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March Madness® on SiriusXM: Listeners Get Buzzer to Buzzer Coverage of Every 2018 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game

Every minute of every game airs live on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM appExtensive daily coverage on SiriusXM's sports talk channels; SiriusXM hosts include Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Baron, Tom ... (March 12, 2018)

NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship, airing every minute of every game on both satellite radios and the SiriusXM app, and providing in-depth daily coverage of the tournament on its exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channels.

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SiriusXM listeners nationwide can hear every game in its entirety from the First Four® on March 13 and 14 through the Final Four® and national championship game in San Antonio on March 31 and April 2.

All Men's NCAA Tournament game broadcasts are provided to SiriusXM by Westwood One, the official network radio partner of the NCAA® and the NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

Tournament match-ups and SiriusXM channel assignments will be available at

Throughout the tournament, ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM, as well as SiriusXM ACC Radio, SiriusXM Pac-12 Radio and SiriusXM SEC Radio, will offer the most extensive and in-depth college basketball news and tournament talk available on radio. SiriusXM's 24/7 college sports channels showcase lineups of expert analysts and hosts that includes former coaches Jim Baron, Tom Brennan, Bobby Cremins, Fran Fraschilla, Bill Frieder, Seth Greenberg, John Thompson III, former Arizona State star Eddie House, as well as Chris Childers, Sean Farnham, Mark Packer and Chris Spatola.

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has led the Blue Devils to five National Championship titles, will continue to host his weekly SiriusXM show throughout the tournament. Basketball and Beyond with Coach K airs weekly on ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM. 

SiriusXM will also offer coverage of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship, providing listeners with live play-by-play of every regional final, the Women's Final Four® and championship game. All Women's NCAA Tournament radio broadcasts are produced by Westwood One.

SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Men's and Women's tournament games, as well as SiriusXM's exclusive 24/7 college sports talk channels on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to to learn more. 

March Madness, NCAA, First Four, Final Four, and Selection Sunday are trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has approximately 32.7 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™. SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation™ and SiriusXM Marine™. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.8 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

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