Games to Watch
by Nigel Chiwaya
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Thursday January 8

7:30PM FOX

BCS National Championship Game: Oklahoma vs Florida

People can argue until the end of time as to whether or not Oklahoma deserved to be in the title game. Just remember, no one thought Florida belonged on the field with Ohio State back in January 2007, and that played out pretty well for the Gators. Watch this game to see two future NFL QB’s, Florida’s Tim Tebow vs Oklahoma’s Sam Bradford.

Friday January 9

7:30PM

Loughlin at Molloy

Nothing’s quite like Friday night high school hoops. Big early season match-up between two teams off to strong starts, Loughlin is 6-4, Molloy is 5-3

Saturday January 10

7PM

Long Island at Wagner

Staten Island is still part of New York City, right? That makes this an inter-city basketball matchup, which is always nice, but even nicer is that the surprising Blackbirds are tied for first place in the Northeast Conference.

Sunday January 11

1PM FOX

Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants

As if the Giants-Eagles rivalry needed any more juice: the winner of the game advances to the NFC title game. McNabb and the Eagles are hot, but do you want to be against Eli? And just so we all know, there are no ties in playoff football.

Monday January 12

8PM MSG Network

Knicks at New Orleans

Bill Simmons called Mike D’Antoni “The Coors Field of Coaches.” We could not come up with a more fitting analogy, but D’Antoni’s team will need to play at a higher altitude to beat Chris Paul and the Hornets.

Tuesday January 13

7PM CBS College Sports

Georgetown at St. John’s Women

As much attention as Norm’s boys have received this year, the women have been just as good, even receiving a vote in the AP Top 25 poll. The men may get the love, but the women are a good bet for the NCAA tournament

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