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NCAA tournament: TV, tipoff time Friday announced for UMBC vs. Virginia

The UMBC men's basketball team is selected to play in the NCAA Division 1 Tournament as a 16th seed. They will face No. 1 seed Virginia in the first round. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun video)

The UMBC men’s basketball team’s opening-round NCAA tournament game against Virginia will tip off at approximately 9:20 p.m. Friday, it was announced Sunday night.

TNT will broadcast the game between the top-seeded Cavaliers and No. 16 seed Retrievers, with Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson handling the call from Charlotte, N.C.

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The game will begin approximately a half-hour after the end of the 6:50 p.m. game between No. 8 Creighton and No. 9 Kansas State.

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