If you’re one of the many UCLA basketball fans who also happen to be a cord cutter (a person who doesn’t want to pay cable fees or TV subscription fees), then you need to know about other ways to watch a game.
In this article, the different options for watching the UCLA Bruins live, such as the various live streaming services. These streaming services include services such as Hulu and YouTube TV.
- 1 About the UCLA Bruins
- 2 How to watch UCLA Bruins online?
- 3 What channels carry UCLA Bruins games?
- 4 Final thoughts on where to watch the UCLA Bruins
About the UCLA Bruins
The UCLA Bruins is one of the well-known and successful college basketball teams. The team has won 11 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national titles.
The University of California in Los Angeles has an athletic program that includes the UCLA Bruins basketball team that’s part of this program. The team participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I’s Pac-12 Conference.
Between 1967 and 1973, the UCLA Bruins won seven straight national titles. However, they haven’t won a national title since 1995. The team also has 37 Conference Regular Season Championships and four Conference Tournament titles.
In the shortened 2019/2020 season, the UCLA Bruins came second in the Pac-12 and had a winning percentage of .667. The UCLA Bruins has 12 wins and six losses against other Pac-12 teams. The team also had a somewhat low percentage of .613 with 19 wins and 12 losses against all the other teams.
How to watch UCLA Bruins online?
So now that you know how victorious the UCLA Bruins are (which you probably already knew), you need to know about where you can watch the UCLA Bruins live without cable.
UCLA Bruins DIRECTV STREAM
In January 2019, the AT&T streaming service decided to rebrand, and it was renamed DIRECTV STREAM. The streaming service has an “Entertainment” package which costs $69.99 per month.
The streaming service has more than 60 channels which include sports channels such as the following:
- ACC Network
- Big Ten Network (BTN)
- CBS Sports Network
- ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPNU
- FS1 (Fox Sports 1), and FS2.
- Golf Channel
- MLB Network
- NBA TV
- NHL Network
- Olympic Channel
- SEC Network
- Tennis Channel
- USA Network
If you sign up for this package, you will be able to watch the UCLA Bruins live on different channels, including ABC, ESPN, FOX, and FS1 (Fox Sports 1).
If you subscribe to DIRECTV STREAM, you will be able to record on your Cloud DVR and allow a maximum of 20 subscribers simultaneously. If you’re willing to pay a little extra a month, you can upgrade your Cloud DVR.
A wide range of devices can support DIRECTV STREAM when you use their service to watch UCLA Bruins live. These devices include the following:
- Apple TV
- Android TV
- Android Phone/Tablet
- Amazon Fire TV
- iPhone / iPad
- Sony Smart TV
- Samsung Smart TV
- LG Smart TV
- VIZIO Smart TV.
However, DIRECTV STREAM isn’t supported by Nintendo, PlayStation, and Xbox.
UCLA Bruins on fuboTV
With fuboTV, you can watch the UCLA Bruins live on CBS, ESPN2, local FOX networks, FS1, and the Pac-12 Network. The streaming service includes all these channels, excluding the Pac-12 Network, in its standard plan that costs $64.99 per month.
With the standard plan, you can also access extra sports content with Elven Sports, beIN Sports, Golf Channel, FOX Sports, ESN, FOX local networks, NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, and the Olympic channel.
The streaming service also provides access to college sports with the ACC Network, BTN, CBS Sports Network, and the SEC Network.
You can also get the Sports Plus add-on, including ESPNU, FOX College Sports, MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL RedZone, NHL Network, and the Tennis channel.
You can get access to the Pac-12 Network by paying an extra $10.99 per month for the fuboTV Sports Plus add-on.
If you subscribe to fuboTV, you can get 250 hours in storage space with the cloud DVR. If you pay an extra $6.99 per month, you can upgrade this 1000 hours.
You can stream this service on three different devices simultaneously. If you pay an extra $9.99 per month, you can simultaneously upgrade to streaming on five other devices. If you’re a new subscriber, you can try out the service with its free trial period.
UCLA Bruins on Hulu + Live TV
With Hulu + Live TV, you can stream UCLA Bruins games, and other college basketball games live that are shown on CBS, ESPN2, FOX local networks, and FOX Sports 1. But this streaming service doesn’t include the Pac-12 Network in any of its plans or add-on packages.
If you sign up for HULU + Live TV, the service will give you access to sports channels, including ESPN, NBC Sports Network, TNT, and TBS. The service also includes the college sports channels such as the ACC Network and ACC Network Extra, ESPNU, CBS Sports Network, and SEC Network.
New subscribers can try out the streaming service’s seven-day free trial. The Hulu + Live TV streaming service costs $64.99 per month. The service includes a cloud DVR with 50 hours of storage space. You can also watch UCLA Bruins games on two different devices simultaneously.
If you pay an extra $14.99 per month, you can upgrade your storage to cloud DVR with 200 hours of storage space and three mobile streams, and unlimited streams on your home devices.
UCLA Bruins on SlingTV
With the Sling TV streaming service, UCLA Bruins fans will get different options for live streaming Bruins games with its two standard plans. Both the Sling TV Blue and Sling TV Orange cost $35 per month.
The Sling TV Blue plan will show UCLA Bruins games that are broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and the FOX local networks. The Sling TV Orange plan will let Bruins fans watch games that are broadcast on ESPN2.
You can sign up for the Sports Extra add-on with both of these plans, including the Pac-12 Network. The add-on costs an extra $15 per month.
Sadly, the Sling TV streaming service doesn’t include the CBS channel in any of its plans. The streaming service also offers the Sling TV Blue & Orange plan for $50 per month, giving UCLA Bruise fans access to more sports channels.
The Sling TV Blue channels include the NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, Stadium, and TNT. The Sports Extra option also adds extra channels, including beIN Sports, FOX Sports 2, Golf Channel, MLB Network, MLB Network Strike Zone, NFL RedZone, and the NHL Network.
The Sling TV Orange is similar to the Sling TV Blue because it provides access to TBS and Stadium. The plan’s Sports Extra pack includes the following channels:
- ESPNews and ESPNU
- Longhorn Network
- MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone
- NBA TV
- NHL Network
- Pac-12 Network
- SEC Network and SEC Network +
The streaming service plans will include cloud DVR storage space which UCLA Bruins fans can upgrade to 50 hours of storage space for an extra $5 per month.
If you sign up for the Sling TV Orange plan, you can use the service on one device, while Sling TV subscribers can use the service on three different devices simultaneously. New subscribers can use the three-day free trial period with the Sling TV streaming service.
UCLA Bruins on Vidgo
With Vidgo, UCLA Bruins fans can live stream more than 90 TV channels, including ESPN.
When you’ve signed up, you will be able to watch UCLA vs. Arizona live on the streaming services app.
The app and the streaming service are supported by different devices, including Apple TV, Android TV (Nvidia Shield and Sony TV), Android phone, Android Tablet, iPhone, Amazon Fire TV, Firestick, Roku, and Roku TV.
If you want to watch a UCLA Bruins game on ESPN, you can do this on the ESPN app. You can use your streaming service credentials to log in. New subscribers can also access these channels for free with the seven-day trial period.
UCLA Bruins on YouTube TV
With YouTube TV, UCLA Bruins will access CBS, ESPN2, FOX Sports 1, and FOX local networks. However, you won’t be able to stream the Pac-12 Network.
New subscribers can use the streaming service’s seven-day free trial when they sign-up. There is a monthly cost of $64.99. The streaming service includes BTN, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, FOX Sports, MLB Network, NBA TV, NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, TNT, and TBS.
The YouTube streaming service will also give you access to college sports channels such as the ACC Network Extra, ESPNU, and the SEC Network.
UCLA Bruins fans can also sign up for the Sports Plus add-on for an extra $10.99 per month. This add-on will give you access to FOX College Sports, FOX Soccer Plus, GOLFTV, NFL RedZone, and Stadium.
What channels carry UCLA Bruins games?
Different channels broadcast UCLA Bruins games. These channels include FOX local networks, FOX Sports 1, Pac-12 Network, CBS, and ESPN2.
Remember that streaming services won’t include all of these channels in their usual plans or packages. But fuboTV is the streaming service that will consist of FOX Sports 1, FOX local networks, CBS, and ESPN2, along with the Pac-12 Network.
Final thoughts on where to watch the UCLA Bruins
There are plenty of options for UCLA Bruins fans to live stream the games on different platforms. Many of these streaming services even offer free trial periods where you can access most, if not all, for free. You have to miss a UCLA Bruins match this season with all of these options mentioned above.