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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you


The road to Atlanta and the Final Four begins today, get your brackets ready.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night – Portland Trailblazer (31-36) @ Chicago Bulls (36-30), 7 pm
3)  NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Boston Bruins (19-6-3, 41 pts) @ Ottawa Senators (16-8-6, 38 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part One (Early Games to Watch)

1) East (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 11 Bucknell Bison v. 6 Butler Bulldogs, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) West (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT) – 9 Wichita State Shockers v. 8 Pittsburgh Panthers, 12:40 pm/TBS
3) Midwest (Palace of Auburn Hiils/Auburn Hills, MI) – 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels v. 6 Memphis Tigers, 1:45 pm/CBS
4) Midwest (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 Oregon Ducks v. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys, 3:40 pm/TNT

Third Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part Two (Late Games to watch)

1) South (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI) – 13 South Dakota State Rabbits v. 4 Michigan Wolverines, 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West (EnergySolutions Arna/Salt Lake City, UT) – 11 Belmont Bruins v. 6 Arizona Wildcats, 6:20 pm/TNT
3) East (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 California Golden Bears v. 5 UNLV Running Rebels, 6:27 pm/TruTV
4) Midwest (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 9 Missouri Tigers v. 8 Colorado State Rams, 8:20 pm/TBS

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Andy Staples gives you ten players to watch
2) CBSsports.com – Ed Reed is going to Houston
3) YahooSports.com – Top 10 NBA prospects in the NCAA tourney
4) FoxSports.com – Creighton moving to the Big East makes financial sense but will it pay off?

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2013 Posts: 90

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2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

For those who know the bracket great! But I feel that this blog needs to be a source of information on the biggest deal in sports so here is your field of 68. All times are Central and you’re on your own finding these channels.

KEY – MW = Midwest, W = West, S = South, E = East

Play-In Four (I refuse to call it by the name it’s billed as)

March 19 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
MW – 16 Liberty Flames (15-20) v. 16 North Carolina A&T Aggies (19-16), 5:40 pm TruTV
MW – 11 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-5) v. 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels (27-6), 8:10 pm TruTV

March 20 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
E – 16 LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds (20-13) v. 16 James Madison Dukes (20-14), 5:40 pm TruTV
W – 13 Boise State Broncos (21-10) v. 13 LaSalle Explorers (21-9), 8:10 pm TruTV

Midwest Region

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
1 Louisville Cardinals (29-5) v. 16 Liberty/North Carolina A&T winner, 5:50 pm TBS
8 Colorado State Rams (25-8) v. 9 Missouri Tigers (23-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (24-8) v. 12 Oregon Ducks (26-8), 3:30 pm TNT
4 Saint Louis Billikens (27-6) v. 13 New Mexico State Aggies (24-10), 1:10 TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
6 Memphis Tigers (30-4) v. 11 Middle Tennessee/Saint Mary’s winner, 1:45 pm CBS
3 Michigan State Spartans (25-8) v. 14 Valparaiso Crusaders (26-7), 11:15 am CBS

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 Creighton Bluejays (27-7) v. 10 Cincinnati Bearcats (22-11), 1:45 pm CBS
2 Duke Blue Devils (27-5) v. 15 Albany Great Danes (24-10), 11:15 am CBS

Regional Finals – Lucas Oil Stadium/Indianapolis, IN March 29 and 31

West Region

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (31-2) v. 16 Southern Jaguars (23-9), 3:10 pm TBS
8 Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8) v. 9 Wichita State Shockers (26-8), 12:40 pm TBS

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
5 Wisconsin Badgers (23-11) v. 12 Mississippi Rebels (26-8), 11:40 am TruTV
4 Kansas State Wildcats (27-7) v. 13 Boise State/LaSalle winner, 2:10 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
6 Arizona Wildcats (25-7) v. 11 Belmont Bruins (26-6), 6:20 pm TNT
3 New Mexico Lobos (29-5) v. 14 Harvard Crimson (19-9), 8:50 pm TNT

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (25-9) v. 10 Iowa State Cyclones (22-11), 8:45 pm CBS
2 Ohio State Buckeyes (26-7) v. 15 Iona Gaels (20-13), 6:15 pm CBS

Regional Finals – Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA March 28 and 30

South Region

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-5) v. 16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-15), 8:50 pm TNT
8 North Carolina Tarheels (24-10) v. 9 Villanova Wildcats (20-13), 6:20 pm TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
5 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (26-8) v. 12 Akron Zips (26-6), 8:45 pm CBS
4 Michigan Wolverines (26-7) v. 13 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (25-9), 6:15 pm CBS

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
6 UCLA Bruins (25-9) v. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers (20-12), 6:27 pm TruTV
3 Florida Gators (26-7) v. 14 Northwestern State Demons (23-8), 8:57 TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 San Diego State Aztecs (22-10) v. 10 Oklahoma Sooners (20-11), 5:50 pm TBS
2 Georgetown Hoyas (25-6) v. 15 Florida Gulf Coast (24-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Regional Finals – Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX March 29 and 31

