NEW YORK (AP) — Next month’s Final Four will be broadcast in Spanish for the first time.

Westwood One announced Wednesday that it will produce Spanish-language broadcasts of the national semifinal games on April 1 and the title game on April 3.

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The network says its coverage will be broadcast on more than 40 Hispanic radio stations and Sirius XM and will also be available to stream on

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Dan Gavitt, the NCAA’s senior vice president of basketball, says the addition of Spanish-language broadcast will help diversify the sport’s fan base.

The Final Four will be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
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