The Michigan State Spartans basketball team competes in the Big Ten Conference and NCAA Division I championships, on behalf of the Michigan State University (MSU). As a member of the Big Ten Conference, fans can over 650 events on the Big Ten network (BTN), which is also available online via its streaming services, namely BTN2Go and the Big Ten Digital Network. This implies that you have multiple places to watch Michigan State basketball online for free.
The Big Ten Digital Network
This is a subscription based network that gives you access to hundreds of events that are not broadcast on TV. In addition to live game events, the webcast also provides game highlights, event broadcasts, original programming, exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, and even press conferences from around 24 men’s and women’s sports in the Big Ten Conference. You can also access coverage from post-season tournaments and events in the Big 10 Conference.
Since the BTN aggregates and streams video and audio content from its 12 member institutions, it means that fans can watch the Michigan State Spartans basketball live stream on this site, as well as another 500 events broadcast exclusively on BTN to maximize the online video coverage of the Big 10 athletics internationally. With BTN, fans for a particular institution can simply subscribe to that one school on a monthly or annual basis, so you will always have access to all events involving the Michigan State University.
This platform is an extension of BTN that offers 24/7 access to the Big Ten network events lie online via your computer, tablet, or smartphone. As a 24/7 simulcast, BTN2Go provides fans with access to live programming, archives of priginal programming, games on-demand, and a multitude of other Game Channels, provided they are subscribed to BTN. Basically, fans have access to over 100 basketball events, and over 40 football events.
Fans must be subscribed to a participating cable or satellite provider to access content on BTN2Go, since they will be prompted to select their provider and input their credentials (username and password) to gain access. The process is the same whether you want to stream the content on PC or mobile device, though you must download the BTN2Go app for iOS or Android devices if you intend to stream on your tablet or smartphone.
CBS Sports is a US sports internet TV channel and webTV broadcasting that allows you to access CBS extensive coverage of college sports, including basketball, football, and baseball, without cable or satellite. Fans can go to CollegeSportsLive.com to access live and on-demand coverage of over 100 schools, programming for 30 men’s and women’s sports, and 18,000 live events from college sports. You can also download the CBS Sports app for iOS and Android devices from the respective stores to receive fast stats, scores, news, push notifications, and tweets for all major sports, and personalized to your favorite team. This way, you can watch MSU basketball online for free whenever they take part in the NCAA tournament.
NCAA March Madness
The NCAA men’s tournament is usually broadcast on CBS and several other TV networks, though only CBS tournament games are available to online viewers for free on NCAA’s March Madness Live website. To view other game streams, fans must have cable subscription authentication, which basically means that you need a username and password associated with an active subscription TV account.
Events aired on CBS play automatically when you visit the NCAA March Madness Live website during game time, even if you do not have cable. For restricted games, the NCAA gives fans a 4-hour grace period, referred to as live video pass, providing fans with four free hours of tournament action availed on cable channels besides CBS. The video player alerts viewers how much free game viewing time is remaining on the 4-free hours available.
March Madness also avails all games on-demand after the competition, irrespective of the network that carried that game, without a requirement for cable subscription. If there are multiple events taking place simultaneously, you can choose to use your iOS or Android mobile device as a second screen by installing the March Madness Live app for Android or iOS.
Other reliable places to watch the Michigan State basketball online for free are ESPN.go.com (if you have a subscription to a participating cable provider) and Wiziwig TV, for all events in the NCAA and Big Ten Conference tournaments.