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Here’s how to watch March Madness 2023 on iPhone, Apple TV, and web [U: Sweet 16]

Like last year, the 2023 NCAA tournament is being broadcast across multiple networks. Fortunately, you can stream all the games from one place with the NCAA’s app as well as a few other options. Follow along for how to watch March Madness 2023 on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, the web, plus the full schedule, and more.

Update: The Sweet 16 kicks off tonight, March 23.

The first eight teams of the Sweet 16 face off tonight. That’s Kansas State vs Michigan State, UConn, vs Arkansas, Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic, and UCLA vs Gonzaga. The next eight teams play on March 24: Alabama vs San Diego State, Houston vs Miami, Creighton vs Princeton, and Texas vs Xavier.

Check out all the details below on tip-off times and how to watch.

The men’s NCAA tournament games will be broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV. While the NCAA’s website will feature some live coverage, all of the games will be live streaming on the NCAA March Madness Live app which has been updated this year with iOS 16’s Live Activities, CarPlay, and more.

And the women’s tournament will be broadcast by ESPN and available to stream with the ESPN app and online.

Below we’ll cover how to watch March Madness 2023 on iPhone and more plus the full schedule and where each game will be broadcast.

How to watch March Madness 2023 on iPhone, Apple TV, web

March Madness Live app

  • You can watch all the March Madness 2023 games in one place with the NCAA March Madness Live app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV – but a TV provider login is required
  • If you don’t have cable/a provider login, you can pick up a streaming live TV plan with DirecTV StreamYouTube TV, or fuboTV or similar to get full access through the March Madness Live app

Paramount+, TBS, TNT, and truTV

  • Alternatively, you can watch any of the games on CBS with an over-the-air antenna
  • You can watch the CBS broadcast games with Paramount+ Premium on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and the web (free trial, $9.99/month after)
    • Make sure to pick the Premium plan to get live March Madness games (skip the Showtime add-on) and use promo code “ADVANCE” to get a 30-day trial instead of the standard 7-day trial (via Hip2Save)
    • Also, T-Mobile customers should have access to Paramount+ free for a year
  • If you don’t want to use the March Madness Live app, you can also use the TBS, TNT, or truTV apps – but a TV provider login is required

March Madness 2023 schedule and channel – all times Eastern

How to watch March Madness on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, web

March 23 – Sweet 16

  • No. 3 Kansas State vs. No. 7 Michigan State | 6:30 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 4 UConn vs. No. 8 Arkansas | 7:15 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 4 Tennessee vs. No. 9 Florida Atlantic | 9 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 UCLA vs. No. 3 Gonzaga | 9:30 p.m. | CBS

March 24 – Sweet 16

  • No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 5 San Diego State | 6:15 p.m. | TBS 
  • No. 1 Houston vs. No. 5 Miami | 7:15 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 6 Creighton vs. No. 15 Princeton | 9 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 Texas vs. No. 3 Xavier | 9:30 p.m. | CBS

March 25 – Elite 8

  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 6 p.m. | TBS
  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 8:30 p.m. | TBS

March 26 – Elite 8

  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 2 p.m. | CBS
  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 4:55 p.m. | CBS

April 1 – Final Four

  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 6 p.m. | CBS
  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 8:30 p.m. | CBS

April 3 – National Championship

  • TBD vs. TBD live stream | 9 p.m. ET | CBS

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