If you just love sports, today is a good day. If you love college basketball, then this is the step just before heaven; only the NCAA tournament gets better than championship weekend as teams continue to position themselves for the big dance. Here's a slate for today's games, including a highly anticipated Big East Championship game featuring our own Cincinnati Bearcats.
College Basketball: Conference USA Title Game (11:30 AM, CBS)
Marshall and Memphis play in the final game the Conference USA Tournament with the conference championship on the line.
College Basketball: ACC Tournament (1:00 PM, ESPN)
North Carolina State takes on No. 4 North Carolina.
College Basketball: SEC Tournament (1:00, ABC)
No. 1 Kentucky, after escaping LSU, takes on No. 19 Florida, who beat Alabama by three points on Friday.
College Basketball: Big Ten Tournament (1:40 PM, CBS)
No. 8 Michigan State and No. 12 Wisconsin.
PGA Gold: WGC-Cadillac Championship (2:00 PM, NBC)
If you hate basketball, at least you have golf.
College Basketball: ACC Tournament (3:00 PM, ESPN)
No. 6 Duke and No. 17 Florida State.
College Basketball: SEC Tournament (3:00 PM, ABC)
Ole Miss and Vanderbilt.
College Basketball: A-10 Tournament (3:30 PM, CBS Sports Network)
Xavier, who beat Dayton by one point, inches that much closer towards the A-10 championship, needing to get past St. Louis in the conference semifinals.
NASCAR Nationwide: Sam's Town 300 (5:00 PM, ESPN2)
If you hate basketball and golf, at least you have stock car racin'.
College Basketball: Big 12 Championship Title Game (5:30 PM, ESPN)
No. 5 Missouri and No. 11 Baylor
College Basketball: Pac-12 Championship Title Game (6:00 PM, CBS)
Colorado and Arizona
College Basketball: Mountain West Title Game (7:00 PM, NBC Sports)
No. 21 San Diego State and New Mexico
College Basketball: MAC Championship Title Game (8:00 PM, ESPN2)
Ohio and Akron
College Basketball: Big East Championship Title Game (9:00 PM, ESPN)
And this is the game that most of may care the most about. After a hell of win over one-loss Syracuse, Cincinnati will look to claim their first Big East championship against Louisville. The last time these two teams faced other, Cashmere Wright dropped six three-point shots, scoring 22, helping to give Cincinnati a 60-56 win on February 23.