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NCAA March Madness is here. Get in the action with DISH

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. The college basketball season is capped off by the NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament, and every year it’s a spirited march to the finish. Die-hard fan or not, ‘tis the season to get swept up in the excitement. Whether you want to watch your favorite team or just tune in for the grand finale, you can watch it all on DISH.

NCAA Tournament TV schedule

Watch live coverage, from the First Four® to the Final Four® which culminates with the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on TBS! This year’s tournament starts on Sunday March 11, aka Selection Show®, where the 68 teams in the running will be revealed. Then, the action continues with the First Four, followed by the first and second rounds. The Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight begin on March 24th, with the Final Four taking place on March 31. Finally, the NCAA champs are crowned on April 2nd.

Watch the NCAA Tournament on live TV or online with DISH

DISH lets you watch the college basketball tournament anyway you want - live, recorded, even online. With DISH Anywhere you can watch any game live on your computer or mobile device so you don’t even have to worry about missing games while you’re at work. Or, record games on the Hopper 3’s massive hard drive to watch at a later date. Last but not least, DISH customers can use their DISH Anywhere login information to stream all the games from the official NCAA Tournament site. Find detailed schedule information and extra online coverage at NCAA.com/MarchMadness

Full NCAA March Madness schedule and DISH channels to watch the games:

DATE/TIME
(All times EST)

GAMES

CHANNELS DISH CHANNEL NUMBER

MARCH 11
| TIME: 6PM (EST)

Selection show

TBS 139

MARCH 13-14
| TIME: TBD

First Four®

truTV 242

MARCH 15-16
| TIME: TBD

First Round®

TNT
TBS
truTV
CBS
138
139
242
Local

MARCH 17-18
| TIME: TBD

Second Round

TNT
TBS
truTv
CBS
138
139
242
Local

MARCH 22-23
| TIME: TBD

Regional Semifinals (Sweet Sixteen®)

TBS
CBS
139
Local

MARCH 24-25
| TIME: TBD

Regional Finals (Elite Eight®)

TBS 139

MARCH 31
| TIME: TBD

National Semifinals (Final Four®)

TBS 139

APRIL 2
| TIME: TBD

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game

TBS 139

*Restrictions may apply to availability. Blackout restrictions may apply to collegiate sports programming on out-of-market networks. Games subject to local blackout. Games in high definition require HD television receiver; fee may apply to upgrade. Subject to change without notice.

NCAA, March Madness, First Four, Final Four, Elite Eight, Sweet Sixteen and Selection Sunday are trademarks owned or licensed by The National Collegiate Athletic Association. TBS, TNT and truTV are trademarks of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.