It’s March, which means it’s all about NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball until April 8 for college basketball fans. Last year’s tournament was nicknamed “March multi-screen madness” by comScore, as more than 20 percent of tournament was viewed on a smartphone or tablet. This year, mobile technology will continue to be an essential tool for tournament time. Verizon Wireless offers several apps dedicated to college basketball to help with everything from creating brackets and accessing game highlights to winning a trip to the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four®. Sporting News NCAA Basketball (Free for Androids and iPhones) This app gives fans access to news, scores, videos, standings and more for Division I college basketball. The app offers customization to select favorite teams and conferences and sends notifications for real time news.
Buffalo Wild Wings Big Shot Challenge (Free for Androids and iPhones) The Coke Zero™ Big Shot Augmented Reality Game by B-Dubs® transforms your table into the ultimate virtual pop-a-shot. Snap a photo of the Big Shot logo at your table to get into the game and shoot as many hoops as you can in 60 seconds. Each week from Tuesday, March 19 through Monday, April 8, the top 50 scorers in the country will win a $25 B-Dubs gift card. The player with highest cumulative score wins a trip to the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four.
ESPN Bracket Bound 2013 (Free for iPhone users) This is the ultimate college basketball tournament companion. It allows you to follow ESPN coverage and game highlights, fill your brackets with ESPN Tournament Challenge (brackets in real-time) and compete against ESPN celebrities and analysts to see how your brackets can beat the experts. College Basketball Scoreboard (Free for Androids and iPhones) Get up-to-the-minute college basketball scores, schedules and stories for the following conferences: ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Conference USA, Mountain West, Pac- 12 plus Top 25 schools. Customize your score feeds by conference to keep up with your selected conference first, then other Top 25 games. *Thank you Verizon for these great Apps!