BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) is excited to announce a continued expanded partnership with Midco Sports Network® during the 2019-20 academic. MidcoSN will air 10 NSIC football games, 20 NSIC regular season and 14 tournament basketball games, and seven NSIC volleyball tournament matches for a total of 51 live events on MidcoSN this coming academic year.
The partnership will continue the “NSIC Thursday Night Football Game of the Week," airing the first four weeks of the season from September 5 through September 26, with the other six football games airing on Saturdays.
During the basketball season MidcoSN will broadcast ten doubleheaders and continue its full coverage of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. All fourteen games of the tournament played at the Sanford Pentagon along with the ten doubleheaders will add up to 34 live basketball contests produced and aired live on MidcoSN.
New this season, MidcoSN will air all seven matches of the NSIC Volleyball Tournament that will be played at the Sanford Pentagon on November 22-24. “MidcoSN continues to be a tremendous supporter of the NSIC, and we are thrilled to be able to continue to grow our partnership, exposing the region to our first-class institutions and incredible student-athletes that compete in the NSIC,” said NSIC Commissioner Erin Lind.
“MidcoSN is pleased to continue our partnership with the NSIC. Their dedication to student-athlete performance matches our desire to share their excellence on the competitive platform and we are excited to share this live NSIC content with fans across the region,” said Mark Powell, VP of MidcoSN.
For the past five years, the NSIC and MidcoSN have partnered to broadcast numerous live and taped-delayed regular season and tournament contests from various NSIC sports.