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No cable? No problem! How you can stream the VCU game

Posted at 8:27 AM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 13:30:50-04

RICHMOND, Va. — The VCU Rams begin the march to the Final Four Friday afternoon versus the Oregon State Beavers. The game is scheduled to tip at 1:30 p.m. on TNT. If you do not have cable, or are stuck at work without access to a television, you can still watch the Rams play their First Round game — thanks to NCAA March Madness Live.

TNT channels:

Comcast: 34, 825
FIOS: 51, 511
DirecTV: 245
Dish: 138

The NCAA is streaming the basketball games online.

“If you can borrow a cable sign in then you are good to go. If not, you can try opening a Chrome incognito window and watching the game on the NCAA website and then closing the the page and re-opening another incognito page to watch the next game,” suggested. “There are other not so legal options but the best workaround is to try out the app with a shared cable account password.”

Here is the official information from the NCAA website:

What is NCAA March Madness Live?

NCAA March Madness Live is a premier, cross-platform service offered by Turner Broadcasting, CBS, and the NCAA®, in partnership with participating TV providers, that gives you access to watch all 67 live games, make picks, follow the bracket in real-time, check live scores, stats, video highlights, and more!

On which platforms is March Madness Live available?

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Android phones and tablets, Windows phones and tablets, Windows 10, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, computers (web browser), Chromecast, and Oculus (Final Four games only).

Why should I sign in with my TV provider?

Sign in to stream all live games on almost any device AND gain access to stream live games from your mobile device to a TV using AirPlay and Chromecast. Fans can enjoy a complimentary live video pass before sign in is required.

What if I forgot my username and password for my TV provider?

If you forgot your TV subscription credentials, please contact your TV provider directly. NCAA March Madness Live does not have access to this information.

How do I know how much time I have remaining in my 3 hour live video pass?

Look out for alerts while you watch reminding you to sign in. Live games broadcast on CBS do not require login, except on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Airplay, and Google Cast.

Does March Madness Live support Chromecast and Airplay?

Yes! Sign in with your TV provider on your mobile device to stream live games on your TV using Airplay or Google Cast. Video on demand does not require sign in.

(March Madness Live is Google Cast-enabled on the following devices: iOS 8.0 or later iPhones, iPads, and iPods, WiFi-enabled Android 4.1 or later smartphones and tablets.)