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On The Menu: January 25, 2016

Big Monday features a pair of Top 25 matchups, though Duke is just barely hanging on.

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Game information courtesy Matt College Sports on TV Website, which has even more games listed and more specific info on coverage for regional sports networks and American Sports Network telecasts.

All times listed are Eastern, adjust accordingly.


Duke Blue Devils (15-5, 4-3) at Miami Hurricanes (15-3, 4-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Of course, with Blue Devils teetering on the edge of those rankings after their recent three-game losing streak, a trip to Coral Gables could finish the job. However, Duke has struggled more with the Hurricanes at Cameron in recent seasons.

Big 12

Kansas Jayhawks (16-3, 5-2) at Iowa State Cyclones (15-4, 4-3), 9 p.m. (ESPN)

The Cyclones can knock the Jayhawks out of the four-team logjam at the top of the Big 12 with a victory. Note that the Jayhawks went 2-2 against Fred Hoiberg's four NCAA teams at Hilton. We'll see if Steve Prohm's first Iowa State squad can stop Kansas tonight.

Big Ten

Penn State Nittany Lions (11-9, 2-5) at Ohio State Buckeyes (12-8, 4-3), 7 p.m. (BTN)

The Buckeyes need to stop a two-game skid, and a visit from the Nittany Lions is nearly the perfect remedy. Ohio State swept last season's series, but Penn State won both games the year before.

Atlantic 10

Davidson Wildcats (11-6, 3-3) at Richmond Spiders (10-7, 2-3), 7 p.m. (CSN Mid-Atlantic Plus)

The loser will fall four losses back of Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the Atlantic 10 and further down the bubble pecking order. The pair split their 2015 meetings, with the home side winning each contest.


Maine Black Bears (6-12, 2-3) at Stony Brook Seawolves (15-4, 6-0), 7 p.m. (

The Seawolves last lost to Maine on January 22, 2011. Expect that run to continue tonight and for Stony Brook to hold the America East's bid in tomorrow's projection.

Detroit Titans (9-9, 3-4) at Green Bay Phoenix (12-8, 4-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)
Oakland Golden Grizzlies (12-8, 4-3) at Milwaukee Panthers (14-6, 5-2), 9 p.m. (ASN/ESPN3)

All four teams sitting immediately behind Horizon co-leaders Valparaiso Crusaders and Wright State Raiders are in action tonight.

Manhattan Jaspers (8-10, 5-4) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (8-9, 6-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN3)

The Peacocks can join Monmouth Hawks at the top of the MAAC with a win, and the pair will meet on Saturday in West Long Branch. However, the Jaspers seem to have righted the ship with two straight home victories and five wins in their last seven.

Lafayette Leopards (5-13, 2-5) at Bucknell Bison (10-9, 7-1), 7:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

This is a rematch of last year's Patriot semifinals, which saw the Leopards win in Lewisberg, claiming the rubber match over the regular season league winners.

Lamar Cardinals (10-9. 2-5) at Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (13-5, 6-0), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)

If the Lumberjacks win, they'll remain in tomorrow's bracket as the Southland rep. An SFA loss will open the door for Houston Baptist Huskies.

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