The ball is tippedPosted: April 4, 2019
Charles Barkley picked Virginia to win the NCAA tournament before it started.
But he went to Auburn, a surprise regional victor.
Which team will he be cheering for Saturday.
The Cavaliers, the lone surviving top seed, faces the Tigers in the first semifinal at 6 p.m. on CBS.
It’s Michigan State-Texas Tech at 8:49 p.m., with Saturday’s winners battling for the national championship Monday at 9 p.m.
In the Women’s Final Four, Baylor and Oregon meet Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 before Connecticut clashes with Notre Dame. The final is Sunday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.
Lipscomb and Texas meet in the NIT championship Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN, then it’s the college slam dunk and 3-point championships at 9 p.m.
There’s high school basketball semifinals on ESPN2 Friday at 3 and 5 p.m. ESPN has the final Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and the girls championship is on ESPN2 Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Orioles start their home season Thursday at 3 p.m. against the Yankees on MASN. The series continues Saturday night and Sunday afternoon on MASN.
The Nationals take on the Mets Thursday at 1 p.m. on MASN2, moving to MASN Saturday afternoon and MASN2 Sunday.
FoxSports1 has the Rangers taking on the Angels Saturday at 4 p.m. before the Cubs face the Brewers. The Rockies host the Dodgers on ESPN Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
TNT has the Bucks visiting the 76ers Thursday at 8 p.m. followed by Warriors-Lakers.
The Pacers tangle with the Celtics on ESPN Friday at 8 p.m., with TrailBlazers-Nuggets in the nightcap.
The Wizards host the Spurs Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington and visit the Knicks Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
ABC has the Thunder’s trip to Minnesota Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Capitals gear up for the postseason with contests against the Canadiens Thursday at 7 p.m. and Islanders Saturday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington.
NBC Sports Washington has the Avalanche against Sharks Saturday at 10:30 p.m.
NASCAR hits Bristol this weekend, with the Monster Series on FoxSports1 Sunday at 2 p.m. after the Xfinity Series Saturday at 1 p.m.
NBC Sports network has the Grand Prix of Alabama Sunday at 4 p.m. after qualifying Saturday at 4 p.m.
D.C. United takes on Los Angeles FC Saturday at 3 p.m. on Fox. Cincinnati clashes with Sporting Kansas City Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN
The United States women have an international friendly with Australia Thursday at 9:30 p.m. on FoxSports1. The men meet Belgium on ESPN2 Sunday at 9 p.m.
Southampton takes on Liverpool Friday at 2:55 p.m. on NBC Sports network. Crystal Place clashes with Newcastle United Saturday at 9:55 a.m. and Everton tangles with Arsenal Sunday at 9 a.m.
In the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich meets Dortmund on Fox Saturday at 12:30 p.m. It’s Hoffenheim-Augsburg Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on FoxSports1.
ESPN2 has Clemson’s spring football game Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Baylor battles Oklahoma in college softball on FoxSports1 Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. on ESPN. South Carolina meets Auburn on ESPN Saturday at 6 p.m.
Top-ranked UCLA takes on Arizona State on ESPN2 Saturday at 5 p.m. and it’s Arkansas-Florida on ESPN2 Sunday at 1 p.m.
It’s the Wood Memorial and Blue Grass Stakes on NBC Sports network Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Norway meets the United States at the World Curling Championship Friday at 9 p.m on NBC Sports network.
There’s Motocross racing from Nashville Saturday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network.