Saturday on TV

Published: Saturday, Jan. 7 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

College football (11 a.m., ESPN): Pittsburgh vs. Southern Methodist in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

NFL football: Bengals at Texans in an AFC wild-card game (2:30 p.m., Ch. 5); Lions at Saints in an NFC wild-card game (6 p.m., Ch. 5).

College basketball: San Francisco at BYU (4 p.m., BYUTV): Nevada at Utah State (7 p.m., KUTVDT2).

Republican Debate (7 p.m., Ch. 4): GOP presidential hopefuls discuss the issues in New Hampshire.

NBA basketball (8:30 p.m., Root): Jazz at Golden State.

The Mentalist (8 p.m., Ch. 2): A building explodes while Patrick Jane and the team are investigating a death threat.

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