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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

March 22, 2004
March 22, 2004

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March 22, 2004

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The Week Ahead What To Watch And Watch For

By Julia Morrill Edited by Mark Bechtel and Sridhar Pappu

FRIDAY 19

This is an article from the March 22, 2004 issue Original Layout

NCAA TOURNAMENT, FIRST ROUND CBS 11:30 AM > Nine hours of
coverage tips off with Boston College taking on Utah. -- GEORGE
LOPEZ ABC 8 PM > At a fund-raiser for handicapped children,
George gets fiercely competitive with a guest star--Yankees
centerfielder Kenny Lofton.

SATURDAY 20

SYRACUSE AT JOHNS HOPKINS, LACROSSE CSTV 1 PM > The Orangemen
look to avenge a 2003 NCAA semifinal loss to the No. 1 Blue Jays.
-- NCAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS ESPN2 6:30 PM > Defending champ
Oklahoma State should dominate.

SUNDAY 21

COLORADO CRUSH AT PHILADELPHIA SOUL NBC NOON > It's Rock versus
Jock. Owner Jon Bon Jovi's Soul (2-3) is looking for a shot
through the heart of John Elway's Crush (4-1). -- LPGA SAFEWAY
INTERNATIONAL FINAL ROUND ESPN 5 PM > Michelle Wie makes her 2004
LPGA debut.

MONDAY 22

SPORTSCENTURY: VILLANOVA AND GEORGETOWN ESPN CLASSIC 8 PM >
Former Hoyas Patrick Ewing and Reggie Williams and Villanova's
Gary McLain reflect on the maddest March ever, the Wildcats'
improbable 1985 title run that culminated in a 66-64 win over No.
1 Georgetown. Neither team has been back to the Final Four since.

TUESDAY 23

RICE AT TEXAS A&M, BASEBALL > Forget the Astros. The best
pitching staff in Houston belongs to Rice. -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
GEORGE SCOTT > The Boomer turns 60. The former first baseman won
eight Gold Gloves. He retired last year as manager of Berkshire
(Mass.) of the Northeast League.

WEDNESDAY 24

MAVERICKS AT PACERS ESPN 8 PM and KINGS AT LAKERS ESPN 10:30 PM >
The NBA doubleheader is loaded with All-Stars. Indiana's Ron
Artest scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the East's
best team won 92-80 in January in Big D. Then it's on to the
league's best rivalry. Expect sparks--and a few elbows--to fly.

THURSDAY 25

FIGURE SKATING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ABC 9 PM > In Dortmund,
Germany, 23-year-old Michelle Kwan goes for a record sixth world
title. Most likely to pull an upset: U.S. teammate Sasha Cohen. --
RED WINGS AT AVALANCHE ESPN 8 PM > Detroit goalie Curtis Joseph
is back from an ankle injury, just in time to face center Joe
Sakic, who is second in the NHL in scoring.

COLOR PHOTO: MITCHELL HADDAD/ABC (LOPEZ)COLOR PHOTO: DICK WHIPPLE/AP (WRESTLING)COLOR PHOTO: BOB LEVEY/WIREIMAGE.COM (BASEBALL PLAYER)COLOR PHOTO: GREG NELSON (ARTEST)COLOR PHOTO: MATTHEW STOCKMAN/GETTYIMAGES (KWAN)COLOR PHOTO: BETTMANN/CORBIS (SCOTT)COLOR PHOTO: MEL LEVINE (BIRTHDAY HAT)COLOR PHOTO: ALICE HALL/AFL PHOTOS (ELWAY AND BON JOVI)COLOR PHOTO: DAVID KADLUBOWSKI/AP (LOFTON)