SiriusXM is pleased to announce that we’re offering comprehensive coverage of the 2015 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, offering subscribers nationwide uninterrupted access to live play-by-play of every game.
Starting with the First Four® on March 17 and 18 through the Final Four® and national championship game in Indianapolis on April 4 and 6, all tournament games will air live in their entirety on Sirius
channels 91, 84, 92, 93, and 157 and XM channels 91, 201, 202, 203 and 204.
Tournament match-ups and SiriusXM channel assignments will be available starting Monday, March 16.
On Selection Sunday™, March 15, SiriusXM will provide up-to-the-moment coverage as tournament teams and first round match-ups are announced. Chris “Mad Dog” Russo and Steve Torre will host live from 5:00 to 9:00 pm ET on Mad Dog Sports Radio (channel 85). Then from 9:00 pm to midnight ET, listeners can tune into continued live coverage hosted by former University of Vermont coach Tom Brennan and Mark Packer on SiriusXM College Sports Nation (channel 91). The shows will feature interviews with special guests, including team coaches and NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee chair Scott Barnes, and will give fans a place to call in and share their reactions and opinions as the field is revealed.
Throughout the tournament SiriusXM College Sports Nation will continue to be the fans’ source for daily news and tournament talk. SiriusXM’s all-college sports channel showcases a stellar lineup of expert hosts and analysts including former coaches Bobby Cremins, Tom Brennan, Fran Fraschilla and Steve Lappas, National Championship-winning guard Mateen Cleaves, former Illinois star guard Stephen Bardo and college basketball experts Tim Brando, John Feinstein, Mark Packer, Chris Childers and Jason Horowitz.
Four-time National Championship-winning head coach Mike Krzyzewski will continue to host his weekly SiriusXM show throughout the tournament. Basketball and Beyond with Coach K airs Thursdays at 6:00 pm ET on SiriusXM College Sports Nation.
Throughout Final Four weekend – April 2 through 6 – SiriusXM College Sports Nation will broadcast live from Indianapolis to deliver fans the latest news, one-on-one interviews and in-depth college basketball talk before and after a new national champion is crowned.
SiriusXM will also offer coverage of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship, providing listeners with live play-by-play of every regional final, the Women’s Final Four and championship game.
All NCAA Tournament broadcasts are provided to SiriusXM by Westwood One.
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