March Madness: What to Watch for on Championship Saturday
11:30am – CBS – Southern Mississippi vs. #20 Memphis
The Tigers will look to be tournament champions for the seventh time in eight years, in their final Conference USA game.
1pm – ESPN – NC State vs. #9 Miami
Miami claimed their first ACC regular season crown in 2013 and is now heavily favored to win their first ACC tournament after Duke lost to Maryland.
1:30pm – CBS Sports Network – Butler vs. #16 Saint Louis
The Billikens should be a popular dark horse when the brackets are released and should get a high seed if they when the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
1:40pm – CBS – #22 Wisconsin vs. #3 Indiana
Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo are helping the Hoosiers close in on the tournament’s number one overall seed and their first Big Ten Tournament title.
3pm – ESPN – Maryland vs. North Carolina
Maryland looks to strengthen their tournament resume with another upset win, after knocking off Duke.
4pm – CBS Sports Network – UMass vs. VCU
The Minutemen haven’t received a tournament bid since 1998 and could punch their ticket to the Big Dance with a win over Shaka Smart’s squad.
4pm – CBS – #8 Michigan State vs. #10 Ohio State
A potential number two seed is on the line for the Buckeyes and Spartans in the second session of the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
6pm – ESPN – #11 Kansas State vs. #6 Kansas
While these in-state rivals shared the Big 12 regular season title, the Jayhawks beat the Wildcats in both of their regular season meetings (59-55 in Manhattan, 82-63 in Lawrence)
6pm – CBS – UNLV vs. #15 New Mexico
Steve Alford’s Lobos will look to make it back-to-back tournament titles in one of America’s most competitive conferences.
8:30pm – ESPN – #19 Syracuse vs. #4 Louisville
The true Big East finale will be played between two future members of the ACC.
11pm – ESPN – Oregon vs. #21 UCLA
UCLA enters the Pac-12 title game having won nine of their last eleven games.