Tonight, the Sunshine State has a full docket as both the Heat and Magic are back in action, the Panthers return from the All-Star break, and Florida State and Miami men’s basketball host ACC games.
Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards, 7:00 pm
First up, at 7:00 pm, the Magic try to erase some recent bad headlines with a win over Washington. Magic Insider Andrew Melnick says Orlando should be able to handle the lowly Wizards, despite losing 5 of their last 6 games….[audio:1040/Vince/Magic_Preview_2.1.12.mp3|titles=Andrew Melnick Previews Magic vs Wizards]
Let’s hope Dwight and the Magic can right the ship tonight.
Florida State Seminoles vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 7:00 pm
Meanwhile, up in Tallahassee, the Seminoles men’s basketball team will take the court against Georgia Tech. Insider Eric Lopez says Florida State’s big men need to dominate the Yellow Jacket’s smaller front court for them to walk away with a victory….[audio:1040/Vince/FSUBBall_Preview_2.1.12.mp3|titles=Eric Lopez Previews FSU vs Georgia Tech]
Tip off is at 7:00 pm in Seminole Nation.
Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks, 8:00 pm
Currently the Heat are living up to their name, streaking to 5 straight victories. They head to Milwaukee at 8:00 pm. Insider Carson Ingle says Miami will have simple motivation tonight, as the Bucks handed the Heat their last loss….[audio:1040/Vince/Heat_Preview_2.1.12.mp3|titles=Carson Ingle Previews Heat at Bucks]
It will be interesting to see if King James can keep it going.
Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals, 8:00 pm
Back home in South Florida, the Panthers will be taking on the Capitals in Sunrise. It’s a battle for tops of the Southeast Division tonight….[audio:1040/Vince/Panthers_Preview_2.1.12.mp3|titles=Vince Maduri Previews Panthers vs Capitals]
The puck drops at 8:00 pm.
Miami Hurricanes vs. Maryland Terrapins, 8:00 pm
Finally, the Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team will take on Maryland at home. Insider Eric Lopez says the Miami’s ACC schedule gets considerably tougher after the Terrapins tonight, so this is a pivotal game for the Canes….[audio:1040/Vince/MiamiBBall_Preview_2.1.12.mp3|titles=Eric Lopez Previews Miami vs Maryland]
Tip off is at 8:00 pm in Coral Gables.
A lot of very interesting matchups tonight. If you aren’t able to play “master channel flipper” this evening, no need to worry. Check us out in the morning for highlights and analysis.