ATLANTA, GA – August 26, 2021 – Today, HBCU League Pass and SUVtv announced the first high school football matchup that will be featured on both platforms as part of 2021-2022 sports season coverage. On Saturday, September 4 at 8pm ET/7pm CT, Illinois and Missouri powers will collide as East. St. Louis takes on DeSmet on a live broadcast produced by SUVtv in partnership with Elite Amateur Sports.
As part of a first-of-its-kind offering, HBCU League Pass will feature live & on-demand HBCU sports content available 24/7. The platform’s collaboration with SUVtv will bring an intriguing lineup of live broadcasts and original content that features HBCU, grassroots, and high school sports coverage from across the country.
“Our partnership with SUVtv helps solidify our commitment to assisting the HBCU community with direct recruitment exposure to the nations’ top athletes” said Mr. Todd F. Brown, Chief Executive Officer of HBCU League Pass. “As important as it is for us to showcase HBCU sports, using coverage and exposure to support a pipeline of prospective HBCU athletes is just as important.”
Games will be selected on an ongoing basis as a result of nominations and fan voting to ensure a unique slate of games selected by the fans and for the fans – from HBCUs to high school.
“We look forward to supporting the upstream approach taken by Urban Edge Networks with its creation of the HBCU League Pass platform,” says Marques Burnett, Founder & CEO of SUVtv, “Exposing our audience to in-depth coverage of HBCU sports while showcasing high school talents allows us to provide greater value from grassroots to the university level.”
About HBCU League Pass
An ad-supported Black College Sports Network, delivering 24/7 access to live and on-demand Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ games, Pay-Per- View sporting events, original sports shows, curated films, podcasts, and more. Enjoy non-televised, black college games anytime and anywhere. HBCU LEAGUE PASS is the must-have streaming service for black college sports fans.
As the content arm of The Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), SUVtv is an Atlanta-based broadcast and original content platform providing thousands of live streams and original content for sports audiences. The SUVtv pipeline includes over 15,000 hours of premium hoops content that spans from grassroots to professional levels.
For more information, visit www.theSUVtv.com