How to Watch the Marquette vs. Western Kentucky First-Round March Madness Game Online

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Quick Answer: Livestream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky with a free trial to DirecTV Stream, or with a subscription to Max + B/R Sports or Sling.

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The No. 15 seed Western Kentucky Hilltoppers look to keep their NCAA Championship hopes alive today as they take on the No. 2 seed Marquette Golden Eagles. It’ll be an uphill battle for the Hilltoppers, but the possibility of huge upsets is part of the reason why we love March Madness so much.

If you’re looking to watch the Marquette vs. Western Kentucky March Madness game today, read on. Below is everything you need to know about where to stream the first-round game — even if you don’t have cable.

What Channel is Marquette vs. Western Kentucky On?

Today’s Marquette vs. Western Kentucky first-round game is being broadcast exclusively on TBS.

How to Watch Marquette vs. Western Kentucky Game Without Cable

Don’t have cable? You’ve still got a few ways to watch Marquette vs. Western Kentucky. Below are some of the best streaming services you can use to livestream the game today.

Stream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky on DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream carries every channel showing March Madness games, including TBS for today’s Marquette vs. Western Kentucky game. Plus, DirecTV Stream offers a five-day free trial that you can use to livestream the Marquette vs. Western Kentucky first-round game for free, as long as you cancel before the trial is over. After the free trial, DirecTV Stream costs $79.99 a month for its basic package.

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Stream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky on Max + B/R Sports

A more affordable way to watch the Marquette vs. Western Kentucky game is Max, which is showing March Madness games through its B/R Sports add-on. Normally an extra $9.99 a month (on top of your Max subscription), the B/R Sports add-on is currently free for a limited time.

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Stream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky on Sling

Another service offering a livestream of Marquette vs. Western Kentucky is Sling, which carries TBS in all of its packages. You’ll want the Blue or Orange package, which both start at $40 a month. However, right now you can score $10 off your first month, bringing the price down to $30 for a whole month of live TV streaming.

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Can I Stream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky for Free?

If you’re looking to stream Marquette vs. Western Kentucky for free, consider the five-day free trial from DirecTV Stream. If you cancel before the trial is over, you’ll get away with up to five days of free live TV streaming — including free TBS streams for today’s game. During the trial window, you’ll be able to watch dozens of other March Madness games as well.

When is the Marquette vs. Western Kentucky Game? Date, Start Time

Marquette is taking on Western Kentucky today, Friday, March 22. Tip-off is at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT.

March Madness First Round Schedule 2024

Marquette vs. Western Kentucky is just one of a huge batch of day two first-round March Madness games. Here’s the full schedule for the rest of the day, plus which channel to find them on (times in ET). Also, check out our full guide on how to stream every March Madness game.

Friday, March 22 (Round of 64)
(2) Marquette vs. (15) Western Kentucky — 2 p.m. on TBS
(1) UConn vs. (16) Stetson — 2:45 p.m. on CBS
(6) Clemson vs. (11) New Mexico — 3:10 p.m. on truTV
(4) Auburn vs. (13) Yale — 4:15 p.m. on TNT
(7) Florida vs. (10) Colorado — 4:30 p.m. on TBS
(8) Nebraska vs. (9) Texas A&M — 6:50 p.m. on TNT
(4) Duke vs. (13) Vermont — 7:10 p.m. on CBS
(1) Purdue vs. (16) Grambling State — 7:25 p.m. on TBS
(4) Alabama vs. (13) College of Charleston — 7:35 pm. on truTV
(1) Houston vs. (16) Longwood — 9:20 p.m. on TNT
(5) Wisconsin vs. (12) James Madison — 9:40 p.m. on CBS
(8) Utah State vs. (9) TCU — 9:55 p.m. on TBS
(5) Saint Mary’s vs. (12) Grand Canyon — 10:05 p.m. on truTV

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