How to Watch Selection Sunday 2021 on March 14




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After canceling the 2020 tournament and playing a season that was like none other, March Madness is finally back. As the conference champions are being crowned this weekend, Sunday fans will finally know where their team will be seeded in this year’s tournament.

Selection Sunday will establish where teams will be placed in the tournament bracket as the NCAA prepares their bubble in Indiana. Gonzaga is expected to be the No. 1 overall seed because they are the only undefeated team in the country, and they’ve won the West Coast Conference tournament. Fittingly, if the Bulldogs are victorious in their next six contests, then they’ll be the first team to go undefeated and win the tournament since the 32-0 Indiana Hoosiers did it in 1975-76.

At the time of this writing, the following teams have won their conference tournaments and have secured an automatic bid in the NCAA tournament:  Liberty (Atlantic Sun), Winthrop (Big South Conference), Drexel (Colonial Athletic Association), Cleveland State (Horizon League), Loyola-Chicago (Missouri Valley Conference), Mount St. Mary’s (Northeast Conference), Morehead State (Ohio Valley Conference),  UNC Greensboro (Southern Conference), Oral Roberts (Summit League), Appalachian State (Sun Belt Conference), and Gonzaga (West Coast Conference). 

Find out how you can watch all of this year’s coverage of Selection Sunday below.

When to watch Selection Sunday

Selection Sunday for the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament will begin at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 14 on CBS.

Where to watch Selection Sunday

CBS will be the exclusive home of this year’s selection show. AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to see what CBS channel is available in your area with an antenna.

Locast: Viewers in one of the 30 markets served by Locast will also be able to watch on their local CBS for free with the service.

Cord cutters can watch every single suspenseful moment of the Selection Sunday with Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, or any compatible devices by subscribing to any one of these live TV streaming services.

  • Paramount+ is the home of all of CBS networks content for only $6/month
  • fuboTV has CBS covered with the fuboTV Family plan for $65/month.
  • Hulu with Live also carries CBS for $65/month.
  • AT&T TV includes CBS in its Choice package for $65/month.
  • YouTube TV includes CBS with a $65/month subscription

Catch up on everything you need to know for this year’s March Madness by checking out our complete how to watch guide.

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