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College basketball on television: A large helping for Thanksgiving

Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie has a word with guard Rodney Purvis (44) in a first-round game against Michigan in The Battle 4 Atlantis at Imperial Arena in Nassau, Bahamas, on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. UConn won, 74-60.
Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie has a word with guard Rodney Purvis (44) in a first-round game against Michigan in The Battle 4 Atlantis at Imperial Arena in Nassau, Bahamas, on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. UConn won, 74-60. Hartford Courant/TNS

Holiday tournament play continues on Thanksgiving Day with the Advocare Classic in Orlando, the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas, the Wooden Legacy in California, the NIT Tip-Off in Brooklyn, the Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas and the Great Alaskan Shootout in Anchorage.

Here is the list of college basketball games on television for Thursday:

Thursday, Nov. 26

▪ 12:00 - Alabama vs. Xavier (ESPN2)

▪ 1:00 - Gonzaga vs. Texas A&M (ESPN)

▪ 2:00 - Wichita State vs. USC (ESPN2)

▪ 2:00 - Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech (ESPNU)

▪ 3:30 - Syracuse vs. Connecticut (ESPN)

▪ 4:00 - UC-Irvine vs. Boise State (ESPNU)

▪ 4:30 - Stanford vs. Villanova (ESPN2)

▪ 5:00 - Richmond vs. West Virginia (Fox Sports 1)

▪ 5:30 - Boston College vs. Michigan State (ESPN2)

▪ 6:30 - Notre Dame vs. Monmouth (ESPNU)

▪ 7:00 - Washington vs. Texas (AXS)

▪ 9:00 - Iowa vs. Dayton (ESPN2)

▪ 9:00 - Evansville vs. Providence (ESPNU)

▪ 9:30 - Middle Tennessee vs. Alaska Anchorage (CBS Sports)

▪ 9:30 - Charlotte vs. Michigan (AXS)

▪ 11:30 - Santa Clara vs. Arizona (ESPN2)

▪ 11:59 - UNC-Asheville vs. Drexel (CBS Sports)

▪ 11:59 - California vs. San Diego State (Fox Sports 1)

How Top 25 fared Tuesday

  • No. 2 Maryland beat Rhode Island 86-63
  • No. 5 Kansas beat No. 19 Vanderbilt 70-63
  • No. 6 Duke beat Yale 80-61
  • No. 10 Gonzaga beat Washington 80-64
  • No. 12 Virginia beat Lehigh 80-54
  • No. 13 Indiana lost to UNLV 72-69
  • No. 18 Connecticut beat Michigan 74-60
  • No. 21 Oregon beat Arkansas State 91-68
  • No. 25 Texas A&M beat Texas 84-73
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