March Madness Sweet 16 Games on SiriusXM

After a drama-filled opening weekend of NCAA Tournament action, the Sweet 16 field is set. For just the fifth time ever, the eight-seeded No. 1 and no. 2 have advanced to the first two rounds, headlined by defending national champion UConn, as well as Houston, Purdue and North Carolina, while NC State boasts the latest title. double digit seed.

But there’s still plenty of craziness to go, and you can hear it all live on the SiriusXM app and car radios starting Thursday night. Find the complete Sweet 16 schedule for March 28-29, plus must-know stats for each remaining team, below.

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March Madness on the SiriusXM app

Tune in for live coverage of all eight men’s Sweet 16 games — plus every remaining men’s and women’s March Madness game — on the SiriusXM app and online player. Audio coverage is provided by Westwood One.

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March Madness Sweet Hour 16

Thursday, March 28 (Sweet 16)

(2) Arizona vs. (6) Clemson | 7:09 p.m. ET
(1) UConn vs. (5) San Diego State | 7:39 p.m. ET
(1) North Carolina vs. (4) Alabama | 9:39 p.m. ET
(2) Iowa State vs. (3) Illinois | 10:09 p.m. ET

Friday, March 29 (Sweet 16)

(2) Marquette v. (11) NC State | 7:09 p.m. ET
(1) Purdue vs. (5) Gonzaga | 7:39 p.m. ET
(1) Houston vs. (4) Duke | 9:39 p.m. ET
(2) Tennessee vs. (3) Creighton | 10:09 p.m. ET

Statistics to know about the 2024 Sweet 16 field

Arizona no. 2 (27-8)

  • Averaged 87.6 PPG (3rd in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2015

Seed no. 6 Clemson (23-11)

  • Beat No. 3 Baylor 72-64 in the second round
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 1980 (never been to Final Four)

Seed no. 1 UConn (33-3)

  • First defending national champion to reach the Sweet 16 since Duke in 2016
  • Enters Sweet 16 on 9-game winning streak (longest active streak in NCAA DI)

No. 5, San Diego State (26-10)

  • First meeting vs. UConn since 2023 national championship game (lost 76-59)
  • Jaedon LeDee: Averaged 21.5 PPG (10th in NCAA DI)

No. 1 North Carolina (29-7)

  • RJ Davis: Averaged 21.3 PPG (13th in NCAA DI)
  • 28-9 all-time record in regional semifinals

Seed no. 4, Alabama (23-11)

  • Averaged 90.7 PPG (most in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2004 (never made Final Four)

No. 2 Iowa State (29-7)

  • Allowing 61.2 PPG (4th fewest in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2000 (only Final Four appearance was in 1944)

No. 3 Illinois (28-8)

  • Terrence Shannon Jr.: Averaged 23.3 PPG (3rd in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2005

Seed no. 2 Marquette (27-9)

  • Tyler Kolek: Averaged 7.9 assists per game (most in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2013

11 seed NC State (24-14)

  • Only double-digit seed remaining in the 2024 NCAA Tournament
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 1986
  • Enters Sweet 16 on 7-game winning streak (second-longest active streak behind only UConn)

Seed no. 1 Purdue (31-4)

  • Zach Edey: Averaged 24.5 PPG (most in NCAA DI)
  • Beat Gonzaga 73-63 in the Maui Invitational on Nov. 20

No. 5, Gonzaga (27-7)

  • Averaged 85.0 PPG (7th in NCAA DI)
  • Making ninth straight Sweet 16 appearance

No. 1 seed Houston (32-4)

  • Allows 57.7 PPG (fewest in NCAA DI)
  • Beat No. 9 Texas A&M 100-95 in OT in the second round
  • Fifth straight Sweet 16 appearance

No. 4 seed Duke (26-8)

  • Freshman Jared McCain: 30 points in 99-53 second-round win over JMU (set NCAA school tournament record with 8 three-pointers made)
  • Most Sweet 16 appearances since 2000 (17)

No. 2 Tennessee (26-8)

  • Dalton Knecht: Averaged 21.1 PPG (18th in NCAA DI)
  • Seeking first Elite Eight appearance since 2010 (never been to Final Four)

Seed no. 3 Creighton (25-9)

  • Ryan Kalkbrenner: Averaged 3.09 blocks per game (2nd in NCAA DI)
  • Seeks second straight Elite Eight appearance (never made Final Four)

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