Marquette vs. Michigan (Friday, 12:00 PM, ESPN): Michigan is a contender in the Big Ten, and Marquette has gotten off to a surprising start in what is a rebuilding season.
Texas A&M vs. No. 8 West Virginia (Friday, 2:30 PM, ESPN): A&M handled Clemson relatively easily, while Devin Ebanks could make his season debut for West Virginia.
Xavier vs. Creighton (Friday, 2:30 PM, ESPNU): Two non-BCS teams that could be fighting for an at-large come Selection Sunday; a win here would look good.
No. 13 Connecticut vs. No. 7 Duke (Friday, 5:00 PM, ESPN): While this game might not be as important as it has in the past, anytime these two get together, it's destined to be a classic.
Siena vs. St. John's (Friday, 5:30 PM): St. John's is optimistic about the season, while Siena has the potential to be a factor in the NCAA Tournament again.
Richmond vs. Mississippi State (Friday, 6:00 PM, FCS Pacific): Both teams are in need of a win. Richmond won't get many opportunities for big wins, while MSU has been somewhat disappointing.
Nevada at VCU (Friday, 7:30 PM): Both teams are looking to continue their good starts -- Nevada has defeated Houston, while VCU beat Oklahoma.
Florida vs. No. 2 Michigan State (Friday, 8:00 PM, Regional TV): I like Florida a lot more than most, but the Gators could have trouble against MSU's experience and defense.
Old Dominion vs. Missouri (Friday, 8:30 PM, FCS Pacific): A win here for ODU would boost the CAA's profile in the early season, while Missouri is lurking in the Big 12.
Portland vs. No. 22 Minnesota (Friday, 9:30 PM, ESPNU): Portland destroyed UCLA on Thursday, but Minnesota's defense will not allow them to shoot as well as they did.
Butler vs. UCLA (Friday, 11:30 PM, ESPNU): One of these teams will exit Anaheim with at least two losses, as Butler fell to Minnesota and UCLA was rocked by Portland on Thursday.
La Salle at No. 4 Villanova (Saturday, 3:30 PM, ESPN2): Battle in Philly. La Salle is expected to be a sleeper in the Atlantic-10, while 'Nova is a Final Four contender again.
No. 16 Louisville at UNLV (Saturday, 4:00 PM, Versus): UNLV surprised Louisville by pulling the upset last season, and the Cardinals will head into Vegas for revenge.
Boston College at Providence (Saturday, 7:00 PM): Two New England teams that are headed for a down season, but could get some momentum with a win here.
76 Classic (Sunday, 2:30/5:00/7:30/10:00 PM, ESPNU/ESPN2): By far the best preseason tournament will have four marquee games on the docket, including a potential West Virginia-Minnesota battle in the title game.
Niagara at Akron (Sunday, 2:00 PM): Don't overlook this game. Akron is the favorite to win the MAC, while Niagara is one of the more entertaining teams to watch.
Nevada at No. 11 North Carolina (Sunday, 6:45 PM, FSN): Another tough battle for Nevada this week, as the Wolf Pack will face a UNC team looking to bounce back from its loss to 'Cuse.
Old Spice Classic Championship (Sunday, 7:30 PM, ESPN2): A potential Michigan-Florida State match-up could be very interesting. Marquette and Alabama are also in the mix.
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