WestwoodOne Will Present the Men’s and Women’s Final Four® and Championship Games
Games Will be Heard on 500+ Radio Stations, SiriusXM, NCAA March Madness Live™ Mobile App, and TuneIn Radio, Plus Free Online Streaming at WestwoodOneSports.com and NCAA.com
NEW YORK, NY, April 4, 2014 – WestwoodOne, America’s leader in radio play-by-play sports, is proud to present exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four® in North Texas on Saturday, April 5, 2014 and the NCAA® Men’s Division I Championship Game on Monday, April 7, 2014. WestwoodOne’s Final Four® and Championship coverage will be heard on more than 500 radio stations nationwide and via SiriusXM satellite radio. Additionally, the games will also be streamed online for free at WestwoodOneSports.com and NCAA.com/marchmadness, and available for fans on mobile devices via the NCAA March Madness Live app, as well as on TuneIn Radio.
On Saturday, April 5, the broadcast day tips off at 3:30pm ET with The Final Four Show. Game coverage begins at 4:30pm ET with Connecticut vs. Florida, followed by Kentucky vs. Wisconsin. WestwoodOne Sports’ Kevin Kugler provides the play-by-play, with analysis from Hall of Fame coach John Thompson and veteran college hoops analyst and former coachBill Raftery. Jim Gray will serve as the courtside reporter. Former UCLA All-American and three-time NCAA Player of the Year Bill Walton contributes to the pregame and halftime shows. Jason Horowitz hosts the pregame and halftime shows.
The winners of Saturday’s games meet for the championship game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Monday, April 7. Coverage tips off at 6:30 pm ET with “Championship Monday.” Game coverage begins at 7:30 pm ET.
WestwoodOne will also broadcast the NCAA Women’s Final Four and NCAA Women’s Division I Championship Game in Nashville on April 6 and April 8, 2014. All three women’s games will also be available on multiple platforms for fans to enjoy nationwide.
WestwoodOne’s doubleheader coverage of the Women’s Final Four tips off at 6 pm ET, when Maryland faces unbeaten Notre Dame, followed by Stanford against the undefeated top seed, Connecticut. The winners will meet Tuesday night. Dave Ryan, Debbie Antonelli, and Krista Blunk will describe all the action from Bridgestone Arena.
For a complete schedule of games, announcer bios, exclusive audio content, and a list of radio stations airing WestwoodOne’s broadcast of the Men‘s and Women’s Final Four® and the NCAA® Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Championship, log on to westwoodonesports.com.
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About WestwoodOne Sports
WestwoodOne Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. In addition to NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four; it is also the exclusive provider of the Frozen Four®, the Men’s Lacrosse Championship and the Men's and Women's College World Series®. In addition, WestwoodOne has been the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987. Its other properties include the Masters, the Olympics, and Barclay's Premier League. WestwoodOne also distributes NBC Sports Radio. On social media, join the WestwoodOne Sports community on Facebook at facebook.com/westwoodonesports and Twitter at twitter.com/westwood1sports. For more information, visit westwoodonesports.com.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.
About the NCAA
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 450,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes.