Viewing Picks For March 8, 2013

College Basketball

Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, St. Louis, MO
Creighton vs. Drake — Fox College Sports Central, 1 p.m.
Indiana State vs. Evansville — Fox College Sports Central, 3:30 p.m.
Illinois State vs. Northern Iowa –Fox College Sports Pacific, 9:30 p.m.

Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, Nashville, TN
Belmont vs. Tennessee State — ESPNU, 7 p.m.
Murray State vs. Eastern Kentucky — ESPN3, 9:30 p.m.

Southern Conference Tournament, Asheville, NC
1st Round
Wofford vs. Georgia Southern — ESPN3, 11:30 a.m.
Samford vs. Furman — ESPN3, 2 p.m.
Chattanooga vs. North Carolina-Greensboro — ESPN3, 6 p.m.
Western Carolina vs. The Citadel — ESPN3, 8:30 p.m.

West Coast Conference Tournament, Las Vegas, NV
Santa Clara vs. Loyola Marymount — ESPNU, 9 p.m.
BYU vs. San Diego — ESPNU, 11:30 p.m.

Kent State at Akron — ESPN2, 7 p.m.


Big Ten Tournament, Hoffman Estates, IL
Iowa vs. Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 12:30 p.m.
Wisconsin vs. Purdue — Big Ten Network, 3 p.m.
Ohio State vs. Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.
Michigan State vs. Michigan — Big Ten Network, 9:30 p.m.

Pac-12 Tournament, Seattle, WA
USC vs. Cal — Pac-12 Network, 3 p.m.
Utah vs. UCLA — Pac-12 Network, 5:30 p.m.
Washington State vs. Stanford — Pac-12 Network, 9 p.m.
Colorado vs. Washington — Pac-12 Network, 11:30 p.m.

College Hockey
Boston University at Northeastern — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.
Maine at New Hampshire — NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Maryland-Baltimore County at Johns Hopkins — ESPNU, 5 p.m.

Paris-Nice, Stage 5: Châteauneuf-du-Pape to Montagne de Lure — NBC Sports Network, midnight (delayed)

PGA Tour, Doral, FL
WGC-Cadillac Championship, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 2 p.m.

PGA Tour, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Open, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

MLB Spring Training
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, midnight

World Baseball Classic
Pool 1, 2nd Round, Tokyo, Japan
Japan vs. Taiwan — MLB Network, 5 a.m.

Pool D, 1st Round, Phoenix, AZ
Canada vs. Italy — MLB Network, 2 p.m.
Mexico vs. United State — MLB Network, 9 p.m.

Pool C, 1st Round, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Spain vs. Puerto Rico — MLB Network, 5:30 p.m.

World Baseball Classic Today — MLB Network, 8 a.m.
World Baseball Classic Today — MLB Network, 5:30 p.m.
World Baseball Classic Today — MLB Network, 8 p.m.

Atlanta at Boston — ESPN, 8 p.m.
Houston at Golden State — ESPN, 10:30 p.m.

NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 7 p.m.

NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m.
Path to the Draft — NFL Network, 6 p.m.

Chicago at Colorado — NHL Network, 9 p.m.

NHL Live — NHL Network, 5 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Overtime — NBC Sports Network, 11:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, midnight

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
The 'Lights — NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, 9 a.m.
Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m.
The Box Score — Audience Network (DirecTV)/NBC Sports Network, noon
SVP & Russillo — ESPNews, 1 p.m.
Outside the Lines — ESPN, 3 p.m.
Dan Le Batard is Highly Questionable — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.
SportsNation — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
The Best of the Dan Patrick Show — NBC Sports Network, 4 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Crossover — NBC Sports Network, 6 p.m.
The Artie Lange Show — Audience Network (DirecTV), 10 p.m.
Lead Off — CBS Sports Network, midnight

BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, CA
2nd Round — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m.

Ken Fang

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.