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2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Schedule

#24 Dillon Brooks and the Oregon Ducks dispatched the defending National Champions Duke to advance to the Elite 8. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America)

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Schedule

The 2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament has been pared down to 8 teams and will be cut in to the Final Four by the end of the weekend. The 2016 Final Four will take place at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

There have been many exciting games and, of course, the big upsets along the way. Here are the results of First Four, First RoundSecond Round, and Sweet 16. An updated Bracket can be found here.

Below is the schedule for the Elite 8 broken down by region first and then each day. The matchups along with start times and TV channels have been added.

East Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/27/2016  8:49 PM  #6 Notre Dame 74 #1 North Carolina  88  TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Midwest Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/27/2016  6:09 PM  #10 Syracuse  68 #1 Virginia  62  TBS Chicago, Illinois

West Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/26/2016 6:09 PM #2 Oklahoma  80 #1 Oregon  68 CBS Anaheim, California

South Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/26/2016 8:49 PM #2 Villanova 64 #1 Kansas  59 CBS Louisville, Kentucky

Saturday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/26/2016 6:09 PM #2 Oklahoma  80 #1 Oregon 68 CBS Anaheim, California West
3/26/2016 8:49 PM #2 Villanova  64 #1 Kansas  59 CBS Louisville, Kentucky South

Sunday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/27/2016 6:09 PM #10 Syracuse  68 #1 Virginia  62 TBS Chicago, Illinois Midwest
3/27/2016 8:49 PM #6 Notre Dame  74 #1 North Carolina  88 TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania East

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Schedule

The 2016 NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 Round features some heavy hitter like Virginia, Kansas, Duke, and North Carolina. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images North America)
The 2016 NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 Round features some heavy hitter like Virginia, Kansas, Duke, and North Carolina. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images North America)

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Schedule

Editor’s note: The Elite 8 Schedule can be found here.

The 2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament has been pared down to 16 teams in the span of four days. The second weekend of the Tournament will cut that down to the Final Four teams that will meet in Houston, Texas.

There have been many exciting games and, of course, the big upsets along the way. Here are the results of First Four, First Round, and Second Round. An updated Bracket can be found here.

Below is the schedule for the Sweet 16 broken down by region first and then each day. The games for each region will be listed in order of the pairings (i.e. #4 Indiana versus #1 North Carolina in the East Regional will be listed first, then then the other game in the bracket).

East Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/25/2016 9:57 PM #5 Indiana 86 #1 North Carolina  101 TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3/25/2016 7:27 PM #7 Wisconsin  56 #6 Notre Dame  61 TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Midwest Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/25/2016 7:10 PM #4 Iowa State  71 #1 Virginia  84 CBS Chicago, Illinois
3/25/2016 9:40 PM #11 Gonzaga  60 #10 Syracuse  63 CBS Chicago, Illinois

West Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/24/2016 10:10 PM #4 Duke  68  #1 Oregon  82 TBS Anaheim, California
3/24/2016 7:37 PM #3 Texas A&M  63 #2 Oklahoma  77 TBS Anaheim, California

South Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/24/2016 9:40 PM #5 Maryland  63 #1 Kansas  79 CBS Louisville, Kentucky
3/24/2016 7:10 PM #3 Miami (FL)  69 #2 Villanova  92 CBS Louisville, Kentucky

Thursday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/24/2016 7:10 PM #3 Miami (FL)  69 #2 Villanova  92 CBS Louisville, Kentucky South
3/24/2016 7:37 PM #3 Texas A&M  63 #2 Oklahoma  77 TBS Anaheim, California West
3/24/2016 9:40 PM #5 Maryland  63 #1 Kansas  79 CBS Louisville, Kentucky South
3/24/2016 10:10 PM #4 Duke  68 #1 Oregon  82 TBS Anaheim, California West

Friday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/25/2016 7:10 PM #4 Iowa State  71 #1 Virginia  84 CBS Chicago, Illinois Midwest
3/25/2016 7:27 PM #7 Wisconsin 56 #6 Notre Dame  61 TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania East
3/25/2016 9:40 PM #11 Gonzaga  60 #10 Syracuse  63 CBS Chicago, Illinois Midwest
3/25/2016 9:57 PM #5 Indiana  86 #1 North Carolina  101 TBS Philadelphia, Pennsylvania East

The Elite 8 schedule can be found here.

