The #1 bracket app is back and better than ever for the 2020 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament! Compete against friends, ESPN personalities and celebrities to see who finishes with the best bracket and hoops-bragging glory. Did we mention it's totally free and you have a chance to win prizes and a trip to Hawaii for the 2020 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament?
* Create up to 25 brackets and enter each bracket in up to 10 different groups to play against friends, celebrities, ESPN personalities, and fans across the nation. The more brackets you fill out, the greater your chances to win!
* Fill out your bracket in seconds by auto-filling with top seeds, ESPN's Basketball Power Index (BPI) formula, or random teams. Or import your bracket, change the champion, and submit another bracket!
* You can even start a bracket, such as by choosing your champion, and let ESPN finish the rest for you, either randomly or with our Smart Bracket logic powered by BPI!
* View details on each matchup to make informed picks, including season and historical performance information for each team and video previews for each game of the tournament.
* Need an extra edge? Subscribe to ESPN+ and get access to Bracket Predictor, Bracket Analyzer, and expert analysis for game-by-game insights to help you win. Additionally, get access to thousands of live streaming events and ESPN originals on ESPN.com, ESPN App, and connected TV devices. You can purchase ESPN+ directly in the app.
* Access Women's Tournament Challenge, Tournament Challenge Second Chance, and the ESPN Fantasy App from the 'More Games' tab to play all tournament long. Download the ESPN Tournament Challenge app and start your quest for hoops glory!
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- We miss college hoops, but are already gearing up for the 2020-21 college basketball season in advance of Tournament Challenge 2021!
- We are redesigning the bracket, making it easier than ever to make and see your picks.
- We are fixing bugs and making the app faster and more performant.
- Come back and check for updates in advance of Tournament Challenge 2021!
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Don’t bury the women’s tournament
The app is a lot of fun. I appreciate the opportunity to fill out lots of brackets (one in which my fave teams win, one in which I predict lots of upsets, etc.). I like the auto fill options as well. But I care as much about the women’s tournament as the men’s, and I’m surprised that the women’s tournament is still an afterthought. It is a hassle to have to dig for it (and dig even deeper to get the game times). What’s worse, after I dig down to game level within my bracket, there is no way to go back one screen to the bracket. The only option is to hit exit, which sends you back to “Play More Games” level, where you have to select “play” the women’s tournament. Come on! Maybe you should just create a separate app for the women’s tournament. But I’ll give you credit for including the women’s tournament in the app; the NCAA’s own March Madness app doesn’t include anything about the women’s tournament! Crazy!
Not so easy
I was excited for the tournament looking forward to filling out my bracket, but as I got going it became quite obvious that it will require more work and maneuvering around the app than it really should. Inviting friends and family to play along and join our private group was painful and way more complicated than expected. My hope that next year ESPN puts in a little bit more work on developing more user friendly features within the signing up process...go Zags!
Great app if you’re sighted. Extremely inaccessible.
I’m a sighted person and use this app every year for March madness. I didn’t realize how inaccessible the app is until I organized a league for my coworkers this year. We have 4 or 5 blind coworkers participating and all of them needed some level of assistance filling out their brackets, which is a shame because the app should really be compatible with Voice Over. Most of the buttons don’t have labels, and the elements aren’t being selected as a group when picking a team, so you can’t even tell which team you’re selecting. I design our accessible mobile app for our company and baking in accessibility really isn’t that hard. Disappointed in ESPN and hope you make changes for next year, even if it’s using a promotion with Aira to provide on demand assistance for the BLV community.
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