The Akron Zips (13) and UCLA Bruins (4) will take the court Thursday night in an East Region First Round 2022 NCAA Tournament game. UCLA are expected to advance when the game starts at 9:50 pm ET / 6:50 pm PT on TBS.
Watch a live stream of the Akron and UCLA NCAA Tournament Men’s basketball game online free without cable with a trusted streaming service.
Watch Akron vs UCLA with Sling TV
Sling TV is overall the most affordable way to live stream every March Madness 2022 game on either CBS (requires Paramount+), TruTV, TNT or TBS. With a Sling TV 7-day free trial combined with a Paramount+ free trial, you can watch the NCAA Tournament as well as First and Second rounds for free.
When enabling your Sling TV free trial be sure to select the “Sling Blue” package that includes TBS to watch this game. Once signed up for the free trial, access the Sling TV app on a mobile device, smart TV or computer and you’re ready to start watching.
Hulu + Live TV
Another way to watch the UCLA and Akron East Region NCAA Tournament basketball game online without cable is to try out Hulu with Live TV with a 7-day free trial. Hulu’s Live TV channel selection includes TBS in most markets, along with many other popular channels.
With Hulu w/Live TV you’ll get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage to keep your favorite programming around for repeat viewing. That’s in addition to Hulu’s vast library of accessible content and originals.
Cable or Satellite
Satellite and cable subscribers can visit the TNT website or mobile app. Once there use your provider login credentials to access the TNT live stream for tonight’s UCLA and Akron NCAA Tournament 1st Round basketball game.