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Second Round Schedule

Makai Mason and the #12 seeded Yale Bulldogs upset the fifth seeded Baylor Bears in the First Round. Yale faces Duke in the Second Round on Saturday, March 19, 2016. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America)
Makai Mason and the #12 seeded Yale Bulldogs upset the fifth seeded Baylor Bears in the First Round. Yale faces Duke in the Second Round on Saturday, March 19, 2016. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America)

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament Second Round Schedule

The NCAA Basketball Tournament action got underway on Tuesday with the First Four, but there are still plenty of games left to play this weekend. Below is the schedule for the second round and some of the matchups have not been determined, nor have the times for the games. Those will be filled in when they are known. The first round schedule can be found here.

What we do know are the matchups and game times for Saturday’s action. Each regional is broken down below while the schedule for each day (broken down by start time) is at the bottom. An updated bracket can be seen here via the NCAA’s website.

East Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/19/2016 9:40 PM #9 Providence  66 #1 North Carolina  85 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina
3/19/2016 5:15 PM #5 Indiana  73 #4 Kentucky  67 CBS Des Moines, Iowa
3/20/2016 2:40 PM #14 Stephen F. Austin  75 #6 Notre Dame  76 CBS Brooklyn, New York
3/20/2016 8:40 PM #7 Wisconsin  66 #2 Xavier 63 TNT St. Louis, Missouri

Midwest Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/19/2016 7:10 PM #9 Butler  69 #1 Virginia  77 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina
3/19/2016 6:10 PM #12 Arkansas-Little Rock  61 #4 Iowa State  78 TNT Denver, Colorado
3/19/2016 8:40 PM #11 Gonzaga  82 #3 Utah  59 TNT Denver, Colorado
3/20/2016 6:10 PM #15 Middle Tennessee  50 #10 Syracuse  75 TNT St. Louis, Missouri

West Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/19/2016 9:40 PM #8 Saint Joseph’s  64 #1 Oregon  69 TBS Spokane, Washington
3/20/2016 2:40 PM #12 Yale  64 #4 Duke  71 CBS Providence, Rhode Island
3/20/2016 7:40 PM #11 Northern Iowa  88 #3 Texas A&M (2 OT)  92 TruTV Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
3/20/2016 5:15 PM #10 VCU  81 #2 Oklahoma  85 CBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

South Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/19/2016 7:45 PM #9 Connecticut  61 #1 Kansas  73 CBS Des Moines, Iowa
3/19/2016 7:10 PM #13 Hawaii  60 #5 Maryland 73 TBS Spokane, Washington
3/20/2016 12:10 PM #11 Wichita State  57 #3 Miami (FL) 65 CBS Providence, Rhode Island
3/20/2016 12:10 PM #7 Iowa  68 #2 Villanova 87 CBS Brooklyn, New York

Saturday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/19/2016 12:10 PM #11 Wichita State 57 #3 Miami (FL) 65 CBS Providence, Rhode Island South
3/19/2016 2:40 PM #12 Yale  64 #4 Duke  71 CBS Providence, Rhode Island West
3/19/2016 5:15 PM #5 Indiana  73 #4 Kentucky  67 CBS Des Moines, Iowa East
3/19/2016 6:10 PM #12 Arkansas-Little Rock  61 #4 Iowa State  78 TNT Denver, Colorado Midwest
3/19/2016 7:10 PM #9 Butler  69 #1 Virginia  77 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina Midwest
3/19/2016 7:45 PM #9 Connecticut  61 #1 Kansas  73 CBS Des Moines, Iowa South
3/19/2016 8:40 PM #11 Gonzaga  82 #3 Utah  59 TNT Denver, Colorado Midwest
3/19/2016 9:40 PM #9 Providence  66 #1 North Carolina  85 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina East

Sunday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/20/2016 12:10 PM #7 Iowa  68 #2 Villanova  87 CBS Brooklyn, New York South
3/20/2016 2:40 PM #14 Stephen F. Austin  75 #6 Notre Dame  76 CBS Brooklyn, New York East
3/20/2016 5:15 PM #10 VCU  81 #2 Oklahoma 85 CBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/20/2016 6:10 PM #15 Middle Tennessee  50 #10 Syracuse  75 TNT St. Louis, Missouri Midwest
3/20/2016 7:10 PM #13 Hawaii  60 #5 Maryland  73 TBS Spokane, Washington South
3/20/2016 7:40 PM #11 Northern Iowa  88 #3 Texas A&M (2 OT)  92 TruTV Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/20/2016 8:40 PM #7 Wisconsin  66 #2 Xavier  63 TNT St. Louis, Missouri East
3/20/2016 9:40 PM #8 Saint Joseph’s  64 #1 Oregon  69 TBS Spokane, Washington West

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament First Round Schedule

Brice Johnson will lead the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. (Rob Carr/Getty Images North America)
Brice Johnson will lead the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. (Rob Carr/Getty Images North America)

2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament First Round Schedule

The 2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament First Round Schedule is known after the release of the bracket on Sunday. There were many surprises (check Twitter for the numerous snubs depending on the point of view) and some formalities (Kansas as the top overall seed and North Carolina as a one seed as well). The First Round schedule will not include the First Four schedule, which can be found here.

