March Madness live bracket: Full schedule, scores, how to watch 2019 NCAA Tournament games

MARCH MADNESS LIVE: Scores, updates from Sunday’s NCAA Tournament games

Tantalizing possibilities await all four regions of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

In the East, Duke could get an entertaining showdown with Michigan State in the Elite Eight. In the West, Gonzaga figures to be pushed hard by Florida State. In the South, a murderer’s row of talented teams that includes Virginia, Purdue and Tennessee, should produce memorable games. In the Midwest, bluebloods North Carolina and Kentucky are seemingly on a collision course.

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Here’s everything to know about watching March Madness, including a full schedule plus how to watch games live on TV and stream online.

You can also follow Sporting News’ live blog for Day 1 scores and updates from the first round of the tournament.

March Madness live bracket: How to watch, stream

The NCAA Tournament will be broadcast across several stations, including truTV, CBS, TNT and TBS. TruTV will broadcast the First Four (March 19-20). CBS, truTV, TNT and TBS will all broadcast portions of the first- and second-round games from March 21-24. From there, the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight (March 28-31) will be covered exclusively by CBS and TBS. CBS hold broadcast rights for the Final Four (April 6) and national championship game (April 8).

MORE: How to watch, stream every NCAA Tournament game online

The primary outlet for live-streaming 2019 NCAA Tournament games is March Madness Live, the NCAA’s digital platform available on desktop and by downloading the mobile app. You can also stream games live by signing up for fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.

Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson are CBS’s lead broadcast team and will call the Final Four national semifinals and championship game.

Bracket-FTR1.jpg Download a printable NCAA Tournament bracket (PDF) above.

2019 NCAA Tournament schedule, scores

First Four

Tuesday, March 19

Wednesday, March 20

First round

Thursday, March 21

Matchup Time TV
(10) Minnesota 86, (7) Louisville 76 12:15 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(3) LSU 79, (14) Yale 74 12:40 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(5) Auburn 78, (12) New Mexico State 77 1:30 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(4) Florida State 76, (13) Vermont 69 2 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(2) Michigan State 76, (15) Bradley 65 2:30 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(6) Maryland 79, (11) Belmont 77 3 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(4) Kansas 87, (13) Northeastern 53 3:50 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(12) Murray State 83, (5) Marquette 64 4:20 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(10) Florida 70, (7) Nevada 61 6:50 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(2) Kentucky 79, (15) Abelene Christian 44 7:10 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(6) Villanova 61, (11) Saint Mary’s 57 7:20 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(1) Gonzaga 87, (16) Fairleigh Dickinson 49 7:27 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(2) Michigan 74, (15) Montana 55 9:15 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(7) Wofford 84, (10) Seton Hall 68 9:30 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(3) Purdue 61, (14) Old Dominion 48 9:45 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(9) Baylor 78, (8) Syracuse 69 9:55 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV

Friday, March 22

Matchup Time TV
(10) Iowa 79, (7) Cincinnati 72 12:15 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(9) Oklahoma 95, (8) Ole Miss 72 12:40 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(3) Texas Tech 72, (14) Northern Kentucky 57 1:30 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(13) UC Irvine 70, (4) Kansas State 64 2:00 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(2) Tennessee 77, (15) Colgate 70 2:30 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(1) Virginia 71, (16) Gardner-Webb 56 3 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(6) Buffalo 91, (11) Arizona State 74 3:50 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(12) Oregon 72, (5) Wisconsin 54 4:20 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(9) Washington 78, (8) Utah State 61 6:50 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(1) Duke 85, (16) North Dakota State 62 7:10 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(3) Houston 84, (14) Georgia State 55 7:20 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(12) Liberty 80, (5) Mississippi State 76 7:27 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV
(1) North Carolina 88, (16) Iona 73 9:15 p.m. ET TNT/ fuboTV
(9) UCF 73, (8) VCU 58 9:30 p.m. ET CBS/ fuboTV
(11) Ohio State 62, (6) Iowa State 59 9:45 p.m. ET TBS/ fuboTV
(4) Virginia Tech 66, (13) Saint Louis 52 9:55 p.m. ET truTV/ fuboTV

Second round

Saturday, March 23

Sunday, March 24

Sweet 16

Thursday, March 28

Friday, March 29

Elite Eight

Saturday, March 30

Sunday, March 31

Final Four

Saturday, April 6

National championship

Monday, April 8

Matchup Location TV
(1) Virginia vs. (Texas Tech) 9 p.m. CBS

March Madness features from Sporting News

40 Minutes of Hell’ to Hog Heaven: Nolan Richardson’s 1993-94 Arkansas team will go down as one of the most fun SEC title-winning teams of all time. It was something he built, one minute at a time.

How to stop Zion Williamson: Opposing coaches dish on their strategies to deal with Duke’s freshman phenom and, with some luck, beat the Blue Devils.

A barrier-breaking title: The 1961-62 Cincinnati Bearcats made history when they started four black players in their NCAA title game win over Ohio State. We remember the importance of that groundbreaking win.

An Oral History of Steph Curry’s 2008 Breakout: In 2008, a little-known, baby-faced guard from Davidson completely took over the NCAA Tournament.

Upset City: Reliving the wildest opening venue in NCAA Tournament history.

The Fagan Jinx: They’re not just upset “alerts” when Sporting News’ Ryan Fagan is in attendance. Recapping the many improbable upsets Fagan has been on hand to witness. 

More than a timeout: The 1993 NCAA Tournament is more than Chris Webber’s ill-fated timeout in the national championship game against UNC. 

Danny and the Miracles: Recalling Kansas’ improbable 1988 title run.

Chalmers’ shot still resonates: Mario Chalmers never gets tired talking about his 3-pointer against Memphis in 2008.

DeCourcy’s best of 30 years: Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy ranks the best games he has witnessed from 30 years’ worth of NCAA Tournament coverage. 

The thrill of victory…: Sporting News staff recall their favorite memories of the NCAA Tournament. 

…And the agony of defeat: Sporting News staff recalls their most heartbreaking memories from the NCAA Tournament. Get your tissues ready.

Top 80 upsets in March Madness history: It’s not March Madness until there’s an upset. Ranking the best we ever saw:

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