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Kansas Jayhawks vs. Kentucky Wildcats

It’s KU versus UK In the NCAA Tournament Final as the Kansas Jayhawks and the Kentucky Wildcats meet in the final game on Monday Night in New Orleans in the Super Dome.  The Wildcats are -6.5 point favorites over the Jayhawks with an over/under point total set at 139.5. It’s tough to overstate the resiliency of the Kansas Jayhawks as Bill Self’s team was down by 13 points several times against Ohio State in their Final Four match up but rallied in the second half to get the win. Kansas missed plenty of easy shots and failed to get to the line against Ohio State in the first half but in the second half they made the most of their chances to get the game close and to eventually get the win in the end. Thomas Robinson shook off a bad first half to finish with 19 points and eight Read More

Ohio St. Buckeyes vs. Kansas Jayhawks

The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Kansas Jayhawks meet for game two of the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday in New Orleans.  The Buckeyes are -2.5 point favorites over the Jayhawks with an over/under point total set at 134.5. The Ohio State Buckeyes have had one goal all season long and that was to make the Final Four and to win the National Championship and while Thad Matta’s team has made the Final Four they are two wins away from a championship. OSU has been impressive thus far in the tourney knocking off Loyola-Maryland in round one and then beating a tough Gonzaga team before beating Cincinnati and Syracuse. For the season the Buckeyes are averaging 75 points and they are shooting 48 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.7 points and their opponents shoot 40.6 percent. Jared Sullinger is averaging 17.6 points and 9.1 rebounds, Deshaun Read More

Louisville Cardinals vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats battle it out on Saturday in New Orleans in the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four with the winner going to the NCAA Finals.  The Wildcats are -9 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 137.5. It has been a somewhat improbable ride for the Louisville Cardinals as Rick Pitino’s team won the Big East Tournament and then ripped through their bracket in the NCAA Tournament to land in New Orleans.  It hasn’t been an easy road for Louisville as they drew Davidson in the first round  followed by New Mexico, top seeded Michigan State, and Florida. For the season the Cardinals are averaging 68.4 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.8 points and their opponents shoot just 38.4 percent from the floor. Kyle Kuric hasn’t heated up during the tournament but for the Read More

Kansas Jayhawks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

The Kansas Jayhawks and the North Carolina Tar Heels battle it out on Sunday in St. Louis in an Elite Eight game of the NCAA Tournament with the winner heading to New Orleans for the Final Four.  The Jayhawks are -2 point favorites over the Tar Hells with an over/under point total set at 144. The Kansas Jayhawks haven’t made it look easy this season nor in the NCAA Tournament but Bill Self’s team has made it this far and as long as they are still paying the have a chance to win the Nation Championship. Kansas defeated Detroit by 15 points in the first round and then followed that up with three point wins over Purdue and NC State. Against NC State Thomas Robinson had 18 points and 15 rebounds, Elijah Johnson had 11 points, and Tyshawn Taylor had 10 rebounds and five assists. As a team the Jayhawks Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Baylor Bears and the Kentucky Wildcats meet on Sunday in Atlanta for a NCAA Tournament Elite 8 match up with a trip to the Final Four going to the winner.  The Wildcats are -7.5 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 146. The Baylor Bears have notched 30 wins this season including three in the NCAA Tournament but Scott Drew’s team has a bigger prize in mind and that is to be cutting down the nets after this game and headed to the Final Four. Baylor has knocked off South Dakota State, Colorado, and Xavier to get to this point and they have been tested and passed all tests. Against Xavier Quincy Acy had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Pierre Jackson had 16 points and 10 assists, Percy Jones III had 14 points, and Brady Heslip had 11 points. As a team the Bears Read More

Florida Gators vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Florida Gators and the Louisville Cardinals meet on Saturday in Phoenix in an Elite 8 NCAA Tournament match up with the winner earning a spot in the Final Four in New Orleans.  The Gators are -1.5 favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 131.5. While it’s tough to call a two time National Championship winning Head Coach like Billy Donovan leading the Florida Gators to this spot was unlikely, it surely looked improbable less than a month ago. Florida entered March struggling for consistency in their shooting and overall play and now as we enter March’s final week the Gators have knocked off Virginia, Norfolk State, and Marquette making it look fairly easy. Against Marquette Bradley Beal had 21 points and six rebounds, Kenny Boynton had 11 points and five assists, and Erving Walker added 11 points as it was an across the board team Read More

Ohio Bobcats vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

The Ohio University Bobcats and the North Carolina Tar Heels meet on Friday in St. Louis for a Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game with the winner going to the Elite Eight.  The Tar Heel are -10.5 point favorites over the Bobcats with an over/under point total set at 143. It has been a magical run for the Ohio Bobcats in March Madness as John Groce’s 13th seeded team has knocked off teams from the Big Ten and the Big East in their first two games. Ohio beat Michigan in their first game and then flowed that up by beating a tough South Florida team but now they will face their biggest test of the year. Walter Offut had 21 points against USF, D.J. Cooper had 19 points, six rebounds, and seven assists, and Nick Kellog had nine points. OU shot 39 percent from the floor but lit it up from Read More

North Carolina St. Wolfpack vs. Kansas Jayhawks

March Madness continues as the North Carolina State Wolfpack and the Kansas Jayhawks meet on Friday in St. Louis in a Sweet 16 matchup with the winner going to the Elite 8.  The Jayhawks are -8 point favorites over the Jayhawks with an over/under point total set at 141.5. The North Carolina State Wolfpack didn’t look like contenders for most of the season but mark Gottfried’s team has caught fire just at the right time. NC State has won six of their last seven games including wins over San Diego State and Georgetown in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Against Georgetown C.J. Leslie had 14 points and eight rebounds, Scoot Wood and C.J. Williams had 14 points each, and Lorenzo Brown had 12 points, six rebounds, and seven assists. As a team the Wolfpack shot 37 percent from the floor, 46.7 percent from beyond the three point arc, Read More

Indiana Hoosiers vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Indiana Hoosiers meet in the Sweet 16 for a rematch of their thriller earlier this year with a spot in the Elite Eight going to the winner.  The Wildcats are -9 point favorites over the Hoosiers with an over/under point total set at 144.5. The Kentucky Wildcats have been the number one team in the nation for most of the season and they are the number one overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and thus far John Calipari’s team has shown nothing that would make anyone believe they are undeserving of those distinctions. UK knocked off Western Kentucky in round and then made it look easy against Iowa State in the second round. Against the Cyclones Marquis Teague had 24 points and seven assists, Darius Miller had 19 points and six rebounds, Dorn Lamb had 16 points, and Anthony Davis had 15 points, 12 rebounds, Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Xavier Musketeers

The Baylor Bears and the Xavier Musketeers battle it out on Friday in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 with the winner nailing down a spot in the Elite Eight.  The Bears are -6 point favorites over the Musketeers with an over/under point total set at 140. Six teams from the Big 12 made the NCAA Tournament this season but only two have made it to the second weekend and Scott Drew’s Baylor Bears are one of them. Baylor knocked off South Dakota State in round one and then followed it up with a convincing 17 point win over Colorado. Against CU Brady Heslip had 27 points going 9 of 13 from three point land, Pierre Jackson had 15 points and 10 assists, Quincy Acy had seven points and 10 rebounds, and Perry Jones III had seven points. As a team the Bears shot 43.8 percent from the floor, 55 percent Read More