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How to watch the 2021 Mountain West tournament via live stream and with a free trial

The 2021 Mountain West Tournament gets underway on Wednesday. We go over how to livestream the week’s events leading up to the crowning of a champ on Saturday.

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A detailed view of the midcourt logo during the first half of a Mountain West Conference tournament game between the UNLV Rebels and Boise State Broncos at Thomas Mack Center. Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Championship Week in college basketball, and by Sunday evening we’ll know the full field of 68 teams looking to cut down the nets in Indianapolis come April. Before Sunday, however, there are automatic bids to be clinched and bubble cases to be improved as conference tournaments work their way toward crowning a champion.

The Mountain West Conference men’s basketball tournament gets underway on Wednesday, March 10 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The first round will be live streamed on Mountain West Network. The quarterfinals and semifinals take place on Thursday, March 11 and Friday, March 12 and will air on CBS Sports Network. The men’s championship game is scheduled for Saturday, March 13 and will air on CBS.

If you aren’t around a TV to follow the tournament on CBS Sports Network or CBS, you can stream them through Paramount Plus. The service is currently offering a one-month free trial. You can also get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the tournament.

Here’s what the full tournament schedule looks like, as well as what channel each game airs on.

Wednesday, March 10, First Round

Game 1: No. 8 Wyoming vs. No. 9 San Jose State, 2:00 p.m., Mountain West Network
Game 2: No. 7 UNLV vs. No. 10 Air Force, 4:30 p.m., Mountain West Network
Game 3: No. 6 Fresno State vs. No. 11 New Mexico State, 7:00 p.m., Mountain West Network

Thursday, March 11, Quarterfinals

Game 4: No. 1 San Diego State vs. Game 1 winner, 3:00 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Game 5: No. 4 Boise State vs. No. 5 Nevada, 5:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Game 6: No. 2 Utah State vs. Game 2 winner, 9:00 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Game 7: No. 3 Colorado State vs. Game 3 winner, 11:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Friday, March 12: Semifinals

Game 8: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 9:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Game 9: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner, midnight, CBS Sports Network

Saturday, March 13: Championship game

Game 10: Game 8 winner vs. Game 9 winner, 6:00 p.m., CBS