If you’re interested in basketball, well, college men’s basketball, then you’re probably really excited these days. The NCAA Tournament is ongoing as we speak, and it will last for the next couple of weeks. Chances are you’ll be able to see some quality basketball during that time period, and in order to be able to be up to date on what’s going on, it might be wise to have an app installed on your smartphone, as you probably won’t be able to watch every single game. That’s where we come in, we’ve rounded up some apps that will help you stay up to date with the results and news from March Madness games. Do keep in mind that these apps are not listed in any specific order, that being said, let’s get started, shall we.
NCAA March Madness Live
NCAA March Madness Live is definitely one of the best March Madness apps out there. This application is completely focused on the tournament, and will let you not only follow the scores and news, but also watch live games and highlights. This app is really well designed, it looks flat and it’s easy to follow what’s going on. The app is completely free to use, though do keep in mind that ads are included here.
SofaScore is one of the most popular ‘live score’ applications out there. This app lets you keep track of results from a ton of sports, ranging from football, soccer, basketball, table tennis and ice hockey, all the way to volleyball and futsal. Well, the NCAA Tournament is also included here, so if you’d like a nice, straightforward app for staying up to date with results of NCAA Tournament games, SofaScore might be just the right app for you.
CBS Sports is quite a powerful app, and for those of you who are into NCAA basketball, you’re in luck. The CBS Sports app will bring your results from NCAA Tournament games, but also so much more than that. This app offers live streaming radio and even comes with Chromecast support. On top of all that, you also get a number of news stories that will make sure you’re well informed, and the app also looks really nice.
FireFan is an app which lets you participate in the brackets challenge. The so-called FireMadness feature allows you to play, predict and complete your bracket picks round-by-round of the NCAA Tournament. You can also answer to in-game questions for additional points, and enter a sweepstakes that includes a trip for two to Hawaii and other prizes. On top of all that, this app offers really nice design, and is a lot of fun, though do keep in mind this is more of a game than a regular app.
Those of you who are into sports have probably heard of Yahoo Sports by now, as this app has been around for a long time and is also quite popular. This application brings forth a really nice design, and will keep you up to date when it comes to the NCAA Tournament. You will be able to access various details when it comes to pretty much every game, as is the case with most applications on this list.
ESPN Tournament Challenge
This app focuses more on the brackets challenge than it does in the tournament itself. You can follow up to 25 brackets, and in addition to that, get all the latest news along with game alerts. So, if you’re into ESPN’s bracket challenge, then this is an app for you, if not, there are plenty of other options on this list. It’s also worth mentioning that this app comes with ads, and those ads are quite noticeable, so keep that in mind.
theScore: Sports Scores & News
theScore is yet another really powerful sports app which will give you plenty of info when it comes to specific NCAA Tournament games, or even teams, players, etc. This app also comes with a news section, just in case you’d like to stay up to date with the latest news headlines as well. This application is quite informative, and it’s free to download and use, just like every other app on this list, though this app is also ad-supported.
Sports Alerts: NCAA Basketball
Sports Alerts: NCAA Basketball is one of the best apps on this list for the NCAA Tournament. This app is all about NCAA Basketball, it looks really nice, and it will get you live scores, stats and alerts for the games of your choice. You can also get specific player alerts, which is a feature that not a single other app on this list offers. This app is free to use, but it comes with in-app purchases, and ads, of course.
Basketball Schedule for NCAA
This is one of the more simple applications on this list. You can check live scores, game update and the full schedule by using this app, and also some news. This application is definitely not cluttered, and if you’re looking for a simpler NCAA Tournament application, well, this might be a good option for you. This app contains ads as well, but it is free to use, and there are no in-app purchases.
And last, but not least, is Google’s very own option, Google Now. All you need to do is Google ‘NCAA basketball tournament’ or say something along the lines ‘Show me scores from the NCAA basketball tournament’, and you should be good to go. This is one of the most simple solutions out there, but if you’re not interested in push notifications, and tons of stats, this will do just fine for your NCAA Tournament needs.