Ice wars heat up

If you’re an ice hockey fan, you’re about to embark on the best two months of the year.
Teams began their quests for the Stanley Cup on Wednesday, with four more series dropping the first puck on Thursday.
stanley_cup_playoffs-2015NBC Sports network has the Penguins visiting the Rangers Thursday at 7 p.m., followed by Wild-Blues at 9:30 p.m. Detroit heads to Tampa Bay at 7:30 p.m. on CNBC, with the Western Series between Anaheim and Winnipeg at 10:30 p.m.
Friday offers the second game between the Capitals and Islanders on NBC Sports network at 7 p.m. (also on Comcast) then Nashville meets Chicago at 9:30 p.m. North of the border, Montreal hosts Ottawa at 7 p.m. on CNBC and Calgary clashes with Vancouver at 10 p.m.
NBC has a pair of games Saturday at 3 p.m. – Detroit against Tampa Bay or Minnesota facing St. Louis – and Penguins-Rangers at 8 p.m. The Ducks and Jets battle at 10:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Islanders start their final postseason at Nassau Coliseum Sunday at noon, meeting the Capitals in Game 3. The Predators take on the Blackhawks at 3 p.m.
The Canadiens and Senators meet at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Vancouver-Calgary at 10 p.m.
Multiple games continue each night throughout the coming week.
The NBA’s postseason tips Saturday on ESPN, with the Wizards meeting the Raptors at 12:30 p.m. West top-seed Golden State hosts New Orleans at 3:30 p.m. on ABC, then ESPN has an evening doubleheader – Bulls against Bucks at 7 p.m. and Rockets-Mavericks at 9:30 p.m.
LeBron James and the Cavaliers battle the Celtics Sunday at 3 p.m. on ABC.  TNT has the rest of the first round action, with Nets-Hawks at 5:30 p.m. followed by Portland visiting Memphis at 8 p.m. and San Antonio against the Clippers at 10:30 p.m.
The WNBA gears up for its new season with its draft Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Nationals host the Phillies for the weekend, starting on MASN Thursday at 7 p.m. It’s over the MASN2 Friday, MASN Saturday at 1 p.m. and MASN2 Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
The Orioles head to Boston Friday at 7 p.m. on MASN, Saturday at 4 p.m. on MASN2 and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on MASN.
FoxSports1 has Saturday’s Orioles-Red Sox game at 4 p.m., followed by the Rays against Yankees at 7 p.m. ESPN offers the Reds battling the Cardinals Sunday at 8 p.m.
On the college diamond, Texas-San Antonio takes on Rice on Comcast Saturday at 3 p.m. FoxSports1 has St. John’s against Creighton Friday at 7 p.m. and Vanderbilt meets South Carolina on ESPN2 Saturday at 1 p.m.
NASCAR visits Bristol this weekend, with the Sprint Cup race Sunday at 1 p.m. on Fox. FoxSports1 has the Xfinity series contest Saturday at 1 p.m.
Bahrain hosts the Formula One race Sunday at 11 a.m. on NBC Sports network.  There’s practice Friday at 11 a.m.
The IndyCar circuit goes to Long Beach Sunday at 4 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
After the Masters, the PGA tour heads to Hilton Head for the Heritage on CBS Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
D.C. United hosts Houston Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. Philadelphia takes on New England Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2 and Portland heads to New York City Sunday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Napoli takes on Wolfsburg in Europa League action Thursday at 3 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Liverpool and Aston Villa meet in a semifinal of FA Cup Sunday at 10 a.m. on FoxSports1.
Everton takes on Burnley Saturday at 10 a.m. on NBC Sports network. Manchester City battles West Ham United Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
NBC Sports network offers Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold game Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Cleveland and Philadelphia meet in Arena Football Saturday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
In college softball, Baylor battles Oklahoma on ESPN2 Thursday at 9 p.m. and Florida faces Georgia Saturday at 4 p.m. Mercer meets Samford Saturday at 1 p.m. on Comcast and ESPN offers Oregon against Stanford Sunday at 3 p.m.


Does Tiger have any left in his tank?

