One of the greatest postseasons in sports is finally here. Learn more about this year’s men’s and women’s NCAA® tournaments, including key game dates and where and how to watch with Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex, and the Xfinity Stream App.
The games: the facts and stats
The men’s 2021 NCAA® tournament tips off on Thursday, March 18 while the women’s NCAA® tournament starts on March 22. Here’s a list of all the men’s and women’s tournament dates by round, including network coverage:
Men’s NCAA® Tournament:
- 3/14: Selection Sunday – CBS, ESPN
- 3/18: First Four – truTV, TBS
- 3/19–3/22: First/Second Rounds – truTV, TNT, TBS, CBS
- 3/27, 3/28: Sweet 16 (Regionals) – TBS, CBS
- 3/29, 3/30: Elite Eight (Regionals) – TBS, CBS
- 4/3: Final Four (Semifinals) – CBS
- 4/5: Championship – CBS
Women's NCAA® Tournament:
- 3/15: Selection Monday – ESPN
- 3/21, 3/22: First Round – ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU
- 3/23, 3/24: Second Round – ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU
- 3/27, 3/28: Sweet 16 (Regionals) – ABC, ESPN, ESPN2
- 3/29, 3/30: Elite Eight (Regionals) – ESPN
- 4/2: Final Four (Semifinals) – ESPN
- 4/4: Championship – ESPN
No matter how the bracket breaks, one thing is for sure: it will be a wild ride as the nation’s top teams vie for college basketball’s ultimate prize!
Tournament hoops on Xfinity X1, Stream and Flex
With Xfinity X1, you won’t miss a minute of the men’s and women’s tournaments. In addition to every live game, you’ll have access to our award-winning Sports app, which brings you closer to the men’s tournament with live scoring updates and deep statistical data for every round. It’s the ultimate in-game companion on your main screen.
What’s more, you can also use X1 and your Xfinity Voice Remote to quickly call up the games and stats you’re most interested in. Just say “College Basketball Scores” into your Xfinity Voice Remote to track the latest results, or search team vs. team comparisons for game summaries and highlights. You can also say your favorite team’s name into your remote to record upcoming games, set reminders and get the latest tournament news.
Away from home? Don’t worry. Xfinity TV customers can also watch tournament games on the go with the Xfinity Stream app. That means live games on your favorite secondary device no matter your *locale.
Have Xfinity Flex? Customers with Flex can enjoy the action via Paramount+, Sling TV or Xfinity Stream, plus a collection of free news and video, including tournament recaps and the best highlights and analysis. Just say “March Hoops Watch Guide” into your Flex Voice Remote to see which services and apps suit you best for the coverage you’re after.
Don’t miss a moment with Xfinity X1
The 2021 men’s and women’s tournaments are sure to deliver improbable upsets, heart-stopping buzzer-beaters and much more. With X1, Flex and Xfinity Stream, you never have to miss a minute of the action.
*CBS games available to stream in home only.