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College basketball on television: Kentucky women face LSU on SEC Network

Kentucky Coach Matthew Mitchell, left, talked with forward Batouly Camara before the second half began against Tennessee on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Memorial Coliseum in Lexington.
Kentucky Coach Matthew Mitchell, left, talked with forward Batouly Camara before the second half began against Tennessee on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Memorial Coliseum in Lexington. Lexington Herald-Leader

It may be Super Bowl Sunday, but there is some decent college basketball on tube this afternoon before the big game kicks off at 6:30 p.m.

Matthew Mitchell and the Kentucky women play host to LSU at noon on the SEC Network. The Cats are looking to snap a three-game losing streak. They lost at South Carolina on Thursday.

No. 5 Iowa is on the road at Illinois, 1 p.m. on the Big 10 Network. The Hawkeyes need the road win to stay in front of Maryland in the Big 10 race. Iowa is 9-1. Maryland is 10-2. Indiana dropped to 9-2 thanks to an upset loss at Penn State on Saturday.

At 2 p.m. on the CBS Sports Network, No. 12 SMU travels to South Florida. USF coach Orlando Antigua, the former Kentucky assistant, has the Bulls at 5-19 overall and 2-9 in the American Athletic Conference.

Here’s the list of college basketball games on television for Sunday:

Sunday, Feb. 7

▪ 12:00 - East Carolina at Connecticut (CBS Sports)

▪ 12:00 - LSU at Kentucky women (SEC)

▪ 1:00 - Iowa at Illinois (Big 10)

▪ 1:00 - Miami at Georgia Tech (ESPNU)

▪ 2:00 - SMU at South Florida (CBS Sports)

▪ 2:00 - Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure (NBC Sports)

▪ 2:00 - Auburn at Alabama women (SEC)

▪ 3:00 - Houston at Tulsa (ESPNU)

▪ 4:00 - Utah at Oregon (ESPN2)

How Top 25 fared Saturday

  • No. 1 Oklahoma lost to Kansas State 80-69
  • No. 2 North Carolina lost to Notre Dame 80-76
  • No. 3 Villanova beat Providence 72-60
  • No. 4 Maryland beat No. 18 Purdue 72-61
  • No. 6 Xavier beat Marquette 90-82
  • No. 7 Kansas beat TCU 75-56
  • No. 8 Texas A&M lost to No. 25 South Carolina 81-78
  • No. 9 Virginia beat Pittsburgh 64-50
  • No. 10 Michigan State beat Michigan 89-73
  • No. 13 Iowa beat Oklahoma State 64-59
  • No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 15 Baylor 80-69
  • No. 19 Louisville beat Boston College 79-47
  • No. 20 Kentucky beat Florida 80-61
  • No. 21 Wichita State lost to Illinois State 58-53
  • No. 22 Indiana lost to Penn State 68-63
  • No. 23 Arizona beat Washington 77-72
  • No. 24 Dayton beat George Mason 98-64
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