Thursday, Feb. 26
High school basketball: MHSAA Boys and Girls State Tournament (Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson): It's JPS day at the Big House in the boys (Callaway vs. Wayne County, 2:30 p.m., and Jim Hill vs. Greenville Weston, 8 p.m.) and girls brackets (Forest Hill vs. New Albany, 1 p.m., and Murrah vs. Natchez, 6:30 p.m.)
Friday, Feb. 27
High school basketball: MHSAA Boys State Tournament, Brandon vs. Olive Branch (2:30 p.m., Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson): Brandon's Tyler Adams is one of the state's top players, and he's only a sophomore.
Saturday, Feb. 28
Men's college basketball: The Big Three all get TV time today with Southern Miss at Memphis (noon, Memphis, Tenn., CSS/1180 AM/103.3 FM), Alabama at Ole Miss (3 p.m., Oxford, Ch. 12/97.3 FM) and Auburn at Mississippi State (5 p.m., Starkville, FSN South/105.9 FM)
High school basketball: MPSA Overall Tournament, the academy teams decide who's best beneath the Golden Dome (girls final, 1 p.m., and boys final, 2:30 p.m., Mississippi College, Clinton).
Sunday, March 1
Women's college basketball: LSU at Ole Miss (2 p.m., Oxford): This is a rare time when the Lady Rebels will be a favorite in this rivalry.
Monday, March 2
High school basketball: MHSAA Boys and Girls State Tournament (times TBA, Mississippi College, Jackson): The second week of the tourney begins.
Tuesday, March 3
College baseball: Belhaven at Millsaps (6 p.m., Jackson): The Blazers meet the Majors in crucial Maloney Trophy Series game.
Wednesday, March 4
Men's college basketball: Florida at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, Ch. 12/105.9 FM): The Bulldogs face a must-win game if they want to go to NCAA Tournament.