Duke vs. NC State How to Watch Online, TV Channel, Start Time 2024

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ACC rivals Duke and NC State are set to face off in a massive (and unexpected) March Madness Elite Eight game today on CBS. Both teams pulled off huge upset wins to advance past the Sweet 16. The No. 11 Wolfpack — this year’s biggest Cinderella story — took down No. 2 Marquette 67-58, while the No. 4 Blue Devils pushed out No. 1 Houston 54-51. Today, the North Carolina rivals will be feeling energized and hungry in one of the biggest games of this year’s NCAA Tournament so far.

If you’re looking to watch today’s Duke vs. NC State game, read on for our quick guide on all the best ways to watch the Elite Eight game online and on live TV.

Quick Answer: Watch Duke vs. NC State online with a free trial to DirecTV Stream, Paramount+, or fubo.

What Channel is the Duke vs. NC State Game On?

Today’s Duke vs. NC State March Madness basketball game is airing live on CBS.

Watch Duke vs. NC State March Madness Game Online: Streaming Guide

Don’t have cable? You still have a few ways to watch Duke vs. NC State online. Below are three of the best streaming services showing the Duke vs. NC State Elite Eight game — all of which have free trials that you can use to get a free Duke vs. NC State livestream.

Stream Duke vs. NC State on DirecTV Stream

Our favorite streaming service for sports fans is DirecTV Stream, which carries every channel you’ll need to watch March Madness games online — including CBS for Duke vs. NC State tonight. All packages start with a five-day free trial (use that to watch the game without paying) and then pricing starts at $79.99 a month after that.

Stream Duke vs. NC State on Paramount+

This year, Paramount+ is livestreaming all March Madness games that air on CBS. You will need the upgraded Paramount+ with Showtime plan to watch March Madness games like Duke vs. NC State. This plan costs $11.99 a month but starts with a seven-day free trial.

Stream Duke vs. NC State on fubo

Another great live TV streaming service that you can use to watch basketball on CBS is fubo. The popular streamer carries CBS in its most affordable package (the Pro plan) and offers a seven-day free trial to start.

Stream Duke vs. NC State on Hulu + Live TV

If you’re looking for a good all-in-one streaming service (that will also have a Duke vs. NC State livestream today), consider Hulu + Live TV. A subscription to Hulu + Live TV gets you access to more than 95 live TV channels, as well as complementary subscriptions to ESPN+, Disney+, and Hulu (on-demand). This makes it a great value at $76.99 a month, although there’s no free trial.

When is Duke vs. NC State March Madness Game?

The Duke Blue Devils play the NC State Wolfpack today, Sunday, March 31. Tip-off is at 5:05 p.m. ET / 2:05 p.m. PT.

Duke vs. NC State Odds, Prediction

As the No. 4 seed, Duke is unsurprisingly Vegas’ favorite against No. 11 NC State in a 6.5-point spread. But, of course, NC State has been on an eight-game winning streak with six of those being underdog victories.

The North Carolina neighbors have already met twice this March: First at the beginning of the month during the regular season, and again in the ACC tournament. The Blue Devils won the first game 79-64, and the Wolfpack won the second 74-69. NC State went on to win the ACC Tournament, taking down rival and ACC No. 1 UNC in the final.

2024 March Madness Schedule

Duke vs. NC State is the last of this weekend’s Elite Eight games. Up next is the Final Four, which sees just two games — both taking place on Saturday, April 6. After that is the NCAA national championship game on Monday, April 8.

See our full guide on how to watch every March Madness game here.


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