•Men's basketball: No. 6 Kansas hosts Kansas State at 8 p.m. on ESPN (Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale) and "College GameDay” will be in Lawrence, Kan., for shows at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Other Saturday telecasts include Texas A&M at OU at 1 p.m. on KOCO-5 (Ron Franklin and Fran Fraschilla), Nebraska at OSU at 12:45 p.m. on KOCB-34 (Bob Carpenter and Jon Sundvold) and No. 5 Texas at Texas Tech at 3 p.m. on KWTV-9.
•Women's basketball: No. 10 OU hosts Texas at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on FSN (Mark Neely and Brenda VanLengen). No. 1 Connecticut hosts No. 4 Rutgers at 6 p.m. Monday on ESPN2.
•Prep basketball: KSBI-52 (Cox 9) is televising the small school state championships from State Fair Arena with three semifinals tonight (6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.) and all four finals Saturday (1:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m.; 7 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.).
•NBA: the Hornets host Utah at 7 tonight on ESPN. Dallas plays at the L.A. Lakers at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on KOCO-5.
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...