University of North Dakota seals regional broadcast deal

US regional sports broadcaster Midco Sports Network has agreed a five-year deal, from 2012-13 to 2016-17, with the University of North Dakota for live rights to matches of the hockey, football, basketball and volleyball teams.

Midco will show up to 45 live games, covering all home men’s ice hockey games, four home women’s ice hockey games, five home football games, five home men’s and women’s basketball games, and three home volleyball matches.

The deal is worth $1 million (€800,000) over the five years.