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College basketball games today: March Madness continues with Final Four on Saturday

With a fresh college basketball season in full swing, stay in the know on the college basketball games today with our handy schedule listing.

Here you can find the slate of matchups each day and some worthwhile information on this season’s NCAA tournament and previous champions of the annual March Madness.

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College basketball games today: March 29

There are no college basketball games today, with March Madness resting until Final Four play begins again on Saturday, April 1.

On Saturday, March Madness continues with two college basketball games today as the 2023 NCAA Tournament roars on in the Final Four.

Saturday’s college basketball games start with No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic facing No. 5 San Diego State in a 6:09 PM ET clash on CBS. That is followed by the final game in the round of four when (4) UConn faces (5) Miami (FL) in the final game of the night at 8:49 PM ET, also on CBS.

When does 2023 March Madness begin?

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  • Selection Sunday: March 12
  • First Four: March 14-15 – Dayton, OH – UD Arena
  • First/Second rounds: March 16-19 – Various locations – AL, IA, FL, CA, NY, OH, CO, NC
  • West Regional: March 23, 25 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
  • East Regional: March 23, 25 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
  • Midwest Regional: March 24, 26 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center
  • South Regional: March 24, 26 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
  • Final Four: April 1, 3 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium

Who is favored to win the NCAA championship?

Entering February, the Houston Cougars (+600) are favored to win the men’s NCAA national championship, per the latest odds from BetMGM.

Here are the favorites to win the NCAA championship entering February.

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  • Houston – +600
  • Alabama – +900
  • Purdue – +900
  • UCLA – +1200
  • Tennessee – +1200
  • Kansas – +1400
  • Arizona – +1400
  • Gonzaga – +2000

When is Selection Sunday 2023?

Selection Sunday is on Sunday, March 12. The field of 68 teams for March Madness 2023 will be revealed, with brackets for the men’s and women’s DI NCAA basketball tournaments announced.

How to fill out the NCAA bracket?

There are various ways for an individual to fill out their brackets. For folks who are not experts in the sport or in betting, the best strategy is to avoid picking upsets. The annual NCAA basketball tournament is one of the most unpredictable in sports.

However, if you were to try your hand at picking an upset, choosing the No. 10 or 11 seeds in a bracket is a strong option. Those lower-ranked teams have scored upset wins 87 times during the tournament’s history.

In recent years, even higher seeds have scored stunning victories. With No. 12 and 13 seeds have made a thing of getting shocking wins in recent years

Who won the 2022 NCAA championship?

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After a month of frantic action and the typical shocking upsets, the Kansas Jayhawks — led by head coach Bill Self — took home the university’s fourth national championship by beating the legendary school, North Carolina. The victory in the tourney final was Kansas’ first national title since 2008.

Previous March Madness champions

  • 2022: Kansas Jayhawks
  • 2021: Baylor Bears
  • 2020: Tourney canceled due to COVID-19
  • 2019: Virginia Cavaliers
  • 2018: Villanova Wildcats
  • 2017: North Carolina Tar Heels
  • 2016: Villanova Wildcats
  • 2015: Duke Blue Devils
  • 2014: Connecticut Huskies
  • 2013: Lousiville Cardinals
  • 2012: Kentucky Wildcats
  • 2011: Connecticut Huskies
  • 2010: Duke Blue Devils
  • 2009: North Carolina Tar Heels
  • 2008: Kansas Jayhawks
  • 2007: Florida Gators
  • 2006: Florida Gators
  • 2005: North Carolina Tar Heels
  • 2004: Connecticut Huskies
  • 2003: Syracuse Orange
  • 2002: Maryland Terrapins

Where do future NCAA Tournaments take place?

  • 2024 Final Four location: Arizona State University – Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium
  • 2025 Final Four location: University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome
  • 2026 Final Four location: Horizon League, IUPUI – Indianapolis, IN – Lucas Oil Stadium

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