For the first time ever, fans can watch the CIAA Men’s Quarterfinals and Semifinals
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016 – CHICAGO: Campus Insiders (@CampusInsiders)
announced today it will stream the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal and Semifinal games. In partnership with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG) and ASPiRE TV, the exclusive cable television partner of the tournament, fans everywhere will be able to watch the games on CampusInsiders.com or on their mobile device through the Campus Insiders app.
For over seven decades, the CIAA tournament has drawn millions of fans to Charlotte, NC making it the third largest NCAA Conference basketball tournament in the country in terms of attendance and economic impact. Now, fans that cannot make it to the tournament will have access to all of the in-arena and game action through Campus Insiders.
“We are thrilled to bring the excitement of the CIAA Tournament to fans everywhere,” said Crowley Sullivan, Executive Vice President of Campus Insiders. “The CIAA has produced some of the greatest basketball players of all time, and now everyone will have the chance to watch as these players and teams battle for the bragging rights of being named the 2016 CIAA Champion.”
“ASPiRE is thrilled to welcome a brand-new season of exciting, action-packed CIAA tournaments to our viewers”, said Melissa Ingram, vice president, business affairs and channel operations, ASPiRE “For the past three years we have looked forward to presenting these
highly-anticipated, competitive, match-ups and championship games that are a must-see for fans everywhere. We salute all of the talented student athletes that are competing and we will be rooting for them as they bring us the best-of-the-best in HBCU basketball.”
Game Schedule is as follows:
Game 1: Thursday, February 25 1:00PM ET Watch Here: http://ow.ly/YxcOD
Game 2: Thursday, February 25 3:00PM ET Watch Here: http://ow.ly/Yxd7F
Game 3: Thursday, February 25 7:00PM ET Watch Here: http://ow.ly/Yxdjp
Game 4: Thursday, February 25 9:00PM ET Watch Here: http://ow.ly/YxdyX
The live stream of these CIAA Tournament games and the Honda Battle of the Bands in January, represent the first year of a long-term content partnership between Campus Insiders and Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG) to produce and distribute live college sports and entertainment event.
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ABOUT CAMPUS INSIDERS
Campus Insiders, a Silver Chalice Network, is the premier online destination and leading content source for college sports fans. Campus Insiders features high-quality content, including live studio shows, video-on-demand (VOD), and nearly 3,000 live games. Campus Insiders is available:
For more information, visit www.CampusInsiders.com.
ASPiRE is the television entertainment network that presents authentic portrayals of Black and urban culture through stories of Heritage, Heart and Humor. ASPiRE offers a diverse programming mix of movies, series and specials featuring music, comedy, drama, faith/inspiration, theater/performing arts, lifestyle andnews/information. The network was launched on June 27, 2012 by Magic Johnson Enterprises, which acts as a catalyst for driving unparalleled business results for its partners and fosters community/economic empowerment by making available high-quality entertainment, products and services that answer the demands of
ethnically diverse urban communities. ASPiRE is available in 24 of the top 25 African-American markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, D.C.. For more information, visit www.aspire.tv, facebook.com/aspireTV and on Twitter
ABOUT URBAN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Urban Sports & Entertainment Group, LLC (USEG) is the nation’s oldest and largest multicultural sports and entertainment firm in the nation. USEG partners with historically black college and university conferences including the CIAA and the SWAC.USEG provides sponsorship and ticketing solutions for events and over twenty four national and regional sponsors. USEG owns and operates the largest HBCU band event in the nation, the Honda Battle of the Bands. USEG has televised more than 350 LIVE HBCU football and basketball games since 1992. For more information, visit www.urbansportsgroup.net and facebook.com/urbansports.