ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The University of Alaska Anchorage reached a multi-year agreement with CBS Sports Network to televise the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout.
CBS Sports Network will air 7 games from the 2012 men's tournament, starting November 21. Featured will be 3 first-round games, both semifinals, 3rd place and championship games.
In a statement from the UAA Athletic Director, Dr. Steve Cobb says "“We are thrilled to partner with CBS Sports Network to bring the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout to a national audience. This should be the beginning of a long and successful venture for both parties.”
CBS Sports Network coverage will premiere with Belmont vs. host Alaska Anchorage on November 21 at 10 p.m.
The Shootout is the longest running, regular-season tournament in men's college basketball, starting in 1978.