The Blackhawks are back in action tonight, hoping to build off their big win over the Islanders on Sunday night. And the Bulls face off against Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats. There's tons of Big Ten and Top 25 action tonight, too. Once again, a reminder: all rankings at SB Nation Chicago are from the USA Today coaches poll. There's also an unusual morning hockey game involving the Wolves.â†µ
11 a.m., Comcast 100: AHL, Wolves vs. Stars at Allstate Arena. This is the Wolves' School Day Game; here's how the Wolves describe it:
Let the Chicago Wolves help your students practice the fundamentals of math, history, English and science with an Interactive Workbook for use at the hockey game. You'll also receive a limited number of complimentary tickets for teachers or chaperones.â†µ
Tickets are $10 with a lunch option available for $3.50. Get Schooled by Skates and take your students on a field trip they will never forget!
5:30 p.m., Big Ten Network: College basketball, No. 2 Ohio State at Michigan.â†µ
6 p.m., ESPN: College basketball, No. 5 Pittsburgh at No. 19 Georgetown.â†µ
6 p.m., ESPN2: College basketball, No. 17 Louisville vs. No. 7 Villanova at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.â†µ
7 p.m., WGN: NBA, Bulls vs. Bobcats at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.â†µ
7:30 p.m., CSN Chicago: NHL, Blackhawks vs. Avalanche at the United Center.â†µ
7:30 p.m., Big Ten Network: College basketball, Northwestern at Iowa.â†µ
8 p.m., ESPN: College basketball, No. 1 Duke at Florida State.â†µ
8 p.m., ESPN2: College basketball, No. 3 Kansas at Iowa State.