After the pandemic knocked out last year’s event, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament has a tip tonight

March Madness is Back The pandemic resulted in the NCAA tournament being canceled last year, but college basketball’s premier event has returned for 2021, albeit with some changes to accommodate COVID-19 the first rounds in different “regions” across the country, but this year the 67 Men’s Games will all be in Indiana, with most of the action taking place in Indianapolis. Due to this change, changes have also been made to the seeding process to find out which teams in which group play

With this year’s bracket, the first four games will take place tonight before the first round begins on Friday Here’s what you need to know about the men’s 2021 tournament

In the past, the first round of the tournament usually starts on a Thursday, with a second list of opening round matches taking place on the Friday before the second round on Saturday and Sunday

As part of the changes for this year’s tournament, the NCAA has moved things a little. The First Four, the games that will determine the final play-in slots, take place today, Thursday, June 18th March, while the first round games have been postponed to Friday and Saturday March and Monday the 22nd March instead of

As in years past, you’ll need CBS, TBS, TNT, and TruTV to keep track of all the action Here is the full list of dates to watch as well as the networks that are covered

Here is the schedule for the first four games, which will be played on Thursday the 18th March, will take place

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have been one of the best teams throughout the season and will become a No. 1 to be 1 seed at this year’s March Madness tournament

Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan, and Illinois are the top seeds of the tournament, each with a No. 1 seed in their respective regions. The full bracket can be found in several places including the NCAA website

Streaming services like YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, and AT&T TV all have four channels you need to catch the action However, they start at $ 65 per month ($ 70 per month for AT&T) Cheaper streaming services like Sling TV’s Blue package for $ 35 a month have TBS, TNT, and TruTV, but no CBS FuboTV has CBS, but it lacks TNT, TBS, and TruTV

You can also get CBS with an antenna or Paramount Plus, the new name for CBS All Access, a streaming service that costs $ 6 a month

Games can be streamed on the NCAA’s March Madness Live website and app The games broadcast by CBS are available for free without first authenticating with a cable provider, but to watch the games that air on TBS, TNT, and TruTV, you must first log in with your cable provider’s credentials

YouTube TV is $ 65 a month and includes CBS. Enter your zip code on the welcome page to see what local live networks are available where you live

Hulu With Live TV is $ 65 per month and includes CBS. Click the “See All Channels Near You” link on the welcome page to see which local channels are available in your zip code

AT&T TV basic package for $ 70 a month includes CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV You can use the channel lookup tool to see if you have a live feed from CBS and the other local networks on your Get postcode

You can watch Selection Sunday on Paramount Plus (formerly known as CBS All Access) if you live in any of those 206 markets where the service offers live TV, Paramount Plus costs $ 6 per month or $ 10 per month without it Advertising

As noted, the entire tournament will be in Indiana, and most of the games will be in Indianapolis, according to the NCAA, venues for this year’s games include two courts at Lucas Oil Stadium (home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts) and Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Home of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers), the Hinkle Fieldhouse (Butler’s Stadium) and the Indiana Farmers Coliseum (home of) the IUPUI Jaguars), the Mackey Arena in West Lafayette (Purdues Arena) and the Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington (home the Indiana Hoosiers)

The NCAA says only one game will be played at a time at Lucas Oil Stadium while the teams will train at the Indiana Convention Center. Each team will be housed in special hotel floors

On 1 On March 23rd, the NCAA tweeted pictures of this year’s floor plan for Lucas Oil Stadium as well as several other venues

A lot of basketball is played in this football stadium! 🏟Hosted by the @HorizonLeague, the first of three court drafts that will grace @LucasOilStadium during @MarchMadness, will be the green field during the action of 1 and 2 Round included # MarchMadness x @Connor_Sports ImageTwittercom / MLHt5852v4

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