Middle Tennessee and Toledo play late Saturday -- actually early Sunday, on the East Coast -- in the title game of the Great Alaska Shootout. The Blue Raiders are the play.
The biggest teams: Kentucky, North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State. The list goes on. They're all playing in something major in college hoops this November.
Wisconsin has an X-factor in Nigel Hayes, whose development gives him the chance to be a real difference-maker for the Badgers.
A special Friday edition of the Viewer's Guide will focus on one of the best days of college hoops all season, the Friday of Conference Tourney week.
Both Villanova and St. John's will look to avoid disastrous starts to their Big East seasons on Tuesday. Also, Minnesota needs a big win over Ohio State.
Non-conference play slows down -- though Duke and Jahlil Okafor face Toledo. Meanwhile, the WCC heats up early conference play, including No. 5 Gonzaga at San Diego and Portland-BYU.
Huge day for college football, but college hoops doesn't stop, and here are the results you need to know about.

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