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NCAA Tournament by the numbers: Basketball, betting and business

Beyond buzzer-beaters and bracket-busters, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is big business. This is a look at some of the numbers—and dollars—surrounding March Madness.
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Beyond buzzer-beaters and bracket-busters, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is big business. This is a look at some of the numbers—and dollars—surrounding March Madness.

You’ve analyzed all 68 teams in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, debated the seedings and snubs with friends and co-workers and likely are in the final steps of filling out one of your handful of brackets.

Now comes the hard part for some college basketball fans – finding the games on TV.

Every game will be broadcast live, and for the sixth consecutive year, truTV will show some of the games, starting with Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s play-in games, dubbed the “First Four” by the NCAA.

Still don’t know what truTV is or how to find it? The channel, once known as Court TV, is one of three owned by Turner Broadcasting (along with TBS and TNT) that will share coverage with CBS.

Here’s some help finding the games:

NCAA men’s tournament games on TV

The five leading TV providers in the Sacramento region (second channel is HD; DirectTV and Dish use same channel):

Provider

CBS

TBS

TNT

truTV

Comcast

13/713

43/735

44/737

30/748

DirecTV

13

247

245

246

Dish Network

13

139

138

242

AT&T U-verse

13/1013

112/1112

108/1108

164/1164

Consolidated

13/613

55/655

56/656

53/no HD

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