Daily Round Up: We have a basketball team.

Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

The men's basketball team is off to a great start. [NBC Sports]

Beating North Carolina takes some of the pressure off Rick Barnes. [Yahoo Sports]

Can this young team save Barnes' job? [CBS Sports]

Some UT football players talk Mack. [Inside Texas]

What do The Dark Knight and Texas football have in common? [Horn Sports]

What should Santa bring Mack? [Dallas Morning News]

Open Range

One family's struggle with the death of their son, while suing the NCAA. [SB Nation] And because of this lawsuit, the NCAA is denying that they do not have a legal obligation to protect student-athletes. [SB Nation]

There will be six ways to watch the BCS championship game. [USA Today]

Nick Satan Saban has moved on. [Houston Chronicle]

It is tough being a coach in the SEC. [Saturday Down South]

It is time to go bowling! [Yahoo Sports]

Weekend Viewing Guide
Friday, December 20th
DIII Final: Mount Union vs. UW Whitewater 6:00 p.m. ESPNU (HD) / WatchESPN *9
DI-AA Semi-final: New Hampshire  at North Dakota State  7:00 p.m. ESPN2 (HD) / WatchESPN *9
Saturday, December 21st
DII Final: Lenoir Rhyne vs. NW Missouri State 11:00 a.m. ESPN2 (HD) / WatchESPN *9
DI-AA Semi-final: Towson  at Eastern Washington  1:00 p.m. ESPNU (HD) / WatchESPN *9
NAIA Final: Cumberlands (KY) vs. Grand View (Iowa) 3:30 p.m. espn3

Bowls (Printable Bowl Schedule with DirecTV channels)

Saturday, December 21st
New Mexico Bowl: Colorado State vs. Washington State 1:00 p.m. ESPN (HD) / WatchESPN *9
Las Vegas Bowl: Fresno State vs. USC 2:30 p.m. ABC (HD) / WatchABC *9
Idaho Potato Bowl: Buffalo vs. San Diego State 4:30 p.m. ESPN (HD) / WatchESPN *9
New Orleans Bowl: Louisiana Lafayette vs. Tulane 8:00 p.m. ESPN (HD) / WatchESPN *9

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