East Region

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
1 Indiana Hoosiers (27-6) v. 16 LIU-Brooklyn/James Madison winner, 3:10 pm TBS
8 North Carolina State Wolfpack (24-10) v. 9 Temple Owls (23-9), 12:40 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 UNLV Running Rebels (25-9) v. 12 California Golden Bears (20-11), 6:27 pm TruTV
4 Syracuse Orange (26-9) v. 13 Montana Grizzlies (25-6), 8:57 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
6 Butler Bulldogs (26-8) v. 11 Bucknell Bison (28-5), 11:40 am TruTV
3 Marquette Golden Eagles (23-8) v. 14 Davidson Wildcats (26-7), 2:10 pm TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
7 Illinois Fighting Illini (22-12) v. 10 Colorado Buffaloes (21-11), 3:40 pm TNT
2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (27-6) v. 15 Pacific Tigers (22-12), 1:10 pm TNT

Regional Finals – Verizon Center/Washington, D.C. March 28 and 30

2013 Final Four – Georgia Dome/Atlanta, GA April 6 and 8

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2013 Posts: 89

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you


Can the Mountain West break through this March? Photo by USAT

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) How long will the Miami Heat winning streak last?
3) Oklahoma City Thunder (44-16) @ New York Knicks (37-21), 7 pm/TNT
4) Los Angeles Clippers (44-19) @ Denver Nuggets (40-22), 9:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Butler Bulldogs (22-7, 9-5 A10) @ Massachusetts Minutemen (18-9, 8-6 A10), 6 pm/NBC Sports Network
2) 22 Wisconsin Badgers (20-9, 11-5 B1G) @ 10 Michigan State Spartans (22-7, 11-5 B1G), 8 pm/ESPN
3) 19 Oregon Ducks (23-6, 12-4 PAC-12) @ Colorado Buffaloes (19-9, 9-7 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2
4) Texas-Arlington Mavericks (17-10, 11-5 WAC) @ Denver Pioneers (19-8, 14-2 WAC), 8 pm

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Toronto Maple Leafs (15-9-0, 30 pts) @ Boston Bruins (14-3-3, 31 pts), 6 pm
3) Pittsburgh Penguins (15-8-0, 30 pts) @ Philadelphia Flyers (11-12-1, 23 pts), 6 pm/NHL Network
4) Dallas Stars (11-9-2, 24 pts) @ Los Angeles Kings (12-7-2, 26 pts), 9:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) MLB.com – World Baseball Classic scoreboard
2) ESPN.com – College Basketball Championship week
3) CBSsports.com – Big East/Catholic 7 news
4) YahooSports.com – The Dagger’s Brad Evans explains that it’s time for the Mountain West to step up in Men’s Basketball

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2013 Posts: 75

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend, Happy March!


You’re probably not aware but Stephen F. Austin hosts Northwestern State in a big Southland Conference contest which is also the annual “Mustache” Night. Photo from Stephen F. Austin media relations

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA Scores
2) Golden State Warriors (33-25) @ Boston Celtics (30-27), 6:30 pm
3) Memphis Grizzlies (38-18) @ Miami Heat (41-14), 7 pm/ESPN
4) Oklahoma City Thunder (42-15) @ Denver Nuggets (37-22), 9:30 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: College Basketball What to Watch

Saturday –
1) 20 Butler Bulldogs (22-6, 9-4 A10) @ VCU Rams (22-6, 10-3 A10), 11 am/ESPN2
2) Wichita State Shockers (24-6, 12-5 MVC) @ Creighton Bluejays (23-7, 12-5 MVC), 1:05 pm/ESPN2
3) 5 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (23-4, 14-1 ACC) @ 3 Duke Blue Devils (24-4, 11-4 ACC), 5 pm/ESPN
4) Northwestern State Demons (19-7, 13-2 SLC) @ Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (23-3, 13-2 SLC), 6 pm

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Edmonton Oilers (8-7-4, 20 pts) @ St. Louis Blues (10-7-2, 22 pts), 7 pm
3) Columbus Bluejackets (5-12-3, 13 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (17-0-3, 37 pts), 7:30 pm/NHL Network
4) Minnesota Wild (10-7-2, 22 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (14-3-1, 29 pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from Baseball America)

1) 14 Oregon Ducks @ 17 Cal State Fullerton Titans
2) Texas Longhorns @ 15 Stanford Cardinal
3) Houston College Classic: 1 North Carolina Tar Heels, 13 Rice Owls, Baylor Bears, California Golden Bears, Houston Cougars, Texas A&M Aggies
4) Coca-Cola Classic (Surprise, Arizona): 3 Arkansas Razorbacks, Arizona State Sun Devils, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Pacific Tigers
D1baseball.com Scoreboard

