TSSAA To Broadcast 2014 BlueCross Basketball Division II Championships Live On Television And Online

Friday, February 28, 2014

The TSSAA announced the 2014 BlueCross Basketball Championships, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Games, produced by PlayOn! Sports, will be broadcast live on a network of television stations across the state as well as streamed live with a subscription on www.NFHSnetwork.com/TSSAA.

“The TSSAA is excited to provide families and fans of Tennessee’s high school basketball players and teams a variety of options for viewing these thrilling championship events,” said Bernard Childress, executive director of the TSSAA. “Whether you are at the game, watching on television in Tennessee or online from across the country, you never have to miss a moment of exciting Tennessee high school basketball.”

The broadcast stations carrying the Division II BlueCross Basketball Championships include (check local listings for updated schedules and channel number on your cable or satellite provider):

Nashville         WNAB (CW58)

Knoxville        MyVLT (MyNetwork)

Chattanooga    EDSI MyTVChattanooga

Memphis         WLMT-2 MyTVMemphis – Girls and Boys A Championships

WLMT CW30 – Girls and Boys AA Championships

Tri-Cities         WAPK (MyTriCities)

Jackson            WJKT (FOX16) – Girls AA Championship

JEA EplusTV6 – Girls and Boys A  and Boys AA Championships

All games will also be streamed on the NFHS Network, a digital network that delivers high school sports and events to fans whenever and wherever they want. Games are available with a subscription at www.NFHSnetwork.com/TSSAA. Subscribers can also download the free NFHS Network app for iPhone and Andriod to watch on the go.

The schedule of 2014 BlueCross Basketball Championship games this week that will be available on broadcast television and streaming live is:

SATURDAY, MARCH 1 –

Division II Class A Girls Championship                    1:00 a.m. CT | 2:00 p.m. ET

Division II Class A Boys Championship                    3:00 p.m. CT | 4:00 p.m. ET

Division II Class AA Girls Championship                5:00 p.m. CT | 6:00 p.m. ET

Division II Class AA Boys Championship                 7:00 p.m. CT | 8:00 p.m. ET

Visit http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/channels/tennessee/pages/basketball for all the latest scheduling information.

The online events will be available with the purchase of a daily, weekly or monthly subscription pass. The pass provides unlimited access to the day’s events as well as access to other NFHS Network events from around the country. Subscribers can also download the free app for iPhone and Android devices.


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