Men's college basketball, Vanderbilt at Ole Miss (6 p.m., Oxford, ESPNU, 97.3 FM): Ole Miss' NCAA hopes are hanging by a string. Will Vandy bring the scissors?
Friday, Feb. 19
College basketball, Colorado College at Millsaps (women, 6 p.m., and men, 8 p.m., Jackson): It's Purple Haze vs. Colorado Kool-Aid at the Hangar, the JFP's unofficial choice for Jackson's Best College Venue.
Saturday, Feb. 20
Men's college basketball, Florida at Ole Miss (11 a.m., Oxford, Ch. 12, 97.3 FM): Remember back when Florida won back-to-back NCAA titles? The Gators aren't that good, but they're still pretty good.
Mississippi State at LSU (3 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., Ch. 12, 105.9 FM, 103.9 FM): The Bulldogs are up and down; the Tigers are just down.
Sunday, Feb. 21
College basketball, Austin at Millsaps (women, 1 p.m., and men, 3 p.m., Jackson): The Majors and Majorettes aim to mangle the Marsupials in an SCAC doubleheader.
Monday, Feb. 22
Winter Olympics (7 p.m., Ch. 3): It's time for a pairs figure skating final, so this might be a good time to tune in.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
College baseball, Millsaps at Belhaven (4 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): The Majors and Blazers meet in the latest installment of the Winter Classic, the Maloney Trophy Series.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Men's college basketball, Auburn at Ole Miss (7 p.m., Oxford, Ch. 12, 97.3 M): The Tigers are dangerous, but probably not dangerous enough to win in Oxford.
Alabama at Mississippi State (8 p.m., CSS, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs are hungry for revenge against the Crimson Tide.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who digs those tight pants the Canadian snowboarders wear.