April 16, 2024

March Insanity is in full swing, and we have already seen one of many greatest upsets ever. No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson College, knocked off high seed Purdue 63-58 Friday night time, marking simply the second time in event historical past {that a} 16 seed beat a No. 1. That recreation adopted one other big upset, on Thursday: No. 15 Princeton taking down No. 2 Arizona. 

One other No. 1 seed fell on Saturday when eighth-seeded Arkansas took down reigning champion Kansas.

Sunday has the potential to deliver loads of further chaos with eight video games to shut out the weekend, together with No. 16 Cinderella FDU. The primary contest, Pitt versus Miami, suggestions off at 12:10 p.m. ET on CBS with video games then persevering with all day and effectively into the night time on CBS, TNT, TBS and TruTV. 

Joe Munden Jr. of the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights celebrates.

Joe Munden Jr. and the No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson Knights beat the No. 1 Purdue Boilermakers on Friday, within the first spherical of the NCAA Males’s Basketball Match.

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Here is every thing you want to know to get in on the March Insanity, from the Candy 16 to the Remaining 4 and the nationwide championship recreation.

The schedule and channels for the second spherical video games, this weekend, are listed under (all instances Japanese).

Sunday, March 19

  • No. 3 Xavier vs. No. 11 Pitt (12:10 p.m.) CBS
  • No. 3 Kansas State vs. No. 6 Kentucky (2:40 p.m.) CBS
  • No. 2 Marquette vs. No. 7 Michigan State (5:15 p.m.) CBS
  • No. 4 UConn vs. No. 5 Saint Mary’s (6:10 p.m.) TNT
  • No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 6 Creighton (7:10 p.m.) TBS
  • No. 9 Florida Atlantic vs. No. 16 FDU (7:45 p.m.) TruTV
  • No. 4 Indiana vs. No. 5 Miami (Fla.) (8:40 p.m.) TNT
  • No. 3 Gonzaga vs. No. 6 TCU (9:40 p.m.) TBS

Here is the remaining schedule, spherical by spherical:

  • Second spherical: March 18-19
  • Candy 16: March 23-24
  • Elite Eight: March 25-26
  • Remaining 4: April 1
  • NCAA championship recreation: April 3 

What does the March Insanity bracket seem like now?

The March Insanity bracket and matchups had been revealed on Sunday, March 12. Alabama, Houston, Kansas and Purdue had been listed as the highest seeds of their respective areas. In a surprising upset, Purdue was eradicated within the first spherical by No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson, on Friday, March 17. Kansas fell on Saturday, March 18, to No. 8 seed Arkansas.

The complete, up to date bracket could be found on the NCAA’s website

How can I watch March Insanity?

As in previous years, the event is being proven throughout 4 channels: CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV. Just one remaining recreation is on TruTV, however it’s a giant one: Sunday’s matchup between Florida Atlantic and Fairleigh Dickinson College, the crew that knocked off Purdue.

If the final time you watched one thing on TruTV was final March, you then may want some help discovering it for this 12 months’s event. Here is a helpful information for a number of the main cable or satellite tv for pc TV suppliers:

What channel is broadcasting the Remaining 4?

The Remaining 4 and nationwide championship recreation will air on CBS and stream on Paramount Plus. 

Can I stream March Insanity totally free?

Go to the NCAA’s March Madness Live site or use its March Insanity Reside app and you can watch video games totally free. You’ll be able to watch March Insanity Reside on iOS and Android units together with Apple TV, Roku, Fireplace TV and Xbox One. The app additionally helps AirPlay and Chromecast.

As with most issues which might be free, there is a catch. With out proving you are a pay-TV subscriber, you get solely a three-hour preview, after which level you will must log in to proceed watching.

What are my different streaming choices?

You need to use a stay TV streaming service to observe March Insanity. Three of the 5 stay TV streaming providers supply the 4 channels wanted to observe each event recreation, however needless to say not each service carries each native community, so verify every one utilizing the hyperlinks under to ensure it carries CBS in your space.

It’s also possible to use Paramount Plus to observe some, however not all, of March Insanity. Solely the video games proven on CBS can be found on Paramount Plus.

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YouTube TV prices $65 a month and contains CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which native networks can be found in your space. Learn our YouTube TV assessment.


Hulu with Reside TV prices $70 a month and contains CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV. Click on the “View channels in your space” hyperlink on its welcome page to see which native channels are provided in your ZIP code. Learn our Hulu with Reside TV assessment.

Paramount Plus, CNET

Paramount Plus prices $10 a month for its Premium plan and can present March Insanity video games broadcast on CBS, together with the Remaining 4. You’ll be able to’t, nevertheless, watch the remainder of the event proven on TBS, TNT or TruTV with Paramount Plus. Learn our Paramount Plus assessment.

Fubo TV

FuboTV’s fundamental plan prices $75 a month and contains CBS however not TBS, TNT or TruTV. It is not the only option for March Insanity, however it’ll allow you to watch some early-round video games, the Remaining 4 and the championship recreation. Click here to see which native channels you get. Learn our FuboTV assessment.

Sling, CNET

Sling TV’s $40-a-month Blue plan contains TBS, TNT and TruTV. None of its plans embrace CBS, which suggests you may’t watch the fruits of March Insanity on Sling. Learn our Sling TV assessment.

All of the stay TV streaming providers above supply free trials, can help you cancel anytime and require a stable web connection. Searching for extra data? Try our stay TV streaming providers information.