The madness is here – and theScore is on hand to keep you on top of all the biggest results and upsets during the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Championship gets underway today, and theScore has been named as one of the best apps to follow all the madness by a number of top tech media outlets.
With the 2013 March Madness basketball tournament in full swing, you may want to stay informed with up-to-the-second scores and the latest news, and you can with theScore Mobile for iPhone and iPad. With theScore Mobile, you can receive notifications when games start and close, the score at halftime, and news about your favorite teams and players.
In addition to keeping track of scores and news for March Madness, theScore Mobile also includes a scrollable, swipeable bracket. You can even pinch to zoom in and out to see more or less of the bracket.
The great thing about theScore is that it’s not only a basketball and March Madness app; it also covers football, hockey, baseball, mixed martial arts, soccer, auto racing, golf, tennis, and lacrosse. So if you follow all sports, theScore Mobile can stay on your home screen all year.
Are you following the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament this year? What team are you rooting for? If you pick this one up, let us know what you think!
TheScore Mobile has been updated today to include complete coverage of the 2013 NCAA March Madness College Basketball tournament. The update includes a new March Madness bracket view for the tournament, which allows users to scroll and pinch and zoom for views.
Also, push alerts are now available for “Final Scores” for the end of each game and “Upset Tracker” alerts, for when a lower ranked team is leading a higher ranked team at halftime, 5 minutes left in the game or at the end of the game.
If you’re following the tournament with money on the line, this update is going to make your life better or possibly worse. March Madness 2013 starts on Tuesday, March 19th and ends on Monday, April 8th.
– Leading free mobile sports app launches great new features for March tournament
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TORONTO – March 4th, 2013: Sports fans wont have to miss a dunk when the biggest college basketball tournament in the world gets underway this month, with leading free sports app theScore offering a host of great new features for iOS and Android devices.
The NCAA Men’s Division One Basketball Tournament begins on March 19th, with 68 teams battling it out in the epic single-elimination contest. And theScore will be tracking every second of action all the way to the championship final.
These latest updates complement theScore’s existing NCAA basketball offering, which includes coverage from games taking place now in the Big East, Big 10 and ACC and other major conferences. The new features, which go live in time for the tournament, include:
- Bracket view, allowing fans to track their favourite teams’ routes to the final.
- Upset Tracker alerts, notifying fans in real time when an upset is on the cards.
- All Games alerts, meaning fans wont miss a single scoreline from the tournament.
- Option to follow specific teams and set-up alerts to track scores, news and stats.
Jonathan Savage, VP of Products at theScore, Inc., said: “For us, the main NCAA action begins now. March is the biggest month for college basketball and theScore already has you covered with wall-to-wall NCAAB conference action right up to the main event. These new features will turbocharge our existing offering and make our app the ultimate destination for basketball fans.”
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For all the sports fans out there theScore Mobile has received a decent update today to include full coverage of upcoming ‘March Madness’ from the NCAA College Basketball tournament, breaking news push alerts for your favourite leagues (NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB), easier customization of league ordering, and more. Not much to say here other than to download this if you love sports.
What’s New in Version 3.5.3
• NCAA College Basketball Tournament – full coverage of draw and all games. Turn on Upset Tracker alerts to be notified in real time of any potential upsets! The All Games alert will notify you at the end of every tournament game with the final score.
• Breaking News push alerts for your favorite leagues – We’ve now got breaking news alerts for the biggest trades, injuries and happenings – for NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Turn them on when you go into the “News” section for each league. You can turn them off easily in the settings area.
• Customize your league ordering even easier on iPhone – click “More Leagues” and tap the plus / minus buttons.
• Proper team calendar names for full seasons.
• Optimizations to team alerts. Note: If you want to make any changes to your alerts you can customize all alerts under settings now.
• Full coverage of NBA Trade Deadline in the Scores and News sections. Live Feb 18th.
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