We’re staring down the barrel of the 2023 Phillips 77 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship; the bracket has been set, the games are scheduled, and basketball fans are chomping at the bit to watch them. This March, don’t settle for hearing about these exciting games second-hand – make sure you know how to watch them. In the era of streaming services, you don’t need a cable plan to keep your finger on the pulse of the action, you just need to know where to find the networks you need. Read on to make sure you don’t miss any of your must-see Big 12 games.
When Is the Big 12 Tournament? What Channels Are Streaming the Big 12 Tournament?
This month is full of NCAA basketball – it would be easy to miss one if it gets lost in the chaos. Sift through the dense schedule and focus on Big-12 games by checking our tournament schedule below.
Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule
|First (Game 1)||West Virginia vs. Texas Tech (78 – 62)||6 p.m. ET on 3/8/23||ESPN U/ ESPN 2|
|First (Game 2)||Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma (57-49)||8:30 p.m. ET on 3/8/23||ESPN U/ ESPN 2|
|Quarterfinals (Game 3)||Baylor vs. Iowa State||12:30 a.m. ET on 3/9/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Quarterfinals (Game 4)||Kansas vs. West Virginia||2 p.m. ET on 3/9/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Quarterfinals (Game 5)||Texas vs. Oaklahoma State||6 p.m. ET on 3/9/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Quarterfinals (Game 6)||Kansas State vs. TCU||8:30 p.m. ET on 3/9/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Semifinals (Game 7)||Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner||6 p.m. ET on 3/10/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Semifinals (Game 8)||Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner||8:30 p.m. ET on 3/10/23||ESPN/ ESPN 2|
|Championship||Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner||6 p.m. ET on 3/11/23||ESPN|
How to Watch the Big 12 Tournament Online Without Cable
Whether you’re tuning in to root for number one ranked Kansas or cheer for TCU, you’ll need ESPN, its sister ESPN2 or its distant cousin ESPNU. These are the three networks carrying all of the Big 12 tournament games this March. Ready to stream these networks? There are several streaming services that offer all three, like Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.
What once started out as a strictly on-demand streaming service has maintained its firm foothold in the market by adopting a robust live TV streaming service as well. Subscribers can choose between Hulu with ads, Hulu with no ads, and Hulu + Live TV. Hulu + Live TV gives you their selection of live streaming channels including ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU. Read our review of the Hulu + Live TV to find out what else Hulu has to offer.
FuboTV is showing up in big ways in college sports channel lineups, as we might expect since fuboTV is world famous for its national and international sports programming. So, it’s no surprise they’ve got excellent coverage of Big 12 games featured on ESPN and ESPN2. Unfortunately, you’ll have to select the “fubo Extra” add-on to get the ESPNU channel.
Sling TV is more economical in terms of channel selection and price than its more expensive counterparts like fuboTV. Take a look at the Sling TV channel list, and you’ll see Sling carries ESPN, ESPN 2, and ESPN U. Not sure if this affordable live streaming service is right for you? Check out our Sling TV review to help you make your decision.
More expensive than Sling TV and more comparable to services like Hulu + Live TV, YouTubeTV offers a robust selection of channels to include entertainment, reality, news, and sports programming. You’ll find ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU on YouTube TV.
Can I Watch the Big 12 Tournament on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast?
Because you’re streaming the Big 12 you’ve got more flexibility in exactly how you watch each game. Just about all of the streaming services operate well on the most popular streaming platforms.
|Roku||Fire TV||Apple TV||Android TV||Chromecast||iOS||Android||Web browser|
|Hulu + Live TV||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Don’t forget you don’t have to plop yourself in front of your TV to watch the Big 12 teams duke it out. Take the tournament on the go with your tablet or smartphone.
More College Basketball to Watch Online
If you’re down for the Big 12 you may want to watch other teams of the major conferences play as well, like thos of the Pac-12, ACC, or Big East tournaments. Also, don’t forget to flip over to FS1, ESPN, or ESPN Plus for basketball analysis, commentary and news. Be sure to catch the Women’s NCAA tournaments streaming on ESPN in addition to more NCAA basketball events.