SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneIn, the world's largest audio network, today announced its college basketball lineup, which includes live play-by-play and team-specific programming from a total of 149 universities.
With more than 60% of college basketball fans living outside of their home market, TuneIn's content lineup allows college sports fans at home and around the world to stay connected to their favorite team for free. TuneIn's complete college sports network is built through partnerships with Learfield, IMG, FOX Sports, OUTFRONT Media, Westwood One, ESPN Radio and Compass Media Networks, plus independent agreements with the University of Kentucky and Arizona State University.
"2016 has been a big growth year for TuneIn's sports content offering," said Kevin Straley, TuneIn Chief Content Officer. "We are excited to continue our key partnerships, which allow us to bring a record-number of college basketball stations to dedicated fans everywhere."
When games are not being streamed live on their favorite team stations, fans can enjoy additional college basketball programming on TuneIn, such as the IMG-produced "College Sports Now" show, plus a variety of podcasts like "College Hoops Today with Jon Rothstein," "CBSSports.com Eye On College Basketball" and "ESPNU: College Basketball."
TuneIn has continued to grow its college basketball offerings each year, streaming hundreds of live games from every major conference, including the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, AAC, MAC and WAC. Additionally, through its partnership with Westwood One, TuneIn is also home to live play-by-play of all 65 games of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, as well as the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Final Four® and Championship Game.
Each college station gives fans worldwide 24/7, free access to live play-by-play audio streams, as well as on-demand programming. 22 of the current Men's AP Top 25 teams are available on TuneIn including: No. 1 Duke, No. 2 Kentucky, defending NCAA Champion Villanova at No. 3, plus other national favorites like Oregon (4), Kansas (7), Michigan State (13) St. Mary's (17), Syracuse (18) and Iowa State (20). Live play-by-play of select women's powerhouse programs like defending NCAA champion and third-ranked UCONN, No. 2 Baylor and No. 4 South Carolina are also available.
For the full list of college basketball stations available on TuneIn, visit tunein.com/collegebasketball, or search "college basketball" on the TuneIn app. Fans can also search for their favorite team by name.
TuneIn is the most popular way to listen to streaming audio from around the world. With more than 60 million monthly active users, TuneIn lets people listen to the world's sports, news, talk, and music from wherever they are. TuneIn has over 100,000 radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent, and is available for free across many connected devices. TuneIn Premium lets subscribers listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, over 60k audiobooks, and commercial-free music stations. TuneIn has venture funding from Comcast Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and Icon Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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