At the peak period of entries this morning, fans registered 18,503 brackets per minute (308 brackets per second). From Selection Sunday through Wednesday, the newly redesigned ESPN Tournament Challenge app averaged 1.5 million unique visitors per day and logged an average minute audience of 18,000, up +41 percent and +14 percent, respectively, compared to the same period last year.
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Tournament Challenge Brackets Return to ESPN.com for the 19th Consecutive Year
Ilan Ben-Hanan promoted to Vice President of College Sports Programming.
Defending Division I men’s college basketball national champion Duke as well as 2015 Final Four participants Wisconsin and Michigan State are among the teams in this season’s 17th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge from November 30 to December 2. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 14 games of the event matching top college … Read More
Frank Kaminsky, Breanna Stewart, D’Angelo Russell and Delon Wright among Recipients at Inaugural College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s
John R. Wooden Award Men’s Player of the Year
John R. Wooden Award Women’s Player of the Year
Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award
Four Days Live Set Presence from Site of Final Four ESPN International Telecasts of Semifinals and National Championship ESPN Radio Saturday Programs in Indianapolis ESPNU Review and Preview Shows ESPN’s extensive on-site coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Final Four will include multiplatform studio content from a set in the Pan American … Read More
ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the entire 78th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) will begin with all 16 first-round games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18. The networks will follow the first round with all eight second-round matchups (March 20-23), the four quarterfinals (March 24-25), both semifinals (March 31) and … Read More
ESPN’s extensive multiplatform coverage of Selection Sunday, March 15, included instant and in-depth analysis across studio shows on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Rece Davis hosted live coverage of up-to-the-minute tournament selection updates on ESPN’s 6 p.m. ET SportsCenter with analysts Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams. Dan Dakich and Jim Calhoun was also in-studio … Read More
1,714 Exclusive Games across Television and Digital Platforms ESPN and ESPN2 Televise Season’s Five Most-Viewed Games across All Networks ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU’s 622 Games Average 475,000 Viewers; WatchESPN Generates 607,000,000 Live Minutes Viewed Louisville Makes it a Baker’s Dozen with Metered Market Record ESPN’s 36th consecutive year of men’s regular-season college basketball averaged 1,376,000 … Read More
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