[Slate] This Week's Best In Sports | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

[Slate] This Week's Best In Sports

Thursday, Feb. 4

Women's college basketball, Kentucky at Ole Miss (6 p.m., Oxford, Fox Sports South): The Lady Rebels are challenging for an SEC title. Hello, NCAAs.

Friday, Feb. 5
College baseball, Berry at Belhaven (3 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): You have to wear gloves to hold an aluminum bat in this weather.

Saturday, Feb. 6
Men's college basketball, Mississippi State at Florida (12:30 p.m., Ch. 12, 105.9 FM): The struggling Bulldogs venture into Alligator Alley. … Alabama at Ole Miss (5 p.m., Oxford, Fox Sports South, 97.3 FM): Why can't the Rebels win SEC games at home? … Alcorn State at Jackson State (5:30 p.m., Jackson, 620 AM): There's bad and then there's Alcorn. Somewhere, Eddie Archie is crying.

Sunday, Feb. 7
NFL football, Super Bowl, New Orleans vs. Indianapolis (5:25 p.m., Ch. 12, 620 AM): The Saints are finally in the Super Bowl. Have they got what it takes to beat New Orleans native son Peyton Manning and the Colts? Yes.

Monday, Feb. 8
Men's college basketball, Southern at Jackson State (7:30 p.m., Jackson, 620 AM): It's the Jaguars vs. the Tigers in a SWAC catfight.

Tuesday, Feb. 9
College baseball, Belhaven at Mississippi College (4 p.m., Clinton): The Blazers call on the Choctaws in the first game of the Maloney Trophy Series. You might need a parka.

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Men's college basketball, Southern Miss at Tulsa (7 p.m., Tulsa, Okla., 103.3 FM): It's the Golden Eagles vs. the Golden Hurricane. It's tempting to call this a crucial C-USA game, but there's no such thing unless Memphis is playing.

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