The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament 2023 kicked off with the First Four games on March 14th at the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio, setting up a few weeks of wildly entertaining college basketball.
On April 3, the championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston ends March Madness, and below are the dates, locations, and results.
All times in the Eastern time zone.
Proceed to Round: Sweet 16 | Elite 8 | Final Four.
See the complete bracket here.
When does the March Madness tournament begin?
The NCAA championship commences with the initial four games on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
On which channel can I watch March Madness?
The NCAA Championship will be broadcasted on four cable channels: CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV. Additionally, it can be streamed on Paramount+.
How can I watch the March Madness tournament online?
Madness March is available for streaming on Paramount+ and can also be accessed through CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV. Additionally, services like Hulu Live TV and Sling TV can also stream it.
How can I stream March Madness without any cost?
If you have a digital antenna, you can watch March Madness games without any catch, even without a subscription to cable or streaming services. Many of the March Madness games will be broadcasted on local CBS affiliates.
When is the last four?
FAU and San Diego State will participate in the inaugural match, commencing at 6:09. The Final Four will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2023.
How can I view the last four matches?
The Four Final games will be available on CBS. The tip-off for both the San Diego State and FAU game will be at 6:09 p.M. ET. The second game will start at approximately 8:49 p.M.
On which channel will the Final Four be broadcasted?
CBS offers a premium streaming plan that includes Paramount+ and also provides live streaming of its content. CBS is one of the most popular cable networks with a wide range of streaming services and packages available. CBS will be broadcasting the final four of The Final.
You can watch the game for free if you have an over-the-air antenna that is in range of a local CBS station.
Where is the last quartet located?
The NRG Stadium in Houston, TX will host the Final Four and National Championship Game.
How do I stream the NCAA Basketball National Championship Game?
The winners of the Final Four games will square off on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 9 p.M. ET on CBS in the NCAA Men’s Championship Game.
March Madness Schedule & Venues
On March 12th, Selection Sunday takes place.
On March 14-15, the First Four games will be held at UD Arena in Dayton.
On Tuesday, March 14th:
No. 16 Texas A&M CC defeated No. 16 SE Missouri State with a score of 75-71.
No. 11 Pitt 60, No. 11 Mississippi St. 59.
On Wednesday, March 15th:
Fairleigh Dickinson University, ranked 16th, defeated Texas Southern University, also ranked 16th, with a score of 84-61.
Arizona State University, ranked 11th, defeated Nevada, also ranked 11th, with a final score of 98-73.
The initial stage of the tournament will take place at various arenas across the United States including Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Amway Center in Orlando, Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, MVP Arena in Albany, Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ball Arena in Denver, and Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro. These matches are scheduled to be held on March 16-17.
Thursday, March 16 (Round of 64. All times Eastern).
Maryland defeated West Virginia by a score of 67 to 65.
Furman University, ranked 13th, defeated the 4th ranked University of Virginia with a final score of 68-67.
No. 7 Missouri defeated No. 10 Utah St. With a score of 76-65.
Kansas, ranked first, defeated Howard, ranked sixteenth, with a score of 96 to 68.
Alabama’s top-ranked team defeated Texas A&M CC, ranked 16th, with a final score of 96-75.
San Diego State University, ranked 5th, defeated College of Charleston, ranked 12th, with a score of 63-57.
Princeton, ranked 15th, defeated Arizona, ranked 2nd, with a final score of 59-55.
Arkansas 8, Illinois 9, final score 73-63.
Auburn, ranked 9th, defeated Iowa, ranked 8th, with a final score of 83-75.
Duke University, ranked 5th, defeated Oral Roberts University, ranked 12th, with a score of 74-51.
Texas defeated Colgate 81-61 in the second match.
No. 7 Northwestern defeated No. 10 Boise St. With a score of 75 to 67.
Houston’s top-ranked basketball team defeated Northern Kentucky 63-52.
No. 4 Tennessee defeated No. 13 Louisiana by a score of 58 to 55.
Penn State, ranked 10th, defeated Texas A&M, ranked 7th, with a final score of 76-59.
UCLA, ranked second, defeated UNC Asheville, ranked fifteenth, with a score of 86-53.
Friday, March 17th.
No. 7 Michigan State defeated No. 10 USC with a score of 72 to 62.
Xavier 72 defeated Kennesaw St. 67 with a score of 3 to 14.
Baylor, ranked third, defeated UC Santa Barbara, ranked fourteenth, with a final score of 74-56.
Saint Mary’s defeats VCU with a score of 63 to 51.
