Thursday, Feb. 12
College basketball, William Carey at Belhaven (women, 5:30 p.m., and men, 7:30 p.m., Jackson): The Baptists battle the Presbyterians, GCAC-style.
Women's college basketball, Mississippi State at Ole Miss (8 p.m., Oxford, FSN South): The Lady Bulldogs go for a season sweep of the Lady Rebels.
Friday, Feb. 13
College baseball, Belhaven at Tougaloo (2 p.m., Jackson): The Blazers and Bulldogs open an intracity GCAC series.
Saturday, Feb. 14
Men's college basketball: It's a day of big games for Mississippi teams, starting with Memphis at Southern Miss (4 p.m., Hattiesburg, CBS College Sports/1180 AM/103.3 FM): The Golden Eagles match themselves against the class of C-USA.
Mississippi State at Auburn (4 p.m., Auburn, Ala., FSN South/105.9 FM): The Bulldogs face the Tigers, who are very dangerous in their den.
Texas Southern at Jackson State (5:30 p.m., Jackson, 1300 AM): The Tigers go for their sixth straight SWAC victory
Ole Miss at LSU (6 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., FSN South/97.3 FM): Can the Rebels upset their hated rivals?
Sunday, Feb. 15
Auto racing, Daytona 500 (1 p.m., Ch. 40): The NASCAR Sprint Cup season opens with the Great American Left Turn, uh, Race.
Women's college basketball, Southern Miss at Marshall (2:30 p.m., Huntington, W. Va., ESPN2): The Lady Eagles head for the mountains for a C-USA contest.
NBA basketball, NBA All-Star Game (7:30 p.m., TNT): Murrah alum Mo Williams should be in this game.
Monday, Feb. 16
Men's college basketball, Prairie View at Jackson State (7:30 p.m., Jackson, 1300 AM): The Tigers play host to the Panthers in a SWAC catfight.
Tuesday, Feb. 17
College baseball, Millsaps at Mississippi College (6 p.m., Clinton): The Majors visit the Choctaws in a Maloney Trophy game.
East Carolina at Southern Miss (7 p.m., Hattiesburg, 1180 AM/103.3 FM): The Golden Eagles try to fend off the Pirates.
Wednesday, Feb. 18
Men's college basketball, Tennessee at Ole Miss (7 p.m., Oxford, Ch. 12/97.3 FM): It's been a season of disappointment for the Rebels and Vols.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who used to think Dasani was the name of a Bollywood star.