Friday's TV schedule, complete with channels and times, customized for the Boston sports fan. Click on any team's name for complete schedules, scores, and previews, plus an active community devoted to your team. All times ET.â†µ
National Basketball Association
Milwaukee Bucks @ Boston Celtics - 7:30 p.m. (TV/Radio: CSNNE/WEEI): The Celtics (13-12) hope to build on Wednesday's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Prior to topping the lowly Cavs, Boston had lost three straight games, but the Celtics have won five straight at home. Rajon Rondo has scored 20 or more points in Boston's last two games, but has now gone three straight games with fewer than 10 assists.â†µ
Milwaukee (13-11) holds a half-game lead over the Celtics in the playoff standings, but has lost two of its last three games.â†µ
Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks - 7:30 p.m., NBATV: The Bulls and Knicks meet in a matchup between two division leaders. The Knicks have the best record in the Eastern Conference at 19-6, but the Bulls (14-10) beat them in Chicago on Dec. 8.â†µ
Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl: Central Florida vs. Ball State - 7:30 p.m., ESPN: UCF (9-4, 7-1 C-USA) just missed out on a Liberty Bowl berth, falling to Tulsa in overtime of the Conference USA championship game. Instead UCF will face Ball State (9-3, 6-2 MAC), which won its last six games of the season behind sophomore running back Jahwan Edwards.â†µ
Florida Atlantic at Indiana - 7 p.m., ESPN2 - The No. 6 Hoosiers host Florida Atlantic in their second to last game before Big Ten play begins.â†µ
BYU at Baylor - 9 p.m., ESPN2 - An 8-3 BYU team travels to Texas to take on 7-3 Baylor.