March Madness live stream | NCAA bracket, schedule and how to watch live


The 2023 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament will start on Tue, Mar 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM and go until Mon, Apr 3, 2023

The 2023 men's NCAA tournament for March Madness starts with First Four games in Dayton, Ohio and continues through to the 2023 Final Four in Houston.

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The complete men's 2023 March Madness tournament schedule dates and locations are below: 

  • Selection Sunday: Sunday, March 12 (6 p.m. ET on CBS)
  • First Four: March 14-15
  • First round: March 16-17
  • Second round: March 18-19
  • Sweet 16: March 23-24
  • Elite Eight: March 25-26
  • Final Four: April 1
  • NCAA championship game: April 3

Official printable 2023 NCAA bracket 

Schedule for the 2023 men's tournament: 

March 14-15 First Four Dayton, OH UD Arena
March 16 & 18 First/Second Rounds Birmingham, AL Legacy Arena
March 16 & 18 First/Second Rounds Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
March 16 & 18 First/Second Rounds Orlando, FL Amway Center
March 16 & 18 First/Second Rounds Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
March 17 & 19 First/Second Rounds Albany, NY MVP Arena
March 17 & 19 First/Second Rounds Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
March 17 & 19 First/Second Rounds Denver, CO Ball Arena
March 17 & 19 First/Second Rounds Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
March 23 & 25 West Regional Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
March 23 & 25 East Regional New York, NY Madison Square Garden
March 24 & 26 Midwest Regional Kansas City, MO T-Mobile Center
March 24 & 26 South Regional Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
April 1 & 3 Final Four Houston, TX NRG Stadium 

2023 March Madness dates & future sites:

April 1 and 3, 2023 Houston NRG Stadium Rice University, University of Houston,
Houston Baptist University, Texas Southern University
April 6 and 8, 2024 Phoenix State Farm Stadium Arizona State University
April 5 and 7, 2025 San Antonio Alamodome University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word
April 4 and 6, 2026 Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium Horizon League, IUPUI
April 3 and 5, 2027 Detroit Ford Field Michigan State University
April 1 and 3, 2028 Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium UNLV
March 31 and April 2, 2029 Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium Horizon League, IUPUI
April 6 and 8, 2030 North Texas AT&T Stadium Big 12 Conference 

March Madness facts:

This is the third time that NRG Stadium will host the NCAA Final Four – previously doing so in 2011 and 2016 – and the fourth time for the city of Houston, TX (held at the Astrodome in 1971). In addition to hosting the Final Four, Houston has hosted the first and second round four times and the regional finals six times (including 2008, 2010 and 2015 at NRG Stadium).

2023 March Madness NCAA men's bracket predictions by Andy Katz 

How to watch live:

Television rights for the 2023 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament are owned by CBS Sports and Turner Sports, as games will be broadcast live on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. 

Radio rights are held exclusively by Westwood One.

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