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2021 College Basketball: How & When To Watch The Tournament

Slam dunk and score, the 2021 college basketball tournament is here! Check out all of the details you will need to prepare for this year’s college basketball tournament. Whether you’re searching for the tourney schedule, looking to stream your favorite basketball movies and shows or listening to your favorite pump-up tunes, we’ve got you covered!

How to Watch the 2021 Tournament

You may not be able to watch the 2021 tournament with your friends, but you can host a virtual viewing party all month long on Google Meet or Zoom. Here are a few ways you can catch every round from Selection Sunday to the 2021 championship game.

Watch on TV

Watch on TV

Catch all 67 tournament games live across TBS, CBS, TNT, and truTV from March 18 through April 5, 2021. Find the complete tournament TV schedule on

Stream on the App

Stream on the App

Take the tournament with you on the go. Stream the games to your mobile device using the official tournament app. Download the app on Android, iOS, and more devices.

Watch Online

Watch Online

Don’t miss a second of every game day. Watch the games live on your computer on

The Elite Eight: Basketball Movies and Series to Stream

The Last Dance (Netflix) TV-MA

This documentary miniseries follows the career of NBA legend Michael Jordan. Get a behind-the-scenes look at exclusive footage from Jordan’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls.

The Last Dance (Netflix) TV-MA

Enhance Your Game Day Preparations

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Enhance Your Game Day Preparations

Pregame Playlist

Choose your 2021 walk-on music from a selection of your favorite hits, available on Music Choice! Enjoy 75 ad-free music channels, 25 video channels, and over 25,000+ music videos FREE with your RCN TV subscription.

Get pumped up for game day with the March Pregame Playlist from Music Choice On Demand, featuring:

  • Lil Mosey - Blueberry Faygo
  • Migos - Stir Fry
  • Post Malone - Congratulations
  • Fat Joe - All The Way Up
  • Juice WRLD - Bandit
  • Kendrick Lamar - DNA
  • DJ Khaled - All I Do Is Win
  • Lil Wayne - 6 Foot, 7 Foot
  • Eminem - Lose Yourself
  • Drake - Started From The Bottom
Music Choice

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