1. Vanderbilt at Kentucky. Rupp Arena is the only place in the conference that Vandy’s senior class hasn’t won. This could be Kentucky’s first undefeated conference season since 2003. Can freshmen talent translate into NCAA Tournament success?
3. Florida at Georgia. Gators must get used to playing without reserve power forward Will Yeguete – lost to season-ending foot surgery. Bulldogs see fewer fans in the stands this year. Last in the conference in points scored could be one reason why.
5. Mississippi State at Alabama. The Crimsom Tide welcomes back JaMychel Green but freshman Trevor Lacy is “doubtful.” Meet Alabama’s project and prospect. Bulldogs have lost four straight and Rodney Hood is unlikely to play today.
7. College basketball on TV today.
8. Dennis Dodd: ”Occupy the BCS” has worked.
9. Florida picks up the option year on Will Muschamp’s contract.
10. Why getting Rutgers on their football schedule is a win for Arkansas.
11. Early commitments usually keep their word.
12. The Big 12 conference has agreed on exit penalties for both Missouri and Texas A&M but it’s up to league members to give final approval.
13. Opening the curtain on the NCAA investigation at Oregon.
14. 11 years and a week since Dale Earnhardt died.