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College basketball on television: Big day of non-conference games

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray (23) sliced through traffic on a drive as Kentucky played Eastern Kentucky University at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray (23) sliced through traffic on a drive as Kentucky played Eastern Kentucky University at Rupp Arena. Lexington Herald-Leader

Some are calling this best day of non-conference college basketball of the entire season and they may be right.

Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and Allie LaForce will be at the Barclays Center for the CBS Champions Classic doubleheader. No. 11 North Carolina plays No. 22 UCLA in the first game at 1 p.m. followed by No. 4 Kentucky against Ohio State at 3:30 p.m.

There are a host of other good games on this Saturday, as well. No. 12 Villanova is at No. 8 Virginia. No. 1 Michigan State is at Northeastern. No. 7 Duke plays Utah at Madison Square Garden. No. 10 Xavier plays host to Auburn. No. 19 Louisville plays host to Western Kentucky. The list goes on.

And here is the list of college basketball games on television for Saturday.

Saturday, Dec. 19

▪ 12:00 - Utah vs. Duke (ESPN)

▪ 12:00 - Georgia Tech at Georgia (SEC)

▪ 12:00 - Villanova at Virginia (ESPN2)

▪ 12:00 - Western Kentucky at Louisville (ESPNU)

▪ 12:00 - Michigan State at Northeastern (NBC Sports)

▪ 12:00 - Wichita State at Seton Hall (Fox)

▪ 12:00 - Auburn at Xavier (Fox Sports 1)

▪ 12:00 - Cornell at Syracuse (Fox Sports South)

▪ 12:00 - UNC-Asheville at Georgetown (Fox Sports Ohio)

▪ 1:00 - North Carolina vs. UCLA (CBS)

▪ 2:00 - Indiana vs. Notre Dame (ESPN2)

▪ 2:00 - Creighton at Oklahoma (ESPNU)

▪ 2:00 - Oral Roberts at LSU (SEC)

▪ 2:00 - Northwestern at DePaul (Fox Sports 1)

▪ 2:00 - College of Charleston at Miami (Fox Sports South)

▪ 3:30 - Kentucky vs. Ohio State (CBS)

▪ 4:00 - Cincinnati at VCU (CBS Sports)

▪ 4:00 - Tulane at Mississippi State (SEC)

▪ 4:00 - Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Texas Tech (Fox Sports South)

▪ 5:00 - Florida Atlantic vs. Florida State (Fox Sports Ohio)

▪ 5:00 - Butler vs. Purdue (Big 10)

▪ 6:00 - NC State at Missouri (SEC)

▪ 7:00 - Northern Iowa at Iowa State (ESPNU)

▪ 7:00 - Princeton at Maryland (Big 10)

▪ 8:00 - Oklahoma State vs. Florida (Fox Sports 1)

▪ 8:00 - Wofford at Vanderbilt (SEC)

▪ 9:00 - Baylor at Texas A&M (ESPNU)

▪ 9:30 - UNLV at Arizona (ESPN2)

▪ 11:00 - Tennessee at Gonzaga (ESPNU)

▪ 11:30 - Texas at Stanford (ESPN2)

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