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Oregon State Basketball: Beavers & Tennessee Scheduled For Friday Afternoon Tip-Off

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The schedule and tip-off times for the 2021 NCAA Tournament have been released and the battle in the Midwest region between #12 seed Oregon State and #5 seed Tennessee will tip-off at 1:30 PM PT on Friday, March 19th in the First Round/Round of 64.

The game will be televised nationally on TNT and played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, which is the home of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers, the WNBA’s Indiana Fever and many NCAA events, such as the recent Big Ten women’s basketball tournament.

The “First Four” and “First Round” will begin starting on Thursday (March 18th) and run through Saturday (March 20th) will all the games broadcast across CBS’ family of networks, including CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

Tennessee enters the game as 8 12 point favorites according to, while the Beavers share 1000/1 odds with teams like Wichita State, Drake and Ohio to win the whole NCAA Tournament.