The Big Ten Tournament tips off on March 9th, and will take place over 5 days. The Big Ten Conference includes some of the best teams in the game – Indiana, Michigan State, Maryland and more. This 5-day tournament is the pinnacle of conference competition, and will surely be a joy to watch. But what if you don’t have cable? Fortunately, it’s now possible to watch a Big Ten tournament live stream from home – without needing cable TV!
No matter which team you follow, if you’re a fan of any Big 10 teams you’ll surely be interested to know more about Big Ten Tournament streaming. Well, suffice it to say that you’ve come to the right place. Below, you’ll find the best ways to watch the Big Ten Tournament online.
Catch a Big Ten Tournament Live Stream with Sling TV
The best way to watch Big Ten Tournament streaming is to use Sling TV. For those unfamiliar with the service, here’s how it works: for $20 a month, you’ll get access to over 20 popular TV channels, just like if you had cable. You can watch them all live, and there will also be select on-demand content available. Here are some of the highlights of Sling TV:
- Only $20 a month with NO CONTRACT!
- Gives access to live streaming from 20+ channels
- Channels include TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, AMC, A&E, CNN, and many more
- Catch Big Ten Tournament live stream via ESPN and ESPN2 (included in basic package)
- Watch all channels live & select content on-demand
- Use Sling TV from your computer, Roku, Chromecast, or mobile device.
- Read our Sling TV review for more
As you can see, a single subscription to Sling offers a ton of value. It’s definitely the best way to watch the Big Ten Tournament online, considering it includes ESPN & ESPN2. The majority of tournament games will be hosted on the ESPN family of networks. Some games will be on BTN and CBS, which are not included with Sling TV – but the majority will be on ESPN. See the Big Ten Tournament schedule (below) for more information.
Sling TV is running two awesome promotions right now that you should definitely take advantage of. The first is a FREE 7-day trial. This no-obligations trial is completely free, and gives you full access to the Sling TV lineup for a full week. If you sign up right before the tournament starts, you could actually watch the Big Ten Tournament free!
The second promotion is useful for those who want to watch on their big-screen TV, but don’t have a streaming device. For a limited time, if you prepay for 3 months of Sling TV, they’ll send you a FREE Roku 2 streaming player! That’s a value of $70 retail, yours for free!
CBS All Access Offers Big Ten Championship Live Stream
For any Big Ten Tournament games airing on CBS, including the Big Ten Championship, CBS All Access offers live streaming of the action in 126 markets across the country. All Access is the network’s standalone subscription streaming service. In addition to getting a live stream of the local CBS channel (in qualifying markets), subscribers also get on-demand access to a huge library of CBS shows for just $5.99 a month. You can sign up now for a free 7-day trial to enjoy the games at no cost.
Catch Select Games with CBS College Sports Live
CBS has a new service called College Sports Live. The service partners with select schools around the country to bring online subscribers live access to games. Some games are covered with live video coverage, but the majority are only available for audio coverage. There will be a potential to watch a Big Ten Tournament live stream or two, but it’s a fairly limited option.
What’s cool about College Sports Live is that it’s not just basketball. It covers just about every sport, and offers subscribers access to thousands of events throughout the year. You can read more about the service in this College Sports Live review.
Watch More Basketball Online
Now that you know how to watch the Big Ten Tournament online, you may be wondering about other tournaments or teams. Check out our college basketball streaming guide for more information, or head on over to our March Madness streaming guide.
Big Ten Tournament Schedule
Note: All ESPN/ESPN2 games can be viewed using Sling TV