Watch Press Conferences and Women's Title Game on iPhone

Watch Press Conferences and Women's Title Game on iPhone

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Like the first three rounds of the 2011 America East Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championship presented by Newman’s Own, AmericaEast.com and your iPhone, iPad and iPod will be your main source for video and news on Championship Saturday.

America East will again partner with Pack Network to provide free live video streaming of the postgame press conferences. Following the men's title game, which matches No. 2 Boston U. and No. 5 Stony Brook against each other at 12 p.m., click here or go to “http://packnetwork.com/aeiphone/” following the game to watch the postgame reaction. Coverage will begin at approximately 2:15 p.m. Phone Viewing link

In addition to streaming the women's postgame press conference, fans can also watch the 2011 title tilt between No. 2 Boston U. and No. 4 Hartford starting at 7 p.m. Press conference coverage will start at approximaely 9:15 p.m.

The men's game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and also on ESPN3.com with Beth Mowins (play-by-play) and Mike Kelley (analyst), the starting point guard on Wisconsin's 2000 Final Four squad. The women's contest will air on Comcast SportsNet in New England and also be available on ESPN 3, ESPN Full Court and for free at AmericaEast.com.

“We want to be a leader in new media and providing fans with the ability to watch games and press conferencesfrom anywhere is a great step in that direction,” America East Commissioner Patrick Nero said. “Championship Saturday is going to be a great day and want all America East basketball fans, not only those in attendance, to be able to partake in the excitement.”

Fans still craving more Championship Saturday coverage visit Championship Central at AmericaEast.com after each game for photos, recaps and much more. Fans can also keep up to date by following America East on twitter (@AmericaEast) for in-game updates. Tweeters are also encouraged to use the hashtag #AEBBChamps to join the discussion and “like” us on Facebook (Facebook.com/AmericaEast) for discussion.

Into its third decade of operation, America East has evolved into one of the most comprehensive NCAA Division I conferences with a commitment to broad-based, competitive athletics programs, complementing the academic integrity and missions of the member institutions. Progressive in its approach to its more than 3,400 student-athletes, America East recognizes champions in each of its 20 sports and also conducts the nation’s most comprehensive academic recognition program for student-athletes. With a geographic footprint covering the Mid-Atlantic to Northeast regions of the United States, America East strives to develop champions in academics, athletics and leadership at its nine member institutions: University at Albany, Binghamton University, Boston University, University of Hartford, University of Maine, UMBC, University of New Hampshire, Stony Brook University and University of Vermont.

Pack Network specializes in video production, web-based applications, and graphic/web design projects of all sizes. Formed in 2007, the Boston-based company partners with schools and conferences to provide live video production and webcast services. To learn more, visit packnetwork.com or facebook.com/packnetwork.