Westwood One, NCAA Ink Renewal For Championship Broadcasts
January 13, 2011 at 8:10 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE has inked a new multi-year agreement with the NCAA for rights to broadcast the NCAA Championships including the Men's Basketball Championship Tournament and Final Four. The deal includes broadcast and mobile streaming rights to the Division I Men's Basketball Championship including the Men's Final Four; the Division II Men's Basketball Championship; the Division I Women's Basketball Championship regional finals and Women's Final Four; the Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship semifinals and championship; the Men's College World Series; the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship; and the Women's College World Series Finals.
"We are proud to continue our very successful partnership with the NCAA," said WESTWOOD ONE Pres. ROD SHERWOOD. "This agreement ensures that WESTWOOD ONE will continue to be AMERICA's preeminent nationwide radio sports broadcaster for years to come."
"The NCAA and WESTWOOD ONE have a longstanding relationship and devotion to NCAA Championships, which represent outstanding student-athlete talent in college sports," said NCAA Pres. MARK EMMERT. "WESTWOOD ONE's commitment to the highest level of excellence in sports broadcasting ensures that millions of NCAA fans nationwide won't miss a second of championship action."