This Week in Basketball and Hockey

2/12 to 2/18

A day late and a dollar short, but here we are on a *cough* “special” Tuesday edition:

NBA Games of the Week

Tuesday, February 13: Cleveland at Oklahoma City (8:00 PM EST, TNT)

NBA Power Rankings (Last Week’s Rankings in Parentheses)

1. Golden State Warriors (1)
2. Houston Rockets (2)
3. Toronto Raptors (4)
4. Boston Celtics (3)
5. Cleveland Cavaliers (5)
6. San Antonio Spurs (6)
7. Minnesota Timberwolves (7)
8. Oklahoma City Thunder (8)
9. Washington Wizards (9)
10. Milwaukee Bucks (10)


NHL Games of the Week

Friday, February 16: St. Louis at Dallas (8:30 PM EST, NHLN)
Saturday, February 17: Toronto at Pittsburgh (7:00 PM EST, NHLN)

NHL Power Rankings (Last Week’s Rankings in Parentheses)

1. Tampa Bay Lightning (1)
2. Vegas Golden Knights (2)
3. Boston Bruins (3)
4. Nashville Predators (4)
5. Toronto Maple Leafs (7)
6. Winnipeg Jets (5)
7. St. Louis Blues (8)
8. Pittsburgh Penguins (9)
9. Washington Capitals (6)
10. Dallas Stars (10)


College Basketball Games of the Week

Tuesday, February 13: #23 Oklahoma at #7 Texas Tech (7:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Thursday, February 15: #17 Arizona at #25 Arizona State (9:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Saturday, February 17: #3 Villanova at #4 Xavier (4:30 PM EST, FOX)
Saturday, February 17: #20 West Virginia at #13 Kansas (6:00 PM EST, ESPN)
Sunday, February 18: #8 Ohio State at #22 Michigan (1:00 PM EST, CBS)
Sunday, February 18: #12 Duke at #11 Clemson (1:00 PM EST, ACCNE)
Sunday, February 18: #19 Wichita State at #5 Cincinnati (4:00 PM EST, ESPN)

Written by Mark

A gentleman and a scholar.