And now, let’s work our way down to the Sweet 16.
Watching Saturday’s battle between top-seeded Kansas and eighth-seeded Arkansas, at 5:15 p.m., if you’re a streaming fan, means using apps and services from the NCAA and CBS. Here’s how.
How to livestream March Madness for free
How to watch Kansas Jayhawks vs. Arkansas Razorbacks
Time: 5:15 p.m. EDT
Location: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa
Quick hit: The Jayhawks (28-7) took care of business in the first round, downing Howard 96-68 despite not having their coach, Bill Self, who is recovering from health issues. Kansas saw a big game from forward Jalen Wilson, who had 20 points and seven rebounds. Now, the Jayhawks face the Razorbacks (21-13), who downed Illinois in the first round 73-63 behind big plays down the stretch by Ricky Council IV and Anthony Black.
What channel: CBS
Where to stream: CBS Sports (online), Paramount+,(Opens in a new tab) NCAA March Madness app, Sling TV(Opens in a new tab), YouTubeTV(Opens in a new tab)
Where to listen: SiriusXM (Opens in a new tab)(Channel 204); Westwood One skill on Alexa(Opens in a new tab); WestwoodOne.com(Opens in a new tab)
Sling has half off the first month
Sling TV(Opens in a new tab) is currently offering a deal for half off the first month as March Madness begins. Users can get the service for half-price for the first month. For example, most of the channels for the tournament, including TNT, TBS and TruTV, are on Sling’s Orange tier. Normally that tier is $40 a month, but in March, it’d be $20 for new customers.
To get CBS without an antenna, you can also sign up for Paramount+(Opens in a new tab), which currently offers a seven-day free trial.