Announces Exclusive Online Coverage of ACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games announced its schedule for exclusive online
coverage of ACC men’s and women’s basketball. will produce
and distribute online video streaming of regular season games to a
national fan base. Throughout the 2007-08 regular season will
carry more than 110 out-of-conference games and an additional 51 regular season
conference games. The ACC is home to some of the nation’s premier men’s
and women’s basketball programs with three ACC schools ranked by
the Associated Press in the pre-season men’s Top 25, including Duke
(#13) and North Carolina State (#21) and four schools ranked by
the Associated Press in the pre-season women’s Top 25,
including the University of Maryland (#4), University of North Carolina
(#8), Duke (#10) and Florida State (#19).’s unrivaled online offering of match-ups
continues Thur., November 15 as #21 NC State (men) hosts William &
Mary at 7 p.m. and #8 North Carolina (women) takes on Coppin State at 7 p.m. ET
(see full schedule below). The games are available live and on-demand at
to fans that purchase a



($4.99 per event), a monthly


Pass ($9.99 per month) or an


($69.99). The latter two allows unlimited access to games.

“We’re looking forward to providing ACC fans the ability
to follow their favorite school’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on,” said Colin Smith, vice president, New Media and
Distribution of Raycom Sports “The increase in men’s and women’s basketball on this season is a great complement to the many ACC Olympic Sports
already featured on the service.”

“The ACC has top-ranked, nationally-recognized men’s and
women’s basketball programs and we’re excited to add more than 160 games
to so that fans across the country can enjoy the action,” said Phil
Sharpe, SVP/GM of PlayON! Sports. “As continues to
grow, it is the best place for alumni, parents, students and
fans everywhere to watch ACC games live or at their leisure.”

Launched in September 2006 through a partnership with
Raycom Sports, Lincoln Financial Sports and the ACC, provides
fans with ACC games that are not available
through traditional broadcast and/or cable television distribution. The
site includes a large portfolio of games across 24 different men’s and women’s
sports for all 12 ACC schools, including men’s and women’s basketball, men’s
and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, women’s field hockey, men’s and women’s
ice hockey, wrestling and cross country. is powered by PlayON! Sports, a division
of Turner Sports, is a broadband service that delivers live and on-demand
webcasts of sporting events that can’t be seen elsewhere. Utilizing the
production and technical capabilities of Turner Broadcasting, PlayON! Sports
provides its production and delivery technology to entities like the Atlantic
Coast Conference (, the Atlantic Sun Conference (ASun.TV) and the
United Soccer Leagues (

The ACC was founded on May 8, 1953 and has 12
institutions that compete in the league’s 25 sponsored sports. The 12 schools
in the ACC are:


College, Clemson, Duke,

State, Georgia Tech,



North Carolina, NC
State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and



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