Game time, TV announced for Alabama basketball vs. UCLA in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

Erik Hall
The Tuscaloosa News
Mar 22, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nate Oats reacts with forward Alex Reese (3) at the end of the first half against the Maryland Terrapins in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The NCAA announced Monday night when Alabama and UCLA will meet in the Sweet 16 on Sunday, March 28. 

The game is scheduled to start at 6:15 p.m. CT and take place at Hinkle Fieldhouse

It will be broadcast on TBS with announcers Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, and Jamie Erdahl. 

Gonzaga vs. Creighton will precede the game in Hinkle Fieldhouse. Gonzaga and Creighton meet at 1:10 p.m. CT on Sunday. 

No. 2 seed Alabama comes into the matchup 26-6 overall. On Monday, Alabama beat Maryland 96-77 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. 

No. 11-seeded UCLA enters the game 20-9 overall. UCLA beat Abilene Christian 67-47 in the NCAA Tournament second round on Monday.

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Nate Oats is the Alabama Crimson Tide men's basketball coach. Mick Cronin is the UCLA men's basketball head coach. 

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.