March Madness Bracket 2019: Where to Watch, Live Stream Sweet 16-Round Games on Friday

The Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament ends on Friday, with number one seeds Duke and North Carolina both in action.

The Blue Devils, the number one overall seed in the tournament, take on number four seed Virginia Tech tonight in Washington, D.C. Duke began the tournament as an 11/5 favorite and is now 3/1 to win a first national title since 2015.

However, the Blue Devils were given a wake-up call in the second round, when they survived a major scare to beat UCF 77-76.

Virginia Tech has progressed steadily through the tournament so far, beating Saint Louis and Liberty in the first two rounds respectively, but remains a 35/1 shot to win the title.

Before Duke and Virginia Tech enter the court, number two seed Michigan State and number three seed LSU go head-to-head in the other East Regional matchup.

The Spartans have looked impressive so far, dispatching Bradley and Minnesota in the first two rounds. LSU, meanwhile, scraped past Yale and Maryland by a combined five points.

In the South Regional, number one seed North Carolina faces Auburn in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday night. The Tar Heels have swatted aside Iona and Washington in the first two rounds and at 6/1 they're fourth-favorites to win the title.

Number five seed Auburn won by a point against New Mexico State before upsetting number four seed Kansas, but enters the matchup as underdogs.

The match completing the South Regional bracket pits another number two seed and number three seed against each other, as Kentucky takes on Houston.

The Wildcats thrashed Abilene Christian in the first round but needed to work hard against number seven seed Wofford in the second round, while Houston strolled past Georgia State and Ohio State, winning with an average margin of 22 points.

On Thursday, number one seeds Virginia and Gonzaga secured their ticket to the Elite Eight. The Cavaliers won 53-49 against number 12 seed Oregon—the lowest-ranked team left in the tournament—while the Bulldogs dispatched number four seed Florida State 72-58.

The remaining number two seeds, however, fell. Texas Tech beat Michigan 63-44, holding the Wolverines to their lowest point tally ever in the NCAA tournament, while Purdue beat Tennessee in overtime 99-94.

Where to watch the Sweet 16 round

Friday's four games will be broadcast on TV by TBS and CBS, with each network showing four games each. The NCAA's website will carry each game live and live stream will also be available via FuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue.

Sweet 16 TV schedule Friday, March 29 (all times ET)

Washington, D.C.

  • LSU vs Michigan State, 7:09 p.m. (CBS)
  • Duke vs Virginia Tech, 9:39 p.m. (CBS)

Kansas City, Missouri

  • North Carolina vs Auburn, 7:29 p.m. (TBS)
  • Houston vs Kentucky, 9:59 p.m. (TBS)
Zion Williamson, Duke Blue Devils
Zion Williamson, #1 and RJ Barrett #5 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate after defeating the UCF Knights in the second round game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 24 in Columbia, South Carolina. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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