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[Slate] The Best In Sports in 7 Days

Thursday, Jan. 28
Men's college basketball, Arkansas at Mississippi State (8 p.m., Starkville, ESPN or ESPN2, 105.9) and Ole Miss at Auburn (8 p.m., Auburn, Ala., ESPNU, 97.3 FM): What idiot came up with this schedule? Bulldog and Rebel fans don't want to watch each other's teams, anyway.

Friday, Jan. 29
College baseball, Mobile at Belhaven (3 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): The boys of winter hit the diamond. Bundle up, folks. … College basketball, Sewanee at Millsaps (women, 6 p.m. and men, 8 p.m., Jackson): The Majors and Majorettes host a SCAC doubleheader at The Hangar.

Saturday, Jan. 30
Men's college basketball, Mississippi State at LSU (12:30 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., Ch. 12, 105.9 FM, 103.9 FM): The Bulldogs battle the Bayou Bengals in Red Stick. … Arkansas at Ole Miss (3 p.m.,
Oxford, Ch. 12, 97.3 FM): The Razorbacks roll into the Tad to face the Rebels. You can only take this alliteration so far. … Belhaven at Tougaloo (7 p.m., Jackson): The Blazers call on the Bulldogs in an intracity GCAC matchup. … Jackson State at Mississippi Valley State 
(7:30 p.m., Itta Bena, 620 AM): The Tigers invade the Delta Devils' personal slice of hell. Burn, baby, burn.

Sunday, Jan. 31
NFL football, Pro Bowl (6:30 p.m.): Every NFL player wants to be chosen for this game, but none of them want to play in it. Moving it away from Hawaii probably isn't going to increase participation.

Monday, Feb. 1
Men's college basketball, Jackson State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (7:30 p.m., Pine Bluff, Ark., 620 AM): The Tigers visit the Golden Lions in a SWAC feline fight.

Tuesday, Feb. 29
Men's college basketball, Ole Miss at Kentucky (6 p.m., Lexington, Ky., ESPN, 97.3 FM): The Rebels haven't had much luck in the Wildcats' lair.

Wednesday, Feb. 3
Men's college basketball, Mississippi State at Vanderbilt (7 p.m., Nashville, Tenn., Ch. 12, 105.9 FM): MSU's women's team has already beaten Vandy twice this season. The Bulldogs would settle for just one victory.

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