Sweet 16 Schedule, TV Channels, Tip-Off Times

    Sweet 16 schedule, TV channels, tip-off times for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Here's everything you need to know about the eight games.

    March 21, 2016



    Sweet 16 schedule, TV channels and tip-off times for the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


    The 2016 NCAA Tournament has been one wild ride so far. The first two rounds are in the books, and with them came plenty of thrilling upsets and heart-pounding finishes. Now America’s attention turns to the Sweet 16 and the eight matchups that will determine who advances to the Elite Eight.

    The 16 lucky teams to have survived the madness thus far will get back to it on Thursday and Friday.  Anaheim, Chicago, Louisville and Chicago are the sites of the next two rounds, with the four winners of the regions punching their tickets to the Final Four in Houston.

    Below is the complete Sweet 16 schedule, including TV channels and tip-off times.


    Sweet 16 Schedule For 2016 NCAA Tournament


    Kansas vs. Maryland

    Day:  Thursday, March 24
    Region: South
    Location: Louisville
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 9:40 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: CBS

    Kansas is the hottest team in the country and No. 1-overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, but Maryland has the firepower to compete with the Jayhawks. Can Melo Trimble and co. get it done, or will Bill Self continue to steamroll the competition?

    For Kansas vs. Maryland Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Villanova vs. Miami

    Day: Thursday, March 24
    Region: South
    Location: Louisville
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 7:10 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: CBS

    The Villanova Wildcats have an extremely balanced scoring attack, which is key in the Big Dance. They get contributions from everyone that sees time on the floor. But Miami has one of college basketball’s greatest one-two punches in Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan.

    For the Villanova vs. Miami Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Oregon vs. Duke

    Day: Thursday, March 24
    Region: West
    Location: Anaheim
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 9:55 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: TBS

    The Ducks escaped a gritty St. Joseph’s team to advance to the Sweet 16. Duke also had its hands full with Yale in the Round of 32. These are two high-seeded, talented teams that have struggled against lower seeds, yet found a way to get it done in the end.

    For the Oregon vs. Duke Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M

    Day: Thursday, March 24
    Region: West
    Location: Anaheim
    Scheduled Time: 7:37 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: TBS

    So apparently it’s somehow possible to come back from 12 points down with less than a minute to go. Texas A&M did the impossible in its double-overtime victory against UNI. But can the Aggies stay on cloud nine against a team as talented as Oklahoma? Or will the Sooners punch Texas A&M back to Earth?

    For the Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    North Carolina vs. Indiana

    Day: Friday, March 25
    Region: East
    Location: Philadelphia
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 9:57 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: TBS

    This, on paper, is the best matchup in the Sweet 16. North Carolina and Indiana both have great offensive weapons, star point guards, and have picked up impressive wins in the Dance. Get some popcorn, kick up your feet, and enjoy some fun college hoops.

    For the North Carolina vs. Miami Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin

    Day: Friday, March 25
    Region: East
    Location: Philadelphia
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 7:27 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: TBS

    After hitting a buzzer-beater three pointer to upset Xavier, Wisconsin has got to be feeling on top of the world. But Demetrius Jackson and the Fighting Irish are more than capable of spoiling the Badgers’ current state of elation.

    For the Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Gonzaga vs. Syracuse

    Day: Friday, March 25
    Region: Midwest
    Location: Chicago
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 9:40 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: CBS

    Who could’ve guessed that two double-digit seeds would make the Sweet 16 after being on the verge of missing the NCAA Tournament all-together just a few weeks ago? That’s the beauty of March. Both Gonzaga and Syracuse have defied any expectations and dominated their competition.

    For the Gonzaga vs. Syracuse Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.

    Virginia vs. Iowa State

    Day: Friday, March 25
    Region: Midwest
    Location: Chicago
    Scheduled Tip-Off Time: 7:10 p.m. ET
    TV Channel: CBS

    The Hoos have the best defensive unit in college basketball, but when players like Georges Niang and Monte Morris are at Iowa State’s dispense, it’s anyone’s game. This is destined to be one stellar, high-octane battle between two of the best teams in the country.

    For the Virginia vs. Iowa State Sweet 16 prediction and preview, click here.


    MORE: Complete Coverage Of The 2016 NCAA Tournament

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