CBS College Sports Network's bracket is in and the cable channel has the NCAA Men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament's top seed, the Louisville Cardinals.
Rick Pitino's club, which won the Big East Conference's regular-season title and then donned the tournament crown, will square off against the winner of tonight's play-in game between Alabama State-Morehead State, in the opening round of the Midwest region on Friday March 20 at 7:10 pm. (ET).
That contest, from Dayton, is the second of CBS College's two March Madness matchups: it will televise the Mississippi State-Washington West region game on Thursday March 19 at 4:45 p.m. form Portland, Ore.
The lineup marks the third straight year CBS College Sports Network, which counts some 30 million subscribers, is airing a pair of out-of-market NCAA tournament games.
Kevin Harlan and Dan Bonner call the games from Portland and Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery will be on-hand in Dayton to call the action
The contests are part of the service's 75 hours of tournament coverage, which will be available to 50 million homes in total via a free preview.
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