Colonial Athletic Association and CBS Sports Network sign multi-year deal
RICHMOND, Va. (CAA) –Today, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and CBS Sports Network announced a new agreement to televise the semifinals and finals of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship for the next four years through 2021.
As part of the agreement, the four-day CAA Men’s Basketball Championship will now be played from Saturday-Tuesday, allowing the semifinals and championship game to be televised in prime time during the evening. The 2018 tournament, which returns to the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, S.C. for the second straight year, will be held March 3-6, 2018.
“The Colonial Athletic Association is pleased to partner with CBS Sports Network to televise the semifinals and championship game of our men’s basketball tournament for the next four years,” said Joe D’Antonio, CAA Commissioner. “We are excited to have the conference’s signature event aligned with the family of networks that has become synonymous with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.”
For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
The Colonial Athletic Association is a 10-member Division I athletic conference with a geographic footprint that stretches from Boston to Charleston, S.C. Recognized as one of the nation’s top collegiate conferences both athletically and academically, the CAA encompasses several of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. Member schools include the College of Charleston, the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Elon University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, Towson University, and the College of William and Mary.