Tiger Woods missed last year’s Masters.
He’s missed the past two months of the PGA tour.
mastersWill he find his past Augusta magic this year?
Tiger has four green jackets in his closet, and the quest for a fifth begins Thursday in one of the day’s late pairings.
The honorary starters – including Jack Nicklaus – get play going Thursday morning, and ESPN has coverage Thursday and Friday at 3 p.m.
CBS has the weekend action, starting Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
The latest green jacket awaits in Butler Cabin.
The Orioles have their home opener Friday at 3 p.m. on MASN against the Blue Jays, then continue the homestand Saturday and Sunday.
The Nationals close their series with the Mets Thursday at 1 p.m. on MASN, then visit the Phillies for the weekend on MASN2.
FoxSports1 offers the Red Sox facing the Yankees Saturday at 1 p.m., and the Royals meet the Angels at 9 p.m. The Red Sox and Yankees close out their series on ESPN Sunday at 8 p.m.
Southern Mississippi faces Western Kentucky on Comcast Sunday at 1 p.m.
It’s the final weekend of the NHL season, and the Capitals and Rangers gear up for the postseason Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on Comcast.
NBC offers the Sharks-Kings and Wild against Blues Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Blues battle the Blackhawks Thursday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network and Tampa Bay hosts Boston Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Boston hosts the NCAA’s Frozen Four, with Providence against Nebraska-Omaha at 5 p.m. and Boston University facing North Dakota at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
Let your hair hang down and watch the NASCAR race on Fox Saturday at 7 p.m. The Xfinity drivers hit the track Friday at 8:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
NBC Sports network has the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday at 1:30 a.m. There’s practice Friday at 3 a.m. and qualifying Saturday at 2 p.m.
The IndyCar circuit visits Louisiana this weekend, with the race Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network. There’s qualifying Saturday at 5 p.m.
TNT offers the Bulls and Heat Thursday at 8 p.m., with Warriors against TrailBlazers in the nightcap.
The Wizards visit the Nets Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast and host Atlanta Sunday at 6 p.m.
In Arena Football, Las Vegas visits the LA Kiss Saturday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2.
D.C. United battles the Red Bulls Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. ESPN has Portland’s trip to Orlando Sunday at 5 p.m. and Seattle takes on the Galaxy Sunday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
Swansea City meets Everton Saturday at 7:45 a.m. on NBC Sports network. Queens Park Rangers battle Chelsea at 8:30 a.m. followed by Manchester United-Manchester City.
Tennessee takes on LSU in college softball Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPN.
ESPN2 has action from the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament, with play Thursday through Sunday at 1 p.m.
The top women’s bowlers gather for the NCAA championships Sunday at 4 p.m. on ESPN. The PBA has its league semifinals at 2 p.m.


The ball is tipped…

Can Kentucky complete the 40-0 run?
finalfour15The Wildcats take aim at college basketball history this weekend, facing Wisconsin Saturday in the second semifinal at the Final Four.
TBS has coverage of Saturday’s contests, starting at 6 p.m. when Duke battles Michigan State.
CBS carries Monday’s final at 9 p.m., finishing with the cutting down of the nets and a new edition of One Shining Moment.
The women hold their Final Four Sunday, with four top seeds taking the court. South Carolina clashes with Notre Dame at 6:30 p.m., followed by Maryland-Connecticut. The women’s championship contest will be Tuesday.
Stanford takes on Miami in the NIT championship Thursday at 9 p.m.
ESPN has a boys high school championship game Saturday at noon, after semifinals on ESPN2 Friday at 3 and 5. The best girls teams play Saturday at 10 a.m. on ESPN2.
NBA basketball returns to TNT Thursday, with Cleveland hosting the Heat at 8 p.m. before the Suns meet the Warriors.
Oklahoma City battles Memphis on ESPN Friday at 8 p.m., with Trail Blazers-Lakers as the nightcap.
The Wizards meet the Knicks Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The Thunder take on the Rockets Sunday at 1 p.m. on ABC, followed by Bulls-Cavaliers.
With the Wrigley Field bleachers under construction, the Cubs and Cardinals open the season Sunday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
The Orioles and Braves get ready for Opening Day with a contest Friday at 6 p.m. on MASN, while the Nationals host the Yankees Saturday at 1 p.m. ESPN has the Yankees and Tigers Thursday at 1 p.m.
The Capitals hit the road this weekend, visiting Montreal Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast before meeting Ottawa Saturday at 7 p.m. and Detroit Sunday at 5 p.m.
Comcast offers Flyers-Hurricanes Saturday at 1 p.m. and NBC has the Flyers’ battle with the Penguins Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
The Red Wings face the Bruins Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network and the Blues battle the Blackhawks Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Arsenal tangles with Liverpool Saturday at 7:45 a.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Manchester United-Aston Villa. Burnley battles Tottenham Hotspur Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and Newcastle United takes on Sunderland at 11 a.m.
San Jose takes on Real Salt Lake Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2 and Philadelphia meets Kansas City at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
There’s an international women’s friendly between the United States and New Zealand Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The PGA tour gears up for the Masters at the Houston Open this weekend, with NBC coverage Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the road to the Kentucky Derby with the Wood Memorial and Bluegrass Stakes Saturday at 5 p.m.
Arizona meets Las Vegas in Arena Football Saturday at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
ESPN2 offers action from the Miami Open Thursday at 1 and 7 p.m. The men’s semifinals are Friday at 1 and 7 p.m. with the women’s championship Saturday at 1 p.m. The men’s crown will be decided Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN.
FoxSports1 has Villanova against Denver in college lacrosse Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Oregon takes on UCLA in college softball Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2.


