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How To Watch The 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament On CBS And CBS All Access

From March 21 to April 8, men's college basketball action is streaming on a device near you! Check out the schedule, a student discount, and more!
Posted on Mar 18, 2019 | 02:10pm
With March Madness upon us, you can stream some of the biggest games from the 2019 NCAA Tournament® live on most popular devices with CBS All Access. This year, we've got you covered from the first and second rounds all the way through the Sweet 16®, Elite Eight®, Final Four®, and the Championship Game itself.

Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery, and reporter Tracy Wolfson will call the Final Four National Semifinals and National Championship for the fifth consecutive year.

Oh, and students can score a 25% discount by visiting cbs.com/student!

Don't miss one shining moment ... here are the important details about the schedule, how to watch, and more.

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Who's playing in the 2019 NCAA Tournament on CBS?
The 68-team tournament has been set, and you can find a printable bracket that lists all of the teams over on CBS Sports!

When is the 2019 NCAA Tournament on CBS?
Here's the general schedule. Matchups and approximate tipoff times will be added following each weekend's action.

NOTE: Games are broadcast live and these listings are ET. Click here for a full schedule.

Thursday, Mar. 21 (First Round)
12:15pm: No. 10 Minnesota vs. No. 7 Louisville
After conclusion: No. 15 Bradley vs. No. 2 Michigan State
7:10pm: No. 15 Abilene Christian vs. No. 2 Kentucky
After conclusion: No. 10 Seton Hall vs. No. 7 Wofford

Friday, Mar. 22 (First Round)
12:15pm: No. 10 Iowa vs. No. 7 Cincinnati
After conclusion: No. 15 Colgate vs. No. 2 Tennessee
7:10pm: No. 16 NC Central / North Dakota St. vs. No. 1 Duke
After conclusion: No. 9 UCF vs. No. 8 VCU

Saturday, Mar. 23 (Second Round)
12pm - 10pm: Quadruple-header

Sunday, Mar. 24 (Second Round)
12pm - 7pm: Triple-header

Thursday, Mar. 28 (Sweet 16)
7:09pm: No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 1 Gonzaga
9:39pm: No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 2 Michigan

Friday, Mar. 29 (Sweet 16)
7:09pm: No. 3 LSU vs. No. 2 Michigan State
9:39pm: No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. No. 1 Duke

Sunday, Mar. 31 (Elite Eight)
2pm - 7pm: Double-header

Saturday, Apr. 6 (Final Four)
6:09pm: Auburn vs. Virginia
8:49pm: Texas Tech vs. Michigan State

Monday, Apr. 8 (National Championship)
9pm: Virginia vs. Texas Tech

Also, remember you can keep up with the full coverage from CBS Sports and round-the-clock coverage from CBS Sports HQ.

How can I watch or stream the 2019 NCAA Tournament on CBS live online?
It's easy. You can watch the Big Dance on CBS and CBS All Access, which is available on iOS devices (including iPhones and iPads), Android devices (including phones and tablets), Apple TV, Google Chromecast, FireTV, PS4, Roku, Xbox, and many more!

Or, simply visit CBS.com.

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What else do I need to know about the 2019 NCAA Tournament on CBS?
We'll keep updating this page with matchups and tipoff times, and you can also keep an eye on the main CBS schedule. Plus, there will be continued coverage of the March Madness on CBS Sports with ongoing coverage streaming on CBS Sports HQ.

As mentioned earlier, we're also offering a student discount! The 25% off CBS All Access applies to a limited commercials monthly subscription. Check out cbs.com/student for details.

What else can I stream on CBS All Access?
Not only will CBS All Access let you live stream the NCAA Tournament on CBS, but sports fans also get loads of other live events, including regular season NCAA Basketball on CBS, NFL on CBS, SEC on CBS, and top golf action including the PGA Championship and The Masters. CBS All Access subscribers also get round-the-clock streaming coverage from CBS Sports HQ.

Of course, CBS All Access gives you thousands of episodes from CBS shows on demand. That includes full episodes from current and earlier seasons of your favorites like Big Brother, NCIS, Survivor, The Big Bang Theory, and many more.

Plus, your subscription allows you to watch a slew of CBS All Access Original series like Star Trek: Discovery, The Good Fight, Tell Me A Story, and The Twilight Zone.

Whatever your preference, CBS All Access has you covered for $5.99/month with limited commercials, or you can go commercial-free for $9.99/month.

Sign up for CBS All Access now to enjoy all the action... and good luck with your bracket!