NCAA March Madness Live Review
NCAA March Madness Live is a video streaming service that is a one-stop shop for all your men’s college basketball needs and is a must-have for anyone looking to stream the 2023 NCAA Tourney.
If you don’t have a Live TV Streaming package, you can watch games airing on CBS on mobile or for three hours on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other connected TV apps. To watch every game including those on TNT, TBS, and truTV, you will need to package that includes those channels.
For instance, Hulu Live TV, which offers a 7-day Free Trial, will give you access to all the games in the March Madness App.
We tested NCAA March Madness Live and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. NCAA March Madness Live is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
March Madness Live offers all 67 games of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball tourney. Fans can access all tournament games telecast on CBS via the web and on mobile devices with no authentication required. Those with a streaming or cable subscription with access to TBS, TNT, and truTV – can live stream those college basketball games when you authenticate with your TV Everywhere credentials.
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for NCAA March Madness Live.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.
NCAA March Madness Live displays ads while watching content.
Game Center Feature
Game Center, the central hub of the NCAA Tournament, providing news, highlights, and “interactive content” for every game of March Madness. They’re also debuting a new tab featuring interactive widgets that will introduce polls, quizzes, alerts, and more.
Fast Break Feature
“Returning” this year is “Fast Break”, an NFL RedZone-esque channel that will automatically hop around ongoing games, while providing highlights, real-time analysis, social media reaction, and commentary. Fast Break will only be available for the first two rounds.
Catch Up Feature
If fans have to deal with pesky distractions like work or school on the early days of March Madness, they can use a new feature called “The Catch Up” which shows you the biggest plays that have happened so far, before jumping into live action.
Bracket Challenge Feature
While the games are in action, fans who use NCAA March Madness Live and fill out a bracket using the Bracket Challenge feature will be reminded of which team they picked in a given matchup so they know who to root for. In Game Center, fans can also track their Bracket Challenge group leaderboards.
NCAA March Madness Live is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- LG Smart TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- Sony Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV
NCAA March Madness Live is not compatible with Nintendo devices.