NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship, airing every minute of every game on both satellite radios and the SiriusXM app, and providing the most in-depth daily coverage of the tournament on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, its exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channel.
SiriusXM listeners nationwide can hear every game in its entirety from the First Four® on March 14 and 15 through the Final Four® and national championship game in Phoenix on April 1 and 3. All Men's NCAA Tournament game broadcasts are provided to SiriusXM by Westwood One, radio rights holder for the NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
Tournament match-ups and SiriusXM channel assignments will be available at www.siriusxm.com/collegesports starting Monday, March 13.
On Selection Sunday®, March 12, 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 82). 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 84). The shows will feature interviews with special guests, including team coaches and NCAA Men's Basketball Committee chair Mark Hollis, and will give fans a place to call in and share their reactions and opinions as the full field is revealed.
Throughout the tournament, SiriusXM College Sports Nation offers the most extensive and in-depth college basketball news and tournament talk available on radio. SiriusXM's 24/7 college sports channel showcases a lineup of expert analysts and hosts that includes former coaches Tom Brennan, Bobby Cremins, Fran Fraschilla, Seth Greenberg and Steve Lappas, former Arizona State star Eddie House, as well as Chris Childers, Mark Packer and Chris Spatola.
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has led the Blue Devils to five National Championship titles, will continue to host his weekly SiriusXM show throughout the tournament. Basketball and Beyond with Coach K airs weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation. For upcoming show times check www.siriusxm.com/collegesports.
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.
NCAA, First Four, Final Four, and Selection Sunday are trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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