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No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Loyola-Chicago: Game time, live stream, TV channel, how to watch March Madness 2022

Ohio State and Loyola-Chicago face off on Friday to open the 2022 NCAA Tournament. We break down everything you need to know to watch the game on TV and via live stream.

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The first round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament is underway and the No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes face off against the No. 10 Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on Friday. The South region game is taking place in Pittsburgh with tip-off scheduled for 12:15 p.m. ET. The game will air on CBS.

March Madness will be streamed in its entirety on at, with subscriptions not necessary. You can watch Ohio State-Loyola Chicago at March Madness Live. There will be a 30-40 second lag on the game, so keep that in mind for your in-game betting on the contest.

Ohio State experienced its share of ups and downs throughout the season but still managed to finish with a 19-11 record. Contributors like Zed Key and Kyle Young were sidelined late in the season but could potentially return to the court for today’s matchup.

Loyola-Chicago won the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and finished the season with a 25-7 record. The Ramblers are looking for their third regional semifinal appearance in five seasons.

How to watch Ohio State vs. Loyola-Chicago

Date: Friday, March 18
Time: 12:15 p.m. ET
TV channel: CBS
Live stream: March Madness Live
Odds: Pick ‘em (-110), Total 133