Handicapping Hoops: Week of February 20, 2012

by Maize_in_Spartyland

 

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Picks (7-5-1) (90-87-5(970-909-42)

USF/Cincinnati; USF -1 (USF 46 Cincinnati 45).

Minnesota/Indiana; Minnesota -1 (Indiana 69 Minnesota 50).

Louisville/Pittsburgh; Louisville -8 (Louisville 57 Pittsburgh 54).

Marist/Niagara; Marist -1.5 (Marist 89 Niagara 77).

Siena/Canisius; Siena -10.5 (Siena 86 Canisius 75).

Denver/North Texas; Denver -9.5 (Denver 64 North Texas 52).

Fairfield/Rider; Fairfield -2.5 (Rider 65 Fairfield 62).

Manhattan/Loyola (MD); Manhattan -3.5 (Loyola (MD) 62 Manhattan 60).

California/Colorado; Colorado +3 (Colorado 70 California 57).

Illinois/Iowa; Iowa +7.5 (Illinois 65 Iowa 54).

Miami (FL)/Florida State; Miami (FL) -1.5 (Miami (FL) 78 Florida State 62).

Oregon State/Oregon; Oregon +3 (Oregon 74 Oregon State 73).

Ohio/Akron; Ohio -3 (Ohio 85 Akron 61).

Saturday, February 25th, 2012 Picks (40-32-1) (83-82-4(963-904-41)

Delaware/Northeastern; Delaware -5.5 (Delaware 82 Northeastern 72).

Duke/Virginia Tech; Duke -12.5 (Duke 70 Virginia Tech 65 OT).

Kentucky/Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt +12 (Kentucky 83 Vanderbilt 74).

Notre Dame/St. John’s; Notre Dame -5.5 (St. John’s 61 Notre Dame 58).

La Salle/Fordham; La Salle -8.5 (Fordham 67 La Salle 62).

Wake Forest/Boston College; Wake Forest -3.5 (Wake Forest 85 Boston College 56).

Baylor/Oklahoma; Baylor -12.5 (Baylor 70 Oklahoma 60).

Kansas State/Iowa State; Iowa State +7.5 (Iowa State 65 Kansas State 61).

Mississippi/LSU; LSU +3 (Mississippi 72 LSU 48).

Arizona/UCLA; Arizona -2.5 (Arizona 65 UCLA 63).

DePaul/Providence; DePaul -1 (Providence 73 DePaul 71).

Detroit/Youngstown State; Youngstown State +2.5 (Detroit 76 Youngstown State 74).

Georgetown/Villanova; Georgetown -9.5 (Georgetown 67 Villanova 46).

George Washington/Duquesne; George Washington -1 (George Washington 56 Duquesne 51).

Green Bay/Illinois-Chicago; Green Bay -1 (Green Bay 71 Illinois-Chicago 63).

Missouri State/Missouri State; Evansville +1 (Evansville 75 Missouri State 70 OT).

Oklahoma State/Texas A&M; Oklahoma State -3 (Oklahoma State 60 Texas A&M 42).

Saint Louis/Rhode Island; Saint Louis -12 (Rhode Island 64 Saint Louis 62).

Western Carolina/Appalachian State; Western Carolina -4 (Western Carolina 83 Appalachian State 75).

Clemson/North Carolina State; North Carolina State +5 (Clemson 72 North Carolina State 69 OT).

Maryland/Georgia Tech; Georgia Tech +1 (Georgia Tech 63 Maryland 61).

Charleston/Citadel; Citadel +10 (Charleston 55 Citadel 47).

Northern Iowa/Southern Illinois; Northern Iowa -3.5 (Northern Iowa 65 Southern Illinois 61).

Auburn/Arkansas; Auburn -2 (Arkansas 77 Auburn 71).

Creighton/Indiana State; Indiana State +3 (Creighton 61 Indiana State 60).

Florida/Georgia; Florida -7.5 (Georgia 76 Florida 62).

Hofstra/NC Wilmington; NC Wilmington +7.5 (Hofstra 93 NC Wilmington 64).

Kansas/Missouri; Kansas -6.5 (Kansas 87 Missouri 86 OT).

Louisiana Tech/Hawaii; Louisiana Tech -1.5 (Louisiana Tech 84 Hawaii 67).

Memphis/Marshall; Memphis -1.5 (Memphis 87 Marshall 67).

North Carolina/Virginia; North Carolina -3.5 (North Carolina 54 Virginia 51).

Old Dominion/Drexel; Old Dominion -1.5 (Drexel 73 Old Dominion 72).

Texas/Texas Tech; Texas -10.5 (Texas 71 Texas Tech 67 OT).

UNLV/Air Force; UNLV -16.5 (UNLV 68 Air Force 58).

Wyoming/Boise State; Wyoming -7 (Wyoming 64 Boise State 54).

Ball State/Eastern Michigan; Eastern Michigan +3 (Eastern Michigan 61 Ball State 50).

East Carolina/UAB; UAB +2.5 (UAB 61 East Carolina 57).

