February 24, 2012

SSC Basketball Championships to be Broadcast on Bright House Sports Network

WINTER PARK, Fla. - Bright House Sports Network has announced it will be broadcasting both championship games of the 2012 Sunshine State Conference Basketball Championships live. The games will be played Sunday, March 4, at Jenkins Field House on the campus of Florida Southern College in Lakeland.

Eight men's and women's teams will earn the opportunity to compete in the SSC Basketball Championship, which begins with quarterfinal action on Wednesday, February 29. Quarterfinal games will be hosted on the campus of the teams who earn the highest seeds. Winners of those contests will advance to the semifinals, which will be played at Jenkins Field House on Saturday, March 3. Semifinal winners will advance to Sunday's televised finals.
The men's championship final will be broadcast at 1 p.m. on Sunday, and the women's final will follow at 3 p.m.

Both games can be viewed live on Bright House Sports Network, available exclusively to Bright House Digital Cable subscribers on digital channel 47. Those with high definition televisions can also watch the game in HD on channel 1147.

"We are excited to have our championship games broadcast by Bright House again this year," SSC Commissioner Jay Jones said. "Bright House has been a great broadcast partner for the SSC, and the combination of a high quality broadcast and highly competitive games is always fun for our fans."

Bright House Networks in the sixth largest multiple cable system operator in the United States with 2.4 million customers in several large cities, including Tampa Bay and Orlando. These high-growth Florida markets are adjacent and form one of the country's largest cable clusters.