Wondering how to watch the college basketball tournament? Here are your best options:
Most affordable

Paramount+ with Showtime

7-day free trial, then $11.99/month

Most channels

FuboTV Pro plan

7-day free trial, then $59.99 for the first month
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The NC State and Marquette men’s basketball teams are scheduled to meet in a tournament game in Dallas on Friday, March 29. The game is scheduled to start at 7:09 p.m. ET/6:09 p.m. CT. 

No. 11 seed NC State comes into the matchup 24-14 overall. Most recently, NC State beat Oakland 79-73 on Saturday in the tournament’s second round. NC State got 24 points and 11 rebounds from DJ Burns Jr. in the win. 

No. 2 seed Marquette enters the matchup 28-9 overall. On Sunday, Marquette defeated Colorado 81-77 in the second round of the tournament. Tyler Kolek led Marquette with 21 points and 11 assists in the victory.

Shaka Smart is the Marquette men’s basketball head coach. Kevin Keatts is the NC State men’s basketball head coach.

Marquette vs. NC State basketball game time and network

The Marquette vs. NC State men’s basketball game is scheduled to be broadcast on CBS at 7:09 p.m. ET/6:09 p.m. CT on Friday, March 29. CBS broadcasters for the game are scheduled to be Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Bill Raftery (analyst), Grant Hill (analyst), and Tracy Wolfson (reporter).

Whatever team wins this game advances to play in Dallas on Sunday, March 31.  

If you don’t have cable or satellite TV, online live-streaming platforms such as Paramount+ and FuboTV offer alternatives for enjoying the game.

Best streaming services for the NCSU vs. Marquette basketball game 

Eager to witness the NC State vs. Marquette men’s basketball game? Here are your best streaming options.

Most affordable: Paramount+

Credit: Paramount+

Paramount+ with Showtime

7-day free trial, then $11.99/month

If you want to watch the NC State vs. Marquette men’s basketball game via CBS, Paramount+ offers a solution.    

New subscribers to Paramount+ get a seven-day free trial. Then for the Paramount+ plan that includes live streaming CBS, you need the Paramount+ with Showtime tier, which is $11.99/month. If you choose the annual plan, it is $119.99 for a year, saving about $1.99/month. 

For students, Paramount+ will give you a 25% discount.

Most channels: FuboTV

FuboTV Pro plan


Save $20.00

7-day free trial, then $59.99 for first month

With FuboTV, new subscribers can enjoy a seven-day free trial and more than 250 live TV channels, along with the ability to simultaneously stream on 10 devices. College sports fans who want access to CBS for matchups such as the Marquette vs. NCSU men’s basketball game will want the FuboTV Pro tier, which is $59.99 for the first month and then has a rate of $79.99 per month.

FuboTV’s sports channel offerings include ABC, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, CBS, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, Fox, FS1, FS2, Golf Network, Marquee Sports Network, Monumental Sports, NBC, NBCSN, NFL Network, Pac-12 Network, and SEC Network. 


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