When and what channel to watch Michigan basketball in the Sweet 16

Michigan basketball fans won’t need to stock up on caffeine as the Wolverines will face Villanova in the early game in the South regional on TBS on Thursday night.

The game between the Wolverines and Wildcats will tip off at 7:15 pm from San Antonio, Texas. U-M’s fans should probably gird themselves against flashbacks to the most recent NCAA tournament matchup between the two schools, though.

Michigan Wolverines guard Eli Brooks (55) shoots the ball in the second half against the Tennessee Volunteers during the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

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Michigan and Villanova have faced each other five times, with UM going 2-3. The Wolverines’ two wins came during the regular season in December 1970 and November 2018, however. In the postseason, it’s been all Wildcats, with ‘Nova wins over the 1-seeded Wolverines in the 1985 NCAA tournament and over Michigan in the 2018 national championship game.

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