Division III Football Final
Trinity of Texas tries for its first D-III title against Ohio's tiny Mount Union College, which has won 41 straight, 95 of its last 96, and six of the last nine titles.
CBS 5 PM, BASKETBALL
Indiana (8-0) at Kentucky (5-2)
Call it Hoosiers versus McCoys. Kentucky leads the border war between these roundball-crazed states 24-21. That makes the Wildcats the only nonconference team to play the Hoosiers more than five times and still hold a winning record.
CBS 1 PM
Chargers (8-6) at Chiefs (7-7)
San Diego back LaDainian Tomlinson (1,485 yards), the NFL's third-leading rusher, is in close pursuit of the Chiefs' Priest Holmes (1,645), who leads the league but could miss time with a sore right hip. Both teams are fighting to stay in the playoff race.
ESPN 5 PM
Princeton (3-3) at Texas (5-2)
Princeton's backdoor cuts are among college hoops' most enjoyable sights, but this season the struggling Tigers have often found the rear entry locked. The powerhouse Longhorns, meanwhile, have had little trouble finding the basket, averaging 82 points.
ESPN 5:30 PM
Texas Tech versus Clemson, Tangerine Bowl
Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury has such a good arm—he leads the nation in completions, attempts, yards and touchdown passes—he could heave a Christmas ham for a first down.
ABC 8:30 PM
Kings at Lakers
So much for Christmas cheer: Shaq calls the Kings "the Queens," and Sacramento has vowed revenge since losing to L.A. in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. L.A. (10-15) dominates the rivalry, but the Kings (20-6) lead the Pacific Division.