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ESPN Player tips off the start of NCAA Basketball season

November 11, 2016

ESPN Player will bring unrivalled coverage of the 2016/17 NCAA Basketball season to fans in EMEA anytime, anywhere. The live and on-demand sports streaming service will give fans the opportunity to watch more than 700 top college basketball games on computers, tablets and mobile devices.

Mobile apps on iOS & Android will provide fans with a seamless viewing experience on the go and whenever it suits them. The app, also available for iPad, allows fans to stream content to Apple TV devices via AirPlay. Fans will be able to stream their favourite teams to the big screen, amplifying the viewing experience and the value of their subscription throughout the NCAA Basketball season.

Subscribers also have access to three 24/7 ESPN channels – ESPNU, The SEC Network and The Longhorn Network – direct from the US. Game previews, original programs, analysis and predictions will all be available at the touch of a button letting sports fans fully tap into the excitement of college basketball around the clock.

The College Basketball season tips off on November 11th with notable matchups including many of the 25 top-ranked teams facing off. Perennial championship favourites Duke will get their campaign underway at home, while Indiana take on the highly rated Kansas in a top-12 standoff. Arizona, equipped with #1-ranked basketball prospect DeAndre Ayton, will go head-to-head with the 12th-ranked Michigan State Spartans. Meanwhile, Kentucky, hot on the heels of top spot in the pre-season rankings, play host to Stephen F. Austin in the iconic Rupp Arena.

ESPN Player is also the home of March Madness in EMEA. Subscribers will have the chance to experience every game from every round, including the Final Four and the National Championship game. The journey from Selection Sunday to the final includes 67 games, all of which will be available to view live and on-demand with ESPN Player.

NCAA College Basketball is available as part of ESPN Player’s NCAA College Pass, with monthly passes available for £19.99 and annual subscriptions – which provide access to more than 3,000 college sports events throughout the year – for £109.99., the world’s leading digital sports property, will deliver the latest news, exclusive content, in-depth analysis and comprehensive reports to fans throughout the NCAA College Basketball season.

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