It’s March and that means it’s time to embrace the madness of the NCAA’s national college basketball tournaments. The win-or-go-home format with teams from all over the country vying for the ultimate prize, is reality TV at its best. To maximize your enjoyment of the Madness, you’ve got to channel your own inner madness. Here’s three easy steps that can help you achieve your own, personal mayhem nirvana.
(1) Fill out a Bracket
You don’t have to be an expert to make your picks. You select by seeding, evaluate by win/loss records or just pick your favorite team colors or mascots. It takes less than three minutes to establish your own vested interest. Here are some of the best online sites, available:
Yahoo Tourney Pick’em – fill out a bracket and receive a free 7-Eleven Big Gulp Drink coupon https://tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com/
CBS Sports Bracket Challenge – Best bracket wins a trip to the 2016 NCAA FINAL FOUR http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/ncaa-tournament/brackets/games
ESPN.com Tournament Challenge – top prizes include a $20,000 Best Buy gift card and a trip to the NCAA 2015 Maui Invitational. http://games.espn.go.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2015/en/bracket?addata=2015_TCMen_BracketURL
(2) Watch the Madness
Every second of every game is available in virtually any format you like. Content is digital and served up to meet your style via TV, phone, tablet or computer.
In your living room – CBS and Turner Broadcasting will televise every game, live. Immerse yourself in the tournament by tuning in to your local CBS affiliates TNT, TBS and TruTV.
When you’re on the go – Stream the games via NCAA March Madness on Demand to your phone, tablet or computer. http://www.ncaa.com/march-madness-live
If you’re short on time – NCAA’s official YouTube channel will keep you up to speed on all the circus dunks and heart-breaking buzzer beaters. https://www.youtube.com/marchmadness
(3) Engage in the Conversation
Even in today’s fragmented digital society, the drama of these intense athletic competitions always captures the attention of the entire nation. So, take advantage of this opportunity. Speak up, join in on the conversation and sound off!
Facebook – “Like” Official NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Facebook Fan Pages. Connect with nearly 800,000 fans, 100,000 on the Women’s page, and make your opinions known. Sound off! https://www.facebook.com/NCAAMarchMadness
Twitter – Follow @marchmadness and use #MarchMadness to feel the vibe of the tournament
Instagram – Follow the NCAA’s official page and receive final score images in real time https://instagram.com/marchmadness
Competition + Action + Drama = MARCH MADNESS!