SURFING THE TUBE.
Byline: TOM HOFFARTH
ESPN's Championship Week spectacular actually started Saturday with three conference-tournament title games, but who cares about the Trans America Athletic, Ohio Valley or Big South. Tonight, it's serious. At least for Pepperdine. College basketball: West Coast Conference tournament final, ESPN ESPN Entertainment and Sports Programming Network , 9 p.m.; NBA NBA
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What is gained by playing the Warriors twice in three days? They still don't have Rick Barry. NBA: Lakers at Golden State, Channel 9, 7:30 p.m.
Last week, Vince Carter became the Toronto Raptors' career scoring leader. He's in his third year with a franchise that's been around for only six seasons. Who'd he pass? The legendary (and former Lakers great) Doug Christie. Congrats, we think. NBA: Toronto at Lakers, Fox Sports Net, 7:30 p.m.
At last, the Kucha and Ogakor tribes merge into one on ``Survivor.'' (Honestly, we have no idea what that actually means. It's Freaks vs. Geeks to us. Our visual allegiance tends to focus more on Cardinals and Wildcats). College basketball: Arizona at Stanford, Fox Sports Net 2, 7:30 p.m.
Take a break from Nickelodeon's ``Square Pegs'' marathon - how 'bout Sarah Jessica Parker, pre-``Sex In The City,'' with those glasses? - to watch the Lakers mess with the Twin Towers. NBA: San Antonio at Lakers, Fox Sports Net, 7:30 p.m.
It's no ``Hardball with Chris Matthews'' or ``Market Week with Maria Bartiromo.'' But CNBC CNBC Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (artificial intelligence)
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CNBC Congress of National Black Churches, Inc. has decided it'll be the home this season to PGA (1) (Professional Graphics Adapter) An early IBM PC display standard for 3D processing with 640x480x256 resolution. It was not widely used.
(2) (Programmable Gate Array) See gate array and FPGA. Senior Tour golf with whomever shows up. This weekend, it's down at Valencia Country Club for the second and final rounds. That is, if there's a break in the hoops coverage, where Northridge hopes to be playing this night on its home court. PGA Senior Tour: SBC (1) (SBC Communications Inc., San Antonio, TX, www.sbc.com) A large, national telecommunications company that grew from a multitude of local and regional companies, including Southwestern Bell, Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell, into a single, unified brand by 2002. Classic second round from Valencia Country Club, CNBC, 3 p.m. (CNBC also has final round Sunday at 3 p.m.); College basketball: UCLA UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
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UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX at Washington, Fox Sports Net, 3 p.m.; Big Sky tournament final, ESPN2, 6 p.m.; Big West tournament final, ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.; Big East tournament final, ESPN, 5 p.m.
Caution: Billy Packer and his posse are crossing over into March Madness. Actually, this is a sign from a mule pack station in Chantry's Flat up in the Angeles National Forest The Angeles National Forest (ANF) was established by executive order on December 20, 1892 as the San Gabriel Timberland Reserve. It covers over 2,600 km² (650,000 acres) and is located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, just north of the metropolitan area of Los , but we couldn't resist applying it here. Considering how many times Packer makes a donkey out of himself. College basketball: SEC tournament final, Channel 2, 10 a.m.; ACC See adaptive cruise control. tournament final, ESPN, 10 a.m.; Big 12 tournament final, ESPN, noon; Big Ten tournament final, Channel 2, 12:30 p.m.; NCAA Tournament selection show, Channel 2, ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
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