March Madness 2019: How to watch the National Championship Game live
You don't need cable or satellite to watch Virginia take on Texas Tech to decide college basketball's national title.
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On Monday night, Virginia and Texas Tech will square off to decide the college basketball national championship. Only one team will cut down the nets. Here's how you can watch.
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When is the National Championship Game?
The National Championship Game tips off on Monday night from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Monday, April 8
No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 3 Texas Tech
9:20 p.m. ET
Which channels is the game on?
The game will be shown on
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How can I watch for free?
Go to the NCAA's March Madness Live site or use its March Madness Live app and you'll be able to watch the game for free. Games on CBS during the tournament don't require pay-TV credentials, so you can stream the final game for free.