Virginia Cavaliers

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Virginia Cavaliers

The Michigan State Spartans and the Virginia Cavaliers face off on Friday at Madison Square Garden in a NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 matchup with the winner going to the Elite Eight and being a win away from the Final Four. The Spartans are -1.5 point favorites over the Cavaliers with an over/under point total set at 126. The Michigan State Spartans were never 100 percent healthy until the end of the season but since then they have own their last five games. Michigan State won the Big Ten Tournament then started their NCAA Tournament knocking off Delaware by 15 points and then beating Harvard by seven in a game that was never really in doubt. Adreian Payne has been the leader of the Spartans doing it all averaging 16.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Gary Harris is averaging 16.9 points, Keith Appling is averaging 11.7 points, and Branden Dawson Read More

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Maryland Terrapins

The Maryland Terps travel to Virginia to play the Cavaliers on Monday night. The Cavaliers are -10.5 point favorites over the Terrapins with an over/under point total set at 132. The Maryland Terps improved to 14-10, 6-5 ACC after beating Florida State at home 83-71 on Saturday. On the season, Dez Wells averages a team-high 15.2 points per game. Jake Layman is averaging 12.3 points per game, while Charles Mitchell is averaging a team-high 6.6 rebounds per contest. Seth Allen is chipping in with 10.5 points per game while averaging a team-high 3.5 assists per game. The Terps are shooting a mediocre 43.8% from the field while averaging 72.3 points per game as a team this season. Maryland is one of the best rebounding teams in the ACC, averaging 37.9 boards per game. The Terps have won three out of their last four games with two of those wins coming Read More

Virginia Cavaliers

Overview: Mike London was successful as head coach of sub division Richmond and when he took over at Virginia last season many were hoping that success would carry over. After the Cavaliers began 2010 at 4-4 things went downhill with an 0-4 finish but with 18 returning starters and a good recruiting class under his belt London might be laying the foundation for brighter days to come. Time will tell if the pieces are coming together for a program that hasn’t been to a Bowl game since 2007. Offense: The offense returns eight players minus quarterback Marc Verica but he was more suited for the spread offense that was already in place while London preferred a pro style attack. Michael Rocco assumes the QB duties and looks like a good fit for this style of offense so the loss of Verica might not be as great as thought. The backfield Read More