The Basketball Tournament (TBT) heads into its 10th year with some of the world’s best players competing in a single-elimination tournament with the winning team recieving $1 million prize.
The 63 game tournament will feature 64 teams made up of college alumni, top pros, and international players. Cincinnati, Syracuse, Wichita, Lubbock, Louisville, Wheeling, and Dayton will make up the eight Regionals and the winners of each Regional will advance to Philadelphia for the Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals.
This year’s TBT will feature the Puma Posterize Dunk Contest live in the City of Brotherly Love and the winner will receive $20,000. You can check out the full schedule at the bottom of the page.
Cord cutters you won’t be in attendance can find out how to watch TBT 2023 live without cable, below.
How to Watch TBT 2023 Live Without Cable
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN+ will combine to bring fans all of the action of The Basketball Tournament. Hoops fans and cord cutters can watch on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and any compatible device with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, Fubo, Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, Vidgo, and YouTube TV.
Watch TBT Live on DIRECTV STREAM
Catch each Slam Dunk and shot during The Basketball Tournament with DIRECTV STREAM. The Choice package includes ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and over 105 live channels, which means you won’t miss any of the actionon the court for only $89.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing, which allows you to watch The Basketball Tournament for free online.
Watch TBT Live on Fubo
Hoop fans can stream all of this year’s TBT with the Elite plan from fubo. With over 100 sporting events and over 161 channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU for $84.99 per month. Relive your favorite moments during The Basketball Tournament, and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours and Cloud DVR space.
With Fubo, new subscribers can get a free one-week trial which is a way to stream Wimbledon online for free before subscribing.
Watch TBT Live on Sling TV
One of the most affordable ways to watch The Basketball Tournament live on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU is with Sling Orange and the Sports Extra add-on. At the low price of $51 per month, subscribers can watch teams compete on the hardwood floor and over 40 channels with 50 hours of DVR storage to record the biggest moments of the tournament.
For a limited time, new subscribers can get their first month for as low as $25
Watch TBT Live on Hulu + Live TV
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and over 85 channels are available on Hulu + Live TV for $69.99 per month. The service offers unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+, including The Basketball Tournament for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows and sporting events, including the full tournament for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.
Watch TBT Live on Vidgo
Catch elite hoopers competing for $1 million during The Basketball Tournament live on ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN with the Plus plan from Vidgo. For $69.99 per month, you can stream over 110+ live channels, on-demand, and record with DVR.
Watch TBT Live on YouTube TV
Stream over 100 channels, including TBT games live on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU with YouTube TV for only $72.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR which will allow you to rewatch each minute of the tournament, and the ability to share 6 accounts per household.
2023 TBT Schedule
Texas Tech Regional
United Supermarkets Arena; Lubbock, Texas; July 19 – July 23
|Wed, July 19||2 p.m.||2 Bleed Green (North Texas) vs 7 Rise & Grind||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||3 HBCUnited vs 6 In The Lab||ESPN+|
|7 p.m.||4 The Enchantment (New Mexico) vs 5 Austin’s Own (Texas)||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||1 Air Raiders (Texas Tech) vs 8 Purple Hearts||ESPN+|
|Fri, July 21||7 p.m.||Lubbock Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||Lubbock Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN+|
|Sun, July 23||1 p.m.||Lubbock Regional Final||ESPN+|
Charles Koch Arena; Wichita, Kan. – July 19-23 & July 20-23
