Xavier vs Gonzaga Live Stream: How to Watch Elite 8 Online without Cable

Date/time: March 25th, 6:09 p.m. ET
Channels: TBS
Live stream: DIRECTV NOW (free 7-day trial), Sling TV (free 7-day trial)

It’s time for the Elite 8, and fans of NCAA basketball are tuning in from all around the world to watch these elite forces clash in what should be an epic weekend. Gonzaga, considered a top contender for the NCAA Championship, will face the equally tough Xavier, tonight at 6 p.m. ET. If you’re looking for the Xavier vs Gonzaga live stream, we’ve got you covered.

The Xavier vs Gonzaga stream will air on TBS – but luckily, cable is no longer required in order to watch TBS live. It’s now possible to watch Gonzaga vs Xavier online, without a cable subscription! Here’s how:


Get the Xavier vs Gonzaga Live Stream on DIRECTV NOW

DIRECTV NOW is the best way to watch the Gonzaga vs Xavier game live stream. The service has been essential throughout the March Madness tournament, and it’s the best way to watch tonight’s two games, as well. Here’s how you can use DIRECTV NOW to stream Xavier vs Gonzaga online:

  1. Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial of DIRECTV NOW
  2. Choose the basic package for $35/month (with no contract)
  3. You’ll get TBS streaming, as well as TNT, AMC, ESPN, truTV, CNN and many more
  4. A total of 60+ channels are included!
  5. Since TBS is included, you’ll get the Gonzaga vs Xavier stream
  6. You can watch live TV on all included channels
  7. Watch on your PC/Mac, your smartphone, or on your TV via a device like an Apple TV, Chromecast, etc.
  8. Cancel any time. DIRECTV NOW does not require a contract.

Basically, DIRECTV NOW works like a cable subscription, giving you all your favorite channels to watch live. The difference is that it’s much cheaper, more flexible, and doesn’t require a contract. Check our DIRECTV NOW review to learn more. Or, go ahead and sign up for DIRECTV NOW’s free 7-day trial!


Use Sling TV to Watch Xavier vs Gonzaga Online

Sling TV is another easy method that you can use to gain access to Xavier vs Gonzaga streaming. The service is $20 per month for the basic package, which includes TBS. Around 30 channels are included, so it’s not as extensive as DIRECTV NOW’s selection, but it still offers tons of great channels.

Sling TV will actually give you a free Roku if you’re in need of a streaming device. You just have to sign up for a few months in advance. You can also watch on most other streaming devices, plus computers, tablets and smartphones. Check out our detailed Sling TV review to learn more.

You can also watch Xavier vs Gonzaga live stream free with a free 7-day trial of Sling TV!


This game promises to be an epic matchup. See the game preview for details, or check out the video below. And for the rest of the Elite 8, check out our guide on how to watch Elite 8 online – and, our March Madness guide has full tournament info.