TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Free mobile sports app theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) has basketball fans covered when the top college teams battle it out for the prestigious NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship this month.
theScore's latest iOS and Android updates offer a host of tournament-specific features, delivering fans the best, mobile-first coverage of the year's biggest college sports event, with the on-court action beginning March 18. Key features include:
- Upset Tracker: Get alerts when a lower-ranked team is ahead at halftime, with 5:00 minutes left or at the end of a game. Know exactly when a team is about to score a big upset and bust your bracket.
- Bracket View: Track your team's path to the final with theScore's bracket view, which is fully interactive and supported in both portrait and landscape mode.
- Deep Personalization: Customize theScore to follow every single game, or just the teams and players you really care about. Set-up breaking news alerts for any team or player, as well as alerts for game start, game end, close game or the score at the end of each half.
- Real Time News: theScore's content team will deliver the very latest tourney news via its unique mobile-first style that breaks down the biggest stories into the most important elements, tracking each development in real time, accompanied by compelling GIFs, videos and tweets - perfect for consumption on mobile devices.
Click here for a video showing theScore's NCAA Basketball Championship features
"It's events like this where theScore really shines," said John Levy, Chairman and CEO of theScore, Inc. "Whether you're following your teams through the bracket or just putting down the odd wager with a buddy, theScore's mobile-first coverage of personalized news, scores and information is your perfect companion."
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theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.
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