KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Cornerstone got the 9th of 10 At-Large bids and will be going back to defend their 2011 National Championship. Pairings will be out later today. We have posted information below from the NAIA concerning video streaming that will be available. You can listen to the announcing of the brackets tonight at 6:45 on Cornerstone's Stretch internet site with Andy Smith.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - (Sign up now!) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and NeuLion announced the schedule for live video-streaming of select NAIA winter national championships.Live Streaming with occur for 30 games each at the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball.
NeuLion is the NAIA's Digital Media Partner and official video-streaming company of 10 select NAIA national championship events. The NAIA and NeuLion have broadcast the basketball championships for at least the last six years and this year will mark the third for wrestling.
"The NAIA is excited to announce that the wrestling national championships and all four basketball national championships will be streamed live again through NeuLion," NAIA President and CEO Jim Carr said. "We are looking forward to a new video portal that will allow the fans an enhanced experience with live statistics and social media interaction. I invite you to watch the first-class championship action of these events in March."
By using NeuLion, the NAIA allows fans to follow their favorite NAIA National Championships and student-athletes live and on-demand. Beginning with the winter championships, the user will have a new enhanced experience in the NAIA's video portal with social media interaction and a live statistics feed. You can click here and sign up now to watch live exciting championship action.
"The NAIA championships are truly unique events and we are excited to bring a brand new video player to the fans for this season," noted Ed O'Brien, Vice President, NeuLion. "Through our close collaboration with the NAIA, we're confident this we will elevate the overall fan experience and continue to increase on our historically-strong video engagement metrics."
The wrestling finals will begin at approximately 6:45 p.m. CST on March 3 from Des Moines, Iowa. The Division II basketball championships will run from March 7 - 13, while the Division I basketball championships will run from March 14 - 20. See below for the complete schedules of all the winter championships.
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NeuLion is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand multimedia content via the Internet on any Internet enabled device. The College Division of NeuLion is devoted exclusively to college athletics. With over 150 collegiate partnerships, NeuLion's technology provides colleges and universities the ability to connect with fans through a suite of digital services including web hosting, integrated video player, fan support, digital marketing, ticketing solutions, live streaming services and many others.
NeuLion and the NAIA agreed to a partnership this past Fall that will last through the 2013-14 sports season.
2012 NAIA Winter National Championship Live Video-Streaming Schedule
- Wrestling National Championships: March 3*
- Division II Men's Basketball National Championship: March 7 - 13
- Division II Women's Basketball National Championship: March 7 - 13
- Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship: March 14 - 20
- Division I Women's Basketball National Championship: March 14 - 20
* Indicates that video-streaming schedule is a select amount of games during the event