The First Round Schedule will go in order of each region while a schedule for both Thursday and Friday can be found near the bottom of this post. The games for each region will be listed in order of the pairings (i.e. #16 versus #1 will be listed first, #9 versus #8 will be listed second, etc.).

East Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/17/2016 7:20 PM #16 Florida Gulf Coast  67 #1 North Carolina  83 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina
3/17/2016 9:50 PM #9 Providence  70 #8 USC  69 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina
3/17/2016 7:10 PM #12 Chattanooga  74 #5 Indiana  99 CBS Des Moines, Iowa
3/17/2016 9:40 PM #13 Stony Brook  57 #4 Kentucky  85 CBS Des Moines, Iowa
3/18/2016 9:40 PM #11 Michigan  63 #6 Notre Dame  70 CBS Brooklyn, New York
3/18/2016 7:10 PM #14 Stephen F. Austin  70 #3 West Virginia  56 CBS Brooklyn, New York
3/18/2016 6:50 PM #10 Pittsburgh  43 #7 Wisconsin  47 TNT St. Louis, Missouri
3/18/2016 9:20 PM #15 Weber State  53 #2 Xavier  71 TNT St. Louis, Missouri

Midwest Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/17/2016 3:10 PM #16 Hampton  45 #1 Virginia  81 TruTV Raleigh, North Carolina
3/17/2016 12:40 PM #9 Butler  71 #8 Texas Tech  61 TruTV Raleigh, North Carolina
3/17/2016 4:30 PM #12 Arkansas-Little Rock (2 OT) 85 #5 Purdue  83 TBS Denver, Colorado
3/17/2016 2:00 PM #13 Iona  81 #4 Iowa State  94 TBS Denver, Colorado
3/17/2016 9:57 PM #11 Gonzaga  68 #6 Seton Hall  52 TruTV Denver, Colorado
3/17/2016 7:27 PM #14 Fresno State  69 #3 Utah  80 TruTV Denver, Colorado
3/18/2016 12:15 PM #10 Syracuse  70 #7 Dayton  51 CBS St. Louis, Missouri
3/18/2016 2:45 PM #15 Middle Tennessee  90 #2 Michigan State  81 CBS St. Louis, Missouri

West Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/18/2016 7:27 PM #16 Holy Cross  52 #1 Oregon  91 TruTV Spokane, Washington
3/18/2016 9:57 PM #9 Cincinnati  76 #8 Saint Joseph’s  78 TruTV Spokane, Washington
3/17/2016 2:45 PM #12 Yale  79 #5 Baylor  75 CBS Providence, Rhode Island
3/17/2016 12:15 PM #13 UNC Wilmington  85 #4 Duke  93 CBS Providence, Rhode Island
3/18/2016 9:50 PM #11 Northern Iowa  75 #6 Texas  72 TBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
3/18/2016 7:20 PM #14 Green Bay  65 #3 Texas A&M  92 TBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
3/18/2016 1:30 PM #10 VCU  75 #7 Oregon State  67 TNT Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
3/18/2016 4:00 PM #15 Cal State Bakersfield  68 #2 Oklahoma  82 TNT Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

South Regional

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location
3/17/2016 4:00 PM #16 Austin Peay  79 #1 Kansas  105 TNT Des Moines, Iowa
3/17/2016 1:30 PM #9 Connecticut  74 #8 Colorado  67 TNT Des Moines, Iowa
3/18/2016 4:30 PM #12 South Dakota State  74 #5 Maryland  79 TBS Spokane, Washington
3/18/2016 2:00 PM #13 Hawaii  77 #4 California  66 TBS Spokane, Washington
3/17/2016 9:20 PM #11 Wichita State  65 #6 Arizona  55 TNT Providence, Rhode Island
3/17/2016 6:50 PM #14 Buffalo  72 #3 Miami  79 TNT Providence, Rhode Island
3/18/2016 3:10 PM #10 Temple  70 #7 Iowa (1 OT)  72 TruTV Brooklyn, New York
3/18/2016 12:40 PM #15 UNC Asheville  56 #2 Villanova  86 TruTV Brooklyn, New York

