NCAA Hoops Action Continues Tonight

Four more regional semifinal games tonight will trim the NCAA Basketball Tournament field to eight and set the stage for regional finals this weekend that will determine the four finalists. Winners tonight will join Ohio State, Marquette, Syracuse and Wichita State, last night’s advancers, for games Saturday and Sunday.

Highlighting play tonight is the game between 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast University and third-seeded Florida. Sporting News previews the showdown between the tournament’s Cinderella team and the Gators.

Tonight’s games will air on CBS and TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Suddenlink customers can still register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

NCAA Tourney Resumes Tonight on TBS, CBS

After some time off, the NCAA Basketball Tournament resumes with four regional semifinal games tonight and four more tomorrow. Sports Illustrated’s Luke Winn ranks the title chances of this year’s final 16 teams, and ESPN basketball guru Dick Vitale chimes in with his picks.

All the remaining games will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Suddenlink customers can still register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

Live Video Streams of Tourney Set Record

 

Live video streams of the NCAA basketball tournament set records during the first week of play, Multichannel News reported. Through the action Sunday, the games generated 36.6 million live video streams across online and mobile (tablets and smartphones), double the 18.3 million for the entire tournament last year.

Suddenlink customers can register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

NCAA Tournament TV Ratings Up

Coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship through Sunday’s telecasts received the event’s best ratings in 18 years, Multichannel News reports. CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV combined to average 8.9 million viewers through five days of coverage. That was the most since 1993 and up 9 percent from last year’s 8.2 million.

Play resumes Thursday and Friday for the 16 teams left in the tournament. Whether any games become classics or any players have singularly remarkable performances remains to be seen. In the meantime, see if you agree with Bleacher Report’s list of the 25 most thrilling finishes in the tournament and ESPN.com’s ranking of the best 75 players in NCAA history.

Best and Worst of NCAA Tourney Thus Far

With the NCAA Tournament field whittled down to 16 teams, USA Today reporter Scott Gleeson looks at the best and worst of the tourney’s opening act.

All the remaining games, which resume Thursday, will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

Second-Round Tourney Action Continues

Yesterday, Harvard pulled the biggest upset during day one of the NCAA Tournament’s second-round action. Will there be more surprises today? Another 32 teams will find out during the second full day of games. One team hoping to be today’s Harvard is 14th-seeded Northwestern State University, located in Suddenlink-served Natchitoches, La. The Demons meet the third-seeded Florida Gators at 6:15 p.m. CT on truTV. ESPN previews the match-up.

Every game of the tournament will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service; TNT and TBS are available on Expanded Basic; and truTV is available to most customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

Wall-to-Wall Tourney Action Begins

The NCAA Tournament gets into full swing today and tomorrow, with 64 teams taking to the courts. Among the 32 teams playing today is Oklahoma State University, located in Suddenlink-served Stillwater. The fifth-seeded Cowboys meet 12th-seeded Oregon at 3:30 p.m. CT on TNT. The Stillwater News-Press previews the game.

Every game of the tournament will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service; TNT and TBS are available on Expanded Basic; and truTV is available to most customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

First-Round Action Continues Tonight on truTV

The NCAA Tournament’s four-game first round concludes this evening with two games on truTV. Long Island University-Brooklyn takes on James Madison University in the opener at 5:40 p.m. CT. In the nightcap, Boise State University meets La Salle University at approximately 8:10 p.m. CT. The winners will move on to the second round, or round of 64, which begins tomorrow. They’ll join last night’s first-round winners, North Carolina A&T and St. Mary’s College.

Every remaining game of the tournament will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service; TNT and TBS are available on Expanded Basic; and truTV is available to most customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To pre-register for online viewing, visit this Suddenlink.net page and follow the instructions provided there. Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

NCAA Tourney Starts Tonight on truTV

It’s tip-off time for the big dance. The tournament begins tonight with coverage on truTV of the four-game first round in Dayton, Ohio. These games will determine the teams that advance to the second round, or round of 64.

Doubleheader action this evening features North Carolina A&T State University vs. Liberty University at 5:40 p.m. CT. St. Mary’s College meets Middle Tennessee State University at 8:10 p.m. CT. Pre-game coverage begins at 5 p.m. CT. Another doubleheader will be played tomorrow night.

All 67 games of the tournament will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service; TNT and TBS are available on Expanded Basic; and truTV is available to most customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To pre-register for online access to the games, visit this Suddenlink.net page and follow the instructions provided there.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

Vote for Top NCAA Players, Team, Moment

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the men’s basketball championship, the NCAA is inviting fans to vote for the top 15 all-time players, the single best all-time team, and the single best all-time moment.

And as long as you’re picking things, you might want to consider USA Today sports “bracketologist” Patrick Stevens’ first-round predictions and tips for winning the office pool.