Thanks to the conclusion of the college football season tonight, there's a very light schedule of college basketball on TV, highlighted by a key Big East matchup and featuring a trio of matchups from the lower reaches of Division I.
Notre Dame at Marquette, ESPN2 (7 p.m. ET)
A matchup of two offensively-minded hoops team is the perfect prelude to a BCS Championship Game featuring high-octane attacks. The Fighting Irish are in search of their first conference road win, but the Bradley Center crowd won't make it easy.
KenPom.com prediction: Golden Eagles 76-75, 68 poss.
Bethune-Cookman at North Carolina A&T, ESPNU (7 p.m. ET)
While it's a pity that ESPNU isn't airing the other MEAC game of the night 2-0 Hampton, the new power on the block, at 2-0 Morgan State, the two-time defending champion, the winner of this one will be tied with the winner of that contest atop the league.
KenPom.com prediction: Aggies 70-65, 63 poss.
Stony Brook at Binghamton, MSG+/ESPN3/Full Court (7:30 p.m. ET)
The Seawolves are 6-8 overall and the Bearcats 4-10, but both teams are in the thick of the America East race early on, In fact, if the Bearcats win, they'll be locked in a tie for first in the conference with Hartford.
Alabama A&M at Arkansas-PIne Bluff, ESPNU (9 p.m. ET)
The Bulldogs sit at 2-1 a game behind Jackson State and Texas Southern in the SWAC race, while the Golden Lions, the defending conference champs, are still looking for their first league win.
KenPom.com prediction: Bulldogs 64-62, 71 poss.
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