DIGGER PHELPS JOINS CAMPUS INSIDERS

    Long-Time Coach and Analyst to Enhance College Basketball Coverage CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – Richard “Digger” Phelps, one of the nation’s most

    November 17, 2014

    Long-Time Coach and Analyst to Enhance College Basketball Coverage

    CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – Richard “Digger” Phelps, one of the nation’s most well-known college basketball personalities, is joining Campus Insiders as a college basketball analyst for the 2014-15 season.

    Phelps will appear on Campus Insiders throughout the season, including providing regular analysis and conducting select interviews with coaches. He will be part of Campus Insiders’ conference tournament, Selection Sunday and NCAA Tournament coverage, and will be on-site for the network at the NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis. Fans will also be able to follow Phelps on Twitter via @DiggerPhelps. His first appearance on Campus Insiders is today, November 17th.

    “Anyone that knows college basketball, knows that Digger Phelps is a legend with years of experience as a coach and broadcaster,” said Crowley Sullivan, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Campus Insiders. “Adding Phelps’ expertise and profile to our vast collection of talent speaks volumes to the quality, growth and potential of Campus Insiders. We are sure that fans will love what Digger will have to say during the season.”

    Phelps spent 20 seasons as the head coach at the University of Notre Dame, compiling a record of 393-195 at the school. His teams made 14 NCAA Tournament and three NIT appearances, reaching the NCAA Final Four in 1978. After leaving Notre Dame, Phelps spent two decades as a college basketball commentator and analyst at ESPN.

    “Digital media has already become such a strong medium for consuming college sports so I’m excited to join the Campus Insiders team and be a part of all of the great, high-quality college basketball coverage,” said Phelps.

    Campus Insiders features content syndicated to websites, mobile applications, over the top devices and other Internet Protocol delivered experiences. Current partners today include Yahoo Sports, Rivals, USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties, AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, YouTube, Synacor’s cable, satellite and telecom customer portals, Dailymotion, MobiTV and more.

    About Campus Insiders

    Campus Insiders is a partnership between IMG and Silver Chalice, making it the premier online destination and leading digital content syndication source for college sports fans. Campus Insiders features high-quality unrestricted content, including live studio shows, video-on-demand (VOD), and more than 2,000 live games, available on multiple platforms and distribution points. For more information, visit www.campusinsiders.com 

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/campusinsiders
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    YouTube: www.youtube.com/campusinsiders

    Contacts:

    Marlon LeWinter, Catalyst Public Relations                            Linda Leludis, Silver Chalice

    212-774-6874                                                                                             312-624-6105

    mlewinter@catalystimg.com                                                          lleludis@silverchalice.com

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