|Wed, July 19||7 p.m.||4 Show Me Squad (Missouri) vs 5 Vegas Rebellion (UNLV)||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||1 Mass Street (Kansas) vs 8 We Are D3||ESPN+|
|11 p.m.||3 LA Cheaters (Drew League) vs 6 Living The Dream||ESPN+|
|Thu, July 20||Noon||2 Heartfire vs 7 JUCO Products||ESPN2|
|2 p.m.||3 Team Arkansas (Arkansas) vs 6 Ram Up (Colorado State)||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||4 Beale Street Boys (Memphis) vs 5 Broad Street Birds (Temple)||ESPN2|
|7 p.m.||2 Purple & Black (Kansas State) vs 7 DaGuys STL||ESPN2|
|9 p.m.||1 AfterShocks (Wichita State) vs 8 B1 Ballers||ESPN2|
|Fri, July 21||7 p.m.||Wichita (WSU) Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN2|
|9 p.m.||Wichita (WSU) Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN2|
|Sat, July 22||2 p.m.||Wichita (KU) Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||Wichita (KU) Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN2|
|Sun, July 23||3 p.m.||Wichita (KU) Regional Final||ESPNU|
|5 p.m.||Wichita (WSU) Regional Final||ESPNU|
Cintas Center; Friday, July 21 – Monday, July 24
|Fri, July 21||1 p.m.||1 Program for Autism vs 8 Team DRC||ESPN+|
|3 p.m.||4 Bucketneers (ETSU) vs 5 Fort Wayne Champs||ESPN+|
|6 p.m.||3 The Money Team vs 6 Nasty Nati (Cincinnati)||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||2 Zip Em Up (Xavier) vs 7 Georgia Kingz||ESPN+|
|Sat, July 22||6 p.m.||Xavier Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||Xavier Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN+|
|Mon, July 24||7 p.m.||Xavier Regional Final||ESPN+|
Oncenter War Memorial Arena; Syracuse, N.Y. – July 24-28
|Mon, July 24||2 p.m.||1 Blue Collar U (Buffalo) vs 8 Big 5||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||3 The Nerd Team vs 6 Happy Valley Hoopers (Penn State)||ESPN2|
|7 p.m.||2 Boeheim’s Army (Syracuse) vs 7 Team Gibson||ESPNU|
|9 p.m.||4 The Rhody Way (Rhode Island) vs 5 The Commonwealth (UMass)||ESPNU|
|Wed, July 26||6 p.m.||Syracuse Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||Syracuse Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN+|
|Fri, July 28||9 p.m.||Syracuse Regional Final||ESPN+|
Freedom Hall; Louisville, Ky.– July 25-29
|Tue, July 25||2 p.m.||1 Gutter Cats vs 8 The Nawf||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||4 Shell Shock (Maryland) vs 5 Gataverse (Florida)||ESPN+|
|7 p.m.||2 The Ville (Louisville) vs 7 War Ready (Auburn)||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||3 Eberlein Drive vs 6 Jackson TN Underdawgs||ESPN+|
|Thu, July 27||6 p.m.||Louisville Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||Louisville Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN+|
|Sat, July 29||Noon||Louisville Regional Final||ESPN2|
West Virginia Regional
WesBanco Arena; Wheeling, W.Va. – July 25-29
|Tue, July 25||2 p.m.||3 Challenge ALS: Florida vs 6 Dawg Town (Georgetown)||ESPN+|
|4 p.m.||2 Sideline Cancer vs 7 Ram Nation (VCU)||ESPN+|
|7 p.m.||1 Best Virginia (West Virginia) vs 8 Dubois Dream||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||4 Herd That (Marshall) vs 5 Zoo Crew (Pittsburgh)||ESPN+|
|Thu, July 27||7 p.m.||West Virginia Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|9 p.m.||West Virginia Regional Semifinal Game 2||ESPN+|
|Sat, July 29||2 p.m.||West Virginia Regional Final||ESPN2|
UD Arena; Dayton, Ohio – July 26-29
|Wed, July 26||1 p.m.||2 Friday Beers vs 7 Athetics Miami||ESPN+|
|3 p.m.||3 Team Colorado (Colorado) vs 6 Men of Mackey (Purdue)||ESPN+|
|6 p.m.||4 Carmen’s Crew (Ohio State) vs 5 Team Overtime||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||1 Red Scare (Dayton) vs 8 India Rising||ESPN+|
|Fri, July 28||6 p.m.||Dayton Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||Dayton Regional Semifinal Game 1||ESPN+|
|Sat, July 29||7 p.m.||Dayton Regional Final||ESPN+|
|Tue, July 25||9 p.m.||Quarterfinal 1: Wichita Regional (KU) vs Wichita Regional (WSU)||ESPN+|
|Sun, July 30||7 p.m.||Quarterfinal 2: Syracuse Regional vs West Virginia Regional||ESPN2|
|Mon, July 31||7 p.m.||Quarterfinal 3: Xavier Regional vs Dayton Regional||ESPN2|
|Mon, July 31||9 p.m.||Quarterfinal 4: Lubbock Regional vs Louisville Regional||ESPN2|
Championship Week Semifinals and Championship
Daskalakis Athletic Center; Philadelphia, Pa. – August 2-3
|Wed, Aug. 2||6 p.m.||Puma Posterize Dunk Contest||ESPN+|
|7 p.m.||Semifinal 1||ESPN|
|9 p.m.||Semifinal 2||ESPN|
|Thu, Aug. 3||8 p.m.||TBT Championship Game||ESPN|