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2019 NCAA Tournament: Purdue-Tennessee Start Time Announced

Purdue and Tennessee will play the first game Thursday night in Louisville.

NCAA Basketball: Battle 4 Atlantis-Purdue vs Tennessee Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

With the second round of the NCAA Tournament coming to a close the tipoff times for next week’s games in Louisville have been announced. Purdue will face off agaisnt Tennessee in the first game on Thursday night, with the tipoff coming on TBS at 7:27pm. Virginia will play Oregon immediately after. The game will be televised by TBS with Brian Anderson, Chris Webber and Allie LaForce on the call.

As far as any Elite 8 game, last year’s Saturday Regional finals tipped off at 6:09PM ET and 8:49PM ET. The South Regional final is played the same day as the West Regional final, so most likely we would play the earlier game on the Saturday.

Here is the full TV Schedule for the Sweet 16:


West Regional - Anaheim, CA

1 Gonzaga vs. 4 Florida State - 7:09pm CBS

2 Michigan vs. 3 Texas Tech - 9:39pm CBS

South Regional - Louisville, KY

2 Tennessee vs. 3 Purdue - 7:27pm TBS

1 Virginia vs. 12 Oregon - 9:59pm TBS


East Regional - Washington, DC

2 Michigan State vs. 3 LSU - 7:09pm CBS

1 Duke vs. 4 Virginia Tech - 9:39pm CBS

Midwest Regional - Kansas City, MO

1 North Carolina vs. 5 Auburn - 7:29pm TBS

2 Kentucky vs. 3 Houston - 9:59pm TBS