Monday Pickups: Setting the TV slate for Nov. 24 (and Nov. 17)

Each Monday, conferences, TV networks and schools announce when and on what network they'll be kicking off a week from this coming Saturday -- in this case, Nov. 24. Here's the rundown of Monday's television announcements, conference by conference. All times Eastern.

AJ McCarron and the Crimson Tide will look to wrap up the SEC West vs. Auburn. (US Presswire)
SEC on CBS, Saturday, Nov. 24
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3:30 p.m.


Alabama Crimson Tide may no longer control its national-championship destiny, but it can still clinch another SEC West title and berth in the SEC Championship Game with a win in the Iron Bowl. For the Auburn Tigers , a victory might save Gene Chizik's job and would salvage a horrific season -- but will motivation be enough to keep things close?

The game will air live online here at's SEC Live player, with the online broadcast featuring both pregame and postgame coverage, the latter including Gary Danielson live from the broadcast booth after the game.

As previously announced, CBS will also broadcast LSU at Arkansas Razorbacks at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. Here's a look at the other confirmed kickoffs for the Nov. 24 slate:

Saturday, Nov. 24
Game Time TV
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Georgia Bulldogs Noon ESPN
Kentucky Wildcats at Tennessee Volunteers 12:21 p.m. SEC Network (regional)
Florida Gators at Florida State Seminoles 3:30 p.m. ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
Missouri Tigers at Texas A&M Aggies 7 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
South Carolina Gamecocks at Clemson Tigers 7 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Mississippi State Bulldogs at Ole Miss Rebels 7 p.m. ESPNU

Final broadcast decisions on Florida-Florida State, Missouri-Texas A&M, and South Carolina-Clemson will be made after this Saturday's games. Both kickoff time and broadcast info for Vanderbilt Commodores at Wake Forest Demon Deacons is TBD.

Friday, Nov. 23
Game Time TV
Nebraska Cornhuskers at Iowa Hawkeyes Noon ABC
Saturday, Nov. 24
Game Time TV
Michigan Wolverines at Ohio State Buckeyes Noon ABC
Illinois Fighting Illini at Northwestern Wildcats Noon Big Ten Network
Indiana Hoosiers at Purdue Boilermakers Noon Big Ten Network
Wisconsin Badgers at Penn State Nittany Lions 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 (regional mirror)
Michigan State Spartans at Minnesota Golden Gophers 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Network

The Big Ten also announced that this Saturday, Nov. 17, the noon kickoff game between Iowa and Michigan will air on ESPN. Northwestern at Michigan State, which also kicks off at noon, will air on ESPN2.

Thursday, Nov. 22
Game Time TV

TCU at Texas

7:30 p.m. ESPN
Friday, Nov. 23
Game Time TV

West Virginia at Iowa State

3:30 p.m. ABC
Saturday, Nov. 24
Game Time TV
Texas Tech at Baylor 2:30 p.m. Fox
Oklahoma State at Oklahoma 3:30 p.m. ABC or ESPN/ESPN (mirror)

The ACC (and ESPN) has once again gone with a six-day option for its conference games, meaning the only games with established kickoff times or broadcast decisions are the ones -- Florida at Florida State, Georgia Tech at Georgia, South Carolina at Clemson -- featured in the SEC announcement above.

But Sunday the league did finalize its six-day-optioned games for this Saturday, Nov. 17. Here they are:

Thursday, Nov. 15
Game Time TV
North Carolina at Virginia 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Saturday, Nov. 17
Game Time TV
Florida State at Maryland Noon ESPNU
Virginia Tech at Boston College 12:30 p.m. ACC Network (regional)
USF at Miami 3 p.m. Regional coverage
N.C. State at Clemson 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN2 (regional mirror)
Duke at Georgia Tech 3:30 p.m. ESPNU
Wake Forest at Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. NBC

The Pac-12 likewise is running a week behind most of the other BCS leagues. Here's its schedule for this Saturday, Nov. 17:

Saturday, Nov. 17
Game Time TV

Washington at Colorado

1:30 p.m. FX
Washington State at Arizona State 3 p.m. Pac-12 Network
USC at UCLA 3 p.m. Fox
Stanford at Oregon 8 p.m. ABC
Arizona at Utah 10 p.m. ESPNU
Cal at Oregon State 10:30 p.m. Pac-12 Network
Friday, Nov. 23
Game Time TV
Syracuse Orange at Temple Owls 11 a.m. ESPN2
South Florida Bulls at Cincinnati Bearcats 11 a.m. ESPN2
Saturday, Nov. 24
Game Time TV
Connecticut Huskies at Louisville Cardinals Noon Big East Network (regional)
Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Pittsburgh Panthers Noon ESPN2 or ESPNU

Many more updates to come.

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