CBSi Advanced Media College Network Powers Official Athletic Sites for All Eight Men's & Women's Final Four Teams

March 28, 2012

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Now that both the Men's and Women's Final Four semifinal matchups are set, the College Network can celebrate the fact that they partner with all eight participating schools to produce their official athletic site. Heading into both tournaments, there was a strong likelihood College Network partner schools would make their respective Final Four as 27 of the 32 top four seeds (84%) have their official athletic site produced by the College Network.

The College Network produces approximately 150 official athletic sites for colleges and universities across the United States and focuses on partnering with premium collegiate athletic brands.

"The College Network congratulates all the schools who have made the Final Four and are proud to associate with this great athletic achievement," said Patty Hirsch, General Manager, College Network. "We continue to manage and build the most powerful digital network in collegiate athletics and help our partners protect and grow their brands while generating significant revenue for their Athletic Departments."

2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Final Four

The Men's Final Four semifinals games and the national championship game will be played in New Orleans on March 31 and April 2. All games will be televised on CBS and streamed on

2012 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship Final Four

The Women's Final Four semifinals games and the national championship game will be played Denver on April 1 and 3.

About College Network College Network is the leader in the production, management and hosting of official athletic Web sites, e-commerce solutions, streaming products and mobile services for colleges and universities across the United States. CBS College Sports currently produces a network of more than 150 official athletic sites for schools, including the University of Notre Dame (, University of Alabama (, University of Texas ( and the University of Southern California ( College Network is a division of CBS Interactive, the premier online content network for information and entertainment. Its brands dive deep into the things people care most about across news, sports, entertainment, technology and business. Leading properties include CNET,,,, GameSpot,, BNETand many more. With hundreds of millions of unique visitors from around the world each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 Web property and the largest premium content network online.

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