Westwood One, NCAA renew for championships


They’ve unveiled a new multi-year deal for Westwood One to continue as the exclusive network radio home of the NCAA Championships including the Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament and Final Four. Westwood is also the exclusive online and mobile audio provider of the NCAA Championships.

Westwood will continue to exclusively broadcast the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship including the Men’s Final Four the Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship regional finals as well as Women’s Final Four, the Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship semifinals and championship; and the Men’s College World Series. The network will also begin airing additional championships as part of the new deal including, the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship and Women’s College World Series Finals.

The 2011 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament audio broadcasts will be heard on over 450 affiliates, as well as through the use of mobile devices nationwide. Audio broadcasts of all 67 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship games will be streamed online.