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How to Watch Duke Basketball Live Without Cable in 2023

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Watch John Scheyer and the Blue Devils compete for a national championship live without cable.

Table of Contents
  1. The most important channels for Duke basketball fans
  2. How to watch Duke basketball on Sling TV
  3. How to watch Duke basketball on Fubo
  4. How to watch Duke basketball on Hulu + Live TV
  5. How to watch Duke basketball on YouTube TV
  6. How to watch Duke basketball on DIRECTV STREAM
  7. Duke basketball live stream FAQ
  8. ACC basketball viewing guides

You can watch Duke Blue Devils basketball live without cable on the device of your choice, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, Samsung Smart TVs and more. The ACC has a TV deal with ESPN that runs through the 2036 season, which means regular season Duke basketball games will air on ESPN, ESPN2, and ACC Network, plus some national broadcasts on CBS.

The most cost effective way to watch most Duke basketball games is by adding Sports Extra to a Sling TV Orange account. Sling Orange carries ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, and adding Sports Extra adds ACC Network as well. The downside with Sling Orange is the platform lacks CBS for NCAA Tournament games, as well as regional sports networks for watching in-market Duke games that are part of the ACC on RSNs lineup. For full coverage in the southeast and mid-atlantic region, opt for DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.”

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The most important channels for Duke basketball fans

The most important channels for watching regular season Duke basketball are ACC Network, CBS, ESPN, and ESPN2.

  • ACC Tournament. The ACC Tournament airs on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ACC Network, with the premiere games carries by ESPN.
  • March Madness. In the NCAA Tournament, Duke games will air on CBS, TNT, and TBS.
DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TV Orange + Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ACC Network ACC Network
ACC Network Extra ACC Network Extra
CBS CBS
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
ESPN3 ESPN3
TBS TBS
TNT TNT

How to watch Duke basketball on Sling TV

With its coverage of ACC Network, as well as ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, Sling TV Orange + Sports Extra is the most cost effective way to watch the Duke basketball regular season.

CBS can be added by purchasing a special air antenna, or by signing up separately for Paramount+.

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How to watch Duke basketball on Fubo

Fubo carries ACC Network in the base package for sports fans in the southeast.

The platform also offers ESPN, ESPN2, and other major sports channels like ABC, CBS, FS1, and the Big Ten Network.

The downside with Fubo for watching college basketball is the lack of TBS and TNT, which means gaps in NCAA Tournament coverage. Although it’s expensive, TNT and TBS can be added by signing up separately for MAX, the streaming service created by Warner Bros.

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Cons

How to watch Duke basketball on Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV is an excellent choice for watching Duke basketball.

The service carries ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network, CBS, TNT, and TBS in the base package, which gives Blue Devils fans full coverage of the season.

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Cons

How to watch Duke basketball on YouTube TV

You can watch Duke basketball on YouTube TV throughout the regular season and into the NCAA Tournament.

YouTube TV carries every channel you need to live stream Duke basketball and also offers select ESPN programming in 4K with the 4K plus add-on.

Pros

  • Full Duke basketball coverage all the way through the Final Four
  • Full local Panthers football coverage from Charlotte

Cons

  • Lacks regular season Braves, Hurricanes, and Hornets coverage
  • Google account required to signup

How to watch Duke basketball on DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM carries the channels you need to live stream Duke basketball, however, an upgrade to the more expensive “Choice” plan is required to access ACC Network as well as the DIRECTV STREAM library of regional sports networks.

Pros

Cons

  • More expensive package required to get regional sports networks

Duke basketball live stream FAQ

How can I watch the Duke vs. UNC game?

The Duke vs. UNC basketball game, as one of the biggest and most watched rivalries in sports, will air on national TV on ESPN for the duration of the ACC’s contract with ESPN, which extends through the 2036 season. To live stream the Duke vs. UNC game, choose a live TV streaming service that carries ESPN. DIRECTV STREAM, Sling Orange, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, and fuboTV are all good options.

ACC basketball viewing guides

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Clemson
Duke
Florida State
Georgia Tech
Louisville
Miami
North Carolina
North Carolina State
Notre Dame
Pittsburgh
Syracuse
Virginia
Virginia Tech
Wake Forest

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