The third of four play-in games will take place this evening, as the North Carolina Central Eagles (25-8) will take on the UC Davis Aggies (22-12). The winner of this game will be rewarded with the tall task of facing the Kansas Jayhawks in the 1-seed/16-seed matchup in the Midwest region.
To get to the NCAA Tournament, North Carolina Central won the MEAC Tournament. They earned a double bye and the #1 seed in the tournament after going 13-3 in conference play. The Eagles ran through the competition, beating #9 Bethune–Cookman 95-60 in the quarterfinals, #5 Maryland Eastern Shore 77-49 in the semifinals, and #2 Norfolk State 67-59 in the championship game.
UC Davis’ road to March Madness was a helluva lot tougher than the Eagles. The Aggies finished second in the Big West during the regular season, going 11-5 in conference play. In the Big West Conference Tournament, #2 UC Davis was in a nail-biter in practically every round. They beat #7 Cal Poly 66-55 in the quarterfinals, #3 Cal State Fullerton in the semifinals 66-64 (OT), and #1 UC Irvine 50-47 in the championship game.
Now that the stage has been set, let’s breakdown all of the different ways you can watch North Carolina Central vs. UC Davis.
North Carolina Central vs. UC Davis Viewing Details
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 6:40 P.M. EST
Location: University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio
TV Channel: truTV (Check local listings.)
Spread: North Carolina Central -3.5, O/U 131
How To Live Stream North Carolina Central vs. UC Davis Online
Your best bet for watching North Carolina Central battle UC Davis via a live stream is through the NCAA’s official site. Going this route, you won’t even need a cable or satellite provider to watch every single March Madness game.
If your cable or satellite package includes truTV, you can head over to their site to watch the action.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is a 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 Blue package includes truTV and costs $25 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 truTV online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV 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 North Carolina Central vs. UC Davis On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
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.