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The conference tournaments in college basketball have wrapped up around the country and Selection Sunday has arrived. Ladies and gentlemen -- March Madness is finally here! The 2022 NCAA Tournament comes to life during the Selection Sunday show, but before they figure out the field -- and before you bust out your (sure-to-win-the-office-pool this year, right?) bracket -- you must first figure out who the heck you're making picks on this year.

Such is why the hubbub is made each year about Selection Sunday, the day (which, you guessed it, falls on a Sunday) in which the field of 68 teams is unveiled. 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Selection Show is at 6 p.m. ET Sunday. Here is information on how you can tune in via streaming or cable. 

2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Selection Show

  • Date: Sunday, March 13 | Time: 6 p.m. ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live stream: March Madness Live
  • More coverage: After the show, turn to CBS Sports HQ for game picks, analysis and more

Between Selection Sunday and the first official games of The Big Dance, your time will be limited to fill out your bracket. First Four action tips on March 15 -- back to the normal pre-pandemic schedule -- followed by first-round action beginning on March 17. Here's a full look-ahead at what to expect over the coming weeks via the NCAA.

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2022 NCAA Tournament dates

  • March 13: Selection Sunday
  • March 15-16: First Four
  • March 17-18: First round
  • March 19-20: Second round  
  • March 24-25: Sweet 16
  • March 26-27: Elite Eight
  • April 2: Final Four at Caesars Superdome, New Orleans
  • April 4: Championship at Caesars Superdome, New Orleans