FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 6th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF CAA MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEKEND
CAA Tournament Semifinals and Championship Game on NBCSN
Tournament Coverage Streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 6, 2014 – For the second consecutive year, NBC Sports Group will present more than six-hours of live coverage of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship, from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Md. Coverage of the Conference Championship and semifinal rounds will be televised on NBCSN and will also be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets.
NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra’s coverage of the 2014 CAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will tip off this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET, with Game 1 of the semifinals. CAA Men’s Basketball Tournament action will continue at 5 p.m. ET, with Game 2 of the semifinals. Coverage of the tournament will conclude on Monday night at 7 p.m. ET, with the Championship Game. The winner of the Championship will receive an automatic invite to the NCAA Tournament.
Mike Corey will manage play-by-play for all games and will be joined by analyst Ron Thompson. Dalen Cuff will serve as the courtside reporter.
Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN will deliver a classic Ivy League matchup between Harvard and Yale as the Crimson look to clinch the very first NCAA Tournament berth this season. Scott Graham will manage play-by-play duties for the game and will be joined by Dalen Cuff, from John J. Lee Amphitheater in New Haven, Conn.
In addition, NBCSN will present first-round and quarterfinals coverage of the A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship beginning on March 13.
CAA CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE
Sun., March 9|
CAA Conference Semifinal Game 1|
Sun., March 9|
CAA Conference Semifinal Game 2|
Mon., March 10|
CAA Conference Championship|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will live stream coverage of all CAA Men’s Basketball Championship games telecast on NBCSN.
Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Coverage airing on NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
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About the Colonial Athletic Association:
The Colonial Athletic Association is a nine-member Division I athletic conference with a geographic footprint that stretches from Boston to Charleston, S.C. and encompasses several of the nation’s largest media markets. CAA men’s basketball teams have combined to win 41 games in postseason play since 2006, including 14 victories in the NCAA Tournament. Member institutions include the College of Charleston, the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University and the College of William and Mary.
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