College Basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini

The Iowa Hawkeyes and the Illinois Fighting Illini face off on Saturday as they finish their Big Ten college basketball regular season. The Hawkeyes are -1-.5 point favorites over the Fighting Illini. The Iowa Hawkeyes have lost four of their last five games as they are stumbling towards the post season. Iowa is 9-8 in the Big Ten and 13-3 at home this season. Roy Devyn Marble is averaging 17.3 points per game to lead the Hawkeyes. Aaron White is averaging 13.3 points and 6.7 rebounds, Mike Gessell is averaging 8.2 points, and Melsahn Basabe is averaging 7.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Iowa is averaging 83.3 points and they are shooting 47 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Iowa is ranked 24th in the nation but it is unlikely they will hold onto that spot whether they win or lose. The Read More

California Golden Bears vs. Colorado Buffaloes

The Cal Golden Bears and the Colorado Buffaloes face off on Saturday at Haas Pavilion in Pac-12 college basketball. The Golden Bears are -4.5 point favorites over the Buffaloes. The Cal Golden Bears have lost their last three games as they have watched their NCAA Tournament hopes slip away. Cal is 12-4 at home and they are 9-8 in Pac-12 play. Justin Cobbs leads the Bears averaging 15.4 points and 5.8 assists per game. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 11.5 points, David Kravish is averaging 11.2 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Richard Solomon is averaging 11.1 points and 10.0 rebounds. California is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Cal has a RPI and schedule strength that could have gotten them into March Madness but the recent losses may be too much to recover from. Read More

Washington St. Cougars vs. USC Trojans

The Washington State Cougars and the USC Trojans face off on Thursday at Beasley Coliseum in Pac-12 college basketball. The Cougars are -4.5 point favorites over the Trojans. The Washington State Cougars have lost seven games in a row and they are just a game out of last place in the Pac-12 standings. WSU is 2-14 in the Pac-12 and 6-7 at home this season. DaVonte Lacy is averaging 19.6 points to lead the Cougars. D.J. Shelton is averaging 9.9 points and 9.3 rebounds, Que Johnson is averaging 9.6 points, and Royce Woolridge is averaging 7.1 points. Washington State is averaging 61.8 points and they are shooting 40.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45 percent. Washington State is returning home from a three game road trip. The USC Trojans have lost their last 10 games and are in last place in the Read More

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The South Carolina gamecocks and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Saturday in Columbia in a SEC college basketball matchup. The Wildcats are -9 point favorites over the Gamecocks. The South Carolina Gamecocks have lost three games in a row and they are tied for last place in the SEC standings. South Carolina is 3-12 in the SEC and 8-6 at home this season while going 0-1 against teams ranked in the top 25. Brenton Williams leads the Gamecocks averaging 14.7 points per game. Sindarius Thornwell is averaging 13.4 points, Duane Notice is averaging 7.6 points, and Michael Carrera is averaging 6.4 points and 5.7 rebounds. South Carolina is averaging 69.4 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.1 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. South Carolina faces Florida next so an upset home win I this one or against the Gators would Read More

Michigan Wolverines vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Michigan Wolverines and the Minnesota Golden Gophers face off on Saturday in Ann Arbor in Big Ten college basketball. The Wolverines are -9 point favorites over the Golden Gophers with an over/under point total set at 136.5. The Michigan Wolverines have won their last two games and four of their last six as they sit in first place in the Big Ten standings. Michigan is 12-3 in the Big Ten, 11-2 at home this season, and they are ranked 16th in the nation. Nik Stauskas leads the Wolverines averaging 16.9 points per game. Caris LeVert is averaging 13.4 points, Glenn Robinson III is averaging 13 points, and Derrick Walton Jr. is averaging 8.3 points. Michigan is averaging 75.2 points and they are shooting 47.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Michigan is hopig for another run that lands them in Read More

Washington Huskies vs. Washington St. Cougars

The Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars face off on Friday in a Pac-12 college basketball rivalry game. The Huskies are -8 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 134. The Washington Huskies are coming off of a win but they have lost five of their last seven games. Washington is 7-8 in the Pac-12 this year, 12-3 at home, and they lost by five points in the first meeting of these to at WSU on February 1st. C.J. Wilcox is averaging 18.6 points per game to lead the Huskies. Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 13.3 points, Andrew Andrews is averaging 12.1 points, Perris Blackwell is averaging 10.5 points and 6.9 rebounds. Washington is averaging 74.5 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.3 points and their opponents are shooting 48 percent. Washington is 5-1 in Pac-12 home games. The Read More

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Indiana Hoosiers

The Wisconsin Badgers and the Indiana Hoosiers face off on Tuesday in Madison at the Kohl Center in Big Ten college basketball. The Badgers ate -10 point favorites over the Hoosiers with an over/under point totals et at 132. The Wisconsin Badgers have won their last five games and are ranked 16th in the nation. Wisconsin is 9-5 in Big Ten play and 12-3 at home this season but lost by three in the earlier meeting of these two in Bloomington. Sam Dekker is averaging 13.5 points and 6.3 rebounds to lead the Badgers. Frank Kaminsky is averaging 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds, Ben Brust is averaging 12.6 points, and Traevon Jackson is averaging 10.6 points. Wisconsin is averaging 73.5 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. Wisconsin is just 4-3 in Big Ten home games. Read More

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Florida Gators

The Vanderbilt Commodores and he Florida Gators face off on Tuesday in Nashville as they wind down their SEC college basketball regular seasons. The Gators are -8.5 point favorites over the Commodores. The Vanderbilt Commodores have won two of their last three games and are in the seven-team pileup in fourth place in the SEC standings. Vandy is 7-7 in the Sec and 10-4 at home this season while going 0-3 against teams ranked in the top 25. Rod Odom is the Commodores leading scorer averaging 14.2 points and 5.7 rebounds. Damian Jones is averaging 11.6 points and 5.8 rebounds, Kyle Fuller is averaging 11.6 points, and James Siakam is averaging .8 points and 5.4 rebounds. Vanderbilt is averaging 66.5 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Vanderbilt is 4-3 at home in the SEC this Read More

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes

The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Iowa Hawkeyes face off on Tuesday at Williams Arena in Big Ten college basketball. The Hawkeyes are -3 point favorites over the Golden Gophers with an over/under point total set at 145. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have lost three of their last four games as they have watched any NCAA Tournament hopes they had slip away from them. Minnesota is 6-9 in the Big Ten, 13-3 at home this season, and 2-6 against teams ranked in the top 25. Andre Hollins is averaging 14.8 points per game to lead the Gophers. Deandre Mathieu is averaging 11.6 points, Austin Hollins is averaging 10.9 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Malik Smith is averaging 9.1 points. Minnesota is averaging 71.4 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Minnesota is 4-3 in Big Ten Read More

Georgia Bulldogs vs. Missouri Tigers

The Georgia Bulldogs and the Missouri Tigers face off on Tuesday at Stegman Coliseum in SEC college basketball. The Bulldogs are -1.5 point favorites over the Tigers with an over/under point total set at 141. The Georgia Bulldogs have won five of their last six games and they are all alone in third place in the SEC. Georgia is 9-5 in the SEC and 12-2 at home this season. Charles Mann leads the Bulldogs averaging 13.2 points per game. Kenny Gaines is averaging 12.7 points, Nemanja Djurisic is averaging 9.2 points, and Brandon Morris is averaging 9.2 points. Georgia is averaging 69 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Georgia will need a strong finish along with a solid showing in the SEC Tournament to get any kind of NCAA Tournament consideration. The Missouri Tigers are Read More