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The Slate

Football is gone, and the weather might be cold, but the sports world is heating up. Plenty of action around the globe and at home should keep you entertained.

Thursday, Feb. 13

College basketball (8-10 p.m., CSS): A win against UAB could help Southern Miss work towards the top seed in the C-USA Tournament.

Friday, Feb. 14

Olympics (4-6 p.m., CNBC): Curl up with the one you love and watch the USA vs. Russia in men's curling action.

Saturday, Feb. 15

College basketball (12:30-3 p.m., CBS): Mississippi State looks to right the ship in a game against Auburn. ... 
(1-3 p.m., CSS): Southern Miss looks to keep marching towards March against Middle Tennessee State. ... (3-5 p.m., FSN): Ole Miss looks to get into the field-of-68 conversation with a win against a streaky Georgia team.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Olympics (6:30-9 a.m., NBC Sports): Your weekly hockey fix features the USA versus Slovenia in group play, and then (11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., USA) gold-medal favorite Canada takes on Finland.

Monday, Feb. 17

College basketball (9-11 p.m., ESPN U): Mississippi Valley State battles the top team in the SWAC, Texas Southern.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPN): Ole Miss gets a chance at a season-changing win against a Kentucky team that might be looking ahead to its game against Florida on Saturday.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

College basketball (7-9 p.m., CBS): Mississippi State lacks talent and depth to be a tournament team, but the Bulldogs can try to play spoilers against teams like their midweek opponent, LSU.

The Winter Olympics is off and running, and the English Premier League is all over the NBC networks. College baseball and softball will start this week. The NBA enters the All-Star break, and college basketball is looking at the home stretch.

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