CBS SPORTS TO STREAM 2008-09 SEC BASKETBALL GAMES LIVE ON CBSSPORTS.COM
For the first time, CBSSports.com will stream regular season college basketball games throughout the 2008-09 season
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, December 11, 2008 – CBS Sports will stream select games from its 2008-09 SEC College Basketball schedule live on CBSSports.com. The SEC College Basketball season on CBSSports.com kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 13 (4:00-7:00 PM, ET) with Indiana at Kentucky.
A total of 12 College Basketball games will be streamed live and free of charge on CBSSports.com concluding with the SEC Championship Game on Sunday, March 15. The games are available exclusively on CBSSports.com and can also be accessed through a link on the websites of all CBS affiliates. CBSSports.com will offer the games in 16 X 9 widescreen format and in addition to its live video, CBSSports.com will have on-demand highlights and recaps for all games.
At the conclusion of the 2008-09 SEC College Basketball schedule, CBSSports.com will once again offer its Emmy award-winning March Madness on Demand, live streaming video of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. In 2008, for the first time, the CBSSports.com production of March Madness on Demand showed all 63 games, from the first round of the tournament through the Men’s Final Four and Championship game.
In August, CBS Sports and the SEC reached an historic 15-year contract extension with the Southeastern Conference to broadcast its football and basketball games beginning with the 2009-10 season. In addition to broadcast rights, the new deal includes digital, internet, wireless, video-on-demand and enhanced highlight rights across all CBS Sports properties.
CBSSPORTS.COM 2008-09 SEC COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Sat., Dec. 13 Indiana @ Kentucky (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET) Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.
Sat., Jan. 24 Memphis @ Tennessee (3:30 – 6:00 PM ET) Thompson-Boling Arena,, Knoxville, Tenn.
Sun., Jan. 25 Florida @ Vanderbilt (1:30 – 3:45 PM ET) Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tenn.
Sat., Feb. 7 Ole Miss @ Vanderbilt (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET) Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tenn.
Sat., Feb. 14 Kentucky @ Arkansas (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET) Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Ark.
Sat., Feb. 21 Tennessee @ Kentucky (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET) Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.
Sat., Feb. 21 Army @ Navy (1:00 – 3:00 PM ET) Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Md.
Sat., Feb. 28 LSU @ Kentucky (4:00 – 6:00 PM ET) Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.
Sun., March 1 Tennessee @ Florida (2:00 – 4:00 PM ET) O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla.
Sat., March 7 Kentucky @ Florida (2:00 – 4:00 PM ET) O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla.
Sun., March 8 Alabama @ Tennessee (12:00 – 2:00 PM ET) Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.
Sun., March 15 SEC Championship (1:00 – 3:30 PM ET) St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Fla.