March Madness officially begins for 68 men’s and women’s college basketball teams when brackets are made Selection Sunday. For the first time, the men’s and women’s single-elimination tournaments will feature 68 teams with one team in each tournament being crowned champion in New Orleans and Minneapolis, respectively.
The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Selection Show will be hosted by Gregg Gumbel and he will be joined by analysts Clark Kellogg and Seth Davis. Throughout the show, fans will be able to see the reactions from teams as each region of the bracket is revealed. NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Committee Chair Tom Burnett will be interviewed on the show to discuss the bracket.
Selection Sunday will continue with the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Special Presented by Capital One. The live one-hour special will be hosted by Elle Duncan and will feature analysis from Rebecca Lobo, Carolyn Peck, and Nikki Fargas. Holly Rowe will join the show with reports about the teams in the tournament and bracketologist Charlie Creme will give viewers insight into what the matchups could mean for the 68 teams.
Cord cutters can find out how to watch the men’s and women’s Selection Sunday shows below.
When to Watch
March Madness for 68 men’s and women’s NCAA Division 1 basketball teams will begin when Selection Sunday 2022 takes place on Sunday, March 13. The men’s Selection Show will begin at 6 PM ET on CBS. The women’s Selection Show will begin at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.
How to Watch
Cord cutters have a few affordable options to watch Selection Sunday, men’s and women’s March Madness games.
AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to find out which affiliate in your area will broadcast the selection show and tournament games on your local CBS.
Paramount+: All CBS games will be available live to Paramount+ Premium subscribers for $9.99/month or $99.99/year. When combined with a Sling Blue subscription, this is the cheapest option for watching all men’s March Madness games.
Subscribers to live TV streaming services can check out our chart below to see if your service will be streaming Selection Sunday, or any tournament games.
|Sling TV (Blue + Orange)||$50.00||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||*||*|
|Hulu + Live TV||$69.99||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
Watch our video to find out everything cord cutters need to know about streaming March Madness 2022.