Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Mar 14, 2007




WRIF & WCSX offering free college bracket challenges

Greater Media sister stations Classic Rock WCSX-FM 94.7 and Active Rock WRIF-FM 101.1 are giving Metro Detroit college basketball fans two more reasons to enjoy all the action this March. WRIF’s Hoop Mania and WCSX’s College Hoop Basketball Challenge provide listeners the opportunity to be a part of the action from tip-off to the final game. Best of all, these bracket games are free and can be found at and

Fanatics will be able to test their college basketball knowledge against WCSX personalities including Jim Johnson, Karen Savelly, Ken Calvert, Steve Kostan, Paul Buck and WRIF’s Marc Fellhauer and Steve Black.

Each day, participants will be given a list of real-life matches between college basketball teams. Prior to the start of the games, participants will review the matches and select the teams they think will win.

After the games have been decided, participants will be given 1 “win” for each correct pick and 1 “loss” for each incorrect pick. The standings will display all the participants ranked according to their win percentage. Features include:

• Live Stats & Daily Scoring
• Easy registration with point and click bracket selections
• Early upsets only cost you one pick
• Join a private group with your buddies and find out who makes the best picks
• Download printable bracket comparisons
• View everyone’s picks
• Read in depth team reviews and expert predictions
• Follow each team with articles, stats and interviews
• Read game recaps and all the box scores

Detroit Free Press:

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Cincinnati Enquirer

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