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March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today (Sunday, March 20)

March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today

The Sweet 16 for the 2022 NCAA Tournament will be set following the conclusion of the second round on Sunday, March 20. Two double-digit seeds have already punched their tickets to the next round, one being No. 15 Saint Peter's, and the first No. 1 seed (Baylor) has been eliminated. So what's in store for Sunday?

Sunday's action will be broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV and be available to stream via March Madness Live and other services. Countless brackets have already been busted (to put it mildly) but after a thrilling first round, you won't want to miss what happens next.

So if you're wondering, "What NCAA Tournament games are on today?" know this: There are eight scheduled for Sunday, March 20.

Note: All times are ET, some start times are approximate.

South Region:  No. 5 Houston (30-5) vs. No. 4 Illinois (23-9)

12:10 p.m. on CBS – PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh)

Why You Should Watch: Houston may be the lower seed but that doesn't make these Cougars any less dangerous. In fact, they are favored over Illinois, who had to survive a scrappy Chattanooga team. Houston plays tough D but containing Kofi Cockburn, the Fighting Illini's All-American center, isn't easy, as the Mocs found out on Friday.

South Region: No. 7 Ohio State (20-11) vs. No. 2 Villanova (27-7)

2:40 p.m. on CBS – PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh)

Why You Should Watch: Ohio State rode its defense to an opening win over Loyola Chicago but having the same success against Villanova will not be easy. The Wildcats are experienced, efficient on offense, and play at their own pace. They also are very capable of hitting shots from deep while also preventing opponents from taking advantage of the 3-point line.

West Region: No. 7 Michigan State (23-12) vs. No. 2 Duke (29-6) 

5:15 p.m. on CBS – Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, S.C.)

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Why You Should Watch: It's only fitting that we get this matchup. Mike Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo have faced off against each other many teams during their careers, with this being the sixth time in the NCAA Tournament. Duke holds a 4-1 edge in those meetings but Michigan State is capable of ending Coach K's farewell tour earlier than the Blue Devils want it to.

Midwest Region: No. 11 Iowa State (21-12) vs. No. 3 Wisconsin (25-7)

6:10 p.m. on TNT – Fiserv Forum (Milwaukee)

Why You Should Watch: Iowa State used some hot shooting to upset No. 6 LSU on Friday, but may find it harder to get open looks against Wisconsin's stout defense. The Badgers got a scare from No. 14 Davidson, but All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year Johnny Davis exploded in the second half and is definitely one to watch in this game.

West Region: No. 11 Notre Dame (24-10) vs. No. 3 Texas Tech (26-9)

7:10 p.m. on TBS – Viejas Arena (San Diego)

Why You Should Watch: Notre Dame is looking for its third win of this NCAA Tournament and a second straight upset when it takes on Texas Tech. The Red Raiders demolished No. 14 Montana State in the first round and will look to carry that momentum over against the surging Fighting Irish.

Midwest Region:  No. 10 Miami (24-10) vs. No. 2 Auburn (28-5)

7:45 p.m. on truTV – Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Greenville, S.C.)

Why You Should Watch: Miami survived a late rally from No. 7 USC and will now aim for a second straight upset to punch its ticket to the Sweet 16. Auburn strolled to an opening win and will throw multiple athletic scoring threats at the Hurricanes. Miami needs to try and dictate tempo because it can't afford to get into a track meet with these Tigers.

East Region: No. 6 Texas (22-11) vs. No. 3 Purdue (28-7)

8:40 p.m. on TNT – Fiserv Forum (Milwaukee)

Why You Should Watch: After a rough stretch, Texas put forth a strong showing in knocking off ACC champion Virginia Tech in the first round. Big Ten runner-up Purdue didn't have any trouble in overwhelming Yale and frustrates many teams with its style of play and defense. If the Longhorns are successful in pushing the pace and making their shots it could force the Boilermakers to adjust their game plan.

South Region: No. 9 TCU (21-12) vs. No. 1 Arizona (32-3)

9:40 p.m. on TBS – Viejas Arena (San Diego)

Why You Should Watch: TCU posted an impressive opening win against Seton Hall but Arizona presents an entirely different challenge. The top-seeded Wildcats barely broke a sweat in beating Wright State on Friday. Arizona is balanced and can get offense from any number of players, so the Horned Frogs will need to make their shots and try and control the boards to keep this one close.