How to Watch the West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Kansas Jayhawks
Time: 4:30PM ET
Location: David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas
Online Streaming: Big 12 Now on ESPN+
TV Crew: Dave Lamont (play-by-play), Mike Golic Jr. (analyst) Lericia Harris (sideline)
Cable: Not Available
DirecTV/Dish: Not Available
Radio: Click HERE for a complete list of radio affiliates in West Virginia. If you live outside of the state, or don’t live close enough to a radio affiliate, you can listen to the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG on TuneIn Radio. We will also include the stream in our game thread, which will go live at 2:30PM ET.
SirusXM Satellite Radio will also be broadcasting the game on SIRIUS channel 121 and XM channel 207.
Obviously, this ESPN+ arrangement isn’t exactly the greatest move for a lot of fans in West Virginia due to poor broadband service throughout most of the state — I’m looking at you, Frontier — but if you do have sufficient high speed internet service, I will say that the ESPN+ subscription really isn’t an awful deal at $4.99 per month.
You’ll need it again once basketball season hits, so you might as well just sign up and bow to our ESPN overlords.
I’ve put a quick FAQ together to help those who have no clue how ESPN+ works.
What do I need to watch ESPN+?
ESPN+ is pretty easy to tune into. That’s because ESPN+ is built off the back of ESPN’s already existing WatchESPN/ESPN3 system.
If you don’t want to sit in front of a computer all evening watching a football game, you’re in luck! The ESPN app is available on almost every device and platform on the market, including Android smartphones, Android TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Sticks, Amazon Fire/Kindle tablets, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Roku, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Samsung Smart TVs.
To add ESPN+ to any of the devices mentioned above, follow these instructions:
- Subscribe to ESPN+
- Download and Open the ESPN app on your mobile or TV device
- Click the Settings Gear in the upper right corner
- Select “Account Information” then “Log Into ESPN Account.” You should receive an activation code.
- Visit https://espn.com/activate on your phone or laptop and type in the code
- Log in with your ESPN+ credentials
- You should then get confirmation that your ESPN+ account is linked and now see and “ESPN+” tab in the ESPN app.
What else do I get with ESPN+?
Glad you asked!
The service includes live MLB, NHL, NBA, and MLS games, as well as college sports, PGA golf, Top Rank Boxing, and Grand Slam Tennis matches. You’ll also find the United Soccer League, cricket, rugby, Canadian Football League, English Football League, and UEFA Nations League games, if you’re a real sicko sports fan.
ESPN+ is also a must-have for UFC fans, as they are the only place to watch UFC PPVs in the U.S. An ESPN+ subscription provides exclusive access to UFC Fight Night every week.
As I said, it’s well worth the $4.99 per month, as long as you have a good ISP.
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