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NESN Inks ACC Deal

11/01/2005 8:16 AM Eastern

New England Sports Network reached a multiyear, multisport rights deal with the Atlantic Coast Conference, the network said Tuesday.

The agreement includes men’s and women’s basketball, as well as conference-championship games for men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and women’s basketball, the regional sports network said.

NESN will air 37 men’s-basketball games and 16 women’s-basketball clashes.

The network added that its affiliation with the ACC will continue into the spring season with coverage of ACC baseball, softball and lacrosse.