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What to Watch: Thursday

by Robbie Gillies

1pm ET - ESPN – MLB Preseason Baseball: Astros vs. Braves - For the real baseball junkies.

2pm - Golf Channel - Accenture Match Play Championship: Second Round - Tiger will try to take care of business again.

7pm - ESPN - NCAA Basketball: West Virginia @ Cincinnati - The Bearcats probably need to win three of their final four Big East games to have a good shot at making the tournament. West Virginia is sitting pretty with games against DePaul and South Florida left on their schedule.

7pm - ESPN2 – NCAA Basketball: #19 Xavier @ St. Joseph's - Xavier was running away with the A-10 but now has just a half game lead over Temple. They face a St. Joe's team that has lost four games in a row, but has been competitive in all four, having lost by a combined 12 points.

8pm - TNT – NBA: Cavaliers @ Rockets - The Rockets have won eight in a row at home and are starting to gel since McGrady's injury. This should be a good test for them.

9pm - ESPN – NCAA Basketball: #16 Purdue @ Michigan - Purdue must keep pace with Michigan State in the Big Ten to have a chance at the conference title.

9pm - ESPN2 – NCAA Basketball: #5 Memphis @ UAB - UAB is pretty much the only challenge to Memphis in Conference USA.

10:30pm - TNT – NBA: Suns @ Lakers - Shaq will be Twittering all day long in anticipation!

11pm - ESPN2 – NCAA Basketball: #17 Gonzaga @ Santa Clara - Research for filling out your bracket in March.

Non-sports pick - 9:30pm - NBC - 30 Rock - "Tracy's interview on Larry King sends the city into a panic."