Via press release:
The tournament tips off on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 with the NCAA FIRST FOUR® on truTV. Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg and Steve Kerr will be courtside calling the action from Dayton, Ohio on March 13, with Tracy Wolfson reporting. Last year, tournament darling VCU advanced from the inaugural FIRST FOUR® to the NCAA Final Four®. The quartet will team up again when the tournament concludes on CBS Sports with the Final Four® and National Championship game live from New Orleans, La. on Saturday, March 31, and Monday, April 2. This marks the second consecutive year Nantz, Kellogg, Kerr and Wolfson will team-up to work the Final Four® and National Championship.
Ian Eagle and Jim Spanarkel, along with courtside reporter Lewis Johnson, handle the call for the FIRST FOUR games on Wednesday, March 14.
Following are the announcer pairings for the second and third rounds (Thursday, March 15-Sunday, March 18):
Play-By-Play / Analyst
*Regional Announce Teams
Jim Nantz / Clark Kellogg*
Marv Albert / Steve Kerr*
Verne Lundquist / Bill Raftery*
Kevin Harlan / Len Elmore / Reggie Miller*
Ian Eagle / Jim Spanarkel
Brian Anderson / Dan Bonner
Tim Brando / Mike Gminski
Spero Dedes / Bob Wenzel
Tracy Wolfson, Craig Sager, Lesley Visser, Marty Snider, Lewis Johnson, Jaime Maggio and Otis Livingston will serve as courtside reporters throughout the tournament.
For the second consecutive year, CBS Sports and Turner Sports will utilize two studios, based in New York and Atlanta, to cover all the tournament action. Studio coverage will again be anchored by Greg Gumbel and Ernie Johnson with Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony and Kenny Smith providing analysis throughout the tournament from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York. Matt Winer anchors the coverage from Turner Broadcasting's Atlanta studio and will be joined by Seth Davis and Steve Smith.
During the Regional semi-finals and finals, Gumbel will remain in the New York studio alongside Barkley, Anthony and Kenny Smith, while Johnson will shift to the Atlanta studios to join Davis and Steve Smith.
Studio coverage for the FIRST FOUR® originates from Atlanta and will feature Johnson, Barkley, Anthony, Davis and Kenny Smith on Tuesday with Winer, Davis and Steve Smith providing analysis on Wednesday.
And with Gus Johnson and Mike Gleason announcing in my heart.
Also, I would totally steal "First Four" for all sorts of crazy ish if they didn't keep posting the reserved symbol by it.