The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, with March Madness tipping off on March 19. Sixty-seven games will be played at 14 venues over 21 days and more than 60 million Americans will strive for their own championship over co-workers, family members, and friends when they fill out their own brackets and cross their fingers that their picks are right. Mobile device can help you stay on top of this year’s tournament, so you don’t miss a tip-off and get all of the latest updates on scores that matter to you. The updates come even faster with 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Don’t miss any of the action. Your smartphone or tablet can help you stay on top of the game, especially when a great deal of the early action happens during the workday. In order to keep up with close games, three-pointers, and nail-biting finishes leading up to the championship game, U.S. Cellular recommends these “final four” must-have apps as fans prepare for one of the most prominent annual sporting events:
College Basketball Scoreboard— This app is for the ultimate college basketball fan. It provides up-to-the-minute scores, schedules, and news stories for the following conferences: ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Conference USA, Mountain West, Pac-10, and SEC, plus Top 25 schools. It also includes schedules and scores for conference tournaments and the NCAA Tournament. The score ticker shows scores from your selected conference and the Top 25. You can even trash talk your rivals via Facebook, Twitter and email through this app.
Bracket – This free app is a bracket tracker for the March Madness tournament, including easy editing, score tracking and live updates. You can enter your picks and the app will track them as scores come in by marking them green if they’re right and red if they’re wrong.
CBS SportsCaster—This free app delivers lightning-fast updates on scores, stats and Tweets for all major sports, including the NCAA Basketball Tournament. You can customize push notices that will keep you on top of all the live action and it is the only sports apps with live Twitter feeds for every team, every game.
Yahoo! Sportacular—This free app offers simple, fast, and in-depth sports scores and news. It is a great choice and is one of the easiest and quickest ways to follow all sports and every single NCAA game. You can break down the top 25, the tournament regions as well set up alerts for your favorite team.
All of these apps are available for download in Google Play on any Android-powered device, such as the 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy S® III or Samsung Galaxy Note® II. Downloading apps, checking your NCAA bracket picks, or watching a game on-the-go is quick and easy with 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G.