How to watch the 2019 Final Four | Live stream March Madness

Published: Aug 20, 2019

How to stream March Madness online?

After the most exciting month in sports, the Final Four is here! Use ExpressVPN to stream March Madness in HD. Watch every moment of the NCAA National Championship game, as first-time title contenders Virginia and Texas Tech face off in a defensive showcase.

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Watch the Final Four without cable

… or spending a dime. Select an option below and get FREE streams!

Official March Madness free streams

Free March Madness Mobile streams

Free NCAA Basketball streams on other channels

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Step-by-step guide to watching every March Madness game

The NCAA has partnered with CBS and Turner Sports (through 2032) for March Madness streams.

Of the available games this year, 21 will be shown on CBS, while the rest will be available through Turner channels.

Stream the Final Four on the March Madness Live website (free)

You can catch all 21 of the CBS games free on the official March Madness Live website.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Visit NCAA.com.
  4. Enjoy the games!

How to watch March Madness streams on mobile (free)

Watching on the go? Get the NCAA March Madness Live app and don’t miss a moment!

The app gives you three hours of free Turner-carried games.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Get the NCAA March Madness Live app on iOS or the Android. Pro tip: iOS users may need to change their App Store location to get the March Madness Live app.
  4. Tune in to the live stream!

Watch March Madness live streams on YouTube TV (free trial)

Channels offered: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV

YouTube TV carries Turner sports programming, so be sure to use the service’s seven-day free trial to watch March Madness!

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to YouTube TV and use the free trial.
  4. You’re all set!

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Stream March Madness live on PlayStation Vue (free trial)

Channels offered:

  • Access: TBS, TNT, truTV
  • Core and above: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV

Looking for another free option? Use the five-day free trial from PlayStation Vue!

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to PlayStation Vue and select a plan that offers a free trial.
  4. Enjoy!

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Watch NCAA March Madness on Sling TV (free trial)

Channels offered:

  • Sling Orange: TBS, TNT
  • Sling Blue: TBS, TNT, truTV

Still want another week of free streams? Sling TV is another easy way to tune in to the Turner games!

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Sling TV and use the free trial.
  4. Kick back and tune in!

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Live stream NCAA Tournament on fuboTV (free trial)

Channels offered: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV

Score yourself another week of free Turner streams on fuboTV. To watch:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to fuboTV and use the free trial.
  4. You’re all set!

Watch the NCAA tournament live on DirecTV Now (free trial)

Channels offered: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV

DirecTV also offers a seven-day free trial. To access the trial:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to DirecTV Now and sign up.
  4. Enjoy the games!

Stream March Madness basketball on Hulu with Live TV (free trial)

Channels offered: CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV

Looking for another way to get free NCAA Tournament streams? Try the seven-day free trial at Hulu.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Visit Hulu and use the free trial.
  4. Tune in to the action!

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NCAA March Madness schedule and results

Note: All games times below are in Eastern Standard Time.

Date Round Game Broadcaster
March 19 First Four (16) FDU 82-76 (16) Prairie View

(11) Belmont 81-70 (11) Temple

6:40 p.m. – truTV

9:10 p.m. – truTV

March 20 First Four (16) ND State 78-74 (16) NC Central

(11) Arizona St. 74-65 (11) St. John’s

6:40 p.m. – truTV

9:10 p.m. – truTV

March 21 First Round (10) Minnesota 86-76 (7) Louisville

(14) Yale 74-79 (3) LSU

(12) NM State 77-78 (5) Auburn

(13) Vermont 69-76 (4) Florida St.

(15) Bradley 65-76 (2) Michigan St.

