The Mid American Conference teams will gather in Cleveland this week for the 2017 MAC Tournament. The winner will receive a guaranteed bid to the NCAA Tournament, so a lot is on the line this week. Millions of fans are looking for a way to watch MAC Tournament online, and if you’re reading this, you’ve found the right place!
Taking a look at the MAC Tournament schedule, you will see that the tournament’s games are set to be hosted on ESPN2 and ESPN3. Both of these networks are available without a cable subscription. The best ways to get the MAC Tournament live stream are listed below for your use.
Get the MAC Tournament Live Stream with Sling TV
Sling TV is currently the best way to stream MAC Tournament games. This online streaming service provides 30+ channels for only $20 per month (with no contract), and lets you stream all of them live, without cable TV. Instead of using a cable box, you use a streaming device, such as a Roku or Apple TV, that you hook up to your big-screen TV to watch.
For MAC Tournament live streaming, the key channels that are included in Sling TV’s basic package are ESPN2 and ESPN3. These two networks will host the entire tournament, so the MAC Tournament stream is at your fingertips when you use Sling TV. Tons of other great channels are also included, such as ESPN, AMC, TNT, HGTV, Comedy Central and much more. Check out the Sling TV channel list for full info.
Right now, if you sign up and prepay for 2 months of Sling, you can sc0re a free Roku streaming device. This device will let you watch the MAC Tournament online directly on your TV. If you don’t already have a streaming device, this is a great deal. You can also use Sling on your mobile devices, computers and even Xbox consoles.
DIRECTV NOW Lets You Watch MAC Tournament Online
DIRECTV NOW is a new and rapidly expanding streaming service. It offers 60+ channels for $35 per month, with no contract required. You can use it on most of your favorite devices, like Chromecast, Apple TV, PC/Mac, and iOS/Android devices.
In the basic package, ESPN2 is included, and ESPN3 is also offered but in somewhat of a roundabout way. Basically, DIRECTV NOW does not provide direct access to ESPN3. What it does provide is access to the WatchESPN App, a third-party app that lets you watch ESPN3 online. You just download the app, and sign in with your DIRECTV NOW credentials. So, it’s an extra step, but it still gives you access to MAC Tournament streaming for all the games. Check our DIRECTV NOW review for more info.
Right now, because of the price difference and the roundabout access to ESPN3, we recommend Sling TV as the best option for the MAC Tournament live stream, followed closely by DIRECTV NOW. Both services offer free trials, so you can try both if you’re curious.
The MAC Tournament 2017 is sure to be an epic event – and it’s even more enjoyable to watch when you don’t have to pay a fortune for cable TV! For more info on watching basketball online, head over to our March Madness live stream and NCAA basketball live stream guides.
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