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San Diego forward Chris Manresa backs down on Brigham Young center Ian Harward in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
This weekend on Utah TV: BYU and the WCC get a jump on the college hoops postseason

Utah, Utah State, Weber State and Southern Utah don't start college basketball post-season play until next week, by which time BYU and the West Coast Conference will be finished.

The Cougar men face San Diego in the quarterfinals on Friday at 9:30 p.m. on ESPNU. If they win, they'll play St. Mary's in the semifinals on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2. The men's WCC tournament final is Monday at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

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The Cougar women face Loyola Marymount in the quarterfinals on Friday at 1 p.m. on BYUtv. If they win, they'll play Gonzaga at Saturday at 1 p.m. on BYUtv. The women's WCC tournament final is Monday at 2 p.m. on ESPNU.

Friday on TV ...

NBA (6 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Chicago Bulls

Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The CEO of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows goes under cover.

Fashion Star (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A new season of this fashion competition begins.

Men's college volleyball (7 p.m., BYUtv): Cal Baptist at BYU

Golden Boy (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Arroyo threatens Clark.

Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Nick has to investigate his own crime.

Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Calvin offers Lucy a deal for Amelia's return.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Frank falls for a woman from the ACLU.

Saturday on TV ...

MLS (5 p.m., Ch. 4): Real Salt Lake at D.C. United

NBA (5:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at New York Knicks

Men's college volleyball (7 p.m., BYUtv): Cal Baptist at BYU

Ripper Street (8 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Reid investigates a white slavery ring.

My Week with Marilyn (9 p.m.,Showtime): Michelle Williams was nominated for an Oscar for her role in this film. (Rated R)

The New Normal (10 p.m., Ch. 30): Clay makes an announcement.

Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Justin Timberlake hosts and performs.

Sunday on TV ...

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Scott Pelley investigates the source of tainted pain medication, which caused fungal meningitis that has killed 48 Americans and sickened hundreds more.

The Amazing Race (7 p.m. CBS/Ch. 2): Can the Utah father-and-son team, David and Connor O'Leary, keep racing despite David's injury?

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mary Margaret is tempted to use dark magic.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Flanders' parents like Homer more than they like Ned.

The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10 p.m., AMC): Rick and the Governor try to make peace. Supposedly.

Army Wives (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): In the season premiere, the regulars mourn the loss of one of their own.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Alicia is suspicious of a lawyer she's working with on Lemond Bishop's case.

All-Star Celebrity Apprentice (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The teams leave New York for a task in Orlando.

The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): In the season premiere, Riley inherits a new client at the spa.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jane is forced to admit his role in Lorelei's prison escape.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily redoubles her efforts to avenge her father's death - and Amanda's death.

Red Widow (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Boris recalls an important detail of his father's murder.

The Bible (9 p.m., History): Joshua conquers Jericho; Delilah betrays Samson.

Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah's publisher is pressuring her.

Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): Charlie and Stu try to win back Marcy.

House of Lies (11 p.m., Showtime): The team consults for an adult-toy company.

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