Seton Hall/Rutgers; Seton Hall -7.5 (Rutgers 77 Seton Hall 72 OT).

Alabama/Mississippi State; Alabama -5 (Alabama 67 Mississippi State 50).

Bowling Green/Kent State; Bowling Green -1.5 (Bowling Green 74 Kent State 58).

BYU/Portland; BYU -20.5 (BYU 76 Portland 66).

Dayton/Massachusetts; Dayton -4.5 (Dayton 76 Massachusetts 43).

Michigan/Purdue; Michigan -5 (Purdue 75 Michigan 61).

Middle Tennessee/Western Kentucky; Middle Tennessee -7 (Western Kentucky 73 Middle Tennessee 67).

Virginia Commonwealth/George Mason; George Mason +8 (Virginia Commonwealth 89 George Mason 77).

Davidson/Georgia Southern; Georgia Southern +8 (Davidson 71 Georgia Southern 54).

Elon/NC Greensboro; Elon -4.5 (Elon 93 NC Greensboro 79).

Harvard/Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania +12 (Pennsylvania 55 Harvard 54).

New Mexico/TCU; New Mexico -7.5 (TCU 83 New Mexico 64).

Princeton/Dartmouth; Princeton -7 (Princeton 85 Dartmouth 61).

St. Bonaventure/Charlotte; Charlotte +1.5 (St. Bonaventure 72 Charlotte 56).

Temple/St. Joseph’s; St. Joseph’s +2.5 (St. Joseph’s 82 Temple 72).

Western Michigan/Toledo; Toledo +1.5 (Toledo 83 Western Michigan 74).

Yale/Cornell; Yale -5.5 (Yale 71 Cornell 40).

Chattanooga/Samford; Samford +3.5 (Chattanooga 86 Samford 78).

FIU/South Alabama; South Alabama +2.5 (FIU 81 South Alabama 74).

Houston/SMU; Houston -1 (Houston 62 SMU 59).

Michigan State/Nebraska; Michigan State -17 (Michigan State 62 Nebraska 34).

Tennessee/South Carolina; South Carolina +2.5 (Tennessee 63 South Carolina 54).

Tulsa/Tulane; Tulsa -2.5 (Tulsa 73 Tulane 69).

UMKC/IPFW; UMKC -1.5 (IPFW 76 UMKC 73).

Washington/Washington State; Washington -1 (Washington 59 Washington State 55).

Austin Peay/SE Missouri State; Austin Peay -3.5 (Austin Peay 68 SE Missouri State 59).

Oakland/South Dakota; Oakland -6 (Oakland 84 South Dakota 77).

South Dakota State/IUPUI; South Dakota State -12.5 (South Dakota State 75 IUPUI 64).

Murray State/Tennessee Tech; Murray State -4.5 (Murray State 69 Tennessee Tech 64).

Idaho State/Sacramento State; Idaho State -4.5 (Sacramento State 70 Idaho State 67).

Penn State/Northwestern; Northwestern +1 (Northwestern 67 Penn State 66).

Syracuse/Connecticut; Connecticut +5 (Syracuse 71 Connecticut 69).

Oral Roberts/Southern Utah; Oral Roberts -7.5 (Oral Roberts 73 Southern Utah 71).

Nevada/Fresno State; Fresno State +2.5 (Nevada 79 Fresno State 76 2OT).

Portland State/Eastern Washington; Portland State -3 (Portland State 69 Eastern Washington 64).

San Diego State/Colorado State; San Diego State -8 (San Diego State 74 Colorado State 66).

Saint Mary’s/San Francisco; Saint Mary’s -3.5 (Saint Mary’s 67 San Francisco 60).

Friday, February 24th, 2012 Picks (1-7-1) (43-51-3(923-872-40)

Harvard/Princeton; Princeton +11.5 (Harvard 67 Princeton 64).

Loyola (MD)/Rider; Loyola (MD) -2.5 (Rider 83 Loyola (MD) 79).

Pennsylvania/Dartmouth; Pennsylvania -5 (Pennsylvania 57 Dartmouth 54).

Valparaiso/Butler; Butler +1.5 (Valparaiso 71 Butler 59).

Yale/Columbia; Columbia +5 (Yale 75 Columbia 67).

Niagara/St. Peters; Niagara -3 (Niagara 59 St. Peters 56).

Iona/Fairfield; Iona -7.5 (Iona 77 Fairfield 72).

Utah State/Idaho; Idaho +5.5 (Utah State 67 Idaho 50).

West Virginia/Marquette; West Virginia -1 (Marquette 61 West Virginia 60).

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Picks (18-12-0) (42-44-2(922-865-39)

Arkansas/Alabama; Arkansas 0 (Alabama 79 Arkansas 68).

Cleveland State/Detroit; Detroit +3.5 (Cleveland State 77 Detroit 64).

Duke/Florida State; Duke -1 (Duke 74 Florida State 66).

Furman/Chattanooga; Furman -6 (Furman 65 Chattanooga 55).

