The BYU basketball team and a BYU professor face some tough times tonight on TV - in very different settings.
The Cougar hoops team travels to Hattiesburg, Miss., to take on a No. 1 seed in the NIT (6 p.m., ESPNU) - Southern Mississippi, which is 14-1 at home this season and has won 30 consecutive home games against non-league opponents.
And on Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), BYU English professor Dawn Meehan is not only on what appears to be in the much-weaker tribe, but she's still stuck with Phillip Sheppard, who is crazy annoying. Or maybe just plain crazy.
Elsewhere on TV ...
The Middle (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Frankie's sister (Molly Shannon) offers to help out while Frankie studies for her finals.
Whitney (7 and 7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A darts game gets out of hand; Roxanne admits she has feelings for Mark. (Season finale)
American Idol (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The remaining contestants perform.
Arrow (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): The Arrow inspires a vigilante who goes too far.
NBA (7 p.m. ROOT): Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz
The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The aliens receive messages from their home planet - from aliens played by "Star Trek's" George Takei and "Star Wars'" Mark Hamill.
Modern Family (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Lily is being bullied.
Law & Order: SVU (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A sports reporter accuses a cameraman of stalking and raping her.
Nova (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A report on the recent asteroid strike in Russia.
Supernatural (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Sam and Dean once again investigate vampires.
Southland (8 and 10 p.m., TNT): Sammy's conscience is bothering him.
Suburgatory (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Dallas realizes that Dalia is a hoarder.
Nashville (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Rayna goes on Katie Couric's talk show to set the record straight about her divorce.
Chicago Fire (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A failed rescue attempt affects the crew.
Psych (11 p.m., USA): Shawn and Gus attend a secret party thrown by an aging rocker.
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