Heat rout healthy Clippers, Football News and Notes + Friday Recap: Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Lebron goes for 30 in Heat’s 111-89 win over the Clippers

With the Clippers getting Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Chauncey Billups back in the lineup and the Heat missing Chris Bosh and Ray Allen with the flu, it was Miami who was short-handed in Friday’s featured NBA action. No problems for the Heat who got their usual 305-6 from Lebron James with Dwayne Wade and Mario Chalmers chipping in with 20 and 18 respectively. DeAndre Jordan led the Clippers with 17. The Heat face the other team from LA, the Lakers, on Sunday.

Saturday College Hoops Preview

Sixteen of the AP’s Top 25 ranked teams are in action on Saturday as college basketball’s march to madness continues. In early action, No.3 Michigan will have it’s hands full at Wisconsin where they’ve lost seven straight. The Wolverines are small two-point favorites. No.5 Kansas, off back-to-back losses for the first time since 2006, look to right the ship at Oklahoma. The Jayhawks will spot the Sooners 3 1/2. Ole Miss (18-4) at Missouri (16-6) figures to be a good one in SEC action. The Tigers are favored by six points. At 6:00 PM EST, No.23 Pitt takes on No.17 Cincinnati in a Big East showdown. No.11 Louisville travels to No.25 Notre Dame to highlight the late TV action. The Cardinals are 5 1/2 point road favorites.

Thursdau night’s college basketball Play of the Day

….. was Marist’s Chavaughn Lewis hit a 65-foot prayer as time expired to force a second overtime and the Red Foxes went on to beat Iona 105-104 on Thursday night. Just in case you missed it.

Football News and Notes

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has accepted the same job at LSU. Cameron was fired by John Harbaugh after Week 10 and the Ravens went on to win the Super Bowl with former Colts HC Jim Caldwell calling the plays. LSU was 10-3 last year despite being 85tyh nationally in total offense.

The crew from 60 minutes explains exactly caused the Super Bowl blackout

Snedeker and Potter share lead at Pebble Beach after 36

Brandt Snedeker is in contention to win for the third straight week after shooting a bogey-free four-under 68 at Spyglass to share the lead at the Pebble Beach Po Am. Ted Potter Jr. is also at eight-under. Hunter Mahan leads a group of four players one-shot back. Phil Mickelson, a five-time winner in this event and a wire-to-wire winner last week at Phoenix, hit a stretch of three bogeys in four holes to limp in with a 71. Lefty is at two-under for the tournament.

Free Play

(NCAAB) Charlotte +7.5 over VCU (Saturday, February 9, 7:00 PM EST)

Free Pick record in February: 2-6

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