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March Madness is in full swing after tipping off with the First Four games from Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday. The first round kicks off on Thursday, with games set in Birmingham, Alabama; Des Moines, Iowa; Orlando, Florida; Sacramento, California; and Albany, New York.
Alabama, Houston, defending champion Kansas and Purdue earned the No. 1 seeds. On the women’s side, tournament favorites South Carolina, Indiana, Virginia Tech and Stanford were the top seeds.
There’s still time to buy tickets to see the NCAA Tournament in person. Tickets are available for March Madness 2023 on Ticketmaster, with resale tickets available on sites like Vivid Seats once they sell out.
If you know you’ll be staying home for the games, though, there are plenty of ways to watch the games without cable. All 68 games will be broadcast on either TBS, TNT, TruTV or CBS, which can be accessed on a variety of streaming platforms.
Check out the full schedule, and the best ways to stream March Madness 2023 below:
Wednesday, March 15 (PT/ET)
- FDU vs. TX Southern. 3:40 p.m. / 6:40 p.m.
- Nevada vs. Arizona State 6:10 p.m. / 9:10 p.m.
Thursday, March 16 (PT/ET)
- Maryland vs. West Virginia. 9:15 a.m./ 12:15 p.m.
- Furman vs. Virginia. 9:40 a.m. / 12:40 p.m.
- Utah State vs. Missouri. 10:40 a.m. / 1:40 p.m.
- Howard vs. Kansas. 11 a.m. / 2 p.m.
- Play-in vs. Alabama. 11:45 a.m. / 2:45 p.m.
- College of Charleston vs. San Diego State. 12:10 p.m. / 3:10 p.m.
- Princeton vs. Arizona. 1:10 p.m / 4:10 p.m.
- Illinois vs. Arkansas 1:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m.
- Auburn vs. Iowa. 3:50 p.m. / 6:50 p.m.
- Oral Roberts vs. Duke. 4:10 p.m. / 7:10 p.m.
- Colgate vs. Texas. 4:25 p. m. / 7:25 p.m.
- Boise State vs. Northwestern. 4:35 p.m. / 7:35 p.m.
- Northern Kentucky vs. Houston. 6:20 p.m. / 9:20 p.m.
- Louisiana vs. Tennessee. 6:40 p.m. / 9:40 p.m. ‘
- Penn State vs. Texas A&M. 6:55 p.m. / 9:55 p.m.
- UNC Asheville vs. UCLA. 7:05 p.m./ 10:05 p.m.
Sling TV will broadcast 43 of the 67 games on their service, including the semifinals and the national championships. For just $40 a month (and half off your first month), you’ll have access to ESPN, TBS, and TNT through Sling Orange. To be able to catch every single game, you’ll want to subscribe to Sling Orange & Blue, which includes TruTV.
With a basic entertainment package from AT&T, DirectTV offers access to CBS, TNT, TruTV and TBS to catch all the most important games. For $15 more dollars, you’ll get NBA TV for extra analysis of the games and players, in addition to their archive of every single Finals matchup game over the last 20 years.
FuboTV is the most expensive option available at $64.99, but it does offer a seven-day free trial for those looking to catch at least some of the games at no cost. The platform only has CBS, meaning you’ll only get partial coverage of the tournament, but the trial is a good way to try out their more than 250 channels, such as ABC, NBC, Fox and ESPN.