Marquette defeated Vermont by a score of 78 to 61.
Number 11 Pitt scored 59 points, while Number 6 Iowa State scored 41 points.
Creighton University, ranked 6th, defeated North Carolina State University, ranked 11th, with a final score of 72-63.
UConn, ranked 4th, defeated Iona, ranked 13th, with a score of 87-63.
Fairleigh Dickinson, ranked 16th, defeated Purdue, ranked 1st, with a final score of 63 to 58.
No. 6 Kentucky defeats No. 11 Providence with a score of 61-53.
Miami (FL) ranked 5th defeated Drake ranked 12th with a score of 63-56.
Gonzaga, ranked third, defeated Grand Canyon, ranked fourteenth, with a final score of 82-70.
No. 9 FAU 66, No. 8 Memphis 65.
No. 3 Kansas State University defeated No. 14 Montana State University with a final score of 77-65.
No. 4 Indiana defeated No. 13 Kent St. With a score of 71-60.
Texas Christian University (TCU) defeated Arizona State University (ASU) with a score of 72 to 70.
The second round of the NCAA tournament will take place on March 18-19 at various arenas including Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Amway Center in Orlando, Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, MVP Arena in Albany, Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ball Arena in Denver, and Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro.
Saturday, 18th of March.
San Diego State University, ranked 5th, defeated Furman University, ranked 13th, with a final score of 75-52.
No. 4 Tennessee 65, No. 5 Duke 52.
Arkansas 8, Kansas 1.
Princeton 78 defeated Missouri 63 in a thrilling match.
Houston Rockets defeated Auburn Tigers with a score of 81-64.
Texas, ranked second, defeated Penn State, ranked tenth, with a score of 69-66.
UCLA, ranked second, defeated Northwestern, ranked seventh, with a final score of 68 to 63.
Alabama, ranked first, defeated Maryland, ranked eighth, with a final score of 73-50.
Sunday, 19th March.
Xavier University, ranked 3rd, defeated the University of Pittsburgh, ranked 11th, with a final score of 84 to 73.
Kansas State, ranked number 3, defeated Kentucky, ranked number 6, with a final score of 75-69.
No. 7 Michigan State defeats No. 2 Marquette with a score of 69-60.
The 4th ranked UConn team defeated Saint Mary’s, ranked 5th, with a score of 70-55.
Creighton defeated Baylor with a score of 85 to 76.
Florida Atlantic defeated FDU with a score of 78 to 70 in their matchup.
No. 5 Miami (Florida) 85, No. 4 Indiana 69.
Gonzaga, ranked 3rd, defeated TCU, ranked 6th, with a final score of 84-81.
The Sweet 16 games, scheduled for March 23-24, will take place at different venues such as T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Madison Square Garden in New York, T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, and KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.
Thursday, March 23 (16th birthday).
Kansas State’s third-ranked team defeated Michigan State’s seventh-ranked team in a thrilling overtime match, with a final score of 98-93.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) ranked fourth, defeating the University of Arkansas, ranked eighth, with a score of 88-65.
Florida Atlantic University, ranked 9th, defeated Tennessee, ranked 4th, with a score of 62-55.
Gonzaga, ranked 3rd, defeated UCLA, ranked 2nd, with a final score of 79-76.
Friday, March 24 (16th birthday celebration).
San Diego State 71, the top-ranked Alabama 64.
Miami defeated Houston with a score of 89 to 75 in the fifth game.
Number 6 Creighton defeated Number 15 Princeton with a score of 86 to 75.
Texas defeated Xavier with a score of 83 to 71.
The Elite Eight games are scheduled to occur on March 25-26 at different locations such as T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Madison Square Garden in New York, T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, and KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.
Saturday, March 25th.
No. 9 Florida Atlantic 79, No. 3 Kansas State 76.
UConn, ranked 4th, defeated Gonzaga, ranked 3rd, with a score of 82-54.
Sunday, March 26th.
San Diego State University, ranked number 5, defeated Creighton University, ranked number 6, with a score of 57-56.
No. 5 Miami 88, No. 2 Texas 81.
On April 1st, the Final Four will take place at NRG Stadium in Houston.
No. 5 San Diego State defeated No. 9 Florida Atlantic by a score of 72 to 71.
UConn, ranked 4th, defeated Miami, ranked 5th, with a final score of 72-59.
On April 3, the NCAA championship game will take place at NRG Stadium in Houston.
The 4th ranked UConn team defeats the 5th ranked San Diego State team with a score of 76-59.