The Tigers of Benedict College (Columbia, SC) have joined the broadcast line up of the Black College Sports Network & HBCU League Pass Plus in the 2022 athletic year including The Carolinas Classic that will be held on Saturday September 3rd. This three-year deal will broadcast selected events from all sports that Benedict offers as well as campus life events. This deal opens new doors for exposure and revenue generation.
"Benedict College is very excited to partner with Black College Sports Network and HBCU League Pass Plus to be the official production partner of Tiger athletics. This is a tremendous opportunity for increased exposure for our talented student-athletes and will provide our alumni and fans the ability to watch Benedict games with a top-notch production." Willie Washington, Athletic Director
“Urban Edge Network is pleased to welcome Benedict College to our platform. The history of Benedict College and its impact on South Carolina is well over a century old and represents Black Excellence born and bred in the soil of this state. With Chino Smith’s example and his legacy from the Negro League Baseball era as one example of Benedict’s sports prowess, we fully expect that Benedict College will continue to break new ground whilst highlighting the 14 scholarship sports at the college. This historic partnership will generate revenue for both the student athlete and the university.” Says, Todd F. Brown, CEO, Urban Edge Network, LLC
Roy M. Eavins II, CEO of the Black College Network, had this to say: “As we go into our 24th year of streaming HBCU athletic content we are really excited about adding Benedict to our team! We are grateful and honored that Benedict College trust us with helping to tell the stories that will spring from this partnership!!!. We have no doubt that this collaboration will be fruitful for all parties involved! Stay tuned GREAT things are coming!”
You will be able to watch Benedict athletic content via the MyJBN-MyBCSN and HBCU League Pass Plus apps as well as across most social media platforms.
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What is the BCSN? "The Black College Sports Network is the first online media outlet dedicated to LIVE coverage & broadcasting of HBCU sporting events on a weekly basis. The BCSN is the flagship product of the JERICHO Broadcast Networks (JBN)."
About Urban Edge Network and HBCU League Pass+:
Urban Edge Network (UEN) is a Black-owned media company focused on publishing and
distributing content from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) and their extended communities, including sporting events, student activities, and Black-owned media and entertainment programming. The mission of UEN is to help brands connect authentically with the diverse audiences served by HBCU content and culture while providing the institutions with monetization opportunities.
HBCU League Pass+, a subsidiary of Urban Edge Network, is an ad-supported Black College Sports Network, delivering 24/7 access to live and on-demand content from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. As a Microsoft Startup partner, HBCU League Pass+ is a must-have, free streaming service for all HBCU college sports fans. Its goal is to bring advertising dollars, NIL, and streaming video enabled by AdTech to HBCU communities, students, and alumni.
Download HBCU League Pass+ now on all major streaming platforms and iOS and Android supported devices. Learn more at https://www.hbculeaguepassplus.com/HBCULP/