Just as travelers are busy on this pre-Thanksgiving day, so are college and pro basketball teams, with tournaments both wrapping up and tipping off. And the Bulls and Blackhawks are both in action.â†µ
4 p.m., ESPN2: Maui Invitational, third place: No. 11 Washington vs. No. 2 Michigan State.â†µ
6 p.m., Versus: NHL, Blues at Predators.â†µ
8 p.m., CSN Chicago: NBA, Bulls at Suns. The Bulls have three games left on the circus trip, and can push closer to a winning trip with a win tonight in Phoenix.â†µ
8 p.m., ESPN2: NIT Tip-Off: UCLA vs. No. 7 Villanova.â†µ
9 p.m., ESPN: Maui Invitational, title game: No. 9 Kentucky vs. Connecticut. UConn upset No. 2 Michigan State last night and winning this tournament could catapult them into next week’s rankings.â†µ
9:30 p.m., WGN: NHL, Blackhawks at Sharks. Which Blackhawks team will show up tonight? The one that blew out the Oilers and Canucks, or the one that got blasted by the lowly Flames? It’s reunion night with former Hawks goalie Antti Niemi.