March Madness 2021: Preparing for Tip Off

March Madness 2021: Preparing for Tip Off


usatsi-10697375While the world is not yet back to "business as usual", we’re getting a small glimpse of hope because March Madness is BACK! We’re here to give you all the details – how to stream the games, the schedule and the official NCAA printable March Madness Bracket!

The majority of the tournament games will be played in Indianapolis, inside the Lucas Oil Stadium as well as Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Mackey Arena in West Lafayette and Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington. While the schedule is subject to change, we currently have a breakdown of what to expect over the next few weeks. 

  • Selection Sunday — 6 p.m. ET March 14 on CBS
  • First Four — 4 p.m. start on Thursday, March 18
  • First round — 12 p.m. start on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20
  • Second round — 12 p.m. start on Sunday, March 21, and Monday, March 22
  • Sweet 16 — 2 p.m. start on Saturday, March 27, and 1 p.m. start on Sunday, March 28
  • Elite Eight — 7 p.m. start on Monday, March 29, and 6 p.m. start on Tuesday, March 30
  • Final Four — 5 p.m. start on Saturday, April 3
  • NCAA championship game — 9 p.m. Monday, April 5

Now for what you have all been waiting for – how can you watch without a cable subscription?! If you’re a Greenlight customer, you’ve already cut the cord from cable and you’re used to streaming your entertainment with our fast fiber-optic internet! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Pick a streaming device (like a Roku or Firestick), pick a streaming service (Hulu+, Netflix & YouTube TV are great options) and stay connected with New York’s Fastest Internet Provider! We’ve listed recommendations below that you can shop on our Greenlight Amazon Store.



  • Hulu + Live TV is available for $64.99/mo. after a 7-day free trial. It includes access to local channels and regional sports networks, plus Big Ten Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and SEC Network.
  • fuboTV is $64.99/mo. following a 7-day free trial. Its channel lineup includes some local programming and regional sports networks, as well as Big Ten Network, CBS Sports Network, FOX Sports 1, and Pac-12 Network, but no ESPN.
  • Sling TV packages range from $35 to $50/mo. following a 7-day free trial. It carries some regional sports networks, ACC Network (with add-on sports package), ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, FOX Sports 1, and SEC Network, but no local channels.
  • YouTube TV costs $64.99/mo. after a 7-day free trial and offers unlimited Cloud DVR for 9 months and 3 simultaneous streams. The provider carries local channels, regional sports networks, ACC Network, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, FOX Sports 1, SEC Network, and Stadium.
  • The NCAA’s March Madness Live web and mobile apps (available through the Apple Store and Google Play) will live stream select games from the 2021 NCAA Tournament for free.
  • Many of the channels broadcasting the tournament are available for free over the air in regions throughout the United States. Antennas are easy to use and affordable!

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