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How to Watch Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball Live Online

Written by John O'Connor

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Watch Illinois Fighting Illini basketball live online on the streaming device of your choice, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, Apple TV, and more.

Our top pick for watching Illinois basketball is DIRECTV STREAM “Choice.” With DIRECTV STREAM “Choice,” Illinois fans can watch Fighting Illini football and basketball all season long, plus access in-market coverage of every Chicago pro sports team on NBC Sports Chicago and Marquee Sports Network.

Table of Contents
  1. How to watch tonight’s Illinois basketball game
  2. The most important channels for Illinois basketball fans
  3. Watch Illinois basketball on DIRECTV STREAM
  4. Watch Illinois basketball on fuboTV
  5. Watch Illinois basketball on YouTube TV
  6. Watch Illinois basketball on Hulu
  7. Watching Illinois basketball on Sling TV

How to watch tonight’s Illinois basketball game

In the easy to use table below, we list the upcoming Illinois basketball TV schedule, as well as the live TV streaming services that carry each game.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoicefuboTVHulu + Live TVParamount+Orange & Blue Sports ExtraYouTube TV
Wisconsin vs IllinoisJanuary 28 2023, 02:00 PMFOX
Illinois vs NebraskaJanuary 31 2023, 06:00 PMBig 10 Network
Illinois vs NebraskaJanuary 31 2023, 06:30 PMBig 10 Network
Iowa vs IllinoisFebruary 04 2023, 01:30 PMFOX
Illinois vs MinnesotaFebruary 07 2023, 07:30 PMBig 10 Network
All times are local

The most important channels for Illinois basketball fans

During the regular season, most Illinois basketball games will be broadcast on CBS, ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, and Big Ten Network. The Big Ten Tournament is carried by the Big Ten Network and CBS.

When the Illini are fighting for a national championship in March, fans can tune in on CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoicefuboTVHulu + Live TVParamount+Orange & Blue Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ABC ABC
Big 10 Network Big 10 Network
CBS CBS
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
ESPNU ESPNU
FOX FOX
FS1 FS1
TBS TBS
TNT TNT

Watch Illinois basketball on DIRECTV STREAM

Pros

Cons

  • Requires a premium upgrade

Watch Illinois basketball on fuboTV

Pros

  • All the channels you need to watch Illinois basketball in the regular season and Big Ten Tournament
  • Marquee Sports Network and NBC Sports Chicago in-market
  • All the channels you need to watch NFL games live online
  • 1,000 hours of DVR
  • Multiview feature for Apple TV users

Cons

  • Missing TNT and TBS, which means holes in NCAA Tournament coverage

Watch Illinois basketball on YouTube TV

Pros

  • All the channels you need to watch Illini basketball and football
  • NBC Sports Chicago in-market
  • Excellent 4K upgrade
  • Innovative sports features
  • Great option for NFL fans, and a mobile only integration with NFL.com fantasy teams
  • Unlimited DVR

Cons

  • Lacks Marquee Sports Network
  • Requires a Google account to signup

Watch Illinois basketball on Hulu

Pros

  • Excellent channel lineup in the base package, including ABC, Big Ten Network, CBS, ESPN, ESPN+, FOX, FS1, and more
  • UFC Fight Nights
  • Unlimited DVR

Cons

  • The ESPN+ / Hulu integration can be clunky when switching between apps

Watching Illinois basketball on Sling TV

Pros

  • Carries Big Ten Network, ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, TNT, and TBS, as well as FOX in select markets.

Cons

  • Lacks ABC and CBS
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