16….8….4

Kentucky marches on, with 36 straight wins.
Will the Wildcats remain perfect through the weekend?
finalfour15The Sweet 16 tips off Thursday at 7 p.m. on CBS, with Wichita State – the team that made it through the last regular season undefeated – facing Notre Dame. Kentucky goes up against West Virginia at around 9:45 p.m.
TBS has the action from Los Angeles. Top-seeded Wisconsin faces North Carolina at 7:47 p.m., and it’s Arizona-Xavier in the nightcap.
CBS brings the South Region Friday – UCLA against Gonzaga at 7:15 p.m. followed by Duke-Utah. The ACC battle between Louisville and North Carolina State starts the East Regional on TBS, with Michigan State against Oklahoma meeting at 10 p.m.
TBS has the Midwest and West regional finals Saturday starting at 6 p.m., with CBS covering the other two regions Sunday afternoon.
Then it’s off to Indianapolis.
The women’s Sweet 16 starts Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN with North Carolina against South Carolina. Iowa battles Baylor at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2, followed by Arizona State-Florida State. ESPN has the nightcap at 10 p.m. when Stanford meets Notre Dame.
There’s four games on ESPN Saturday, starting with Connecticut-Texas at noon and Louisville dueling with Dayton at 2:30 p.m. Maryland meets Duke at 4:30 p.m. before Tennessee takes on Gonzaga.
ESPN has regional finals Sunday at noon and 8:30 p.m.
The best of Division II vie for their championship Saturday at 3 p.m. on CBS.
The Wizards host the Hornets Friday at 7:30 p.m.  on Comcast before playing the Rockets on ABC Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
NASCAR heads to Martinsville this weekend, with the Sprint Cup race Sunday at 1 p.m. on Fox. FoxSports1 has the Truck Series Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
The IndyCar season starts in St. Petersburg Sunday at 3 p.m. on ABC.
Formula One visits Malaysia this weekend, with the Grand Prix Sunday at 2:30 a.m. on NBC Sports network. There’s qualifying Saturday at 5 a.m. after Friday practice at 2 a.m.
The Capitals take on the Devils Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast, then the Predators visit Saturday at 12:30 p.m. It’s off to Madison Square Garden Sunday at 3 p.m. for a battle with the Rangers.
NBC Sports network offers the Penguins and Sharks Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Denver meets Boston College in the semifinals of the East Regional on ESPN2 Saturday at 5 p.m., and the Northeast Regional is 5:30 p.m.
The Nationals meet the Mets Thursday at 5 p.m. in preseason baseball on MASN. The Angels face the Cubs on ESPN Thursday at 7 p.m. before Boston battles the Braves Friday at 1 p.m.
ESPN2 has Arena Football between Philadelphia and Orlando Sunday at 7 p.m.
D.C. United battles the Galaxy Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. Philadelphia faces Chicago on ESPN2 Sunday at 4:50 p.m. and Toronto heads to Salt Lake Sunday at 7 p.m. on FoxSports1.
There’s an international friendly between Brazil and France Thursday at 3:55 p.m. on ESPN2 and Mexico meets Ecuador Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
The road to Euro 2016 continues on ESPN2 Friday at 3:30 p.m. with Spain against Ukraine. Portugal faces Serbia Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Gas up and go to the PGA’s Valero Open Saturday and Sunday at 3 p .m. on NBC.
NBC Sports network offers the United States freestyle skiing championship Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Pennsylvania plays Yale in college lacrosse Saturday at 5 p.m. on FoxSports1.

