Facebook and NFHS Network Announce Partnership to Live Stream High School Basketball on Facebook

Posted by Jacob Plunkett on 11/13/17 1:58 PM

The NFHS Network / Facebook Games of the Week to Feature High School Basketball Games from Across the Country

Atlanta, GA
November 13, 2017

The NFHS Network has partnered with Facebook to deliver 20 live high school basketball games to people on Facebook this season. The games will be available on Facebook Watch and NFHSNetwork.com and will feature competitive games from across the country.

The NFHS Network is a partnership between the NFHS, the national organizing body for state high school athletic and activity associations and PlayOn! Sports. “We are excited to showcase the NFHS Network’s live high school events on Facebook,” said Mark Koski, CEO of the NFHS Network. “The growth of live streaming and OTT services has reached a tipping point and making these games available to people on Facebook will further accelerate that trend.”

Facebook Watch is home to a wide range of shows, including live sports events. It is available to people in the U.S. on mobile, on desktop, and in Facebook’s TV apps. Fans can add these games to their watchlist by following the NFHS Network Show Page.

Sports fans can enjoy more than 50,000 games a year on the NFHS Network, which is available via desktop, mobile, and OTT platform.

 

About the NFHS Network

The NFHS Network celebrates and showcases the unique accomplishments of high school students, including the student-athletes participating in 27 different sporting events and the student broadcasters from schools around the country that produce events through the School Broadcast Program.  The NFHS Network is a joint venture between the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports. The NFHS is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. PlayOn! Sports is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is the nation’s largest high school sports media company.

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