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NCAA Mens College World Series App, Presented by Coca-Cola Zero to Provide Comprehensive Event Coverage

Immersive Experience to Feature Latest News & Information, Real-Time

Scoring & Highlights, Photo Galleries, On-Site Schedules & More

The 2015 NCAA Men’s College World Series app will be the ultimate destination for fans seeking all of the latest information surrounding this year’s championship event, beginning June 13 in Omaha, Neb.  Sponsored by NCAA Corporate Champion Coca-Cola Zero, the app’s comprehensive content – also available on NCAA.com – will include score updates, real-time photo gallery stream, and the ability to listen and watch the games.

For fans attending the College World Series at TD Ameritrade, the NCAA Men’s College World Series app will include complete tournament and fan fest schedules, an interactive map, ticketing information and the all new Fan Fest Connect. The free app is available for download starting today, from the Apple App Store and Google Play. 

The NCAA Men’s College World Series App will include:

- A daily event schedule providing fans with times, locations, an interactive map and lists of all the tournament’s festivities including the opening ceremony, fan fest events, games and more;

Live scores for all Men’s College World Series games;

Live audio to listen to every call of the Men’s College World Series;

- The Fan Fest Connect feature allowing fans on site to register for events by scanning their app at the fan fest event booths;

- The Coca-Cola Zero Social Arena allowing fans to browse and interact with team social accounts, share posts and videos with other college baseball fans.

In addition to the app, NCAA.com will feature coverage of the 2015 Men’s College World Series through extensive editorial coverage, interactive brackets, live scoring, post-game press conferences, photo galleries and the debut of interactive data visualizations powered by Qlik.  The visualizations provide fans an interactive tool to evaluate and compare the remaining teams at each round of the tournament.  Users can filter by various data points to compare their team’s performance against the competition.

About the NCAA

The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 460,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for 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, Bing (Microsoft), Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick (General Motors), Burger King, Enterprise, Infiniti, Kindle (Amazon), LG, Lowe’s, Nabisco (Mondelez), Northwestern Mutual, Reese’s (Hershey’s), Unilever and UPS.

About Turner Sports
Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., 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, 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 Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.

CONTACTS:

Tareia Williams  Turner Sports                 404-575-9710                 tareia.williams@turner.com

Gail Dent           NCAA                           317-917- 6117                gdent@ncaa.org