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.
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.
March 22, 2004
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
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.
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.
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.
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.