This week’s college basketball TV schedule doesn’t begin until Thursday but there are still some intriguing matchups. Let’s look at the games you can watch on TV this week.
Thursday, December 27th
New Mexico at Cincinnati (ESPN 2) – This should actually be an excellent game as both teams are ranked in the Top 25.
Friday, December 28th
Missouri at UCLA (ESPN 2) – The Tigers are the ranked team but UCLA is at home and they will likely be favored.
Baylor at Gonzaga (ESPN 2) – Gonzaga will be favored but Baylor has a team capable of pulling off the road upset.
Providence at Brown (NBC Sports Network)
Saturday, December 29th
Santa Clara at Duke (ESPN 2) – The top-ranked team in the country might get a little bit of a test at home against Santa Clara.
Kentucky at Louisville (CBS) – This is the game of the week on the college basketball TV schedule with Louisville hosting the defending national champs. So far this season the better team has been the Cardinals and they will be solid home favorites in college basketball odds at the online sportsbook for this game.
Air Force vs. Florida (FSN) – The Gators are ranked in the top ten and will be heavy home favorites.
Butler at Vanderbilt (ESPN U) – Butler is ranked in the Top 25 but they will likely be road underdogs at Vanderbilt.
UNLV at North Carolina (ESPN 2) – These two teams have been ranked in the Top 25 but North Carolina already has three losses and might not be ranked next week if they lose this game.
Western Michigan at North Carolina State (ESPN U) – The Wolf Pack will be heavily favored at home in this one.
Tulsa vs. Florida State (FSN) – The Seminoles will be laying points is this game against Tulsa.
Virginia Tech at BYU (ESPN U) – The Cougars are tough to beat at home and will be favored against the Hokies.
Xavier at Tennessee (ESPN U) – The Volunteers will likely be small home favorites in this game.
Washington at Connecticut (ESPN 2) – Connecticut is not a national power this season but they will still be favored against Washington.
UC Santa Barbara at Cal State Fullerton (ESPN U) – This is actually a conference game taking place in December in the Big West.
Sunday, December 30th
Tulane at Alabama (ESPN U) – The Crimson Tide are heavily favored at home.