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How to Watch NCAA March Madness on LG Smart TV



NCAA March Madness on LG TV

March Madness is one of the exciting and highly anticipated basketball tournaments, where the best college teams in the United States compete for the NCAA championship. March Madness is marking its 84th edition this year. If you are an LG Smart TV user who is looking to live stream Men’s March Madness 2023, you need to install the official NCAA March Madness Live app from the LG Content Store. In order to stream the NCAA Women’s March Madness tournament, you need to use the ABC and ESPN app.

How to Watch NCAA Men’s March Madness on LG Smart TV

#1. Connect your LG Smart TV to a WiFi network.

#2. Press the Home button on the LG TV remote.

Click the Home button on LG TV remote

#3. Select the Apps icon under the Apps List.

Click the Apps option on LG Smart TV

#4. Log in to your LG account.

Login with your LG account

#5. Click the Search icon on the LG Content Store and type NCAA March Madness Live using the virtual keyboard.

Note: The NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament broadcasting rights have been bagged by CBS Sports. So, you can also live stream the match by installing CBS Sports from the LG Content Store.

Click the Search option

#6. Select the NCAA March Madness Live app from the search results and click Install to download the app on LG TV.

NCAA March Madness live official app

How to Activate NCAA March Madness Live App on LG Smart TV

#1. Open the NCAA March Madness Live app and note the code displayed on the TV screen.

#2. Visit from a web browser on your computer.

#3. Select the LG TV option and enter the code.

Select the LG TV

#4. Click Continue and log in with your TV provider details.

Activate March Madness Live app

#5. Now, the app will be activated, and you can watch NCAA Men’s Basketball 2023 matches on your LG Smart TV.

March Madness Men's Basketball live

How to Watch NCAA Women’s March Madness on LG Smart TV

The broadcasting rights for streaming the NCAA Women’s March Madness are acquired by the ESPN network channels (ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN2, and ESPN) and the ABC channel. You can watch the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament using the ABC and ESPN app. You need to install both apps as some matches will be broadcasted on ESPN and some on the ABC channel. Learn about the broadcasting channels’ info and schedule of Women’s March Madness by visiting the official website.

March Madness Women's Basketball live

Unfortunately, the ABC and ESPN apps are not available in the LG Content Store. But you can cast the ABC and ESPN app on LG TV with the help of a Chromecast device. After casting the ABC or ESPN app, you can stream the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament on your Chromecast-connected LG Smart TV.

How to Watch NCAA March Madness 2023 Online for Free

Use this method to stream both Men’s and Women’s March Madness games without any subscription or registration. Before moving into the steps, set up and use a VPN on LG Smart TV.

#1. Navigate to the LG TV home screen and select the Web Browser tile.

Click the Web Browser on LG Smart TV

#2. Enter on the address bar and visit the website.

Enter the Channel name on the Search box

#3. In order to watch Men’s March Madness, search for CBS Sports Network in the Search box. To stream the Women’s March Madness games, enter the ESPN network channels, like ESPNU, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPN, or ABC channel.

#4. Now, live stream all the matches of March Madness 2023 for free on LG Smart TV.

Alternative Ways to Live Stream NCAA March Madness 2023 on LG Smart TV

The channels to watch the 84th edition of the March Madness tournament are listed below.

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Broadcasting channels: CBS, TNT, TBS, truTV, and CBS Sports.

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Broadcasting channels: ESPN, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN2, and ABC.

There are plenty of live streaming services that have included the above-mentioned channels on their channel lineup. To stream March Madness matches without a cable TV subscription, install and subscribe to any one of the streaming services mentioned below.

Note: Currently, DirecTV Stream is not available for LG Smart TVs. But you can use the web browser to access the DirecTV Stream website on LG Smart TV.

NCAA March Madness 2023: Scheduled Dates

The two tables below provide you with information regarding the schedule of March Madness 2023 for both men and women.

Table 1: Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

First FourMarch 14-15truTV
First roundMarch 16-17CBS, truTV, TBS, and TNT
Second roundMarch 18-19CBS, truTV, TBS, and TNT
Sweet 16March 23-24CBS and TBS 
Elite EightMarch 25-26CBS and TBS
Final FourApril 1 CBS
NCAA championship gameApril 3 CBS

Table 2: Women’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

First FourMarch 15-16ESPNU, ESPN2
First RoundMarch 17-18ABC, ESPN2,ESPNU,ESPNEWS
Second RoundMarch 19-20ESPN, ESPN2
Sweet 16March 24-25ESPN, ESPN2
Elite 8March 26-27ESPN, ESPN2
Final FourMarch 31ESPN
NCAA championship gameApril 2ABC

Frequently Asked Question

1. How can I watch March Madness without a TV provider?

You can use streaming apps like Hulu, fuboTV, etc., to watch March Madness without a TV provider.

2. Is March Madness Live app free?

Yes. You can access the March Madness Live app with your TV Provider subscription.

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