XOS Technologies Brings NAIA Basketball Tournaments to the Web
XOS Technologies announced a partnership with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to exclusively stream live video and audio on the Internet for the NAIA Division I and Division II Men s and Women s Basketball National Championship tournaments. NAIA and XOS will feature 120 games through College Sports Direct (www.CollegeSportsDirect.com), the college sports programming resource developed by XOS Technologies.
The NAIA tournaments begin March 7-13 with coverage of the Division II Men s and Women s Tournament, and continues March 14-20 with the Division I Men s and Women s Tournaments. Each game, except the championship game, will be streamed live in its entirety and will also be available for on-demand viewing.
The NAIA is pleased to partner again with XOS Technologies to stream four NAIA basketball tournaments live on the Internet. This is an exciting opportunity for college basketball fans across the country, said NAIA President and CEO Jim Carr. This service allows the NAIA to broaden its fan base and bring new attention to the competition and quality of play going on in the NAIA.
Three different subscription plans will be available for tournament coverage. Users can purchase the All-NAIA pass, which includes every game offered on CSD from all four tournaments for $39.95. Each of the four tournaments can be purchased separately for $24.95 and any single game can be purchased for $7.95. Fans can purchase a subscription plan and find more information on the NAIA tournament brackets and schedules by visiting www.collegesportsdirect.com or www.naia.org.
By streaming its basketball tournaments online, the NAIA demonstrates that it understands exactly what fans want most access, said Harry Stiff, XOS Vice President of Consumer Marketing. We live in a broadband world where fans from every generation appreciate high-quality sports video content made readily available on the Web. XOS Network is proud to partner with the NAIA, once again, to leverage advanced streaming technology to bring courtside action home for fans across the country.
College Sports Direct, an XOS Technologies brand, is the only college sports guide that delivers content and programming across multiple platforms, including Internet, Video-on-Demand (VOD), digital cable, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) and wireless. This guide also provides fans of college sports with live streaming broadcasts of basketball, football and a broad range of other sporting events. A complete list of games and events can be found at www.CollegeSportsDirect.com.
XOS Technologies Inc. live video stream is available for the following four NAIA national championships:
March 7-13, 2007
16th Annual Division II Women s Basketball National Championship Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena, Sioux City, Iowa
16th Annual Division II Men s Basketball National Championship Keeter Gymnasium,
March 14-20, 2007
27th Annual Division I Women s Basketball National Championship Oman Arena,
70th Annual Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men s Basketball National Championship Municipal Auditorium,