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How to watch March Madness 2021: TV channel, live stream, match time




For the first time in history, the NCAA D1 2021 men’s basketball tournament will be held in one state, which will make it March madness unlike anything ever seen before. 82nd edition March madness is scheduled to begin on March 18, 2021, and games will be played at a number of locations in the state of Indiana. March Madness 2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and after months of speculation, the 2021 tournament was announced in January.

With a number of format changes to accommodate the simplified timeline, the first and second rounds of the competition will be completed by March 22, and the championship match is scheduled for April 5. A total of 68 student teams will participate, and March Madness 2021 was the first edition since 1976 in which all three Duke, Kentucky and Louisville did not qualify.

Which TV channel will broadcast the March Madness 2021?

The matches of the March Madness 2021 will be broadcast on four different channels, and the entire TV schedule is available on NCAA Web page. The matches will be broadcast live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV networks.

The following places will be used for the March Madness 2021 tournament:

Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)

Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)

Hinkle Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)

Indiana Farmers Coliseum (Indianapolis, IN)

Meeting room (Bloomington, IN)

Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, IN)

How to broadcast live March Madness 2021?

In addition to the TV show, March Madness 2021 matches can also be broadcast live on the Internet. There are currently three different online streaming services that will broadcast all March Madness matches live.

First, matches can be broadcast live on Hulu if you purchase a Hulu + Live TV contract, available for $ 64.99 per month. The platform also offers a 7-day trial period.

The Madness Tournament in March 2021 begins on March 18, 2021.
The Madness Tournament in March 2021 begins on March 18, 2021.

FuboTV can also give fans access to the CBS network, with a range of other channels that can be watched for pre- and post-match coverage. FuboTV will also cost exactly $ 64.99 with a seven-day free trial.

Finally, Paramount + will also give you access to CBS, which can be used at most March Madness 2021 games. Paramount + comes with a 30-day free trial, which means the entire tournament can be watched for free on CBS .

When will the March Madness 2021 games start?

General schedule for March Madness 2021 is as follows:

The first four: 16:00, Thursday, March 18

First round: 12 noon, Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20

Second round: 12 noon, Sunday, March 21 and Monday, March 22

Sweet 16: 2 p.m., Saturday, March 27, and 1 p.m. begin Sunday, March 28

Elite Eight: 7 p.m., Monday, March 29, and 6 p.m., begin Tuesday, March 30

Final Four: 5:00 p.m., Saturday, April 3rd

NCAA Championship Game: 9pm, Monday, April 5th

Posted March 18, 2021, 11:52 PM IST