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How to Watch Michigan State Spartans Basketball Live

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How to Watch Michigan State Basketball Live Without Cable

Written by John O'Connor

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Watch Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans make yet another Final Four run live without cable on the streaming device of your choice, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, Samsung Smart TV, Apple TV, and more.

  • Watch the Spartans + Pistons, Red Wings, and Tigers. DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” offers CBS, ESPN, FS1, Big Ten Network, and Bally Sports Detroit.
  • Watch MSU basketball + out-of-market NHL. Hulu + Live TV carries the channels you need to stream the Spartans, plus NHL.TV out-of-market hockey and more college hoops on ESPN+.

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Table of Contents
  1. How to watch tonight’s MSU basketball game
  2. The most important channels for MSU basketball fans
  3. The best options for watching Spartan basketball from Michigan
  4. Outside of Michigan
  5. Watching MSU basketball FAQ

How to watch tonight’s MSU basketball game

What channel is the Michigan State game on tonight? In the easy to use table below, we list the MSU basketball TV schedule, as well as the live TV streaming services that carry each game.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoicefuboTVHulu + Live TVParamount+Orange Sports ExtraYouTube TV
Rutgers vs Michigan StateFebruary 04 2023, 12:00 PMFOX
Ohio State vs Michigan StateFebruary 12 2023, 01:00 PMCBS
All times are local

The most important channels for MSU basketball fans

During the regular season, the most important channels for watching Michigan State basketball are CBS, ESPN, FS1, and Big Ten Network.

When Michigan State is making its NCAA Tournament run, Spartan fans can watch the games on CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoicefuboTVHulu + Live TVParamount+Orange Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ABC ABC
CBS CBS
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
ESPNU ESPNU
FS1 FS1
FS2 FS2
Bally Sports Detroit Bally Sports Detroit
TBS TBS
TNT TNT

The best options for watching Spartan basketball from Michigan

If you live in Detroit, chances are you want to follow the Lions, Pistons, Wings, and Tigers in addition to the Michigan State basketball team. If this sounds like you, DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” is the best option.

DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” is the only streaming service that combines Bally Sports Detroit, for watching in-market NBA, MLB, and NHL action in Detroit, with all the channels you need to watch the Spartan basketball and football teams.

Outside of Michigan

Outside of Michigan, sports fans can’t access Bally Sports Detroit. However, if watching in-market MLB, NBA, and NHL action is still a priority, check our regional sports network page to see which streaming services carry your local sports station.

For Michigan State fans outside of Detroit, our top pick is Hulu + Live TV.

With Hulu + Live TV, MSU fans can watch the Spartans on CBS, ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and Big Ten Network.

As an added bonus, Hulu + Live TV carries NHL.TV out-of-market NHL games, UFC Fight Nights, and has even started airing some Monday Night Football broadcasts.

Watching MSU basketball FAQ

What radio station carries Michigan State basketball?

In Detroit, Michigan State basketball, and football games are carried by WJR AM 760. Click here for a full list of local radio affiliates for MSU games on the Spartan Radio Network.

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