College basketball is here!


We’ll have plenty of action for you to keep up with as we head toward March, so check below for details on how to see the most games.


Use this article to find out:

  • What channels will carry college basketball
  • What services you'll need to get those channels
  • Where to go to change your subscription if you need to add more channels or services
  • The best place to find your games each week
  • Devices you can use to watch college basketball
  • Details on blackouts and viewing restrictions


Click a question below to learn more!


What services and channels do I need to watch college basketball?


If you’re new to Sling TV this season, the easiest way to see the most games is by adding the Sports Extra add-on to your Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or Sling Orange + Sling Blue subscription.

Several channels in both services will broadcast college basketball games this season.


Already a Sling TV subscriber? You can add additional services like Sports Extra right through the Sling app on select devices. Click here for details. Or, to make changes to your account immediately, click My Account in the top corner of this page.


Additional channels may add games as the season progresses. Please check back here for what you’ll need to see those channels.


Check below to see what channels are included with each service.


Channel
Sling Orange
Sling Orange + Sports Extra
Sling Blue
Sling Blue + Sports Extra
ACC Network Extra




ESPN




ESPN2




ESPN3




FOX  (in select markets)*




FOX Sports 1




FOX Sports 2




FOX Sports Regional Networks*




Arizona | Cincinnati | Detroit | Florida | Midwest | North | Ohio | Prime Ticket |San Diego | South | Southeast | Southwest | Sun | West | Sportstime Ohio
SEC Network




SEC Network+




ESPNU




ESPNEWS




NBCSN




NBC Sports Regional Sports Networks*




 NBC Sports Bay Area | NBC Sports California | NBC Sports Chicago | NBC Sports Washington
Pac-12 Networks




You'll get access to all six regional Pac-12 Networks: Arizona, Bay Area, Los Angeles, Mountain, Oregon and Washington
Stadium





*These channels are only available in select markets. Receiving these channels varies based on your location. Show Channels in My Location


Have additional questions about watching college basketball on Sling? See below for answers:


How do I find my teams?


Visit our blog here for a full schedule of action each week.


Looking for a particular team?


Stay tuned for details on how to watch your favorite teams in the following conferences:


Conferences

ACC | A10 | Big 10 | Big 12 | Big East | Pac-12 | SEC


What devices can I watch college basketball on?


College basketball games on Sling TV can be viewed on all compatible devices, including your TV, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Click here to see all the devices that support Sling TV.


Ready to watch right now? Visit watch.sling.com and start watching from your Google Chrome browser on PC or MAC!


Note: If you’d like to watch college basketball games on Sling from your smartphone or tablet, for the best experience, make sure to turn on location services (if not prompted on your device):


Enable location services on iOS

Enable location services on Android

  • From the device home screen, tap Settings
  • Select Privacy > Location Services > Sling TV
  • Ensure that While Using the App is checked
  • Tap the Settings icon
  • Select Location > Google Location Reporting > Location Reporting
  • Toggle the switch to ON


Will college basketball games be blacked out?


Note: Some games may be blacked out due to local blackout rules, or because Sling TV doesn’t have the rights to broadcast that game. Impacted subscribers will not be able to watch the game unless it is also on a local broadcast network, available either through your Sling TV subscription, or with an over-the-air antenna.


Due to rights restrictions, the following games will be unavailable on FOX Sports 1 for all Sling TV customers:


Matchup
Date
Wisconsin @ Xavier
Tuesday, 11/13
Georgetown @ Illinois
Tuesday, 11/13
Michigan @ Villanova
Wednesday, 11/14
Marquette @ Indiana
Wednesday, 11/14
Ohio State @ Creighton
Thursday, 11/15
Penn State @ DePaul
Thursday, 11/15



If you receive an on-screen blackout message when trying to watch a game on ESPN, you can watch your game on ESPN3, which is included with your Sling Orange subscription. Click here for details on how to find your game on ESPN3.


For more information on blackouts, or if you believe you may be receiving a blackout message in error, click here