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March 10, 2020

College Basketball is Better with X1

College Basketball on X1

*IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the men's college basketball championship has been cancelled for 2020.


One of the greatest postseasons in sports is finally here, and it doesn’t get better than tournament hoops in March. Learn more about this year’s men’s and women’s tournaments, including key game dates, where, and how to watch with Xfinity X1 and the Xfinity Stream App.

The games: the facts and stats

The men’s 2020 tournament tips off on Tuesday, March 17, with the first four play-in games in Dayton, Ohio. From there it’s a 48-game sprint to reach the Sweet Sixteen, followed by 14 more games to determine the championship matchup on April 6th in Atlanta, GA.

The Kansas Jayhawks, Kentucky Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils headline the men’s tournament field, along with surprise contenders like the Dayton Flyers and San Diego State Aztecs. No matter how the bracket unfolds, one thing is for sure: it will be a wild ride as the nation’s top teams vie for college basketball’s ultimate prize.

College basketball tournament games: keeping up with X1 and the Xfinity Stream App

With Xfinity X1, you won’t miss a minute of the men’s and women’s tournaments. Plus, you’ll have access to daily live sports, news and video, dozens of popular networks and an expansive library on demand. You’ll also get our award-winning Sports app, which brings you closer to the game with live scoring updates and deep statistical data for teams and leagues. It’s the ultimate in-game companion on your main screen.

Eligible Xfinity TV customers can enjoy all 67 live men’s games plus daily highlights, “Dunks of the Day” and more throughout the entire length of the tournament on X1 and the Xfinity Stream App. You’ll also be able to enjoy live games from the women’s tournament and National Invitation Tournament (NIT). So, no matter when you decide to tune in, college basketball content will be just a click away.

Even better, customers with the Xfinity Voice Remote can easily keep up with all the games by using specific voice commands, such as “College Basketball Scores” to see live tournament scores in the Sports App, “College Basketball Bracket” to see a full-screen NCAA bracket and more. You can also say your favorite team’s name into the voice remote to record upcoming games, set reminders and check out the latest content on their quest for the title.

Not home? Don’t worry; X1 customers can also watch college basketball content on the go with the Xfinity Stream app! That means even more college basketball content anytime, anywhere.

Don’t miss a moment with Xfinity X1

The 2020 men’s and women’s tournaments are sure to deliver improbable upsets, heart-stopping buzzer-beaters and much more. With X1 and the Xfinity Stream App, you never have to miss a minute of the action.

In addition, X1 customers with Phillips Hue Lights can use their Xfinity Voice Remote to access all the action and more using these commands:

  • Say “College basketball bracket” to access a full screen takeover of regional or full tournament standings.
  • Say “College basketball” to go to the tournament destination in the X1 Sports Guide, a comprehensive destination for all related programming, news, highlights, events and more.
  • Say “Minnesota Golden Gophers” vs. “Louisville Cardinals” for game summaries or how teams facing off stack up against one another.

  • Here is the full list of teams and their colors:

    Team Color 1 Color 2
    Abilene Christian purple N/A
    Arizona State maroon gold
    Auburn navy blue burnt orange
    Baylor green gold
    Belmont navy red
    Bradley red N/A
    Buffalo blue N/A
    Cincinnati red N/A
    Colgate maroon N/A
    Duke blue N/A
    Fairleigh Dickson blue red
    Florida blue orange
    Florida State red (garnet) gold
    Gardner Webb red (scarlet) N/A
    Georgia State blue red
    Gonzaga blue (navy) red
    Houston red (scarlet) N/A
    Iona maroon gold
    Iowa gold N/A
    Iowa State red (cardinal) gold
    Kansas blue crimson
    Kansas State royal purple N/A
    Kentucky blue N/A
    Liberty red blue
    Louisville red yellow
    LSU purple gold
    Marquette blue gold
    Maryland red gold
    Michigan blue gold (maize)
    Michigan State green N/A
    Minnesota maroon gold
    Mississippi red (cardinal) N/A
    Mississippi State maroon N/A
    Montana maroon N/A
    Murray State gold blue (navy)
    NC Central maroon N/A
    Nevada blue (navy) N/A
    New Mexico State crimson N/A
    North Carolina light blue (Carolina) blue
    North Dakota State green yellow
    Northeastern red N/A
    Northern Kentucky gold N/A
    Ohio State scarlet N/A
    Oklahoma crimson N/A
    Old Dominion (slate) blue light blue
    Oregon green yellow
    Prairie View A&M purple gold
    Purdue (old) gold N/A
    Saint John's red blue
    Saint Louis blue N/A
    Saint Mary's red navy
    Seton Hall blue N/A
    Syracuse orange N/A
    Temple red (cherry) N/A
    Tennessee orange N/A
    Texas Tech red (scarlet) N/A
    UC Irvine blue gold
    UCF gold N/A
    Utah State navy blue N/A
    VCU gold N/A
    Vermont green gold
    Villanova navy blue
    Virginia blue orange
    Virginia Tech maroon orange
    Washington purple gold
    Wisconsin red (cardinal) N/A
    Wofford gold N/A
    Yale blue N/A
       

    We hope you have fun with these new voice commands from Xfinity. Enjoy the tournament!

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