New York, NY–The satellite radio provider SIRIUS has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement to broadcast every game of the 2005, 2006 and 2007 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships.
SIRIUS will carry a live play-by-play radio broadcast of every NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship game. The 2005 championship begins with the opening round game on March 15 and concludes with the championship game on April 4. NCAA basketball fans throughout the country can follow their favorite teams, all the way to the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri, site of the 2005 Men’s Final Four. All games from every round will be offered to SIRIUS subscribers in their entirety, with no blackouts and at no extra charge over the basic monthly subscription price of $12.95.
“There is no more exciting sporting event in college sports than NCAA March Madness, and this deal will allow college hoops fans everywhere to follow their team, from the opening tip to the Men’s Final Four,” said Scott Greenstein, president of entertainment and sports, SIRIUS. “Our non-stop coverage will make basketball fans feel like they are a part of every game.”
Westwood One, through an agreement with CBS Sports and the NCAA, owns the national radio broadcast rights to all 88 NCAA championships, including the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
For more information, visit www.sirius.com.