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Mid-Major matchups to watch this weekend: Nov. 26 & 27

We’ve got college basketball from Canada and London while Saint Louis looks to take down No. 13 Auburn

NCAA Basketball: Dayton at Saint Louis
Travis Ford and the Saint Louis Billikens are 5-1 on the season with wins over Memphis, Murray State and Providence.
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Saturday’s Slate:

Northeastern vs. Princeton - @ noon ET, Hoopsfix

The Tigers and Huskies battle for the London Basketball Classic Championship from Copper Box Arena in London, England.

UMBC vs. Georgetown - @ noon ET, FS2

A solid Retrievers team with a history of upsets has another chance to earn a power-5 win against a struggling Hoyas squad.

Hofstra vs. UNC Greensboro - @ 2 p.m. ET

Two of the nation’s top mid-majors meet north of the border for a matchup at Quebec’s Place Bell Arena.

No. 2 Houston vs. Kent State - @ 2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN+

Leading the MAC at 5-1, the Golden Flashes travel to the Fertitta Center to take on the undefeated Cougars looking to defend their national ranking.

Syracuse vs. Bryant - @ 4 p.m. ET, ACC Network

Following back-to-back wins in Florida, this high-flying Bulldogs offense will have a chance to defeat a very inconsistent Syracuse squad.

Drake vs. Louisiana - @ 6 p.m. ET, ESPN+

The 5-0 Bulldogs will welcome in the 5-0 Ragin’ Cajuns as the Missouri Valley’s best and the Sun Belt’s best do battle.

Montana State vs. Quinnipiac - @ 7 p.m. ET, Be The Beast (PPV)

In the second matchup north of the border on the day we have the Battle of the Bobcats as 6-0 Quinnipiac will look to avoid its first loss at the hands of Montana State at Place Bell Arena.

Grand Canyon vs. Pepperdine - @ 8 p.m. ET, WCC Network

After a loss to No. 19 UCLA, Pepperdine heads to the rowdy Grand Canyon University Arena to take on an always-sound Mid-Major program in Grand Canyon.

Sunday Showdowns:

Santa Clara vs. Iona - @ midnight ET, Be The Beast (PPV)

Led by one of the nation’s highest scorers in Brandin Podziemski, Santa Clara will be tasked with taking down Rick Pitino’s Iona squad at the 2022 Las Vegas Holiday Classic from Paradise, Nev.

Fordham vs. Harvard - @ 1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN+

After upsetting Loyola Chicago on Friday, the Crimson faces another up-and-coming Atlantic-10 squad on the road against the Rams.

No. 13 Auburn vs. Saint Louis - @ 3 p.m. ET, SEC Network

As the No. 5 ranked squad in The Other Top 25, the Billikens will get a shot at the nationally ranked Tigers, who are 6-0 to start the season.

Quinnipiac vs. Hofstra - @ 4 p.m. ET, Be The Beast (PPV)

On day two of the 2022 Northern Classic, the undefeated Bobcats will get Speedy Claxton’s Pride.