INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Queens College men's and women's basketball doubleheader against St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) on Wednesday, Jan. 24, will be streamed live on ESPN3 as part of the NCAA Division II Basketball Showcase, it was announced Thursday.
The East Coast Conference (ECC) doubleheader, which will be available through the ESPN App, will take place in Queens College's Fitzgerald Gymnasium and will begin with the women's game at 5:30 p.m., while the men's game is scheduled to tip at 7:30 p.m.
Queens and STAC will compete in two of the 28 selected NCAA DII men's and women's basketball games that will be streamed live during the 2017-18 season on ESPN3.
"Division II's continued collaboration with ESPN provides an exciting opportunity to share the accomplishments of our student-athletes with a broad national audience," said Terri Steeb Gronau, vice president of Division II. "We are thrilled to continue to promote the efforts of men's and women's basketball student-athletes on the court, in the classroom and in their communities."
The currently scheduled games will feature 14 of the 24 basketball-sponsoring conferences in Division II and are selected from a pool of conference nominations. One conference has signed a separate broadcast agreement and will not be included this season.
ESPN3 is ESPN's live multiscreen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices through the ESPN App. The network currently is available nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.
Additional information for this release provided by NCAA Division II. Graphic courtesy of the East Coast Conference.