How to Legally Watch UK Basketball Online Free Without Cable

The Kentucky Wildcats led by no other than John Calipari are one of the top basketball programs in the country. As a fan if you wanted to watch live UK games online in years pass, you’d either need a cable subscription or you’d likely watch it illegally.

With the advancement in better technology from premium services, you can now stream live UK basketball games on the internet without the need of a cable subscription. In most cases you can even watch it for free. Oh yeah everything is legit and yes – it’s 100% legal.

Use an Over The Air Antenna to Live Stream UK Games

Many people don’t realize that you can still use an indoor antenna to stream live local channels. In the 50’s and 60’s Americans utilized indoor antenna to watch television for free. Just like they used antennas in year past to capture over the air broadcasting, you can still do it today. Channels like FOX, ABC, NBC and CBS are all channels that you can get with an indoor digital antenna.

CBS is one of the channels that broadcast a lot of SEC basketball games including Kentucky Wildcat games.

Watch Kentucky basketball on the WatchESPN APP

The WatchESPN application is another place to watch UK games without the need of a cable subscription. However you will need a login and password to stream content on the WatchESPN app. Getting a login isn’t too hard if you are either a Sling TV or DirecTV Now customer. Both services doesn’t require a cable subscription to login into the WatchESPN APP.

Apple TV and Roku are streaming players that host the WatchESPN APP. Therefore if you own an Apple TV, you can download the application, and then stream UK games on any Apple devices (iPhone, iPad).

ESPN is the largest content distribution of college basketball games so having access to it through the app on Roku or an Apple TV is great. The WatchESPN APP offer a cost effective means of watching Kentucky basketball live stream online for free.

Sling TV, Hulu, Playstation Vue and Youtube Unplugged

Sling TV costs only twenty dollars per month for their base package, but you will have full access to stream and watch UK basketball games online through ESPN.

Sling TV has been hailed by experts as the cheapest, but the best, for streaming live video feeds of college and professional sporting events so you can stream UK basketball games online.

Playstation Vue has been around just about as long as Sling, and it delivers content at the same rate and quality as Sling TV. Vue is a little bit more expensive than Sling TV, but Vue’s target audience is different than that of Sling’s target market.

Youtube Unplugged and Hulu are a bit of an unknown as it is yet to be launched in real time. It is to be determined if Youtube and Hulu can match the quality and the channel list of Vue and Sling TV.

DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now allows for live streaming of sports, on demand programming, movies, premium channels and television shows from any device. You can download the app from either Google Play Store or Apple App Store to start streaming UK games live. Partnered with AT&T, DirecTV will cover the data charges incurred if you are an AT&T customer.


CBS is one of those platforms that broadcast a lot of SEC basketball games. That’s why if you truly want to watch UK games online, CBS ALL ACCESS is a must get application. You can subscribe to CBS All Access, and then start watching live games for free for 7 days.

After seven days, you’ll be locked into a subscription of $6.99 per month. This price point isn’t much considering all the content that you are getting from CBS Sports. Did I mention that CBS is one of the channels that broadcast the March Madness Tournament, Sweet 16, and the Final Four.