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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, March 5
High school basketball, MHSAA Boys and Girls State Tournament (Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson): It's title time at the Big House starting with the 1A championship games (girls, 7 p.m.; boys, 8 p.m.). MPB (Ch. 29) will broadcast all of the finals. … Men's college basketball, Alabama State at Jackson State (7:30 p.m., Jackson, 1300 AM): The Tigers are hoping to gain revenge and win the SWAC regular-season title.

Friday, March 6
High school basketball, MHSAA Boys and Girls State Tournament (Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson): More teams will be taking home trophies after winning the 2A finals (girls, 1 p.m.; boys, 2:30 p.m., both games on Ch. 29) and 3A finals (girls 7 p.m.,; boys, 8:30 p.m., both games on Ch. 29).

Saturday, March 7
High school basketball, MHSAA Boys and Girls State Tournament (Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson): There's a good chance JPS teams will be in the 4A (girls, 1 p.m.; boys, 2:30 p.m., both games on Ch. 29) and 5A championship games (girls, 7 p.m.; boys, 8:30 p.m., both games on Ch. 29). … Men's college basketball, Mississippi State at Ole Miss (4 p.m., Oxford, 105.9 FM/97.3 FM): This game is not as appetizing as it appeared to be as recently as two weeks ago.

Sunday, March 8
College baseball, Mississippi State at Hawaii (6:05 p.m., Honolulu, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs wrap up their trip to Oahu. … Austin at Millsaps (noon, Jackson): Get out of the house and get some fresh air.

Monday, March 9
Movie, "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" (7 p.m., FX): Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller preside over the sometimes inspired silliness of this sports comedy. Why didn't Rip Torn win a best supporting actor Oscar?

Tuesday, March 10
College baseball, Mississippi College at Millsaps (6 p.m., Jackson): The Choctaws call on the Majors in a Maloney Trophy Series tilt. … Rust at Jackson State, (2 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers play host to the Division III Bearcats in JSU's home opener.

Wednesday, March 11
College baseball, Jackson State at Tougaloo (2 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers hit the road again, but they won't have to travel far.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who urges you to check out the JFP Sports' Starting Five every Monday-Friday.

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