You can only begin practicing your Brackology before the big dance field is set. Who will take the number one seed? Who is left out? All will be announced on Selection Sunday when field 68 is set for the 2019 NCAA tournament.
When does it start?
The NCAA Selection Sunday Show will air on March 17 at 6:00 pm. until 19h ET (15: 00-16: 00 PT) on CBS. (For the record, CNET is a division of CBS.)
How can I stream it?
You can watch the Selection Show on the NCAA's March Madness Live website or use the March Madness Live app. You can watch March Madness Live on iOS and Android devices along with Apple TV ($ 179 at Walmart) Roku, Fire TV and Xbox One [$450onAmazon). The app also supports AirPlay and Chromecast ($ 25 on eBay) .
The March Madness Live website and app provide a three-hour live streaming preview before signing up with a participating pay-TV provider. You can come through the Selection Show for free, but you will wait a few minutes of the tournament before the preview runs out.
I need more. Can I have more?
Yes. Yes you can. If an hour in which teams are selected for the tournament is not enough, you can adjust what the NCAA calls the social media show Inside the Bracket. It starts at 19 o'clock. ET (16:00 PM) except on NCAA.com, YouTube, Twitter Facebook and Bleacher Report.
What other streaming options are there?
Cable cutters can use a live TV streaming service to watch the selection show. However, to see the coverage of CBS, you must ensure that the service is carrying your local CBS station.
Learn more about live TV streaming services:
- You need a secure Internet connection.
- You can watch them all on TV as long as your Smart TV has the service's app. You can also watch TV on your TV using a media stream, including Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast.
- You can also watch TV on iPhones, Android phones and tablets, and PC browsers.
- You can sign up and cancel at any time no contract is required.
- All offer free trial periods so you can sign up to join and then quit.
Disclosure: CNET may receive a revenue share from the sale of products included in this product page.
DirecTV Now ($ 40)
DirecTV Now is the cheapest Live A-Little package worth $ 40 a month that includes CBS. Click here to check the availability of local live channels in your area.
OTA Antenna Option
Another option for watching CBS is to use an antenna to receive free-to-air wireless television. You can connect a wireless digital antenna to almost any TV, and antennas start at $ 10.
Read more: March Madness 2019: When the tournament starts, how to start streaming and more
2019 NCAA Basketball Conference Championships