The College Basketball Tournament

Catch every game, follow your favorite team, and track your bracket throughout the tournament. With DISH, following your favorite team is easier than ever with Game Finder and Bracket View.

Find Your Games

March 17 - April 8
NCAA and March Madness are trademarks owned or licensed by The National Collegiate Athletic Association. Access to tournament games is dependent on your programming subscription.

Channels to Watch

TBS logoChannel 139
TNT logoChannel 138
truTV logoChannel 242

Tournament Schedule

Round Date Channel
Selection Sunday March 17 CBS
First Four March 19-20 Tru TV
1st/2nd Rounds March 21 & 23 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 21 & 23 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 21 & 23 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 21 & 23 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 22 & 24 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 22 & 24 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 22 & 24 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
1st/2nd Rounds March 22 & 24 CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
South Regional March 28 & 30 CBS, TBS
West Regional March 28 & 30 CBS, TBS
East Regional March 29 & 31 CBS, TBS
Midwest Regional March 29 & 31 CBS
Final Four, National Championship April 6 & 8 CBS

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How to Watch

Bring the games with you

Never miss a play! DISH lets you watch 100% of your live and recorded TV on the go. Use your MyDISH login information to watch the tournament on DISH Anywhere.

Requires a broadband-connected, Sling-enabled DVR.

Follow games with Bracket View

Have a Hopper? Use Bracket View to follow the tournament and highlight your favorite teams.

Follow every game ? get all the scores, set recordings for upcoming games, and tune into games in real time to never miss a minute of the action!

Watch with College Sports Multi-Channel View

Never be forced to decide which game to watch ever again! With College Sports Multi-Channel View, you can tune to all four networks ? TBS, TNT, truTV, CBS Sports Network ? all on one HD screen.

College Sports Multi-Channel View only available with Hopper, Wally, and Joey receivers.

How to Use Multi-View on a Hopper

Say it, watch it

Your voice is now more powerful than ever: find your game, pause to fill up your plate, launch Bracket View and much more! Try saying your team's name or "Bracket View" into your Voice Remote.

Voice functionality available with internet-connected Hopper family of DVRs or Wally receiver.

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NCAA, March Madness, First Four, Final Four, Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight and Selection Sunday are trademarks owned or licensed by The National Collegiate Athletic Association. TBS, TNT, and truTV are trademarks of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
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