CIAA Tournament Television Guide

Charlotte, NC (February 23, 2017) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) 2017 Men's & Women's Basketball Tournament includes 8 televised games, beginning with men's quarterfinal contests. Games are played at Spectrum Center, formerly Time Warner Cable Arena, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Games will be televised on the ASPiRE TV and Soul of the South Network as well as televised in select local markets.

The CIAA's Basketball Tournament television contests will begin on Thursday, February 23rd at Spectrum Center (formerly Time Warner Cable Arena) in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 4 men's quarterfinals games and 2 semifinals games will broadcast prior to both the Men's and Women's Championship games on Saturday, February 25th. The Women's Championship game will tipoff at 4:00 p.m. and air on the ASPiRE TV Network with the Men's Championship slated for 7:00 p.m. on ESPN3 while it will be available on ESPNU at 10:00 p.m.

 

2017 Tournament Broadcast Schedule

Date

Away

Home

Tipoff

Network

February 23, 2017

Chowan University

Livingstone College

M – 1:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 23, 2017

Fayetteville Stae University

Shaw University

M – 3:00 PM

ASPiRE Tv

February 23, 2017

Bowie State University

Virginia Union University

M – 7:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 23, 2017

Winston-Salem State University Virginia State University

M – 9:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 24, 2017

Men's Semifinal Game #1

M – 7:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 24, 2017

Men's Semifinal Game #2

M – 9:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 25, 2017

Women's Championship

W – 4:00 PM

ASPiRE TV

February 25, 2017

Men's Championship

M – 7:00 PM

ESPN3, ESPNU (Tape Delay 10 PM)

 

Local Television

Market Station
Raleigh-Durham, NC

WRAZ/Me-TV Channel 50.2

Time Warner Cable/Spectrum Channel 1250

Charlotte, NC

WAXN

WSOC

Greensboro - High Point - Winston-Salem, NC

WGHP

Antenna TV Channel 8.2

Time Warner Cable/Spectrum Channel 1215

Greenville - New Bern - Washington, NC

WITN

MyTV Channel 7.2

Time Warner Cable/Spectrum Channel 1215


The CIAA

 Founded in 1912, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is the first African American athletic conference and one of the most recognized conferences in Division II. The CIAA conducts 16 championships attended by more than 150,000 fans from around the country. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the CIAA is governed by the Presidents and Chancellors of its 12 member-institutions: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, The Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, Saint Augustine's University, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University and Winston-Salem State University. For more information on the CIAA, visit theciaa.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

 

ESPN3

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 connected devices through WatchESPN and the ESPN app. The network is currently 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.

 

ASPiRE

ASPiRE is the television entertainment network that presents authentic portrayals of Black and urban culture through stories of Heritage, Heart and Humor.  ASPiRE offers a diverse programming mix of movies, series and specials featuring music, comedy, drama, faith/inspiration, theater/performing arts, lifestyle and news/information. The network was launched on June 27, 2012 by Magic Johnson Enterprises, which acts as a catalyst for driving unparalleled business results for its partners and fosters community/economic empowerment by making available high-quality entertainment, products and services that answer the demands of ethnically diverse urban communities. ASPiRE is available in 24 of the top 25 African-American markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.aspire.tvfacebook.com/aspireTV@tvASPiRE  on Twitter and @ASPiRETV on Instagram.