TSN is Home to Complete Live Coverage of Every Game from NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, Beginning March 15

— March 14, 2016

– TSN platforms deliver every game of the tournament live in its entirety –
– Coverage begins tomorrow (Tuesday, March 15) at 6 p.m. ET on TSN GO with the First Four –
– TSN panel features hosts Nabil Karim and Gurdeep Ahluwalia alongside analysts Jack Armstrong and Morris ‘Mo Pete’ Peterson –
– TSN’s lineup of sponsors for NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® includes Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Infiniti, and Warner Bros. Batman v Superman –

TORONTO (March 14, 2016) – Get your brackets ready, Canada! TSN delivers complete live coverage of every game from NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, from the First Four all the way to the championship game, one of 60+ iconic championships that live on TSN. TSN’s NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® coverage begins tomorrow (Tuesday, March 15) at 6 p.m. ET on TSN GO with the First Four and culminates with the championship game on Monday, April 4, with pre-game coverage kicking off at 8:30 p.m. ET live on TSN5. TSN’s complete live coverage of college basketball’s biggest tournament airs across the network’s five national feeds and TSN GO (see complete broadcast schedule below). Throughout the tournament, TSN spotlights emerging Canadian players competing in NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, including Kentucky’s Jamal Murray, a prospective top pick in this year’s NBA DRAFT. Broadcast Team and News Coverage TSN’s Nabil Karim and Gurdeep Ahluwalia host the network’s NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® coverage from the TSN Studio alongside basketball analysts Jack Armstrong and Morris ‘Mo Pete’ Peterson. TSN’s studio coverage features comprehensive pre-game, halftime, and post-game analysis of the day’s action. SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show, covers the tournament from all angles, with breaking news, daily highlights, game analysis, bracket updates, and more throughout each round. TSN’s Cabral “Cabbie” Richards conducts an exclusive one-on-one interview with emerging Canadian star Jamal Murray, airing in SPORTSCENTRE on Wednesday, March 16. Reporter Jermain Franklin is on location to deliver updates focusing on Murray and the Kentucky Wildcats throughout NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®. NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® Features TSN showcases some of the top Canadian storylines from NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, with features on:
  • Kentucky’s Jamal Murray – The MVP of the inaugural BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, this Canadian high school basketball phenom is considered a prospective top pick in the 2016 NBA DRAFT. He leads a talented Kentucky Wildcats team into NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®.
  • Oregon’s Dillon Brooks – A sophomore forward from Mississauga, Ont., Brooks leads the Top 10-ranked Oregon Ducks in scoring and was recently named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association District IX Player of the Year.
  • Oregon’s Chris Boucher –This senior power forward has taken a unique path from a Montréal rec basketball program to become a dominating defender who ranks second in the NCAA in blocks per game.
These TSN features air in SPORTSCENTRE as well as during the network’s live broadcast coverage of the tournament, and will also be available on demand on TSN.ca and TSN GO. TSN Digital TSN complements its complete live broadcast coverage of NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® with comprehensive coverage on TSN Digital platforms, including TSN.ca and the TSN GO app. Highlights include:
  • Dedicated hub for all NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® content at TSN.ca/NCAA
  • Instant Must-See video highlights as they happen
  • Every game available on demand on TSN GO
  • Up-to-the-minute breaking news, scores, in-game highlights, highlight mixtapes, and Top 5 plays of each round
  • com rounds up all the best viral moments from the tournament, as well as the best reactions from social media, including photos, Vines, GIFs, and more.
Sponsors TSN’s lineup of sponsors for NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® includes Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Infiniti, along with Warner Bros. Batman v Superman sponsorship of TSN’s Tournament Challenge, Canada’s online bracket destination. The multi-platform sponsorship includes a custom co-branded spot featuring two former ’Tournament Challenge Champions', Bruce and Clark Broadcast Schedule TSN’s broadcast schedule for the 2016 NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® tournament is as follows.* First Four Tuesday, March 15
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 6 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN GO
Wednesday, March 16
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 6 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN GO
First Round Thursday, March 17
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 11 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • 12 noon ET on TSN2
  • 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • 12 noon ET on TSN1 and TSN4
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN
Friday, March 18
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 11 a.m. ET on TSN5
  • 12 noon ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
  • 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
Second Round Saturday, March 19
  • 12 noon ET on TSN4
  • 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN3
Sunday, March 20
  • 12 noon ET on TSN4
  • 6 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN5
Sweet Sixteen Thursday, March 24
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 6 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Friday, March 25
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 6 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • 7 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4
Elite Eight Saturday, March 26
  • NCAA Tip-Off @ 5 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • 6 p.m. ET on TSN4
Sunday, March 27
  • 2 p.m. ET on TSN4
Final Four Saturday, April 2
  • 6 p.m. ET on TSN
Final Monday, April 4
  • NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® Final Pre-Game @ 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® Final @ 9 p.m. ET on TSN5
*Schedule subject to change

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