The NCAA Tournament is officially underway and we’re wrapping up the first full weekend of play. The tournament normally runs its first two rounds Thursday through Sunday, but this year that was bumped back a day due to COVID-19 protocols. The First Four was played on Thursday, the first round played on Friday and Saturday, and the second round was scheduled out for Sunday and Monday.
Next weekend, the Sweet 16 will be played a couple days later than normal. The Sweet 16 will take place on Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28. The games will be split across CBS and TBS. You’ll be able to view them via live stream at March Madness Live, or through Paramount+ and WatchTBS. If you don’t have a cable login to access CBS or TBS for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV.
Below is the complete list of Sweet 16 start times and TV channels for the 2021 NCAA Tournament. We don’t have specific slots yet for each game, so as matchups are finalized, we’ll drop them here first.
Sweet 16 schedule
Saturday, March 27
2:40 p.m. ET — No. 12 Oregon State vs. No. 8 Loyola Chicago — CBS
5:15 p.m. ET — No. 5 Villanova vs. No. 1 Baylor — CBS
7:25 p.m. ET — No. 15 Oral Roberts vs. No. 3 Arkansas — TBS
9:55 p.m. ET — No. 11 Syracuse vs. No. 2 Houston — TBS
Sunday, March 28
2:10 p.m. ET — No. 5 Creighton vs. No. 1 Gonzaga — CBS
5 p.m. ET — No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 1 Michigan — CBS
7:15 p.m. ET — No. 11 UCLA vs. No. 2 Alabama — TBS
9:45 p.m. ET — No. 7 Oregon vs. No. 6 USC — TBS