CBS Sports extends Big East basketball deal

The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has agreed a sublicensing deal with the Fox Sports division of the Fox network to televise basketball games from the Big East college sports conference from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

Under the terms of the deal, the 2013-14 season will feature 20 Big East games on CBS Sports and cable channel CBS Sports Network.

This will increase to up to 30 games per year, beginning in the 2014-15 season. The agreement extends CBS Sports’ 30-year relationship with the Big East Conference.