Morning Sports Podcast: Thursday, March 9th
Conference tournaments continue in college basketball this week, leading up to selection Sunday, when the NCAA Tournament field will be announced. In the Big Ten last night, Ohio State over Wisconsin, 65-57, and Minnesota downed Nebraska, 78-75. Today, Michigan leads off the day at noon against Rutgers, the first of four games. Ohio State and Iowa follow at 2:30, and the evening ssession today has Penn State against Illinois, and Minnesota against Maryland. Purdue, Indiana, and Michigan State begin play in tomorrow's quarterfinals, each earning a double bye as one of the top four seeds. Saturday's semifinals will be heard heard Saturday afternoon right here, along with the tournament final Sunday at 3, ahead of the NCAA Selection Show Sunday at 6 on Sports Radio 960 WSBT.
In the ACC, quarterfinals are today, leading off with Wake Forest against Miami at noon, then Duke against against Pitt at 2:30. We will join the evening session in progress after Mike Brey's final radio show tonight at 7, following Budweiser's Weekday Sportsbeat. We'll hear the second half of the Virginia-North Carolina game, followed by Clemson and NC State here on Sports Radio 960 WSBT.
We'll also have the semifinals tomorrow night, and the ACC tournament title game Saturday night right here.
Our sister station 96-1 the Ton is your home for Hoosier Hysteria Saturday afternoon, including the Penn Kingsmen and the Mishawaka Cavemen in regional play. Coverage begins at 1:30 Saturday on 96-1 the Ton.
NBA: the Chicago Bulls won at Denver last night, 117-96. Tonight, the Pacers host Houston in Indy, and the Pistons take on Charlotte in Detroit.
In hockey: the Redwings edged the Chicago Blackhawks in Detroit, 4-to-3.