CBS Sports extends NCAA basketball rights deal

US pay-television broadcaster CBS Sports has extended a rights deal with the National Collegiate Athletic Association for the Division II men’s and women’s basketball semi-finals.

The agreement will run for 10 academic years, from 2015-16 to 2024-25.

CBS Sports will continue to broadcast live coverage of the NCAA Division II men’s and women’s basketball semi-finals, in addition to the women’s final.

CBS Sports will also continue to broadcast the Men’s Basketball Championship.

CBS Sports began its media rights partnership with the NCAA in 2006.