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NCAA 'First Four,' 'Second Round' TV schedule

St. John's University basketball coach Steve Lavin is

St. John's University basketball coach Steve Lavin is all smiles after his team was selected to play in the NCAA tournament. He appeared at the New York Athletic Club, NYC. (March 13, 2011) Credit: Bruce Gilbert

NCAA released the schedule for the "First Four" and "Second round" games for the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. Games will be broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. This year, as Neil Best wrote about earlier this week, every game will be televised.

Below are the times and stations for a few of the early round games. You can view the entire telvision breakdown by clicking here, and get profiles of every team in the tournament by clicking here.

Local games

No. 6 St. John's vs. No. 11 Gonzaga: March 17, 9:30 p.m., CBS

No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Long Island: March 18, 7 p.m., CBS

Notable national games

No. 8 Butler vs. No. 9 Old Dominion: March 17, 12:30 p.m., truTV 

No. 4 Kentucky vs. No. 13 Princeton: March 17, 2:30 p.m., CBS

No. 14 Bucknell vs. No. 3 Connecticut: March 17, 7:15 p.m., TNT

No. 10 Michigan St. vs. No. 7 UCLA: March 17, 9:15 p.m., CBS

No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 15 Akron: March 18, 1:30 p.m., TBS

No. 8 George Mason vs. No. 9 Villanova: March 18, 2 p.m., TNT

No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 Marquette: March 18, 7:15 p.m., truTV

No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 14 Indiana State: March 18, 9:55 p.m., truTV

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