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Get ready for a full weekend of sports as college football continues and college basketball returns. The men's and women's basketball seasons tip off around the nation this Friday.

Thursday, Nov. 10

College football (6:30-10 p.m., ESPNU): Georgia Southern hosts Louisiana-Lafayette, which boasts a roster full of Mississippi natives.

Friday, Nov. 11

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN+): The UM Rebel men's team starts the season against Tennessee-Martin. ... College basketball (7-9 p.m., SECN+): MSU men's team gets the season started at home against Norfolk State.

Saturday, Nov. 12

College football (11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., ESPN): MSU looks to follow its upset of Texas A&M with a win against 
Alabama. ... College football (6:30-10 p.m., SECN): The Rebels face the Aggies in a game that may see both without their starting quarterbacks.

Sunday, Nov. 13

NFL (noon-3 p.m., FOX): The New Orleans Saints face a major test as they host the defending Super Bowl champions, the Denver Broncos.

Monday, Nov. 14

College basketball (6-8 p.m., SECN): The UM men's team hosts Massachusetts. ... College basketball (7-9 p.m., SECN+): The MVSU women's team hits the road to face Alabama.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

College basketball (6-10:30 p.m., ESPN): Tune in for a double-header of top teams with Michigan State against Kentucky and Duke against Kansas.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Women's volleyball (7-9 p.m., SECN+): The UM Rebels, who are 10th in the SEC, travel to the ninth-place MSU Bulldogs as both teams' seasons near the end.

Set your DVR on Friday to catch the UM women's team start its season at 2:30 p.m. on the SECN. That night, Alcorn State travels to face Loyola-Chicago at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN3.

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