2024 March Madness TV schedule, announcers: How to watch NCAA Tournament, tip times, TV channels, bracket

2024 March Madness: Complete Guide to NCAA Tournament – TV Schedule, Announcers, Tip-Off Times, Channels, and Bracket Info

The excitement of the 2024 NCAA Tournament is set to begin on Tuesday, March 19, with the First Four battles happening in Dayton, Ohio. This marks the start of the thrilling March Madness, where 68 teams will compete to claim the national champion title for the 2023-24 season. Fans are in for a treat with 67 games being broadcasted across CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV, ensuring they can catch all the action whenever and wherever they choose.

This year, the NCAA Tournament will feature some familiar voices and introduce fresh ones in significant roles. Ian Eagle takes on the role of the lead play-by-play announcer, joining forces with Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, and reporter Tracy Wolfson to bring the Final Four to life. Eagle, a seasoned figure in NCAA Tournament coverage, is joined by Robbie Hummel, a former Purdue star, who will make his debut as an analyst during the first and second rounds.

March Madness is always more enjoyable with friends, especially when you get the chance to outdo them. Now is the perfect time to get your bracket pools ready and invite your friends, family, and co-workers to join in the fun.

CBS and TBS are set to broadcast 21 games each throughout the tournament, while truTV and TNT will cover 13 and 12 games, respectively. Fans can also stream every game through the March Madness Live app. Additionally, Paramount+ subscribers have access to all CBS-televised games, and those with Max’s B/R Sports Add-On can catch the remaining games.

From the Selection Show to the iconic “One Shining Moment” played after crowning a champion, CBS Sports and TNT Sports are your go-to sources for experiencing the magic of the tournament.

Let’s dive into the 2024 March Madness announcing teams and the full schedule for the NCAA Tournament.

### 2024 March Madness Announcing Teams

The announcing teams for the regional weekend are as follows:

– Ian Eagle, Bill Raftery, Grant Hill, and Tracy Wolfson
– Brian Anderson, Jim Jackson, and Allie LaForce
– Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Stan Van Gundy, and Andy Katz
– Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, and Evan Washburn
– Lisa Byington, Steve Smith, Robbie Hummel, and Lauren Shehadi
– Spero Dedes, Jim Spanarkel, and Jon Rothstein
– Tom McCarthy, Deb Antonelli, Avery Johnson, and AJ Ross
– Brad Nessler, Brendan Haywood, and Dana Jacobson

### 2024 NCAA Tournament Schedule

#### First Four

– **Tuesday, March 19**, at UD Arena, Dayton
– 6:40 p.m.: (16) Wagner vs. (16) Howard on truTV
– 9:10 p.m.: (10) Colorado State vs. (10) Virginia on truTV

– **Wednesday, March 20**, at UD Arena, Dayton
– 6:40 p.m.: (16) Grambling vs. (16) Montana State on truTV
– 9:10 p.m.: (10) Colorado vs. (10) Boise State on truTV

#### First Round

– **Thursday, March 21**, and **Friday, March 22**, games will take place across various locations including Charlotte, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Brooklyn, Indianapolis, Memphis, and Spokane. The games will be broadcasted across CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV.

#### Second Round

– **Saturday, March 23**, and **Sunday, March 24**, with games starting at 12:10 p.m. across CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV in locations like Birmingham, Des Moines, Orlando, Sacramento, Albany, Columbus, Denver, and Greensboro.

#### Sweet 16

– **Thursday, March 28**, and **Friday, March 29**, starting at 6:30 p.m. on CBS and TBS in New York and Las Vegas.

#### Elite Eight

– **Saturday, March 30**, and **Sunday, March 31**, starting at 6:09 p.m. on CBS and TBS in New York, Las Vegas, Kansas City, and Louisville.

#### Final Four

– **Saturday, April 6**, starting at 6:09 p.m. on CBS at NRG Stadium, Houston.

#### National Championship

– **Monday, April 8**, at 9:20 p.m. on CBS at NRG Stadium, Houston.

Get ready for an unforgettable March Madness filled with thrilling games, remarkable talent, and the spirit of competition that defines college basketball.