 


68….64….32….16

Who’s your favorite double-digit seed?
Will they survive the weekend?
 finalfour15It’s likely we’ll see a few teams seeded 10 and above make it to the Sweet 16. We’ll find out Thursday starting at noon when Notre Dame plays Northeastern on CBS.
There’s 16 games on Thursday, split among CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTv. In primetime, CBS offers play from Louisville as Cincinnati battles Purdue before top-seeded and undefeated Kentucky takes on Hampton. What’s the point spread?
Virginia starts its tournament Friday around 3:20 p.m. on TruTv against Belmont. The day on CBS begins at noon with Kansas against New Mexico State and Duke tackles Robert Morris Friday at 7 p.m.
CBS starts the round of 32 Saturday at noon, with coverage on TBS and TNT in primetime. There’s three more games in CBS Sunday, along with doubleheaders on TBS and TNT and a 7:30 p.m. game on TruTV.
Then we’ll be down to 16 teams.
The women’s tournament starts Friday at noon on ESPN2, with the rest of the field getting underway Saturday at 11 a.m. The second round starts Sunday at noon on ESPN, with games on ESPN at 7 and 9 p.m.
It’s Miami-Alabama in the second round of the NIT Saturday at 11 a.m., and another contest Sunday at 11 a.m.
The Wizards battle the Clippers Friday at 10:30 p.m. on Comcast, and face the Kings Sunday at 6 p.m.
It’s mat madness on ESPN this weekend, with the NCAA wrestling tournament semifinals Friday at 8 p.m. and finals Saturday at 8 p.m.
ESPN offers exhibition baseball Thursday at 7 p.m., with the Phillies taking on the Yankees.
Marshall meets UAB on the college diamond Sunday at 1 p.m. on Comcast. Texas Tech takes on Oklahoma Saturday at 3 p.m. on MASN2 and FoxSports1 offers Oklahoma State-TCU Sunday at 3 p.m.
NASCAR visits California for the Auto Club 400 Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on Fox. The Xfinity Series hits the track Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The Capitals head to Minnesota Thursday at 8 p.m. on Comcast and continue the road trip at Winnipeg Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Rangers host the Ducks Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
NBC Sports network has the semifinals of Hockey East Friday at 5 and 8 p.m. and final Saturday at 7 p.m.
There’s a pair of games from the Europa League Thursday on FoxSports1, with Dynamo Kyiv against Everton at 2 p.m. followed by Internazionale Milano facing Wolfsburg.
Manchester City meets West Bromwich Albion on NBC Sports network Saturday at 8:45 a.m., and West Ham United takes on Sunderland at 1:30 p.m. There’s two more contests Sunday, with Liverpool-Manchester United at 9:30 a.m. followed by Hull City clashing with Chelsea at noon.
D.C. United battles the Red Bulls Sunday at 5 p.m. on ESPN2 and Chicago heads to San Jose on FoxSports1 Sunday at 7 p.m.
Army takes on Lehigh in college lacrosse Saturday at 1 p.m. on Comcast.
The quarterfinals of the Paribas Open are Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m. on ESPN2. ESPN has a men’s quarterfinal Friday at 3 p.m., with semifinals Saturday at 2 p.m. and finals Sunday at 2 p.m.
Comcast offers college softball between UNC-Greensboro and Tennessee-Chattanooga Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Big 12 gymnastic championships will be on MASN2 Saturday at 6 p.m.


