March 15, 2011
Originally published on the Huffington Post.
March Madness marks that special time of the year when colleges around the country try to play their way into the big dance for a chance to compete for the NCAA Division I basketball championships. Fans will experience the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat as David takes on Goliath for a chance at their “one shining moment”.
So how about you? Dust off your college sweatshirt, memorize your school fight song again and pull out your smartphone – you’re going to need these apps to follow your favorite team as they fight for the title or when they score the big upset
March Madness on Demand – Free (iPhone, iPad)
Back again for 2011, March Madness on Demand brings the excitement of college basketball to your Apple device, whether you are on the go or in your living room. Watch every single game in its entirety from the first round through the championship in-real time, track statistics as they happen and comment with your Facebook or Twitter account. Get the App for FREE in the App Store today!
College Fight Songs – Free (iPhone, iPad)
Rooting for your favorite college team also involves knowing their fight song. Whether you are singing the Notre Dame Victory March or the Buckeye Battle Cry, use this app so you’ll know when to be ready when your team makes the game changing play. Get this App for FREE from the App store today.
Sports Bar Finder – Free (iPhone, iPad, Android)
Watching sporting events is great, but even better when you are with friends. Sports Bar Finder will help you and your friends find the best bar nearby so you can go and root your team on with others. Hopefully you won’t run into anyone from your rival school. Get the FREE App from both the Android Market and App Store.
Finger Basketball – FREE (iPhone, iPad)
Think you can make that key free throw with the game on the line when the star player on your team can’t? Download Finger Basketball and see how many shots you can make in three minutes or less. It’s a great activity to keep you entertained during those commercial breaks. Get the app for FREE from the App Store. Good luck!
Sportsbook – Free (iPhone, iPad, Android)
So your bracket is doing well, your team is winning and you feel lucky – don’t stop there! Download the Sportsbook app and test out your sports luck in virtual betting. Place bets and rake in the virtual winnings and compete with colleagues as well as players around the world, with virtual currency starting from $15,000 and up. Start betting for FREE today by downloading the App from the App Store or Android Market.