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

2013 Posts: 66

The (Ash) Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! And Ash Wednesday (edition I-480)


Raise your arms if its your last Ash Wednesday as pope! Photo by UPI/Stefano Spaziani

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Chicago Bulls (30-21) @ Boston Celtics (27-24), 6:30 pm
3) Denver Nuggets (33-20) @ Brooklyn Nets (30-22), 6:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (29-25) @ Los Angeles Clippers (37-17), 9:30 pm/NBATV

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 6 Syracuse Orange (20-3, 8-2 Big East) @ Connecticut Huskies (16-6, 6-4 Big East), 6 pm/ESPN
2) Charlotte 49ers (17-6, 5-4 A10) @ 11 Butler Bulldogs (20-4, 7-2 A10), 6 pm
3) 23 Oregon Ducks (19-5, 8-3 PAC-12) @ Washington Huskies (13-11, 5-6 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPN2
4) San Diego State Aztecs (18-5, 6-3 MWC) @ 24 Colorado State Rams (19-4, 6-2 MWC), 9 pm/CBS Sports Network

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: St. Louis Blues (6-5-1, 13 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (7-4-1, 15 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Ottawa Senators (7-4-2, 16 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-5-0, 16 pts), 6 pm
4) Dallas Stars (7-5-1, 15 pts) @ Calgary Flames (3-4-3, 9 pts), 8:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com – Stewart Mandel’s mailbag
2) Sports on Earth – Will Leitch on Darren Rovell not being in tuned with people
3) CBS Sports – Stupid NCAA ruling of the day
4) Yahoo Sports – Les Carpenter with a Michael Jordan article … from his Wizard days

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2013 Posts: 52

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you to enjoy


Today would’ve been Jackie Robinson’s birthday so salute to number 42.

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Memphis Grizzlies (29-15) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (34-11), 7 pm/TNT
3) Dallas Mavericks (19-26) @ Golden State Warriors (28-17), 9:30 pm/TNT
4) Rudy Gay was traded to Toronto, how strange right?

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Illinois Fighting Illini (15-6, 2-5 B1G) @ 13 Michigan State Spartans (17-4, 6-2 B1G), 6 pm/ESPN
2) 9 Butler Bulldogs (17-3, 4-1 A10) @ Saint Louis Billikens (14-5, 3-2 A10), 8 pm/CBS Sports Network
3) 8 Arizona Wildcats (17-2, 5-2 PAC-12) @ Washington Huskies (12-8, 4-3 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN
4) 7 Gonzaga Bulldogs (19-2, 6-0 WCC) @ Loyola Marymount Lions (8-12, 1-6 WCC), 10 pm/ESPN2

Third Quarter: NFL Super Bowl Week

1) PLAY THE GAME ALREADY!
2) Since they aren’t going to until Friday what’s your favorite thing of the week?
3) Whose your pick as of Thursday?
4) Which city do you like as host city most?

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New York Islanders (3-2-1, 7 pts) @ New Jersey Devils (3-0-2, 8 pts), 6 pm
3) Nashville Predators (1-2-3, 5 pts) @ Los Angeles Kings (2-2-1, 5 pts), 9:30 pm
4) Edmonton Oilers (4-2-0, 8 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (6-0-0, 12 pts), 9:30 pm

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2013 Posts: 42

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!


San Jose scored six goals in the first period in Edmonton’s home opener on Tuesday night in the Sharks 6-3 win.

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Denver Nuggets (25-18) @ Houston Rockets (22-21), 7 pm/NBATV
3) Indiana Pacers (26-16) @ Portland Trailblazers (20-21), 9 pm
4) Oklahoma City Thunder (32-9) @ Golden State Warriors (25-15), 9:30 pm/NBATV

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 1 Duke Blue Devils (16-1, 3-1 ACC) @ 23 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (13-3, 4-0 ACC), 6 pm/ESPN
2) 9 Butler Bulldogs (16-2, 3-0 A10) @ LaSalle Explorers (12-5, 2-2 A10), 6 pm
3) 12 Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-3, 3-2 B1G) @ Northwestern Wildcats (11-8, 2-4 B1G), 8 pm/BTN
4) Colorado State Rams (15-3, 2-1 MWC) @ 15 New Mexico Lobos (16-2, 3-0 MWC), 7 pm/CBS Sports Network

Third Quarter: NFL

1) NFL Pro Bowl this weekend
2) Baltimore and San Francisco get a week to rest
3) Home teams this past weekend – Atlanta and New England were 0-2 which hadn’t happened in years
4) So many Super Bowl storylines

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Toronto Maple Leafs (1-1-0, 2 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2-0-0, 4 pts), 6 pm
3) Boston Bruins (2-0-0, 4 pts) @ New York Rangers (0-2-0, 0 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Columbus Blue Jackets (1-0-1, 3 pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (0-2-0, 0 pts), 9 pm

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2013 Posts: 35

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