Bracket time

By the end of the weekend, you can take your clean, perfect NCAA tournament bracket and start worrying about it.
finalfour15CBS announces the 68-team field Sunday at 6 p.m., and ignites four days of debate and analysis.
Virginia tries to maintain its spot on the top line, starting Thursday at noon on ACC network and ESPN against Florida State. Louisville makes its tournament debut at 2 p.m., playing North Carolina. The evening session features Duke-North Carolina State at 7 p.m. and Notre Dame facing Miami at 9:30 p.m.
The semifinals are Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., with the final Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
CBS has the Big Ten semifinals Saturday at 1 and 3:30 p.m., and the final tips at 3:30 p.m. The Mountain West crowns its champion Saturday at 6 p.m., with the Atlantic 10 title game Sunday at 1 p.m.
Northwestern takes on Indiana in the Big Ten first round Thursday at 6:30 p.m., followed by Ohio State-Minnesota on ESPN2. There’s two quarterfinals games Friday at noon and 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.
There’s four games from the Big East tournament on FoxSports1, with Villanova getting the action going at noon. The semfinals are Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and the championship starts Saturday at 8 p.m.
The PAC-12 tournament gets coverage on ESPN Thursday at 11:30 p.m. with the final quarterfinal game, with the second semifinal Friday at 11:30 p.m. and final Saturday at 11 p.m.
West Virginia battles Baylor on ESPN2 in a Big 12 quarterfinal contest Thursday at 12:30 p.m., then it’s another game at 3 p.m. The semifinals are Friday on ESPN2, starting at 7 p.m. and the final Saturday at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
ESPN2 has the American Athletic Conference tournament Friday at noon, with top-seed SMU playing before Memphis meets Temple at 2 p.m. The semifinals are Saturday at 3 and 5:30 p.m. and final Sunday at 3:15 p.m. on ESPN.
The Atlantic 10 championship tournament will be Thursday at noon on NBC Sports network, starting with LaSalle-Massachusetts. VCU plays at 2:30 p.m., and the evening session starts with Saint Bonaventure facing St. Joseph’s at 7 p.m. before George Washington takes the court at 9:30 p.m.
The top four seeds begin play Friday, starting at noon.
Saturday on ESPN offers the semifinals of the SEC tournament at 1 and 3:30 p.m., with the final Sunday at 1 p.m.
Five berths will be claimed Saturday on ESPN2. Stony Brook faces Albany in the American East final at 11 a.m., then the MEAC crowns its champion at 1 p.m. It’s off to the MAC tournament at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Southland and Big West finals.
The Sun Belt final tips Sunday at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.
Conference USA takes the stage on Comcast Thursday, with games at 1, 3:30 and 7 p.m. The final airs on FoxSports1 Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
The CAA women play on Comcast Friday at noon and 2:30 p.m. The semifinals are Saturday at 1 and 3:30 p.m., and the championship will be Sunday at 1 p.m.
TNT offers the Wizards and Grizzlies Thursday at 7 p.m., followed by Cavaliers-Spurs. Comcast has the Wizards’ game with the Kings Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Thunder host Chicago on ABC Sunday at 1 p.m., then the Clippers take on the Rockets.
NASCAR continues its western tour at Phoenix, with coverage on Fox Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The Xfinity Series hits the track Saturday at 4 p.m. on Fox.
NBC Sports network has the Australian Grand Prix Sunday at 12:30 p.m. There’s practice Friday at 12:30 a.m. and qualifying Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Orioles’ spring training schedule continues Saturday at 1 p.m., playing the Rays on MASN.
West Virginia travels to Texas on the college diamond Sunday at 1:30 p.m. on FoxSports1.
The Islanders host the Canadiens Saturday at 7 p.m. and the Capitals take on the Bruins Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Capitals meet the Stars Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast, while NBC offers Red Wings- Penguins Sunday at noon.
The PGA tour paints the town at the Valspar Championship Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC.
New York City takes on New England in MLS action on ESPN2 Sunday at 5 p.m., and FoxSports1 offers the Galaxy against Portland Sunday at 7 p.m.
The Premier League slate on NBC Sports network starts Saturday at 8:45 a.m. with Crystal Palace facing Queens Park Rangers. Arsenal meets West Ham United before Burnley battles Manchester City. Sunday, Chelsea clashes with Southampton at 9:30 a.m. then it’s Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur.


