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2019 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Viewing Guide

Who to watch, when and where for the Sweet 16

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We get to the second weekend which often has the best games of the tournament. But I’m really excited about every one of these games. Time to get the pizza, wings and beer ready for a full slate of games Thursday and Friday night.

Sweet 16 Games

Game Day Location Time (ET) TV Commentators
Game Day Location Time (ET) TV Commentators
Gonzaga vs. Florida State Thursday Anaheim I 7:09 p.m. CBS Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson
Tennessee vs. Purdue Thursday Louisville I 7:29 p.m. TBS Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Allie LaForce
Michigan vs. Texas Tech Thursday Anaheim II After conc. I CBS Kevin Harlan / Reggie Miller / Dan Bonner // Dana Jacobson
Virginia vs. Oregon Thursday Louisville II After conc. I TBS Brian Anderson / Chris Webber // Allie LaForce
Michigan State vs. LSU Friday Washington D.C. I 7:09 p.m. CBS Jim Nantz / Bill Raftery / Grant Hill // Tracy Wolfson
North Carolina vs. Auburn Friday Kansas City I 7:29 p.m. TBS Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl
Duke vs. Virginia Tech Friday Washington D.C. II After conc. I CBS Jim Nantz / Bill Raftery / Grant Hill // Tracy Wolfson
Kentucky vs. Houston Friday Kansas City II After conc. I TBS Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel // Jamie Erdahl

Man are there some great games on Thursday and Friday.

Games to Watch

  • THURSDAY
    1-Gonzaga vs. 4-Florida State

This is the game of the night on Thursday in my opinion. The length of Florida State is going to present some challenges for Gonzaga. But can the Seminoles score enough?

  • FRIDAY
    3-Houston vs. 2-Kentucky

I’m rather excited for this one as well. This could be a program changing win for the Cougars.

Upset Alert

  • THURSDAY
    3-Purdue vs. 2-Tennessee

At this point these games aren’t exactly “upsets,” but Purdue is a lower seed and I think they beat the Volunteers tonight.

  • FRIDAY
    1-North Carolina vs. 5-Auburn

If Auburn is shooting well, the Tar Heels better watch out. This game should be a lot of fun.