The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, Jan. 25
Men's college basketball, Spring Hill at Belhaven (7:30 p.m., 930 AM): The Blazers try to claw their way up to the middle of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference standings.

Friday, Jan. 26
NBA, Washington at Detroit (6 p.m., ESPN): Break out the hibachi and watch Gilbert Arenas and the Wizards take on the Pistons, who have three guys from Mississippi on the roster.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Men's college basketball, South Carolina at Mississippi State (6 p.m., Starkville/105.9 FM): The Bulldogs might not win on the road, but they're almost unbeatable in the Hump. … Tougaloo at Belhaven (7 p.m.): The Bulldogs visit the Blazers in this intra-city rivalry.

Sunday, Jan. 28
College basketball, DePauw at Millsaps (1 p.m., men; 3 p.m., women, 1240 AM): There's no NFL game today, so get out of the house and check out some hoops at the Hangar.

Monday, Jan. 29
Men's college basketball, Mississippi Valley State at Grambling State (8 p.m., Grambling, La., ESPNU): Here's a chance to see the entertaining Delta Devils, provided you can find a place that has ESPNU. Good luck.

Tuesday, Jan. 30
Men's college basketball, Mississippi State at Ole Miss (6 p.m., Oxford, ESPN/97.3 FM/105.9 FM): Who the heck is making out the Southeastern Conference schedule? You had two arch rivals play twice in January. You're fired. … High school basketball, Callaway at Lanier (girls, 6 p.m.; boys, 7:30 p.m.): The Chargers call on the Bulldogs in a North Jackson-South Jackson showdown.

Wednesday, Jan. 31
NBA, Golden State at Atlanta (6 p.m., SportSouth): Here's a rare chance to see Lanier High alum Monta Ellis play.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who's looking for a buyer for 10,000 Saints Super Bowl shirts.


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