The Big 12 college sports conference has inked a deal with the two aforementioned networks reported to be worth $2.6B over the life of the agreement. It will give the pair the rights to the conference’s football and basketball games through the 2024-2025 season.
According to a PennLive.com report, terms of the deal were not released, but ESPN was quoting an anonymous source who said the deal was worth about $20M per year.
The ESPN deal also allows for games to be broadcast on sister ABC Network and on a number of ESPN platforms.
The deal includes rights to 19 football games through 2015 and 23 thereafter, and on the basketball side, the Big 12 Tournament and up to 105 games.