Well it's that time again. You know it's almost spring when you hear birds chirping, cities like Cleveland only has about 6 inches of snow left to melt, and the excitement of the March Madness gets under way. The first thing I think of about March Madness is BRACKETS! There is nothing more fun than watching nail biting games in hopes of your team going all the way.
In saying all of that, we would like to help you with keeping tabs on all the excitement happening. Check out these great Apps to keep track of the scores, upcoming games, how your teams are doing, and all the smack talk you can dish out.
NCAA March Madness Fan Zone (Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)
Here's a nice app for AT&T users. It gives you real-time updates such as scoring, news, and all of your bracket needs. You can also use it to smack talk others as your team goes straight to the top using Facebook, Twitter, and SMS.
ESPN Bracket Bound 2011 (Android, iPhone, iPod Touch)
The official ESPN app will enter you into a chance to win $10,000 sweepstakes for who earns the most points by picking the right teams. Cough Cough Ohio State.... It's a great free app to manage brackets and enter private or public pools.
PocketBracket: March College Basketball Tournament (Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
Want real time status? PocketBracket will update your bracket and includes social media so you can e-mail or share how well you're doing on Facebook and Twitter. It includes unlimited bracket creation, automated scoring and ranking, tools, team stats, and a full view of your bracket with updated scores and stats.
Bracket Tracker (Android)
This app tracks and allows you to manage all of your brackets against your opponents. Enter your picks and anyone else your playing against and it will let you know where you stand. This is a great free option to help you manage your way to the top.
Pick My Bracket (Android)
If you need someone to fill in your own bracket and pick for you then this is your app. Might be kind of fun to run a few different brackets off of this app. This app will actually use the statistics from each team to calculate the formula for the way it picks. It will also allow you to compare the tournament bracket with results from previous tournaments.
March Madness Countdown (Android)
This app will give you a countdown to the exact second the 2011 NCAA Tournament begins. It's a free download from the Android Market. Image unavailable at this time.
There is also Top Seed Team-Specific Apps which one of them is called Ohio State College SuperFansLt created by Smartphones Technologies, Inc. This app is officially licensed by The Ohio State Buckeyes and will give you up-to-the-minute scores, news, schedules, polls, standings, previews, and game recaps. Smartphones Technologies, Inc. also has made a few other team specific apps in case if you're not a fan of Ohio State. If you get the free version it is ad supported.