(11) Belmont 77-79 (6) Maryland

(13) Northwestern 53-87 (4) Kansas

(12) Murray St. 83-64 (5) Marquette

(10) Florida 70-61 (7) Nevada

(15) ACU 44-79 (2) Kentucky

(11) St. Mary’s 57-61 (6) Villanova

(16) FDU 49-87 (1) Gonzaga

(15) Montana 55-74 (2) Michigan

(10) Seton Hall 68-84 (7) Wofford

(14) Old Dominion 48-61 (3) Purdue

(9) Baylor 78-69 (8) Syracuse

12:15 p.m. – CBS

12:40 p.m. – truTV

1:30 p.m. – TNT

2:00 p.m. – TBS

2:45 p.m. – CBS

3:10 p.m. – truTV

4:00 p.m. – TNT

4:30 p.m. – TBS

6:50 p.m. – TNT

7:10 p.m. – CBS

7:20 p.m. – TBS

7:27 p.m. – truTV

9:20 p.m. – TNT

9:40 p.m. – CBS

9:50 p.m. – TBS

9:57 p.m. – truTV

March 22 First Round (10) Iowa 79-72 (7) Cincinnati

(9) Oklahoma 95-72 (8) Mississippi

(14) Northern KY 57-72 (3) TX Tech

(13) UC Irvine 70-64 (4) Kansas St.

(15) Colgate 70-77 (2) Tennessee

(16) Gardner-Webb 56-71 (1) Virginia

(11) Arizona St. 74-91 (6) Buffalo

(12) Oregon 72-54 (5) Wisconsin

(9) Washington 78-61 (8) Utah State

(16) ND State 62-85 (1) Duke

(14) Georgia St. 55-84 (3) Houston

(12) Liberty 80-76 (5) MS State

(16) Iona 73-88 (1) UNC

(9) UCF 73-58 (8) VCU

(11) Ohio St. 62-59 (6) Iowa St.

(13) St. Louis 52-66 (4) VA Tech

12:15 p.m. – CBS

12:40 p.m. – truTV

1:30 p.m. – TNT

2:00 p.m. – TBS

2:45 p.m. – CBS

3:10 p.m. – truTV

4:00 p.m. – TNT

4:30 p.m. – TBS

6:50 p.m. – TNT

7:10 p.m. – CBS

7:20 p.m. – TBS

7:27 p.m. – truTV

9:20 p.m. – TNT

9:40 p.m. – CBS

9:50 p.m. – TBS

9:57 p.m. – truTV

March 23 Second Round (3) LSU 69-67 (6) Maryland

(2) Kentucky 62-56 (7) Wofford

(2) Michigan 64-49 (10) Florida

(4) Florida St. 90-62 (12) Murray St.