Tournament championship time

Ready to start the road to Indy and the Final Four?
finalfour15The first spots in the 2015 NCAA tournament field will be claimed this weekend. And the regular season finales will keep the bubble teams wary as their conference tournaments loom.
The Ohio Valley Conference passes out its bid Saturday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2, and two more spots will be decided Sunday with the Big South championship at 12:30 and Atlantic Sun at 2:30 p.m.
CBS has the Missouri Valley Conference title game Sunday at 2 p.m.
There’s a pair of contests from the West Coast Conference quarterfinals on ESPN2 Saturday at 9 and 11:30 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the semifinals of the CAA tournament from Baltimore Sunday at 2:30 and 5 p.m.
There’s more conference championship games through the week as the big conferences get ready for their tournaments.
Wisconsin meets Minnesota Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, followed by Arizona-California.
Arkansas takes on South Carolina on ESPN2 Thursday at 7 p.m., then Memphis meets Connecticut. Frioay’s play starts with Akron-Kent State at 7 p.m. before Texas Tech battles Baylor.
FoxSports1 visits the Pac-12 Thursday, with Colorado taking on Washington at 9 p.m. before Stanford heads to Arizona State.
The ACC network brings Wake Forest against Boston College Saturday at 2 p.m. and Clemson’s trip to Notre Dame at 4 p.m.
CBS offers three games Saturday, starting at noon with Syracuse against North Carolina State. Top-ranked Kentucky tries to finish an unbeaten regular season against Florida at 2 p.m., then it’s Arizona-Stanford.
Memphis meets Cincinnati at noon Sunday, and Wisconsin battles Ohio State at 4:30 p.m.
St. John’s takes on Villanova Saturday at 2 p.m. on Fox.
Michigan State meets Indiana at noon on ESPN, followed by LSU-Arkansas and Kansas meets Oklahoma at 4 p.m. The ACC closes the night, with Virginia’s trip to Louisville at 6:30 p.m. before Duke and North Carolina caps the season at 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh plays Florida State on ESPN2 at noon. Connecticut clashes with Temple at 2 p.m. and Kansas State tangles with Texas at 4 p.m.
Butler battles Providence on FoxSports1 Saturday at noon.
Virginia Tech closes its regular season against Miami Saturday at noon on Comcast.
Massachusetts meets George Washington on NBC Sports network Saturday at 3:30 p.m., followed by VCU-George Mason.
ESPN brings four women’s tournament championship games Sunday. The ACC starts the action at 1 p.m., with the SEC at 3:30 p.m. and Big Ten tipping off at 7 p.m. The Pac-12 crowns its champion at 9 p.m.
Comcast has a pair of games from the ACC women’s tournament Thursday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. There’s two quarterfinal contests Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
TNT brings the Thunder’s contest with the Bulls Thursday at 8 p.m., with Dallas-Portland as the nightcap. ESPN carries Suns-Nets Friday at 8 p.m., then the Mavericks take on the Warriors.
The Wizards host the Heat Friday at 7 p.m. on Comcast.
The Bulls take on the Spurs at 1 p.m. on ABC Sunday, then the Clippers travel to Golden State at 3:30 p.m.
The Capitals host Minnesota Thursday at 7 p.m. on Comcast and Buffalo Saturday at 7 p.m.
Comcast offers the Flyers facing the Devils Sunday at 5 p.m.
Detroit heads to Boston Sunday at noon on NBC, and the Rangers visit Chicago Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
Sports of the summer start this weekend. The Orioles meet the Blue Jays from Florida Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN while the Nationals meet the Cardinals Saturday at 1 p.m.
D.C. United opens the campaign against Montreal Saturday at 3 p.m. on Comcast. ESPN2 carries Orlando City-New York City Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
The PGA tour has its World Golf Championships on NBC Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Across the pond, Queens Park Rangers takes on Tottenham Hotspur Saturday at 10 a.m. on NBC Sports network.
NBC offers Premier Boxing champions from Las Vegas Saturday at 8:30 p.m.


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