Big Ten tournament 2019 schedule: How to watch NCAA basketball games without cable
Watch Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin and more on Big Ten Network and CBS starting March 13.
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After a Michigan State win over Michigan, the Big Ten Conference has seeded Michigan State number one. They'll face off on Friday, March 15 against the winning teams from the March 14 games.
Before that happens, the lower-ranked teams -- seeds 5-14 -- will play starting Wednesday, March 13. The Big Ten tournament wraps up Sunday, March 17, leading up to the Selection Sunday Show that evening.
So how can you watch all that Big Ten action this year? The early rounds this week are on the Big Ten Network while the semifinals and championship air this weekend on CBS (note that CNET is a division of CBS). Thanks to live TV streaming services, you can watch even if don't have a cable subscription. Here's how.
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When are the Big Ten tournament games on?
With 14 teams invited to battle it out in the Big Ten, the NCAA holds four rounds leading up to the championship.
March 13: First Round
Game 1: No. 12 Rutgers vs. No. 13 Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 2: No. 11 Illinois vs. No. 14 Northwestern at 9 p.m. on Big Ten Network
March 14: Second Round
Game 3: No. 8 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Indiana at 12:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 4: No. 5 Maryland vs. Game 1 winner at 3 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 5: No. 7 Minnesota vs. No. 10 Penn State at 7 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 6: No. 6 Iowa vs. Game 2 winner at 9:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network
March 15: Quarterfinals
Game 7: No. 1 Michigan State vs. Game 3 winner at 12:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 8: No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Game 4 winner at 3 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 9: No. 2 Purdue vs. Game 5 winner at 7 p.m. on Big Ten Network Game 10: No. 3 Michigan vs. Game 6 winner at 9:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network
March 16: Semifinals
Game 11: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner at 1 p.m. on CBS Game 12: Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner at 3:30 p.m. on CBS