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December 20, 2008


Rhyme is reason:

It's being called the Battle in Seattle: No. 2 Connecticut vs. No. 8 Gonzaga (4 p.m., chs. 13, 9). They had to play there because nothing good rhymes with Hartford.


Gator aid:

Speaking of sites: No. 6 Duke plays No. 7 Xavier at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (2 p.m., chs. 13, 9). Both teams will be required to have little alligators on their jerseys.


Oy-a, Hoyas:

Mount St. Mary's takes a step up by taking on No. 15 Georgetown (1 p.m., MASN).


Eagle eyes:

Navy kicks off the bowl season with a rematch against Wake Forest in the EagleBank game from RFK Stadium (11 a.m., ESPN). All touchdowns are federally insured to be worth six points.


You've been served:

Penn State tries to defend its NCAA women's volleyball title in the finals against Stanford (8 p.m., ESPN2). Players are not required to have spiky hair.

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