The 2017 Northeast Conference Tournament’s field of eight teams is now down to just two, as St. Francis will face off against Mount St. Mary’s in the championship game. The winner will earn an automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Tournament, so the stakes couldn’t possibly be any higher.
St. Francis went 11-7 in the Northeast during the regular season, and they ended up with the #4 seed in the tournament. To get to the championship game, the Red Flash first knocked off #5 Bryant 74-65 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, St. Francis beat #3 Wagner in spectacular fashion, as Keith Braxton hit an absurd buzzer beater to give them a 71-70 victory.
Mount St. Mary’s earned the #1 seed in the Northeast Conference Tournament after posting a sterling 14-4 record in conference play. In the tournament, they beat #8 Sacred Heart 76-73 in the quarterfinals and #7 Robert Morris 75-66 in the semifinals.
The Mountaineers swept the Red Flash during the regular season, beating them 78-72 at home and 81-62 on the road. Mount St. Mary’s will be looking for their fifth-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, while St. Francis is trying to go to the big dance for the second time.
Now that you know a little bit about the matchup, let’s break down all of the ways you can watch the game.
St. Francis vs. Mount St. Mary’s Viewing Details
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 7:00 P.M. EST
Location: Knott Arena in Emmitsburg, Maryland
TV Channel: ESPN2 (Check local listings.)
Spread: Mount St. Mary’s -5, O/U 138.5
How To Live Stream St. Francis vs. Mount St. Mary’s Online
Your best bet for watching St. Francis battle Mount St. Mary’s via a live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computers, or mobile devices for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes ESPN2 and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
You can also live stream ESPN2 online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV also offers a free seven-day trial, so you will receive a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
Watch St. Francis vs. Mount St. Mary’s On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch tonight’s game on your TV or computer, the Worldwide Leader has you covered with the WatchESPN app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Store, or Windows Store.
You can also watch the game on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App Store or Google Play. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.