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December 19, 2008 4:30 PM

What To Watch: Weekend Edition

FRIDAY

8pm - ESPN - Lakers @ Heat - The popular opinion might be that Kobe is the best player in the game but look at the season Dwyane Wade is having. He's better than ever this year.

8pm - ESPN - NCAA Div I Final: Montana vs. Richmond - Look, they have a playoff system! (I think I'm obligated to write that, right?)

10:30pm - ESPN - Cavaliers @ Nuggets - Another battle between Carmelo and LeBron or what I like to call the Darko sandwich.

Non-sports pick - 11:30pm - CBS - Late Show With David Letterman - Jerry Seinfeld is on and I'd still take a Seinfeld episode I've seen 15 times over most any new sitcom.


SATURDAY
11am - EagleBank Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Navy - Wake Forest looks to avenge a 24-17 loss to the Midshipmen earlier this season.

2pm - CBS - #6 Duke vs. #7 Xavier - Duke will live by the three and die by the three. Xavier plays good defense against the three-pointer. This should be interesting.

OR #19 Michigan St. @ #5 Texas - Look out for Texas' guard AJ Abrams who's hitting nearly 50% from distance.

2:30pm ESPN - New Mexico Bowl: Colorado St vs. Fresno St - Should I tell Fresno it's not a real state?

2:30pm - Temple @ Kansas - It's Christmas time for Temple.

4pm - CBS - #2 Connecticut @ # 7 Gonzaga - Last year Hasheem Thabeet was ineffective vs. Gonzaga but he is a bit more mature this season.
OR #20 Davidson @ #18 Purdue - Do you need any other reason besides Stephen Curry?

4:30pm - ESPN2 -MagicJack Bowl: Memphis vs. South Florida - The infomercial bowl!


6pm - ESPN - #11 Syracuse @ #23 Memphis - What's this? Syracuse playing a ranked team on the road in December?? But they will be without Eric Devendorf as he completes community service to be reinstated to play next semester.

8pm - ESPN - Las Vegas Bowl - #16 BYU vs. Arizona - Sure, this is the first bowl game with a ranked team but more importantly they've got The Hoff!

8pm - NFL Network - Ravens @ Cowboys - I'm sure glad I get the NFL Network. For those that don't, enjoy David Hasselhoff.

Non-sports pick - 5pm - Travel Channel - Christmas to the Extreme - Visiting those who take Christmas to the extreme! I hope there's a dunking Santa!



SUNDAY

1pm - CBS - NFL - Surprisingly, not as many people are getting the Titans @ Steelers as I would've thought.

1pm - Fox - NFL - Pretty much everyone is getting the Cardinals @ Patriots.

4pm - CBS - NFL - It's either Eagles @ Redskins or Falcons @ Vikings. Find out here.

8:15pm - NBC - Panthers @ Giants - Most likely this game will determine who has home field throughout the playoffs in the NFC.

8:15pm - ESPN - New Orleans Bowl: Southern Miss vs. Troy - Southern Miss is just 6-6 on the season but they won their last four games to make it into this bowl.

Non-sports pick - 2:30pm - FX - Home Alone - Probably one of the Top 10 best Christmas movies.

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