The Blackhawks are off until Saturday, but the Bulls take over the United Center with three more games this week, starting tonight. There's also college basketball on your TV plate tonight.â†µâ†µ
6 p.m., ESPN: College basketball, No. 18 Michigan State at No. 22 Illinois.
6:30 p.m., Versus: NHL, Canadiens at Sabres. And there are people who will tell you that both of those team names are spelled wrong.â†µâ†µ
7 p.m., CSN Chicago: NBA, Bulls vs. Bobcats at the United Center.â†µâ†µ
8 p.m., Big Ten Network: College basketball, Michigan at Northwestern.â†µâ†µ
8 p.m., ESPNU: College basketball, DePaul at Marquette. A game of local interest, for those who have access to this channel.