Of the many basketball tournaments happening this March, the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament has a firm foothold in fans’ hearts and minds. Hosting some of the strongest teams in the western United States, the Pac-12 Conference is home to teams such as USC, UCLA, and Arizona. If you’re devoted to watching men’s college basketball, then you don’t have to have a cable subscription. You can cut the cord and still catch all the action of the Pac-12 Tournament and cheer for your favorite team. Read on to find out how.
When Is the Pac-12 Tournament? What Channels Are Streaming the Pac-12 Tournament?
This March 9th through 12th, Las Vegas will be hosting the infamous Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament — a four-day battle that will whittle 12 tremendous teams down to just one champion. Wednesday, March 8th will witness four games, then four quarterfinal games will commence the following day on March 9th, followed by two semifinals on March 10th, then the championship final on March 11th. Games will air on two channels: Pac-12 Network and ESPN. Here’s the full schedule of the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament:
Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule
|First||Colorado vs. Washington (74-68)||12 p.m. PT on 3/8/23||Pac-12 Network|
|First||Washington State vs. California (69-52)||2:30 p.m. PT on 3/8/23||Pac-12 Network|
|First||Standford vs. Utah (73-62)||6 p.m. PT on 3/8/23||Pac-12 Network|
|First||Arizona State vs. Oregon State (63-57)||8:30 p.m. PT on 3/8/23||Pac-12 Network|
|Quarterfinals||UCLA vs. Colorado||12 p.m. PT on 3/9/23||Pac-12 Network|
|Quarterfinals||Oregon vs. Washington State||2:30 p.m. PT on 3/9/23||Pac-12 Network|
|Quarterfinals||Arizona vs. Stanford||6 p.m. PT on 3/9/23||Pac-12 Network|
|Quarterfinals||USC vs. Arizona State||8:30 p.m. PT on 3/9/23||ESPN|
|Semifinals||Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner||6 p.m. PT on 3/10/23||Pac-12 Network|
|Semifinals||Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner||8:30 p.m. PT on 3/10/23||ESPN|
|Championship||Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner||6 p.m. PT on 3/11/23||ESPN|
How to Watch the Pac-12 Tournament Online and Over the Air Without Cable
If you’re committed to watching the entire tournament from start to finish, you’ll find yourself hopping from network to network: Pac-12 Network and ESPN. Though the majority of games are on the Pac-12 Network, you’ll need to tune in to ESPN for the final championship game and a couple of others. Luckily, a few different streaming services carry these networks. All you have to do now is choose which one is right for you.
Pac-12 Network: Sling TV or fuboTV
ESPN: Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, fuboTV, and YouTube TV
Hulu’s live TV plus on-demand option is an excellent fit for those who want the best of both worlds including live sports. Among its many channel offerings, you’ll find ESPN, one of the channels featuring Pac-12 games this year. Check out our in-depth Hulu review if you want to find out if this live TV streaming service is worth your time and money.
You and every other sports fan will feel like you’ve floated off to heaven when you take a look at fuboTV’s sports channel lineup. Not only does this live TV streaming service feature all of the major sports like basketball (to include Pac-12 games), football, and baseball, fuboTV has national and international showings of soccer, golf, wrestling, fishing, and myriad other sports. Check out the fuboTV channel lineup to learn of all the channels you’ll get for your monthly subscription, but we'll tell you now that you'll get both networks you need to catch every Pac-12 game. You'll need the fubo Extra add-on for Pac-12 Network, though.
One of the more affordable live TV streaming services, Sling TV isn’t lacking in the most important channels for fans of the Pac-12 or basketball in general. Take a look at the Sling TV channel list, and you’ll see Sling carries both ESPN and Pac-12 Network. Not sure if this affordable live streaming service is right for you? Check out our Sling TV review to help you make your decision.
Google’s live TV streaming offering is YouTube TV, a service similar in size and scope to fuboTV. Its layout closely resembles its user-content-driven sister service YouTube, but it is far more robust in terms of live TV streaming. Of its many channels, ESPN is included.
Can I watch the Pac-12 Tournament on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast?
Yes! Pac-12 streaming options work seamlessly with your favorite streaming devices and platforms. Most services like Sling TV set up quickly and easily on various streaming platforms like Roku and Fire TV.
|Roku||Fire TV||Apple TV||Android TV||Chromecast||iOS||Android||Web browser|
|Hulu + Live TV||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
You can watch the Pac-12 on your TV or your tablet or other smart devices — no need to be limited by how far your TV Will take you. Tune in all four days to the games wherever you are.
More College Basketball to Watch Online
If you’re crazy about Pac-12, you’re probably set on watching all your other favorite teams battle it out as well. Your love for the game probably doesn’t stop with the actual viewing — you may be all about watching news coverage like what you’d find on FS1, ESPN, or ESPN Plus. Of course, there’s also women’s basketball you won’t want to miss as well. The Women’s NCAA tournament can be found on ESPN networks along with other college basketball games this month.