March 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM EDT
March Madness® on SiriusXM: Listeners Get Every 2019 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game

March Madness® on SiriusXM: Listeners Get Every 2019 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game

Every minute of every game on SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app SiriusXM's exclusive college sports programming includes shows hosted by Mike Krzyzewski, Patrick Ewing, Tom Brennan, Fran Fraschilla, Mike Gminski, Seth Greenberg, Eddie House and others SiriusXM will also air select NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship games

NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship will air in its entirety on SiriusXM, giving subscribers nationwide access to every minute of March Madness® on SiriusXM radios and the SiriusXM app.  In addition to live play-by-play of every game, SiriusXM listeners will also get the most in-depth daily coverage throughout the tournament on several exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channels.   

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The 2019 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship tips off with the First Four® on March 19 and 20 and runs through the Final Four® and national championship game in Minneapolis on April 6 and 8.

All Men's NCAA Tournament game broadcasts are provided to SiriusXM by Westwood One, the official network radio partner of the NCAA® and the NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

Tournament match-ups and SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.siriusxm.com/collegebasketballschedule.

Throughout the tournament, SiriusXM's exclusive, dedicated college sports channels - ESPNU Radio, SiriusXM ACC Radio, SiriusXM Big 12 Radio, SiriusXM Big Ten Radio, SiriusXM Pac-12 Radio and SiriusXM SEC Radio – will offer the most extensive and in-depth college basketball news and tournament talk available on radio.  SiriusXM's 24/7 college sports channels feature several current and former coaches and players as hosts.

Two of the game's most high profile active coaches will continue to host their exclusive weekly SiriusXM shows throughout the tournament.  Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has led the Blue Devils to five National Championship titles, hosts Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, and Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing, who as a player led the Hoyas to the 1984 national championship, can be heard on Center Court with Patrick Ewing. Both shows air each week on the ESPNU Radio channel on SiriusXM and are also available on SiriusXM On Demand. 

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 Women's NCAA Tournament radio broadcasts are produced by Westwood One.

SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Men's and Women's tournament games, as well as SiriusXM's exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channels on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, Fire TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more.

March Madness, NCAA, First Four and Final Four are trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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