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CBS SPORTS NETWORK BECOMES NEWEST TV BROADCAST PARTNER OF THE COLLEGEINSIDER.COM POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT (CIT)
Online Broadcast Moves to CollegeInsider.com Digital Platform by NeuLion
November 15, 2012
Boston, MA – COLLEGEINSIDER.COM, the nation’s leading college basketball website, is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with CBS SPORTS NETWORK to broadcast the Championship game of the COLLEGEINSIDER.COM POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
“CollegeInsider.com is incredibly excited to be partnering with CBS Sports, the leader in college basketball broadcasting, to televise the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The CIT has set itself apart as one of the top tournaments in college basketball’s postseason, and the additional exposure brought by our new found partnership with CBS is a welcome reward to the 32 deserving teams that participate in the event every year.” Said Joe Dwyer, Co-Founder of CollegeInsider.com
Additionally, COLLEGEINSIDER.COM has signed a multi-year partnership with NEULION for the development of a new HD digital video platform that will broadcast the first five rounds of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament to fans for free online.
The CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT), created in January of 2009, features 32 teams not participating in the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship or the National Invitational Tournament. The tournament is single elimination and consists of six rounds, all being played at on-campus sites, which are determined by seeding.
About CBS Sports Network. Launched in 2002 as the National College Sports Network (later CSTV), CBS Sports Network is available across the country in some 47 million households through local cable, video and telecom providers and via satellite on DirecTV channel 613 and Dish Network channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
About NeuLion, Inc. Founded in 2000, NeuLion, Inc. offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device. NeuLion enables content owners and distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content on PCs, smartphones, iPads etc. NeuLion’s customers include major entertainment, sports, global content companies and news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion visit www.neulion.com.