How to Watch Ohio State vs Michigan Basketball Online

Getty The No. 5 Michigan Wolverines will host the Ohio State Buckeyes.

The No. 5 Michigan Wolverines will host the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Crisler Center for a Big Ten battle on Tuesday.

The game is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. If you don’t have cable, you can still watch a live stream of the game on your computer, phone, video game console, smart TV, or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:

Hulu With Live TV

In addition to a Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu also offers a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN News. You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the game on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.

If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).

Sling TV

ESPN and ESPN2 are both included in the “Sling Orange” channel bundle, while ESPNU and ESPN News are in the “Sports Extra” add-on. You can sign up for a free seven-day trial of both packages right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the game on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.

If you can’t watch live, you can get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage as an additional add-on.

ESPN Platforms

Additionally, you can watch a live stream of the game on your computer via ESPN.com, or on your phone, tablet, or streaming device via the ESPN app. You’ll need to log in to a cable provider to watch this way, but if you don’t have that, you can still sign up for one of the above options and then use your Hulu or Sling TV credentials to sign in and watch on the ESPN digital platforms.


Ohio State vs Michigan Preview

The Wolverines (19-1 overall, 8-1 in Big Ten play) went on the road and demolished Indiana 69-46 on Friday.

“[Assembly Hall] was charged up like I remember it was in [2013] when we came here as the number one team in the country and you couldn’t hear yourself think,” Michigan head coach John Beilein said, according to The Michigan Daily. “And our kids went out and just executed. Says a lot about who they are and how they adjust.”

Beilein’s squad — which allows 56.5 points per game, the third-best mark in the nation — held the Hoosiers to just 27.6 percent shooting. Indiana started three guards, who combined to shoot 5-of-24 for 15 points.

“They came in here and did what they wanted, when they wanted, how they wanted,” Indiana head coach Archie Miller said, per the Daily. “Our team in general right now is soft. We’re also, for whatever reason, scared. You could just tell by the way that we played. Fight isn’t there right now and the confidence isn’t there on either end of the floor.”

Freshman forward Iggy Brazdeikis dropped a game-high 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting, adding an assist and a block.

“We were just so mentally prepared for this game,” Brazdeikis told the paper. “We watched a lot of film on them, we knew exactly what we had to do defensively and offensively. None of us were shying away from shots. … We were really confident in ourselves and we were ready to go.”

On Saturday, the Buckeyes (13-6, 3-5) bested Nebraska 70-60 on the road to snap a five-game losing streak.

“This group has been pretty tied together even through as hard a stretch as any of us could have dreamed of,” Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann said, according to the Associated Press. “They’ve stayed together, and finally some things went our way.”

Freshman guard Luther Muhammad led all scorers with 24 points on 7-of-12 shooting, with 18 of them coming in the second period. He hit a trio of three-pointers in a five-minute span as part of a 20-5 run in the second. The third of those triples bounced off the front of the rim then hit the backboard before dropping through.

“To be honest, every time I let it go I feel like it’s good,” Muhammad said, per AP. “That one, that was a straight heat check. I just felt like, ‘Today’s my day. God is on my side today.'”

Ohio State held the Cornhuskers to 36.2 percent shooting from the field.

“I think this shows what type of team we are when we play the full 40 minutes,” senior guard C.J. Jackson said, per AP. “We obviously know Nebraska is a good team. They’ve been struggling here late. They’ve been ranked this year. We just know once we play the full 40 minutes we can play with anybody.”


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