(1) Gonzaga 83-71 (9) Baylor

(2) MI State 70-50 (10) Minnesota

(3) Purdue 87-61 (6) Villanova

(4) Kansas 75-89 (5) Auburn

12:10 p.m. – CBS

2:40 p.m. – CBS

5:15 p.m. – CBS

6:10 p.m. – TNT

7:10 p.m. – TBS

7:45 p.m. – CBS

8:40 p.m. – TNT

9:40 p.m. – TBS

March 24 Second Round (10) Iowa 77-83 (2) Tennessee

(9) Washington 59-81 (1) UNC

(9) UCF 76-77 (1) Duke

(6) Buffalo 58-78 (3) Texas Tech

(12) Liberty 58-67 (4) VA Tech

(9) Oklahoma 51-63 (1) Virginia

(11) Ohio State 59-74 (3) Houston

(13) UC Irvine 54-73 (12) Oregon

12:10 p.m. – CBS

2:40 p.m. – CBS

5:15 p.m. – CBS

6:10 p.m. – TNT

7:10 p.m. – TBS

7:45 p.m. – CBS

8:40 p.m. – TNT

9:40 p.m. – TBS

March 28 Sweet 16 (4) Florida State 58-72 (1) Gonzaga

(3) Purdue 99-94 (2) Tennessee

(3) Texas Tech 63-44 (2) Michigan

(12) Oregon 49-53 (1) Virginia

7:09 p.m. – CBS

7:29 p.m. – TBS

9:39 p.m. – CBS

9:57 p.m. – TBS

March 29 Sweet 16 (3) LSU 63-80 (2) MI State

(5) Auburn 97-80 (1) UNC

(4) VA Tech 73-75 (1) Duke

(3) Houston 58-62 (2) Kentucky

7:09 p.m. – CBS

7:29 p.m. – TBS

9:39 p.m. – CBS

9:57 p.m. – TBS

March 30 Elite Eight (3) Texas Tech 75-69 (1) Gonzaga

(3) Purdue 75-80 (1) Virginia

6:09 p.m. – TBS

8:49 p.m. – TBS

March 31 Elite Eight (2) Kentucky 71-77 (5) Auburn

(1) Duke 67-68 (2) MI State

2:20 p.m. – CBS

5:05 p.m. – CBS

April 6 Final Four (1) Virginia 63-62 (5) Auburn

(3) Texas Tech 61-51 (2) MI State

6:00 p.m. – CBS

8:30 p.m. – CBS

April 8 National Championship (1) Virginia 85-77 (3) Texas Tech 9:20 p.m. – CBS

Infographic: How to live stream 2019 March Madness

Infographic: How to live stream 2019 March Madness

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Play the March Madness Bracket Challenge

By now, filling out your bracket (and watching it implode) is an annual tradition. Download and print out the official CBS March Madness bracket!

If you’re looking for bragging rights, go online and challenge your friends in the Official Bracket Challenge.

Looking for instructions and tips to improve your odds? Check out the official NCAA Bracket Challenge tips and get a leg up on the competition!

March Madness streams: Frequently Asked Questions

How can I watch every March Madness game free?

It’s possible, but you’ll have to play it smart.

  1. Connect to a U.S. server location.
  2. Check out the schedule above.
  3. If the game is shown on CBS, use the official free web stream or mobile stream.
  4. If the game is shown on a Turner channel, use the mobile stream (no TV subscription needed for first three hours of Turner-carried games) and the free trial options.
  5. If you want more stream options, check sites like Reddit for on-the-day streams.

How to watch March Madness online in Canada?

All you need to do is determine whether the game is on CBS or Turner.

To watch games on CBS, connect to a U.S. location and use the web stream. For Turner-carried games, connect to a U.S. location and hit up the mobile stream or use one of the free trial options.

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2019 NCAA basketball national championship predictions

It may not be a NCAA Championship shootout for the ages, but at least fans of aggressive defense should be happy.

Escaping another close call with the help of three last-second free throws, top-seeded Virginia edged past fifth-seeded Auburn to advance to the title game, where the Cavaliers will confront another smothering side in Texas Tech. The Red Raiders made it look a little easier in their Final Four showdown with Michigan State, but the winner on Monday night in Minneapolis will be the team that manages to find just enough daylight to score under withering full-court pressure.

It’s the first title game for both teams. So who locks down another first, their school’s inaugural NCAA Championship, and who falls just short at the finish line? Leave a comment below!

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35 thoughts on “College Basketball

  1. My VPN is slowing down all of the apps on my computer. When I disengage the VPN everything’s back to normal. I have use disconnect in the past and never had issues like this. Now that I have express VPN and paid for it for the year how do I clear or speed up this VPN so that I can have Spotify and have normal usage of my Internet.

  2. Hello,

    I’m trying to watch Kansas vs. Auburn from the UK. I connected to the VPN and tried to access the website in an incognito browser but seems to be blocking me. Please help.

  3. I’m trying to watch March Madness from Canada. I tried to get the iOS app like you instructed, but it says I cannot get it from my app store. What should I do?

    Thx

  4. Down here in Uganda and would really love to watch this except l cnt coz of the limitations our isps impose on us. The damn bastards as if there overpriced things are not bad enough

    1. Hi ali,

      Don’t let that get in your way! Simply connect to an ExpressVPN U.S. location, open an incognito browser with cleared cookies, and you’ll be all set to watch!

      Which team are you cheering for? 🙂

    1. Hi Adam,

      It is possible there may be some minor loss of speed when connected to servers that are far from your location. However, ExpressVPN is constantly optimizing server speeds and you can use the speed test function to see which servers are best for your location!

  5. i am about to buy express vpn to watch march madness tonight. once I have the app on my macbook pro, how do I find the games?
    thanks

  6. I’m in BA Argentina and dying to watch the NCAA tournament; the DSL connection in the apartment is poor and there are no sports bars that can get the games. Do you have service here?

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