The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, March 30
College basketball, NIT championship (6 p.m., ESPN): Two teams will play to decide who's No. 66 in the nation.

Friday, March 31
College baseball, Memphis at Southern Miss (6:30 p.m., Hattiesburg): The Golden Eagles open Eaglefest Weekend with Game 1 of their first home C-USA series.

Saturday, April 1
College baseball, Mississippi State at Alabama (3 p.m., Tuscaloosa, Ala., FSN/620 AM): The Bulldogs play the Crimson Tide in Game 2 of their SEC weekend series. … College football, Black and Gold Spring Game (1 p.m., Hattiesburg): Southern Miss wraps up football with its annual spring game. … College basketball, NCAA Final Four (5 p.m., Ch. 12/930 AM): It's Florida vs. George Mason and LSU vs. UCLA in what's turned into the second coming of the SEC Tournament.

Sunday, April 2
College baseball, Southern vs. Jackson State (2 p.m., Pearl): The Jaguars face the Tigers in Trustmark Park.

Monday, April 3
College basketball, NCAA Tournament championship (7 p.m., Ch. 12/930 AM): Here's hoping that LSU plays Florida for the national title.

Tuesday, April 4
College baseball, Ole Miss vs. Southern Miss (6:30 p.m., Pearl, 97.3 FM): The Rebels and Golden Eagles hook up for the first time at the T-P.

Wednesday, April 5
College basketball, Mississippi State vs. Louisiana-Monroe (6:30 p.m., Pearl, 620 AM): The Bulldogs face the Indians out in Rankin County.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who has never given Barry Bonds an injection. For more sports needling, go to the Amazing Sports Blog at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com


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