Thursday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/17/2016 12:15 PM #13 UNC Wilmington  85 #4 Duke  93 CBS Providence, Rhode Island West
3/17/2016 12:40 PM #9 Butler  71 #8 Texas Tech  61 TruTV Raleigh, North Carolina Midwest
3/17/2016 1:30 PM #9 Connecticut  74 #8 Colorado  67 TNT Des Moines, Iowa South
3/17/2016 2:00 PM #13 Iona 81 #4 Iowa State  94 TBS Denver, Colorado Midwest
3/17/2016 2:45 PM #12 Yale  79 #5 Baylor  75 CBS Providence, Rhode Island West
3/17/2016 3:10 PM #16 Hampton  45 #1 Virginia 81 TruTV Raleigh, North Carolina Midwest
3/17/2016 4:00 PM #16 Austin Peay  79 #1 Kansas  105 TNT Des Moines, Iowa South
3/17/2016 4:30 PM #12 Arkansas-Little Rock (2 OT)  85 #5 Purdue  83 TBS Denver, Colorado Midwest
3/17/2016 6:50 PM #14 Buffalo  72 #3 Miami  79 TNT Providence, Rhode Island South
3/17/2016 7:10 PM #12 Chattanooga  74 #5 Indiana 99 CBS Des Moines, Iowa East
3/17/2016 7:20 PM #16 Florida Gulf Coast  67 #1 North Carolina  83 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina East
3/17/2016 7:27 PM #14 Fresno State  69 #3 Utah 80 TruTV Denver, Colorado Midwest
3/17/2016 9:20 PM #11 Wichita State  65 #6 Arizona  55 TNT Providence, Rhode Island South
3/17/2016 9:40 PM #13 Stony Brook  57 #4 Kentucky  85 CBS Des Moines, Iowa East
3/17/2016 9:50 PM #9 Providence  70 #8 USC  69 TBS Raleigh, North Carolina East
3/17/2016 9:57 PM #11 Gonzaga  68 #6 Seton Hall  52 TruTV Denver, Colorado Midwest

Friday Schedule (By Start Time)

Date Time (EST) Team #1 Road Score Team #2 Home Score TV Location Regional
3/18/2016 12:15 PM #10 Syracuse  70 #7 Dayton  51 CBS St. Louis, Missouri Midwest
3/18/2016 12:40 PM #15 UNC Asheville  56 #2 Villanova  86 TruTV Brooklyn, New York South
3/18/2016 1:30 PM #10 VCU  75 #7 Oregon State  67 TNT Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/18/2016 2:00 PM #13 Hawaii  77 #4 California  66 TBS Spokane, Washington South
3/18/2016 2:45 PM #15 Middle Tennessee  90 #2 Michigan State  81 CBS St. Louis, Missouri Midwest
3/18/2016 3:10 PM #10 Temple  70 #7 Iowa (1 OT)  72 TruTV Brooklyn, New York South
3/18/2016 4:00 PM #15 Cal State Bakersfield  68 #2 Oklahoma  82 TNT Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/18/2016 4:30 PM #12 South Dakota State  74 #5 Maryland  79 TBS Spokane, Washington South
3/18/2016 6:50 PM #10 Pittsburgh  43 #7 Wisconsin  47 TNT St. Louis, Missouri East
3/18/2016 7:10 PM #14 Stephen F. Austin  70 #3 West Virginia  56 CBS Brooklyn, New York East
3/18/2016 7:20 PM #14 Green Bay  65 #3 Texas A&M  92 TBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/18/2016 7:27 PM #16 Holy Cross  52 #1 Oregon  91 TruTV Spokane, Washington West
3/18/2016 9:20 PM #15 Weber State  53 #2 Xavier  71 TNT St. Louis, Missouri East
3/18/2016 9:40 PM #11 Michigan  63 #6 Notre Dame  70 CBS Brooklyn, New York East
3/18/2016 9:50 PM #11 Northern Iowa  75 #6 Texas  72 TBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma West
3/18/2016 9:57 PM #9 Cincinnati  76 #8 Saint Joseph’s  78 TruTV Spokane, Washington West

Check back for final scores and updated matchups following the First Four games as well as the during the first round.