More appetizer bowlsPosted: December 20, 2012
Get ready for Christmas with more college football.
The string of 35 bowls continues Thursday on ESPN when San Diego State and BYU meet in the Poinsettia Bowl at 8 p.m. Friday, Ball State tackles Central Florida from St. Petersburg – eat some beef to enjoy the game.
ESPN offers two more contests Saturday – the New Orleans Bowl between Louisiana-Lafayette and East Carolina at noon and Boise State against Washington in the Las Vegas Bowl at 3:30 p.m.
Before Santa arrives, there’s the Hawaii Bowl Monday at 8 p.m. matching SMU and Fresno State.
Thanks to the NFL’s flexible scheduling, NBC won’t have to show the Chargers playing the Jets in primetime Sunday. Instead the NFC West battle between the Seahawks and 49ers gets the center stage. ESPN has Saturday night football this week, with the Falcons meeting the Lions.
The Ravens’ game against the Giants moved to the late afternoon slot on Fox, after the Redskins meet the Eagles. CBS has the Steelers and Bengals in a key battle for playoff positioning at 1 p.m., and CBS in Washington will show the Browns at Denver at 4 p.m.
TNT has the Thunder heading to Minnesota Thursday at 7 p.m., followed by the Heat at Dallas.
The Wizards take on the Pistons Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast. The teams meet again Saturday at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center.
NBC Sports network offers the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic from Richmond Saturday. Virginia faces Old Dominion at 5:30 p.m., after George Mason goes against Richmond. At 8 p.m., it’s Davidson-Drexel.
ESPN2 has a pair of games Friday, with Florida Atlantic playing Indiana at 7 p.m. before BYU takes on Baylor.
Ohio State hosts Kansas State on CBS Saturday at 4 p.m.
Georgia Tech faces the Citadel Saturday at 4 p.m. on Comcast.
MASN offers Connecticut against Fordham Friday at 7 p.m. There’s two more games Saturday, with Georgetown hosting American at noon before UMBC plays DePaul.