s at 7 p.m. and Seton Hall faces Georgetown in the nightcap.
It’s the Big 12 tournament on ESPN2 Thursday. Iowa State battles Baylor at 12:30 p.m. followed by TCU-Kansas State at 3 p.m. Texas Tech takes on West Virginia at 7 p.m. and Texas tangles with Kansas at 9:30 p.m.
In the Atlantic 10, LaSalle faces Rhode Island Thursday at noon on NBC Sports network and George Mason takes on George Washington at 2:30 p.m. It’s Saint Joseph’s-Duquesne at 6 p.m. and St. Louis facing Richmond in the nightcap.
ESPN has the fourth quarterfinal in the Pac-12 tournament Thursday at 11:30 p.m.
It’s the semifinals of the Big East tournament on FoxSports1 Friday at 6:30 and 9 p.m.
ESPN2 offers the Big 12 semifinals at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday.
There’s a pair of quarterfinals in the SEC tournament on ESPN Friday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., and two games from the American Conference on ESPN2 Friday at noon and 2:30 p.m.
The Atlantic 10 quarterfinals continue Friday at noon on NBC Sports network.
The semifinals of the Big Ten tournament go Saturday at 1 and 3:30 p.m. on CBS. The Mountain West crowns its champion Saturday at 6 p.m.
The SEC semifinals are on ESPN Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., followed by the Big 12 championship at 6 p.m. and Pac-12 finale at 10 p.m.
Fox carries the Big East tournament final Saturday at 6 p.m.
The semifinals of the American Conference will be Saturday at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
It’s the MEAC final Saturday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2, followed by the Mid-American championship at 7:30 p.m. and Southland at 9:30 p.m. The Big West finale tips at midnight.
CBS gears up for the bracket reveal with the Atlantic 10 championship at 1 p.m. and Big Ten at 3:30 p.m.
The SEC championship will be on ESPN Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by the American Conference at 3:15 p.m.
On ESPN2, the Ivy League championship will be at noon before the Sun Belt crowns its champion.
TNT has the Lakers visiting the Raptors Thursday at 8 p.m. followed by the Mavericks against the Nuggets.
The Wizards host the Hornets Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington and battle the Grizzlies on NBC Sports Washington-plus Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Warriors visit the Thunder Saturday at 8:30 p.m. on ABC., and the Sixers take on the Bucks Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
It’s Timberwolves against the Rockets on ESPN Sunday at 9 p.m.
The Capitals visit the Flyers on NBC Sports Washington Thursday at 7 p.m. and take on the Lightning Saturday at 7 p.m.
It’s Predators-Sharks on NBC Sports Washington Saturday at 10:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Flyers facing the Penguins Sunday at 7:30 p.m. and Edmonton visiting Vegas at 10 p.m.
The PGA tour moved The Players Championship from May to March, giving fans an earlier look at the 17th green. NBC has coverage Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
In exhibition baseball, the Orioles tangle with the Twins Thursday at 1 p.m. on MASN and meet the Yankees Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Nationals take on the Cardinals Saturday at 1 p.m. on MASN.
NASCAR visits California, with the Monster Series on Fox Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
It’s the Twelve Hours of Sebring on NBC Sports network Saturday at 3 p.m.
ESPN2 has the Australian Grand Prix Sunday at 6:35 a.m.
New York FC faces Los Angeles FC on FoxSports1 Sunday at 3 p.m. and it’s Cincinnati-Portland at 5 p.m.
Burnley battles Leicester City on NBC Sports network Saturday at 11 a.m. Fulham faces Liverpool Sunday at 10:10 a.m. and it’s Everton-Chelsea at 12:30 p.m.
In the Bundesliga, Leverkusen battles Werder Bremen Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on FoxSports1 and Eintracht faces Nurnberg at 10:30 a.m.
Lazio plays Parma in Serie A Sunday at 9:55 a.m. on ESPN2.
The Six Nations Championship features Italy-France at 8:30 a.m. on NBC Sports network and England against Scotland at 1 p.m.
ESPN2 has the men’s and women’s finals of the Paribas Championships Sunday at 4 p.m.