While the men’s NCAA Division I basketball committee determines the bracket for this year’s March Madness tournament, let’s take a look at how to live-stream the games on mobile devices and streaming media players so you never miss a minute of the action. By the way, Turner Sports Interactive has updated most of the March Madness apps with improvements before the start of the tournament.
On Amazon Fire devices
The NCAA March Madness tournament can be live-streamed on Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets via the newly updated March Madness Live app. Just download the free app from the Amazon app store and authenticate for full access to all 67 games.
On Google Android devices
Android tablets and phones can also download an updated March Madness Live app from Google Play that now supports Google-cast and includes other app improvements. A preview is offered but will alerts will ask you to authenticate with a TV service provider.
On Apple TV, iPhone, & iPad
The NCAA March Madness app has been updated for iPad and iPhone, as well as Apple TV (a first for the streaming device). The free app can be downloaded from iTunes or the Apple TV store and once authenticated offers access to the entire March Madness app content.
On Windows 10
The March Madness Live app for Windows 10 devices and PCs has also been recently updated. The app is free to download from the Windows Store and can be previewed or authenticated for full, interrupted access.
Roku also just added the March Madness Live app for Roku streaming media players. And, it appears the app will be supported by most Roku devices. Users can authenticate the app for full access.
On Broadcast TV & NCAA.com
The NCAA March Madness will be broadcast by TBS, TNT, truTV, and CBS. Some coverage will also be streaming on NCAA.com. Live video may only be available in the US and its territories.
Users can authenticate the March Madness Live apps through service providers such as AT&T U-verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, DirecTV, Dish, Cablevision Optimum, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Xfinity and many more. All games broadcast on CBS will be available without authentication.
How does the NCAA committee determine which teams are selected for the tournament? Read this article from NCAA.com.