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How to Live Stream the Final Four 2017

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North Carolina, South Carolina, Gonzaga and Oregon will be fighting for the 2017 NCAA national title this Saturday.

But many students do not subscribe to traditional providers of cable and satellite services, which can make sure that we watch a live sports event like this. So here's how to do it.

You can watch the #FinalFour on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

The NCAA will stream live all remaining games, which can also be viewed via their NCAA March Madness Live app.

With DIRECTV's Sports Bar Finder app, users can easily find a bar that shows March Madness games. A similar application, called Digital Helmet, works the same way.

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Desperate students can even catch the game – parts of it, anyway – on live streaming apps such as Periscope.

Roku, which offers more than 4,500 channels via a streaming media player, is another convenient and affordable service to broadcast the flow of Mars Madness – as well as other entertainment and sports.

Roku offers more than 4,500 channels, including Netflix and Hulu. Abby Reyes, senior manager of Roku, specialist in communication and streaming, provided USA TODAY College with useful information about the company's growing media streaming.

"At Roku, our goal is to make it easy to watch the entertainment you love on television, which means we have to catch everything from House of Cards to events like March Madness," said Reyes. "Access to content is simple: simply connect a Roku device to the Internet and begin streaming."

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The most affordable option, she said, is the Roku Express, priced at $ 29.99; the 4K Roku Ultra runs $ 129.99.

Reyes added that the registration process with Roku is as simple as creating an account and adding a payment method. Roku offers other live sports entertainment throughout the year in addition to March Madness, such as the Super Bowl. For more details on Roku's live sports, check out Roku's blog.

The March 2017 finals of Madness begin on April 1st with the teams of Final Four. South Carolina faces Gonzaga in Phoenix, Arizona at 6:09 pm, and Oregon plays in North Carolina at 8:49 pm. The winners of these two games will play on April 3rd to determine the champion. Do you want to watch?

Chelsie Arnold is a student at Eastern New Mexico University and a digital producer at USA TODAY College.

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