The Peacocks are nonetheless dancing. After gorgeous No. 2 Kentucky within the first spherical and taking out No. 7 Murray State within the second spherical, little Saint Peter’s School from Jersey Metropolis, New Jersey, is simply the third No. 15 seed ever to make it to the second week of the NCAA event. Saint Peter’s takes on No. 3 Purdue on Friday.
Three different double-digit seeds have superior to the Candy Sixteen. No. 11 Michigan faces No. 2 Villanova on Thursday, and No. 11 Iowa St. and No. 10 Miami sq. off on Friday.
Regardless of the upsets within the first two rounds of the event, loads of big-name colleges managed to advance to the Candy Sixteen. Prime seeds Gonzaga, Arizona and Kansas are nonetheless enjoying, as is No. 2 Duke in Coach Ok’s farewell tour. We will even be handled to a basic matchup on Friday between No. 8 North Carolina and No. 4 UCLA, two of most most storied packages in school basketball historical past.
Here is all it’s essential to know to observe the Candy Sixteen and past, with or with out cable.
March Insanity FAQs
The place can I see the March Insanity bracket?
You possibly can try all the areas, outcomes and remaining matchups of the NCAA event bracket right here.
What is the schedule for the Candy Sixteen?
Here is the schedule for the subsequent spherical that begins Thursday (all occasions ET):
Thursday, March 24
- No. 4 Arkansas vs. No. 1 Gonzaga, 7:09 p.m. on CBS
- No. 11 Michigan vs. No. 2 Villanova, 7:29 p.m. on TBS
- No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 2 Duke, 9:39 p.m. on CBS
- No. 5 Houston vs. No. 1 Arizona, 9:59 p.m. on TBS
Friday, March 25
- No. 15 Saint Peter’s vs. No. 3 Purdue, 7:09 p.m. on CBS
- No. 4 Windfall vs. No. 1 Kansas, 7:15 p.m. on TBS
- No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 4 UCLA, 9:39 p.m. on CBS
- No. 11 Iowa St. vs. No. 10 Miami, 9:59 p.m. on TBS
You possibly can try the full March Insanity schedule right here.
The place is the Closing 4 going down and what channel is it on?
The Closing 4 and nationwide championship recreation will happen in New Orleans on the Caesars Superdome and can air on TBS.
Which channels will air March Insanity video games?
The Candy Sixteen and Elite Eight video games will air on CBS and TBS. Three of the streaming providers — YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Reside TV and DirecTV Stream — supply each channels wanted to observe the rest of March Insanity.
You can too stream the video games dwell with NCAA March Insanity Reside. There’s a free 3-hour preview, however then you definitely’ll have to log in with a TV supplier to show you’re a pay-TV subscriber. You can too watch the video games broadcast on CBS with Paramount Plus… however that is lower than ideally suited as a result of the Closing 4 video games and nationwide championship recreation will probably be proven on TBS this yr, not CBS.
Can I watch without spending a dime?
Sure, you’ll be able to. There are two methods, however neither will get you thru the remainder of the event by itself.
The March Insanity Reside app and web site presents a free, 3-hour preview, after which level you will have to show you’re a pay-TV subscriber.
The opposite manner is to enroll in a dwell TV streaming service. Every of the main 5 providers presents a free trial. YouTube TV, Hulu With Reside TV and FuboTV supply seven-day trials, whereas DirecTV Stream offers you 5 days and Sling TV has the shortest trial with three.
Greatest choices for streaming with out cable
YouTube TV prices $65 a month and consists of CBS and TBS to observe the remainder of March Insanity. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome web page to see what dwell, native networks can be found the place you reside. Learn our YouTube TV evaluate.
Hulu With Reside TV prices $70 a month and consists of CBS and TBS. Click on the “View all channels in your space” hyperlink on its welcome web page to see which native channels are provided in your ZIP code. Learn our Hulu With Reside TV evaluate.
DirecTV Stream’s primary, $70-a-month bundle consists of CBS and TBS. You need to use its channel lookup device to see should you get a dwell feed of CBS and the opposite native networks in your ZIP code. Learn our DirecTV Stream evaluate.
Sling TV is a poor selection for watching March Insanity as a result of it doesn’t embrace CBS. Its $35-a-month Blue plan consists of TBS for half the video games of the Candy Sixteen and Elite Eight in addition to each video games of the Closing 4 after which the nationwide championship recreation. Learn our Sling TV evaluate.
FuboTV prices $65 a month and consists of CBS however not TBS. With the Closing 4 video games and nationwide championship recreation on TBS, FuboTV shouldn’t be a superb choose for school basketball followers. Click on right here to see which native channels you get. Learn our FuboTV evaluate.
You possibly can stream each recreation of March Insanity on the NCAA’s March Insanity Reside web site or app. You possibly can look ahead to 3 hours without spending a dime, however then you’ll need to log in to show you will have a pay TV subscription that features the channels that televise the event. It needs to be famous that along with cable and satellite tv for pc suppliers, you should utilize a YouTube TV, Hulu With TV, DirecTV Stream or Sling TV subscription to entry March Insanity Reside. (FuboTV is the lone exception among the many dwell TV streaming providers as a result of it would not supply any of the Turner-owned stations.)
Latency is a matter with any streaming service and significantly with dwell sports activities, the place you may also be following alongside on Twitter and will see a remaining rating earlier than the sport really ends. The NCAA says this yr’s streams will supply a 20% latency enchancment in contrast with final yr’s. Whereas that’s welcome, March Insanity Reside streams will probably nonetheless be behind cable and satellite tv for pc TV and will additionally path streams from YouTube TV and the opposite dwell TV providers.
The entire dwell TV streaming providers above supply free trials, let you cancel anytime and require a strong web connection. On the lookout for extra data? Try our.