March Madness: How to observe First Four and first spherical

The NCAA event ideas off right this moment with eight groups hanging out within the March Madness foyer to hitch the formal dance actions.

The First Four may be thought-about by some to be an pointless tack-on for an NCAA machine all the time on the lookout for methods to generate pleasure and TV income, however the video games typically function a few of the greatest basketball of the season. It’s additionally price noting that it could be unwise to put in writing 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 over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The winner will play first-seeded Alabama within the first spherical Thursday. Tuesday evening options Pittsburgh and Mississippi State, with the winner taking part in No. 6 Iowa State on Friday.

Wednesday’s slate begins with Fairleigh Dickinson and Texas Southern battling for the honour of taking part in 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 can be accessible to stream on the March Madness Live web site or the March Madness Live and truTV apps for iOS and Android units.

For these not enamored with the demitasse of First Four video games, right here’s a have a look at the whole 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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