College Basketball: The Idaho Statesman reports Boise State is trying to schedule a game next season against Kentucky. Coach Leon Rice says he is looking for “high level” games. The Broncos of the Mountain West Conference lost only one senior and return their top six scorers next season.
Kentucky Sports Radio reports there is also a UK connection at Boise State, as MarK Coyle who is the athletic director, was once the deputy AD at Kentucky.
College Football: The Atlantic Coast Conference has revealed the five-game schedule for each of the first three seasons of its agreement with Notre Dame football.
In 2014, the Irish will play at home against Louisville, North Carolina and Wake Forest with road games at Florida State and Syracuse. In 2015, Notre Dame makes trips to Clemson, Pittsburgh and Virginia while hosting Boston College and Georgia Tech. The 2016 season will feature home games against Duke, Miami and Virginia Tech with road tilts against NC State and Syracuse.
The partnership is part of Notre Dame’s transition into the conference, though football will remain independent.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds open a three game series with the Chicago Cubs this evening at Great American Ballpark. Other National League games include St. Louis meeting Washington and Atlanta against Colorado.
NBA: Two more playoff tilts are on tap this evening. The Chicago Bulls will try to avenge a Game 1 playoff thrashing at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets in the opener, while the Los Angeles Clippers will try to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference series against the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center.