March Madness 2020 is going to starts from the 17th March 2020. March Madness Basketball competition which is also known as Annual US College Basketball Tournament which goes under the Title of National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.
This is an elimination tournament played between 68 teams in a straight knockout format over several weeks From 17 March to 6 April at the Venue of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
2020 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament – March Madness is the 82nd Annual Edition of the competition.
NCAA March Madness is one of the popular Sporting Events of the USA Because of the largely and wide range of Teams to be taking part in this competition Which can attract attracts vast viewing figures and a level of interest that generates huge amounts of advertising and merchandising revenue for the NCAA.
March Madness Schedule 2020
The 2020 NCAA March Madness events Will be starting from the 17th March and continue till the Final Four Events of the Championship game on the 6th April.
- Selection Sunday —March 15, 2020. You can watch at 6 p.m. ET on March Madness Live and CBS.
- First Four — Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17-18, 2020
- NCAA Tournament Round 1 — Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2020
- NCAA Tournament Round 2 — Saturday, March 21, and Sunday, March 22, 2020
- Sweet 16 — Thursday, March 26, and Friday, March 27, 2020
- Elite 8 — Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, 2020
- Final Four — Saturday, April 4, 2020
- 2020 NCAA championship game — Monday, April 6, 2020
2020 NCAA tournament schedule and locations:
|March 15||Selection Sunday||6 p.m. ET on CBS||N/A||CBS will broadcast the Selection Show at 6 p.m. ET||N/A|
|March 17-18||First Four||March Madness Live||Dayton, OH||University of Dayton||UD Arena|
|March 19/21||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Albany, NY||Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference||Times Union Center|
|March 19/21||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Spokane, WA||University of Idaho||Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena|
|March 19/21||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||St. Louis, MO||Missouri Valley Conference||Enterprise Center|
|March 19/21||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Tampa, FL||University of South Florida||Amalie Arena|
|March 20/22||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Greensboro, NC||Atlantic Coast Conference||Greensboro Coliseum|
|March 20/22||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Omaha, NE||Creighton University||CenturyLink Center Omaha|
|March 20/22||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Sacramento, CA||Sacramento State University||Golden 1 Center|
|March 20/22||1st/2nd Rounds||March Madness Live||Cleveland, OH||Mid-American Conference/Cleveland State||Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse|
|March 26/28||Midwest Regional||March Madness Live||Indianapolis, IN||Horizon League/IUPUI||Lucas Oil Stadium|
|March 26/28||West Regional||March Madness Live||Los Angeles, CA||Pepperdine University||STAPLES Center|
|March 27/29||South Regional||March Madness Live||Houston, TX||University of Houston||Toyota Center|
|March 27/29||East Regional||March Madness Live||New York, NY||St. John’s University/Big East Conference||Madison Square Garden|
|April 4/6||Final Four and title game||TBS/ March Madness Live||Atlanta, GA||Georgia Institute of Technology||Mercedes-Benz Stadium|
When and Where will March Madness 2020 Live Stream
This year Edition of the March madness begins with Selection Sunday 2020. On Sunday, March 15, 2020 college basketball team match-ups will be announced during a nationwide broadcast and this selection show airing at 6PM ET on TBS Network.
TV Channel & Live Streaming Options
Due to Huge Popularity of this March Madness events in the USA and around the world as well as issue of coronavirus This year watching the events online is the best option for the basketball fans.
Attendance at the NCAA tournament events will be limited to essential staff and family members, Emmert said.
“While I understand how disappointing this is for all fans of our sports, my decision is based on the current understanding of how COVID-19 is progressing in the United States,” Emmert said in part of the statement. “This decision is in the best interest of public health, including that of coaches, administrators, fans and, most importantly, our student-athletes.”
“We have to determine the availability of the sites, obviously, but it doesn’t make good sense to have a football stadium be empty,” Emmert told AP.
NCAA Official site providing a Whole game live action of March Madness on their sites along with them Online Viewers will be able to watch the live Match Coverage of Entire March Madness 2020 on Some of the paid services like AMC, Fubotv, DirecTV Now, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu TV and many more.
- First Four – TruTV
- First and Second Rounds – CBS, TBS, TNT, and TruTV
- Regional Semifinals and Final (Sweet Sixteen & Elite Eight) – CBS and TBS
- National Semifinals (Final Four) and Championship – TBS
Fans of UK, Spain, Brazil, Japan, France and around the world will be catch the March Madness live telecast and coverage by visiting the through VPN services and various tv network.
- Greg Gumbel (New York City and Atlanta) – First Round, Second Round, Regionals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Ernie Johnson Jr. (New York City and Atlanta) – First Round, Second Round, Regional Semi-Finals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Adam Zucker (Atlanta) – First Four, First Round and Second Round
- Charles Barkley (New York City and Atlanta) – First Round, Second Round, Regionals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Seth Davis (Atlanta) – First Four, First Round, Second Round, Regional Semi-Finals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Brendan Haywood (Atlanta) – First Four, First Round, Second Round and Regional Semi-Finals
- Clark Kellogg (New York City and Atlanta) – First Round, Second Round, Regionals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Candace Parker (Atlanta) – First Four, First Round, Second Round and Regional Semi-Finals
- Kenny Smith (New York City and Atlanta) – First Round, Second Round, Regionals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Gene Steratore (New York City and Atlanta) – First Four, First Round, Second Round, Regionals, Final Four and National Championship Game
- Dwyane Wade (Atlanta) – Final Four and National Championship Game
- Jim Nantz/Bill Raftery/Grant Hill/Tracy Wolfson – Final Four and National Championship at Atlanta, Georgia
- Brian Anderson/Chris Webber/Allie LaForce
- Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Jamie Erdahl
- Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner/Dana Jacobson
- Brad Nessler/Jim Jackson/Steve Lavin (First Four only)/Evan Washburn – First Four at Dayton, Ohio (Tuesday)
- Spero Dedes/Steve Smith/Wally Szczerbiak/Lisa Byington
- Andrew Catalon/Steve Lappas/Steve Lavin (First Four only)/Lauren Shehadi or Lisa Byington – First Four at Dayton, Ohio (Wednesday)
- Byington worked the First Four (Wednesday) with Shehadi working the First and Second Rounds with Catalon and Lappas.
- Carter Blackburn/Debbie Antonelli/John Schriffen
Hotels and Accommodation
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