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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, April 2
Men's college basketball, NIT championship game (6 p.m., ESPN): Two teams that weren't good enough to make the NCAA Tournament will battle for the right to say: "We're No. 66!"

Friday, April 3
College baseball, Alcorn State at Jackson State (3 p.m., Jackson): The ancient rivals play a doubleheader in what will soon be Bobby Braddy Stadium. … Tougaloo at Belhaven (6 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): The Blazers should pad their conference record this weekend.

Saturday, April 4
Men's college basketball, NCAA Final Four: The title chase moves to Motown (that's Detroit to you civilians) with Michigan State vs. Connecticut (5 p.m., Ch. 12) and North Carolina vs. Villanova (7:45 p.m., Ch. 12)

Sunday, April 5
MJMBL baseball, The Metro Jackson Men's Baseball League begins a new season with a pair of doubleheaders at Smith-Wills Stadium and Lakeland Park starting at 1:30 p.m.

Monday, April 6
Men's college basketball, NCAA Final Four (8 p.m., Ch. 12): the semifinal winners battle for hoops supremacy.

Tuesday, April 7
College baseball, Millsaps at Mississippi College (6 p.m., Clinton): The Majors try to move closer to claiming the coveted Maloney Trophy. But they would rather have a big-screen digital TV. … Women's college basketball, NCAA Women's Final Four (7:30 p.m., ESPN2): The last two teams standing will battle for the national title.

Wednesday, April 8
College baseball, Southern Miss at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, CSS/620 AM): The Bulldogs want to avenge a loss to the Golden Eagles earlier this season.

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