A total of six NCAA men's basketball conference championships take place this week, a rage of the playoffs leading up tolater in the month. But only one, the 2019 Big East tournament, is home to last year's NCAA basketball champion.
It would be Villanova Wildcats. Although they lost four of their last six games, the 2019 version of the wild cats won the conference and made the number one seed in the Big East tournament. Meanwhile, the number two seed Marquette, loser of the last four, also be great March Madness contenders.
On Thursday, March 14, the two play against the winning teams from the March 13 games. The lower ranked teams, seeds 8-10, will start on Wednesday, March 13th. The Big East tournament winds up on Saturday, March 16, leading up to the March election Sunday, March 17th.
So how can you see all that Big East action this year? It's all on the FS1 and Fox, and thanks toyou can watch even if you don't have a cable subscription. Like this.
Other 2019 NCAA Basketball Conference Championships
When is Big East tournament play on?
With 10 teams invited to fight the Big East, the NCAA has three rounds up to the championship. (All times ET.)
March 13: First round
Games 1: No 8 Providence vs. No. 9 Butler at 19.00 on FS1
Game 2: No. 7 St. John's vs. No. 10 DePaul at 9:30 pm on FS1
March 14: quarter finals
Games 3: No 1 Villanova vs Game 1 winner at noon on FS1
Games 4: No 4 Xavier vs. No. 5 Creighton at 2:30 on FS1
Games 5: No 2 Marquette vs Game 2 winners at 7 on FS1
Games 6: No 3 Seton Hall vs No 6 Georgetown at 9:30 on FS1
March 15: Semifinals
Games 7: Games 3 winners vs. Game 4 winners at 6:30 pm on FS1
Games 8: Play 5 winners against Game 6 winners at 9 p.m. on FS1
March 16: Championship Games 9 at 6:30 p.m. on Fox
How can I watch the games live?
Many cable and satellite providers carry FS1 and Fox, but if you do not have a cable, you can use a TV streaming service to watch live. However, in order to see Fox's coverage, you must ensure that the service carries your local Fox station.
First a few notes on live TV streaming services:
Notes: CNET can get a share
Sling TV Blue ($ 25)
Sling TV costs $ 25 per month for Sling Blue, which includes FS1 and Fox. It's also a special right now that gives you the first three months for $ 15 each. Click here to see if Fox is on Sling Blue in your area.
DirectTV Now ($ 40)
DirecTV Now's Live a small package is $ 40 a month and includes the FS1 and Fox. Check the availability of local live channels in your area, including Fox.