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The Houston Cougars and Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball teams are scheduled to meet in a tournament game at FedEx Forum in Memphis on Sunday, March 24. The game is scheduled to start at 8:40 p.m. ET/7:40 p.m. CT. 

The No. 9-seeded Texas A&M Aggies enter the contest 21-14 overall. Most recently, the TAMU Aggies beat Nebraska 98-83 on Friday in the tournament’s first round. Wade Taylor IV led Texas A&M with 25 points and five assists. 

No. 1 seed Houston comes into the matchup 31-4 overall. On Friday, Houston defeated Longwood 86-46 in the opening round of the tournament. LJ Cryer and Damian Dunn each scored 17 points to lead the Houston Cougars to victory.

Buzz Williams is the Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball head coach. Kelvin Sampson is the University of Houston Cougars men’s basketball head coach. 

UH Cougars vs. Texas A&M basketball game time, network

The University of Houston Cougars vs. Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball game is scheduled to be broadcast on TNT at 8:40 p.m. ET/7:40 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 24. TNT broadcasters for the game are scheduled to be Spero Dedes (play-by-play), Jim Spanarkel (analyst), and Jon Rothstein (analyst).

Whatever team wins this game advances to play on Friday, March 29 in Dallas.   

If you don’t have cable or satellite TV, online live-streaming platforms like Sling TV and Max offer fans flexibility and accessibility that aligns with modern sports viewership.

Best streaming services for the Texas A&M vs. Houston basketball game 

If you’ve cut the cord, fear not because Sunday’s clash between the Texas A&M Aggies and Houston Cougars men’s basketball teams isn’t out of your reach. There are several streaming platforms ready to give you access to the game. Here are your top options. 

Most affordable: Sling TV

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If you want to watch just the UH Cougars vs. TAMU Aggies game on TNT via Sling TV, you’ll need either the Orange Plan or the Blue Plan. Both the Orange and Blue plans start at $15 for the first month and then increase to $40 per month subsequently, and they both also come with 50 hours of free DVR storage.

TNT is one of 26 channels included on both the Orange and Blue plans. There are six channels exclusive to the Orange Plan, including ESPN and ESPN2. There are 14 channels exclusive to the Blue Plan, and those include FS1, NFL Network, and TruTV. Another difference between the Orange and Blue plans is that you can only stream on one device with the Orange Plan, and the Blue Plan allows streaming on three devices at once.

In higher-priced plans, Sling TV’s sports channel offerings include ABC, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPNU, Fox, FS1, FS2, NBC, NFL Network, Pac-12 Network, SEC Network, TBS, and TruTV. 

Most affordable: Max

This March, Max is making its grand entrance into men’s college basketball streaming. With three distinct streaming tiers, Max adds the B/R Sports Add-On to each package for free. The B/R Sports Add-On gives you access to live sports on TBS, TNT and TruTV.

The cheapest package is Max With Ads, which is $9.99 per month. It allows streaming on two devices. You can save 42% by paying for one year upfront at $69.99.

The second package is Max Ad-Free, and that is $15.99 per month. If you’re mainly getting Max for sports, there isn’t much difference between Max With Ads and Max Ad-Free since sports will still include ads. If you pay one year upfront, you save 45% on Max Ad-Free at $104.99. 

Max Ultimate Ad-Free is the third package, and it is $19.99 per month. It also upgrades to allow streaming on four devices at once. Plus, it has 4K Ultra HD capability. The one-year price for Max Ultimate Ad-Free is $139.99. 


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