PLANO, Texas (March 19, 2012) – Congratulations to five Learfield Sports’ partner schools advancing to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2012 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship – Indiana, Xavier, Wisconsin, North Carolina and North Carolina State.

Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations, and these five are among them. The company’s other partner schools with a representation in the Men’s NCAA Tournament this past week were Iowa State, Colorado, South Dakota State, Missouri, Memphis, New Mexico, Kansas State, Montana, San Diego State, Alabama and Purdue. Other post-season play for the men’s programs for Learfield Sports’ partners continues to include the following:

2012 National Invitation Tournament®
Minnesota, Miami (Fla.), Nevada, Stanford

2012 College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Zebra Pen
Oregon State, Wyoming

In addition to its individual conference and school rights relationships, Learfield Sports provides exclusive sports programming to more than 1,000 radio stations nationwide and titles the acclaimed Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Additionally, Learfield Sports’ programming is seen on more than 160 local television stations, cable systems and Regional Sports Networks. Learfield Sports is an operating unit of Learfield Communications, Inc., which was founded in 1972. For more about the company’s history and complete collegiate portfolio, visit