In what should be an exciting matchup between two 10-2 teams, the Texas A&M Aggies take on the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2013 Cotton Bowl Classic.
The Houston Rockets overcame a huge first quarter by the Spurs and kept the game competitive, but ultimately fell short, losing 122-116. James Harden led the Rockets with 33 points.
Utah's Derrick Favors is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Rockets after aggravating a foot strain against the Thunder Friday.
The Rockets blew a 16 point lead, eventually losing to the Blazers in overtime. James Harden led the Blazers with 29 points in the loss.
Lance Berkman said he'd like to return in 2013, and called a meeting to discuss the possibility of a return to the Houston Astros. Berkman played the first 12 years of his career in Houston.
James Harden scored a career-high 45 points in the victory, leading the Rockets to a road win and their second consecutive victory to open the season.
Jason Castro's two home runs led the Astros in a narrow victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.