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


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The UConn and Northwestern men’s basketball teams are scheduled to meet in a tournament game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, March 24. The game time is scheduled to be 7:45 p.m. ET/6:45 p.m. CT. 

No. 9-seeded Northwestern comes into the contest 22-11 overall. Most recently, Northwestern beat Florida Atlantic 77-65 in overtime on Friday in the first round of the tournament. Ryan Langborg led Northwestern with 27 points and four rebounds vs. FAU.  

No. 1 seed UConn enters the matchup 32-3 overall. On Friday, UConn defeated Stetson 91-52 in the tournament’s opening round. Donovan Clingan led UConn with 19 points and eight rebounds in the victory.  

Dan Hurley is the UConn men’s basketball head coach. Chris Collins is the Northwestern men’s basketball head coach. 

UConn vs. Northwestern basketball game time, network

The UConn vs. Northwestern men’s basketball game is scheduled to be broadcast on TruTV at 7:45 p.m. ET/6:45 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 24. TruTV broadcasters are scheduled to be Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Bill Raftery (analyst), Grant Hill (analyst), and Tracy Wolfson (reporter). 

Whatever team wins advances to play on Thursday, March 28 in Boston. 

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

Best streaming services for the Northwestern vs. UConn basketball game

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

Most affordable: Sling TV

If you’re looking to watch TruTV then Sling TV’s Blue Plan could be your ticket. With a special $15 rate for the first month before rising to $40/month, this plan includes 40 channels, 50 hours of free DVR storage, and the ability to stream on three different devices simultaneously.

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, TBS, and TNT. 

Most affordable: Max

Max is getting into March’s men’s college basketball with the inclusion of the B/R Sports Add-On. You can see every jump shot, block, and upset across TruTV, TBS and TNT with no extra fees attached.

There are three tiers, and the most inexpensive 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.