Friday, Feb. 13

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Today's Preview
A light board today, as neither the NBA (on All-Star hiatus) nor the NHL plays a late game. Racing makes its 2009 debut from Daytona as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series begins.

We begin with more golf from California, where big names J.B. Holmes and Kenny Perry duke it out at Pebble Beach. Perry had a decent first round (-1), but Holmes (+2) will need to make up ground if he wants to have a tee time on Sunday.

Friday's soccer comes from the Netherlands, where Willlem II Tilburg hosts FC Utrecht. This one looks pretty even to Streak HQ, so we're letting a draw be a draw.

At 7 p.m. there's a proposition matchup for the Illinois-Chicago vs. Butler basketball game. Its Josh Mayo against Gordon Hayward in a points-only affair - while Mayo averages more per game for the season, he'll find the baskets harder to come by against the No. 15 Bulldogs.

An hour later, it's out to Daytona for the NASCAR truck race. We've pitted last year's winner Todd Bodine against Kyle Busch - Streakers can choose who they think will finish higher.


NCAA Basketball: No. 13 Villanova Wildcats at West Virginia Mountaineers
We end our abbreviated slate in Morgantown for this Big East clash. West Virginia has struggled of late and finds itself fighting for a tourney slot against the high-flying 'Cats. Villanova comes off of two straight triple-digit outputs, but may be missing swingman Dwayne Anderson. So far, Streakers don't seem to care, as they're selecting 'Nova by a 96-4 margin.

Yesterday's Results
The Streakers' modest two-day winning streak was about to come to a screeching halt - but then the Fighting Illini staged a huge last-minute comeback to bring Streakers back above the 50 percent mark. With a large portion of the Leaderboard backing Illinois, Streakers have begun a serious assault on the magic 27 number.