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How To Watch the Elite Eight 2024

Don’t miss March Madness with our NCAA men’s and women’s basketball Elite Eight watch guide.

The Elite Eight serves a valuable purpose for March Madness teams and fans: separating the true contenders from the also-rans. We still have a few more weeks to go before the regular season wraps up, but if you want to lock down your viewing plans, here’s what you need to know about this year’s Elite Eight games.

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What channel is the Elite Eight on?

For the 2023–2024 men’s and women’s Elite Eight, you can watch men’s basketball games on CBS, Paramount+, and TBS channels. The women’s basketball games are found on ESPN. Most of these channels are available on providers like DIRECTV STREAM and Xfinity. You can also subscribe to Paramount+ if you’d prefer to stream Elite Eight games.

Men’s tournament channels:

Women’s tournament channels:

Pro tip: Want to watch more March Madness? Check out our main NCAA Basketball Tournament watch guide for more streaming tips.

2024 NCAA tournament Elite Eight schedule

What teams are in the Elite Eight? We won’t get a final bracket for a few more weeks, but until then, here’s what you need to know about this year’s men’s and women’s basketball Elite Eight schedules.

Men’s NCAA tournament Elite Eight schedule

Date Game Location Time (ET) Channels
Saturday, Mar 30–Sunday, Mar 31 TBD Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles TBD CBS, Paramount+, TBS

Data effective as of post date.

Women’s NCAA tournament Elite Eight schedule

Date Game Location Time (ET) Channels
Sunday, Mar 31–Monday, Apr 1 TBD Albany, Portland TBD ESPN

Data effective as of post date.

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Want to watch the Elite Eight for free? You can watch games broadcast on CBS for free by connecting an over-the-air (OTA) antenna to your TV. If you want to stream Elite Eight games this year, we’d recommend getting a free trial for a streaming TV service like DIRECTV STREAM, which carries every channel with Elite Eight games.

How to watch the Elite Eight FAQ

Who is in the Elite Eight?

We don’t yet know who will be in the Elite Eight, but check back in March for a full breakdown of this year’s men’s and women’s basketball brackets.

When does the Elite Eight start?

The Elite Eight men’s NCAA basketball games will start on Saturday, March 30. For women’s NCAA basketball, their Elite Eight games will begin on Sunday, March 31.

Where is the Elite Eight in 2024?

The men’s NCAA basketball Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games will be divided between the following arenas:

  • TD Garden in Boston
  • American Airlines Center in Dallas
  • Little Caesars Arena in Detroit
  • Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles

The women’s NCAA basketball Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games will be divided between the following arenas:

  • Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.
  • Moda Center in Portland, Ore.

Methodology

We analyzed this year’s NCAA March Madness schedule to break down dates, broadcast times, and more. We also cross-referenced this information with our existing streaming and TV deals coverage to ensure you get the most coverage without paying more than you need to.

Check out our How We Rank page to learn more about our methods.

Disclaimer

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