Live CIS Men's and Women's Basketball Returns to The Score Television Network

The Score signs broadcast agreement with Canadian Interuniversity Sport bringing live basketball championships back to the network

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - It's back!  The Score today announces that live CIS Men's and Women's Basketball broadcasts will be returning to the network.  The men's semifinal, men's final and women's final basketball match-ups will air live on The Score beginning Saturday, March 9th.

"The Score is proud to be partnering with Canadian Interuniversity Sport once again," says Greg Sansone, Vice President, The Score Television Network.  "We're excited to be bringing the CIS basketball championships back to our network and look forward to watching all of the thrilling action unfold beginning March 9th."

The Score's CIS basketball schedule includes:

CIS Men's Basketball Championship @ Scotiabank Place in Ottawa

Saturday, March 9th
5:30 pm Men's Basketball Semifinal Doubleheader

Sunday, March 10th
3:30 pm Men's Basketball Final

CIS Women's Basketball Championship @ University of Regina

Sunday, March 17th
7:00 pm Women's Basketball Final (5:00 pm Local Time)

"We are thrilled to partner with The Score to showcase our basketball championships to a national television audience," said CIS president Leo MacPherson. "Every year, our Final 8 basketball tournaments produce some of the most memorable moments of the CIS winter championship season and this year should be no exception. These national broadcasts will provide our exceptional student-athletes the exposure they deserve."

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About Canadian Interuniversity Sport

Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Every year, 11,000 student-athletes and 700 coaches from 54 universities and four regional associations vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships. For further information, visit www.cis-sic.ca or follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CIS_SIC
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cissports
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/universitysport

SOURCE: The Score

For further information:

Sharon Lassman
Director, Communications
The Score
416-977-6787 x2217
sharon.lassman@thescoretv.ca

Michel Bélanger
Manager, Communications & Media Relations
Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Off: (613) 562-5670 ext. 25
Cell: (613) 447-6334
belanger@universitysport.ca
www.cis-sic.ca

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