Playoffs Preview: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 5 Kris Prather

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Match Preview

Match: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 5 Kris Prather
Round: Quarterfinals
Broadcast Info: Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern on FS1 (U.S.) and FloBowling (international)
Other Matches On This Show: No. 2 Bill O’Neill vs. No. 7 Kyle Troup; No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom Smallwood; No. 1 Jason Belmonte vs. No. 9 Francois Lavoie

Ball Change Helps Prather Advance

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This highly anticipated matchup features two of the best young players on the PBA Tour the past couple years.

Simonsen looked very solid in defeating Dick Allen, 258-204, in the Round of 16 to move into the quarterfinals. Prather, meanwhile, knocked off Marshall Kent, 237-214, in his Round of 16 match.

Prather, of course, is the PBA Playoffs defending champion but that win seems like a lifetime ago. Plus, it happened in another center in a completely different environment.

Who has the edge? This match is about as close as it gets. Both players had good looks in the Round of 16 and both love to step up in the big moments. To break what is essentially a tie, we’ll give Simonsen the edge simply based on his higher score in the Round of 16.

Jason Belmonte's 225.31 Average Leads PBA Tour In 2020

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After a strong season in which he finished inside the Top 10 in all but two events, it should come as no surprise that Jason Belmonte led the PBA Tour average list for 2020.

Jason Belmonte Tops 2020 PBA Tour Earnings With Nearly $300k

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For another year, Jason Belmonte has led the PBA Tour earnings after finishing with nearly $300,000 in prize money for the 2020 season.

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2020 PBA League All-Star Clash Debuts Nov. 29

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In a twist on the PBA Clash format we’ve seen over the past couple years, the upcoming PBA League All-Star Clash will allow each player’s teammates to have some skin in the game.

Two Hands On The Future Debuts Today

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FloBowling’s newest documentary titled Two Hands On the Future will make its worldwide debut today at 4 p.m. Eastern live on FloBowling.com.

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One of the biggest stories – maybe the biggest – of the century so far in bowling has been the rise and adaptation of the two-handed approach.

EJ Tackett Signs 10-Year Deal With Motiv

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EJ Tackett, one of the most high-profile players on the PBA Tour, has signed a 10-year contract extension to stay with Motiv, the company announced Tuesday.

'Smarter' Bill O'Neill Wins PBA Playoffs This Time Around

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CENTREVILLE, Va. – After losing in last year’s PBA Playoffs finals, Bill O’Neill left with a plan to attack the lanes smarter the next time he had this chance. The result was a $100,000 payday as he won the 2020 PBA Playoffs.

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Playoffs Preview: No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom Smallwood

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Match: No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom SmallwoodRound: QuarterfinalsBroadcast Info: Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern on FS1 (U.S.) and FloBowling (international)Other Matches On This Show: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 5 Kris Prather; No. 2 Bill O’Neill vs. No. 7 Kyle Troup; No. 1 Jason Belmonte vs. No. 9 Francois Lavoie

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Playoffs Preview: No. 2 Bill O'Neill vs. No. 7 Kyle Troup

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Match: No. 2 Bill O’Neill vs. No. 7 Kyle TroupRound: QuarterfinalsBroadcast Info: Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern on FS1 (U.S.) and FloBowling (international)Other Matches On This Show: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 5 Kris Prather; No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom Smallwood; No. 1 Jason Belmonte vs. No. 9 Francois Lavoie

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