This Week In TPSports…The Madness Continues!!! (Mar 23/09)
Total Pro Sports – So after a dull Thursday to kick off the NCAA Tournament, Friday provided more than a fair share of thrillers, and even two overtimes in the late night slot. The weekend was no slouch either and the fans went home pleased (unless your bracket looks like mine). So what does week two bring? I’d expect much of the same.
NCAA Mens Basketball Tourney: Sweet 16
Begins Thursday, March 26 at 7:07pm ET
Its Sweet 16 time, and the action begins with the Purdue Boilermakers taking on the UConn Huskies. Can Purdue give UConn their first test? The rest of the night will also see Xavier battle Pitt, Missouri face the Memphis Tigers, and Villanova will lock up with Duke. Friday kicks off with the upbeat Arizona Wildcats taking on number 1 Louisville. Also for your viewing pleasure; Syracuse vs Oklahoma, Kansas vs Michigan St, and Gonzaga vs UNC.
NHL, Detroit Red Wings vs Calgary Flames
Monday, March 23, 9:30pm EST
The last time these two teams faced off, the Flames made a remarkable comeback don two goals late to find themselves up by a goal with less than a minute left. That was before the Red Wings tied it, but their heroics were once again thwarted as the Flames took the extra point in a shootout. Look for this edition to be just as exciting.
NBA, Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Hornets
Wednesday, March 25, 8pm ET
If the playoffs started today, these two teams would be squaring off against each other in the first round as the number 4 and 5 seeds. This is a very likely playoff matchup and both teams will want to win this one as it may be an important factor in who gets home court advantage. The Chris Paul vs Chaunce Billups matchup is pretty intriguing as well, just to throw that in there.