NCAA.com Ready for 300 Hours of Live Video Streaming Coverage of Winter Championships
NCAA.com, managed by Turner Sports, will provide fans with access to more than 300 hours of live streaming coverage for more than 90 events of the 2013 NCAA winter championships. Live coverage begins Wednesday, March 6, with the National Collegiate Skiing finals from Middlebury, Vt., and the Division II Swimming & Diving finals from Birmingham, Ala., and continues through April 21. A total of 22 championships will be streamed live exclusively on NCAA.com, highlighted by live coverage of the Division II Winter National Championships Festival in Birmingham, Ala., where national champions will be crowned in Division II men’s and women’s swimming & diving, Division II men’s and women’s indoor track & field and Division II wrestling.
In addition, NCAA.com will serve as the official online destination for all NCAA winter championships. During this seven–week period, fans can experience all the action from their favorite sports, athletic programs and student-athletes through coverage of all 31 winter championships. Coverage will include:
- NCAA Championship Selection Shows: Video streaming of 11 NCAA Championship Selection shows focusing on the teams which made the field as well as all the key matchups.
- Interactive Tournament Brackets: The content hub for each championship, these brackets provide quick links to all relevant information fans need to know for each matchup.
- Video Highlights, Interviews and Features: Extensive video content including game highlights, coach and student-athlete interviews and behind-the scenes features.
- Live Scores and Statistics: The latest scores, stats and schedules from each championship.
- Complete Editorial Coverage: In-depth analysis from the NCAA.com editorial team including championship previews, on-site student-athlete and team features, exclusive post-title game photo galleries, and recaps from all the championship action.=
“We are very excited to cover all of the great storylines of this year’s NCAA winter championships on NCAA.com,” said Mark Johnson, vice president of business operations, Turner Sports/NCAA Digital. “From the selection shows to the hoisting of the national champion trophies, NCAA.com is the definitive online and mobile destination for NCAA championships.”
Fans on the go can follow all the action on the NCAA Sports iPhone app, as well as the official NCAA.com mobile website. The free NCAA Sports iPhone app will provide live game streaming of 22 NCAA winter championships, news, scores and on-demand championship video highlights.
NCAA.com Shop will continue to provide officially licensed merchandise for fans looking to support their favorite schools. The Shop offers a complete line of hats, t-shirts, jerseys and more for over 600 colleges and universities. It is also the destination for official NCAA championship merchandise including national champion locker room gear.
For those planning to attend NCAA championship events, NCAA.com is a one-stop shop for all game day information. Fans can find ticket information, make travel plans and check out any local events in the NCAA.com championship info sections.