SIAC, BCSN Inks Championship Coverage Agreement
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Tyler Williams, Associate Commissioner of Communications
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Track and Field/Baseball/Softball
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SIAC, BCSN Inks Championship Coverage Agreement
(ATLANTA, GA) – March 31, 2023
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and the Black College Sports Network (BSCN) have reached an agreement that will feature 2023 Cricket SIAC Track and Field, Baseball, and Softball Championship events.
“We are delighted in BCSN's willingness to spotlight our talented student-athletes and member institutions and their continued support of SIAC programs," said SIAC Commissioner Anthony Holloman. "As Commissioner, it is my desire to spotlight every sponsored sport this league offers to our vast fan base who desire to support these student-athletes and programs.”
The Black College Sports Network (BCSN) will have the exclusive broadcast rights to the 2023 Cricket SIAC Spring Championships (track and field, baseball, and softball) events being held in Albany, GA and Atlanta, GA. Each event will host a Media Day prior to the championships and a Wrap Up Show at the conclusion of the championships to highlight participating coaches and student-athletes.
“BCSN has always believed in the SIAC sports product! For over 20 years we have broadcast and produced thousands of events, most at little to no cost for the institutions,” said Roy M. Eavins II President/CEO of the Black College Sports Network. “Our goal is to promote and feature HBCU sports, culture and history and we will always do that! As we begin our 25th anniversary year of the BCSN, we are excited to again partner with the SIAC to bring 12 straight days of SIAC sports coverage to the Spring Championships!”
BCSN will kick off championship coverage showcasing the 2023 Cricket SIAC Track and Field Championships on the campus of Morehouse College on April 27 – 29. More information about the 2023 Cricket SIAC Track and Field Championship can be found here.
Championship coverage will continue with the 2023 Cricket SIAC Baseball and Softball Championships.
The 2023 Cricket SIAC Softball Championship Tournament will bring the top four teams together from each division to compete for an SIAC championship title. Coverage will begin on Tuesday, May 2 and will conclude with the championship game on Thursday, May 4. The championship tournament will be held at Gordon Sports Complex in Albany, GA. More information about the 2023 Cricket SIAC Softball Championship Tournament can be found here.
Spring championship coverage will conclude with the 2023 Cricket SIAC Baseball Championship Tournament. The tournament will feature the top eight teams from the league and will begin on Thursday, May 4 and will conclude with the championship game on Sunday, May 7 on the campus of Albany State University. More information about the 2023 Cricket SIAC Baseball Championship Tournament can be found here.
The Black College Sports Network is the first online media outlet dedicated to LIVE coverage & broadcasting of HBCU sporting events on a weekly basis. The BCSN covers ALL HBCUs from NCAA to NAIA and Independents. The BCSN is the flagship product of the JERICHO Broadcast Networks (JBN) August of 2023 kicks off the Silver anniversary (25 years) of the BCSN's online digital broadcast! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for media and sponsor information.
The SIAC is a NCAA athletic conference consisting primarily of historically black colleges and universities with headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The SIAC includes 15 member institutions (Albany State University, Allen University, Benedict College, Central State University, Clark Atlanta University, Edward Waters University, Fort Valley State University, Kentucky State University, Lane College, LeMoyne-Owen College, Miles College, Morehouse College, Savannah State University, Spring Hill College, and Tuskegee University), which are located within a contiguous seven-state footprint (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee and Ohio). The SIAC sponsors eight men's and six women's sports and is a proud member of the NCAA Division II. For more information, visit thesiac.com.
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