No. 4 seed West Virginia Mountainers (27-8) takes on No.5 seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish (26-9) in the west region’s second round of the NCAA Championship.
The game tip-off at 12:10 p.m. ET Saturday, March 18, 2017, in KeyBank Center, Buffalo, New York.
CBS will be covering national broadcast with Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Jim Spanarkel (analyst) and Allie LaForce (sideline) calling the action.
Date and Time: March 18th, 2017 12:10 PM EST
Venue: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
TV: CBS (US)
The Mountainers knocked out 13th seed Bucknell, 86-80, in the NCAA Tournament first-round game at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Thursday.
The dying moment win was pulled off single-handedly by guard Tarik Phillip who made six consecutive free throws in less than minute to play to take the Mountaineers’ record to 27-8. Philip scored 16 points in that game.
The Fighting Irish defeated No. 12 seed Princeton 60-58, all thanks to Princeton’s Devin Cannady who missed an open 3-pointer in final moment in the first-round postseason game on Thursday
Forward Bonzie Colson posted 18 points and seven rebounds, while junior guard Matt Farrell added 16 points in that game.
Schedule for Second Round Saturday, March 18
|West Virginia vs. Notre Dame||March, 18||Buffalo||12:10 PM||CBS|
|Villanova vs. Wisconsin||March, 18||Buffalo||2:40 PM||CBS|
|Gonzaga vs. Northwestern||March, 18||Salt Lake City||5:15 PM||CBS|
|Florida State vs. Xavier||March, 18||Orlando||6:10 PM||TNT|
|Butler vs. Middle Tenn.||March, 18||Milwaukee||7:10 PM||TBS|
|Arizona vs. St. Mary’s||March, 18||Salt Lake City||7:45 PM||CBS|
|Florida vs. Virginia||March, 18||Orlando||8:40 PM||TNT|
|Purdue vs. Iowa State||March, 18||Milwaukee||9:40 PM||TBS|