1. Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Details: Wednesday, November 27 @ 7:30 PM ET – Quicken Loans Arena – Cleveland, OH
Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY
Why Watch: Lebron James returns home to take on his former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat are scorching right now, winning seven in a row, six by double-digits. The Cavs are a team that can give Miami fits with their big men - Varejao and Bynum. It will be a game of tempo in Cleveland as the Cavs will try to slow the game down and the Heat will press their fast break highlight reel style of play Wednesday night. Every time King James comes back to Cleveland it is a can't miss game and Uncle Drew aka Kyrie Irving, will look to prove Cleveland is now his city.
#5ToFollow Insider: Tom Haberstroh - @TomHaberstroh
Tom Haberstroh covers the NBA for ESPN.com’s Miami Heat Index. Haberstroh is a great source stats and some sarcasm during Heat games. Follow Tom during Wednesay night's homecoming game.
2. Alabama vs. Duke
Details: Wednesday, November 27 @ 9:30 PM ET – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY
Why Watch: The Duke Blue Devils are ranked sixth in the nation and have a solid squad with blue chip NBA prospects in Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood. Parker's 23 ppg and Hood's 21.8 ppg makes up for one of the NCAA's highest-scoring duos. Can the stud shooters be as efficient versus a strong Alabama team built around defense? The Crimson Tide are holding opponents to 41.8 percent shooting and 29.3 percent from three point land. This game is can't miss as a highly athletic Alabama team and Duke, one of the nation's best, tipoff in the semifinal of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
#5ToFollow Insider: ESPN College Basketball - @ESPNCBB
For the official hashtag of the game, the top stats on the hardwood, and everything trending online, follow ESPN’s college basketball crew.
3. Mississippi vs. Mississippi State
Details: Thursday, November 28 @ 7:30 PM ET – Davis Wade Stadium – Starkville, MS
Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY
Why Watch: This one is a big one for the state of Mississippi - the Egg Bowl - and it's back on Thanksgiving night! These two teams are meeting for the 110th time and records can be thrown out the window for this one. This Ole Miss team has flirted with greatness, won big games, and dipped in and out of the top 25 ranks throughout the season. The Rebs will need a big performance from their junior quarterback, Bo Wallace, who is 1-0 in Egg Bowl games. The Bulldogs are fighting for bowl eligibility and year long bragging rights. It's on their home turf, they're wearing golden chrome helmets, and this is their biggest test of the year. If you love college football, if you're needing a timeout from the dinner table, take a seat and make sure you're watching the #EggBowl on Thanksgiving night.
#5ToFollow Insider: Matt Wyatt - @MaroonWyatt
Former Mississippi State QB and current Bulldogs’ color analyst, Matt Wyatt is your best follow for the 110th Egg Bowl. Wyatt might show his maroon in his tweets, but he’ll bring you closer to the game than anyone else in 140-characters or less.
4. Texas Tech at Texas
Details: Thursday, November 28 @ 7:30 PM ET – Texas Memorial Stadium – Austin, TX
Watch Here: FoxSports1 on XFINITY
Why Watch: Turkey and football, this is how America does Thanksgiving. There's a big ballgame in the state of Texas that has the eye of the nation - the 7-4 Red Raiders and the 7-3 Longhorns, take it to the field to settle the score. Texas will look towards ball control to get a victory against an electric Tech offense. The way the Horns will do that their two tailbacks who can really scoot - Johnathan Gray (780 yards, 4 TDs) and Malcolm Brown (515 yards, 9 TDs). The Raiders has the best passing attacks in the nation (400.2 passing yards per game) and will not have trouble finding the end zone. If you're looking for a game where the scores come around as frequently as the turkey at the table, tune in to FS1 for a big rivalry in the #BIGXII.
#5ToFollow Insider: Spencer Hall - @edsbs
Spencer Hall tweets only as Spencer Hall can. He's the force behind SB Nation's Everyday Should be Saturday and watching college football whenever it is - tweeting whatever is on his mind. You're in for a treat on Thanksgiving night by following Hall.
5. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens
Details: Thursday, November 28 @ 8:30 PM ET – M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, MD
Watch Here: NBC with XFINITY
Why Watch: Thanksgiving night is filled with rivalry from the college game to the pros. The Steelers and Ravens will go ham on the gridiron, while you are on your third or fourth plate of the day. Pittsburgh comes into this turkey day game on a three-game win streak and riding the hot hand of Big Ben Roethlisberger, 7 TDs-to-1 INT in their current win streak. The Ravens are a tough team at home, holding a 4-1 record this season and giving up just 10.8 points per game in those contests. Look for a great matchup where defense steals the show, as it usually does when these two lineup against each other. With both teams holding a 5-6 record, the hopes of a playoff berth are on the line on Thanksgiving night.
#5ToFollow Insider: Neal Coolong - @NealCoolong
Neal Coolong is the editor of Behind The Steel Curtain, SB Nation's Pittsburgh Steelers blog. Follow Coolong as the Steelers playoff push continues on Thanksgiving night.
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