The DePaul Blue Demons are heading to State Capital this week in order to square off with the Georgetown Hoyas. They’re coming off from a road loss against Butler on Saturday, 66-82. The Hoyas, on the other side, were defeated at Creighton in their last game with 70-87. Game tip-off is scheduled for Wednesday, 07:00 PM ET.
The Xavier Musketeers are finishing their three-game road trip in New Jersey this week where they’ll take on the Seton Hall Pirates. The Musketeers are coming off from a 61-83 loss against Marquette on Saturday, while the Pirates are coming from a home defeat against the No. 2 ranked Villanova, 70-92. Game tip-off is scheduled for Wednesday, 07:00 PM ET.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are heading to San Diego this week to meet the San Diego State Aztecs. They’re coming off from a 71-61 home victory against New Mexico. The Aztecs also won last weekend against UNLV at home, 77-64. Game tip-off is scheduled for Wednesday, 07:00 PM ET.
It is a battle for first place in the ACC on Wednesday night as the 7th-ranked Louisville Cardinals visit the 8th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels on ESPN. The Cardinals are 22-5 and 10-4 in the ACC while the Tar Heels are 23-5 overall and 11-3 in the conference. North Carolina has won 7 of the last 10 in the series but they did lose 71-65 at Louisville last season. Let’s look at Wednesday’s game and college basketball picks.
One of Wednesday's most intriguing games puts together perhaps two of the best teams in the Mountain West Conference, both vying to become the top seed for the post-season conference tournament, as the Nevada Wolf Pack plays host to the Boise State Broncos.
In the Big East, the Butler Bulldogs head east to take on the Villanova Wildcats. The Wildcats are laying 9.5 or 10 across the marketplace for this one as Jay Wright’s team looks to solidify its resume for a #1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
The Colorado State Rams are on a bit of a roll right now, and they might have the outside possibility of making a case for themselves as an at-large participant in the NCAA Tournament. A lot of eyes will be on them as they take the floor on Tuesday night against the New Mexico Lobos at the "Pit" in Albuquerque.
The 13th-ranked Florida Gators host the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday night in a game that can be seen on ESPN. The Gamecocks were tied for first in the SEC a week ago but after two straight losses they are now two games behind Kentucky and Florida. The Gators have won their last eight games and they are 6-2 ATS in those contests. Let’s look at Tuesday’s game and NCAA basketball picks.
The St. John’s Red Storm will continue their BIG EAST conference play when they visit the Marquette Golden Eagles on Tuesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Red Storm is entering this contest after suffering an 86-110 defeat to the Butler Bulldogs, while the Golden Eagles celebrate an 86-61 win over the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday. Game tip-off is scheduled for Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET.
The A-10 conference play continues on Tuesday night with a very interesting clash between the Davidson Wildcats who will take on the Richmond Spiders at the Robins Center in Richmond. The Wildcats are coming off a 79-74 road win over the Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday, while the Spiders suffered a 73-84 loss at home to the VCU Rams. The Spiders celebrated an 82-80 road win in the first meeting with the Wildcats, played on December 31st. Game tip-off is scheduled for 8 PM ET.
Even with James Blackmon Jr. back, the Hoosiers have lost four straight, three with him in the lineup. Iowa is only 14-13 on the season with losses in three straight. Seems like it’s anybody’s guess who wins on Tuesday night in Iowa City.
The Texas Longhorns may be going through the doldrums in the Big 12, but they have also pulled off some surprises along the way, and they will try to do so again at 9 PM ET at the Coliseum in Morgantown against the West Virginia Mountaineers.