March Madness: How to observe First Four and first spherical

The NCAA event ideas off as we speak with eight groups hanging out within the March Madness foyer to hitch the formal dance actions.

The First Four could be thought-about by some to be an pointless tack-on for an NCAA machine at all times searching for methods to generate pleasure and TV income, however the video games typically characteristic a number of the greatest basketball of the season. It’s additionally price noting that it might be unwise to write down off these groups in your bracket — bear in mind how far First Four extra time winner UCLA went in 2021?

This 12 months’s First Four spectacle ideas off with Southeast Missouri State taking up Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The winner will play first-seeded Alabama within the first spherical Thursday. Tuesday night time options Pittsburgh and Mississippi State, with the winner enjoying No. 6 Iowa State on Friday.

Wednesday’s slate begins with Fairleigh Dickinson and Texas Southern battling for the dignity of enjoying Big Ten champion Purdue on Friday. Nevada and Arizona State then meet to find out who will fly to Denver to play No. 6 Texas Christian within the first spherical Friday.

All of the First Four video games might be obtainable to stream on the March Madness Live web site or the March Madness Live and truTV apps for iOS and Android gadgets.

For these not enamored with the demitasse of First Four video games, right here’s a take a look at your complete first-round schedule. All video games might be seen on March Madness Live or on the March Madness Live app. CBS broadcasts can be found on the Paramount+.

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