NCAA.com, managed by Turner Sports and the NCAA, has unveiled Final Four apps with comprehensive local event information for fans attending the NCAA Men’s Final Four in Houston and the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis. Both apps feature detailed local information on the respective venues, attractions, restaurants, news, social features and more.
For fans on site, this year’s Men’s Final Four app – NCAA® Final Four® Houston presented by AT&T – includes Flash Seats®, a feature that gives fans access to paperless tickets on their phone, provides enhanced navigation with Uber integration, a broader social experience, location-based alerts and local explore options for restaurants, attractions and more. The app is available for free beginning today via the App Store and Google Play.
Additionally, for fans attending the Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis, the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship app will provide Women’s Final Four event details including fan gathering locations, venue information, restaurants, tickets, news, scores, brackets and more. National Semifinal games will be played April 3, with the National Championship decided on April 5 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The app –available for download via the App Store and Google Play – features a live bracket, scoring and game schedules, photo galleries, social feeds and more.
This year’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, will be televised on TBS, along with the National Championship on Monday, April 4, marking the first time the title game will air on cable television in the 78-year history of the NCAA Tournament. NCAA March Madness® Live™ will also offer live streaming of the National Semifinals from all three vantage points, along with the National Championship.
Features for the NCAA Final Four Houston presented by AT&T app:
- AT&T Tourney Trivia – a trivia challenge that allows fans to test their NCAA March Madness knowledge;
- Customized Daily Event Schedule – providing fans with directions, maps and lists of all of the weekend’s festivities including Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One, March Madness Music Festival™ and more; while allowing fans to “Save” events to create a customized schedule;
- Explore Houston – venue specific information, along with details on fan gatherings, local restaurants and merchandise outlets in the city;
- Location Based Alerts – relevant information alerts to help fans as they travel around Houston.
- In addition to the Final Four app, NCAA.com will continue to provide exclusive March Madness content throughout the Final Four via NCAA March Madness Live as well as editorial coverage, score updates, real-time game highlights, post-game photo galleries, press conferences and more.
Download the NCAA Final Four Apps here:
About the NCAA
The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly a half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have the following elite companies as official Corporate Champions—AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola—and the following elite companies as official Corporate Partners—Allstate, Amazon Echo, Bing (Microsoft), Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Enterprise, Infiniti, LG, Lowe’s, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Reese’s, Unilever and UPS.
About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of Turner, is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports’ television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE, boxing and professional golf. The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across broadband and mobile platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated Team Stream app, NCAA.com and the critically-acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.