Wondering how to watch the college basketball tournament? Here are your best options:

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The Alabama and Clemson men’s basketball teams are scheduled to meet in a tournament game in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 30. The game is scheduled to start at 8:49 p.m. ET/7:49 p.m. CT. 

No. 6-seeded Clemson comes into the contest 25-11 overall. Most recently, Clemson beat No. 2 seed Arizona 77-72 on Thursday in the tournament’s third round. Chase Hunter scored 18 points with seven rebounds and five assists to lead Clemson.  

No. 4 seed Alabama enters the matchup 25-11 overall. On Thursday, Alabama defeated No. 1-seeded North Carolina in the third round of the tournament. Grant Nelson led Alabama with 24 points and 12 rebounds.

Brad Brownell is the Clemson men’s basketball head coach. Nate Oats is the Alabama men’s basketball head coach. 

Clemson vs. Alabama basketball game time, network

The Clemson vs. Alabama men’s basketball game is scheduled to be broadcast on TBS and truTV at 8:49 p.m. ET/7:49 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 30. TBS/truTV broadcasters are scheduled to be Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Jim Jackson (analyst), and Allie LaForce (reporter). 

Whatever team wins this game advances to play on Saturday, April 6 in Phoenix. 

Cable and satellite TV are no longer necessary for enjoying live sports. Consider live streaming options to watch Saturday’s game via services like Sling TV or Max.

Best streaming services for the Alabama vs. Clemson basketball game

Watching college basketball requires a streaming service if you don’t have cable or satellite TV. For the Clemson vs. Alabama men’s basketball game on Saturday, here are your top streaming options.

Most channels: Sling TV

If you want to watch just the Alabama vs. Clemson game on TBS via Sling TV, you’ll need either the Orange Plan or the Blue Plan. Both the Orange and Blue plans start at $15 for the first month and then increase to $40 per month subsequently, and they both also come with 50 hours of free DVR storage.   

TBS is one of 26 channels included on both the Orange and Blue plans. There are six channels exclusive to the Orange Plan, including ESPN and ESPN2. There are 14 channels exclusive to the Blue Plan, and those include FS1, NFL Network, and TruTV. Another difference between the Orange and Blue plans is that you can only stream on one device with the Orange Plan, and the Blue Plan allows streaming on three devices at once.

In higher-priced plans, Sling TV’s sports channel offerings include ABC, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, FS2, NBC, NFL Network, Pac-12 Network, SEC Network, TNT, and TruTV. 

Most affordable: Max

Max offers you a tiered approach to subscription services, each level includes the B/R Sports Add-On at no additional cost. College basketball fans can access comprehensive coverage, mirroring the depth and intensity of the tournament itself. The B/R Sports Add-On gives you access to live sports on TBS, TNT and TruTV.

There are three Max tiers. The cheapest package is Max With Ads, which is $9.99 per month. It allows streaming on two devices. You can save 42% by paying for one year upfront at $69.99. 

The second package is Max Ad-Free, and that is $15.99 per month. If you’re mainly getting Max for sports, there isn’t much difference between Max With Ads and Max Ad-Free since sports will still include ads. If you hisse one year upfront, you save 45% on Max Ad-Free at $104.99. 

Max Ultimate Ad-Free is the third package, and it is $19.99 per month. It also upgrades to allow streaming on four devices at once. Plus, it özgü 4K Ultra HD capability. The one-year price for Max Ultimate Ad-Free is $139.99.