What a great time of year this is if you’re a sports fan – Spring Training in full swing, the business end of the NBA and European football / soccer league seasons, The Masters coming up soon, and the Summer Olympics and European Championships to look forward to.
Oh, and right about now, that incomparable March Madness – this year’s NCAA tournament. It’s Selection Sunday and there’s an iPad app to follow the madness right from the NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show this afternoon through to the title game: NCAA March Madness Live.
It’s a free app that will let you listen to live game radio, check scores, fill out and follow your bracket and more. For $3.99 as an In-App purchase, you can upgrade and watch live streaming video of every single one of the 67 games in the Men’s tournament.
Here’s the list of features in the free app:
NCAA® March Madness® LIVE offers these great features for free:
NEW for 2012: live game radio of all 67 games
NEW for 2012: live social chatter for teams in every game
– Fill out your official NCAA Bracket Challenge bracket right from your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad
– Track the entire bracket live throughout the tournament
– Follow live scores and player stats – including team leaders and a live lead tracker (iPad only)
– Get alerts for upsets, overtimes, crunch time (close games), and your favorite teams
– Post directly to Facebook and Twitter
– Use My Channels to see where each game is on all four networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV
And the additional features when you do the $3.99 upgrade:
– Watch the CBS NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show bracket selection show live on Sunday, March 11
– Watch LIVE streaming of all 67 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament games
– Watch a live stream of team practices from the Final Four®
– Watch highlights of all 67 games; highlights available right after each game (iPhone/iPod Touch only)
Take it with you: your In-App purchase lets you watch live games on any of your iOS devices running iOS 4.3 or higher. Buy it once and watch games on all your devices for one low price – even your computer.
NCAA® March Madness® LIVE provides LIVE STREAMING VIDEO over both Wi-Fi and 3G. Note: sufficient network coverage is required to stream live video.
The tournament kicks off Tuesday, and if you’re a college basketball fan this is a must-have app.
Here’s an App Store link for NCAA March Madness Live.