Youngstown State/Wright State; Youngstown State -5.5 (Youngstown State 61 Wright State 54).

Western Carolina/Samford; Samford +3.5 (Western Carolina 79 Samford 77).

FIU/Troy; Troy +6.5 (Troy 75 FIU 70 OT).

Arkansas-Little Rock/North Texas; Arkansas-Little Rock -2.5 (North Texas 75 Arkansas-Little Rock 69 OT).

Green Bay/Loyola (IL); Green Bay -2.5 (Green Bay 73 Loyola (IL) 70 OT).

Milwaukee/Illinois-Chicago; Milwaukee -4.5 (Milwaukee 72 Illinois-Chicago 61).

Murray State/Tennessee State; Murray State -3.5 (Murray State 80 Tennessee State 62).

North Dakota State/IUPUI; North Dakota State -8 (IUPUI 74 North Dakota State 68).

Oakland/UMKC; Oakland -6 (Oakland 89 UMKC 56).

South Dakota/IPFW; South Dakota -1.5 (South Dakota 93 IPFW 84).

South Dakota State/Western Illinois; South Dakota State -13 (South Dakota State 74 Western Illinois 57).

Arizona/USC; USC +14.5 (Arizona 70 USC 54).

Middle Tennessee/UL Monroe; Middle Tennessee -13.5 (Middle Tennessee 94 UL Monroe 61).

UCLA/Arizona State; UCLA -8.5 (UCLA 66 Arizona State 57).

Cincinnati/Louisville; Louisville +2 (Cincinnati 60 Louisville 56).

Eastern Washington/Idaho State; Eastern Washington -1 (Eastern Washington 85 Idaho State 78).

Marist/Siena; Marist 0 (Marist 61 Siena 52).

Montana/Northern Arizona; Montana -19.5 (Montana 78 Northern Arizona 60).

Weber State/Northern Colorado; Weber State -5.5 (Weber State 88 Northern Colorado 71).

Wisconsin/Iowa; Wisconsin -4.5 (Iowa 67 Wisconsin 66).

Cal State Fullerton/Pacific; Cal State Fullerton -3 (Cal State Fullerton 69 Pacific 68).

Loyola Marymount/San Diego; Loyola Marymount -9.5 (San Diego 60 Loyola Marymount 57).

Santa Clara/Pepperdine; Santa Clara -2.5 (Pepperdine 63 Santa Clara 57).

Colorado/Stanford; Colorado -4 (Stanford 74 Colorado 50).

Portland State/Sacramento State; Portland State -1.5 (Portland State 94 Sacramento State 88).

Gonzaga/BYU; Gonzaga -6 (Gonzaga 74 BYU 63).

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 Picks (17-20-1) (24-32-2(904-853-39)

Purdue/Nebraska; Purdue -9.5 (Purdue 83 Nebraska 65).

Akron/Bowling Green; Akron -6.5 (Akron 79 Bowling Green 68).

Appalachian State/The Citadel; Appalachian State -2.5 (Citadel 62 Appalachian State 51).

Buffalo/Ohio; Buffalo -2 (Ohio 88 Buffalo 77).

Drexel/James Madison; James Madison +15.5 (Drexel 78 James Madison 61).

Duquesne/Dayton; Duquesne -2.5 (Dayton 74 Duquesne 62).

Eastern Michigan/Northern Illinois; Eastern Michigan -8.5 (Eastern Michigan 48 Northern Illinois 45).

George Mason/Northeastern; George Mason -2 (Northeastern 85 George Mason 82 OT).

Georgia State/Old Dominion; Old Dominion +4 (Old Dominion 65 Georgia State 60 OT).

Hofstra/William & Mary; William & Mary +3 (William & Mary 75 Hofstra 71).

Marshall/Houston; Marshall -13 (Marshall 66 Houston 58).

Notre Dame/West Virginia; Notre Dame -2 (Notre Dame 71 West Virginia 44).

St. Bonaventure/Fordham; Fordham +7 (St. Bonaventure 89 Fordham 63).

St. Joseph’s/Richmond; St. Joseph’s -7 (Richmond 52 St. Joseph’s 49).

Syracuse/USF; USF +16 (Syracuse 56 USF 48).

Temple/La Salle; La Salle +2.5 (Temple 80 La Salle 79 OT).

Tennessee/Mississippi; Tennessee -6.5 (Tennessee 73 Mississippi 60).

Toledo/Central Michigan; Toledo -5 (Toledo 72 Central Michigan 67).

Virginia Commonwealth/NC Wilmington; Virginia Commonwealth -9.5 (Virginia Commonwealth 63 NC Wilmington 59).

Western Michigan/Ball State; Western Michigan -3 (Western Michigan 78 Ball State 61).

Air Force/TCU; Air Force -2 (TCU 65 Air Force 62).

Drake/Southern Illinois; Drake -5.5 (Drake 78 Southern Illinois 63).

LSU/Georgia; LSU -5 (LSU 61 Georgia 53).

Marquette/Rutgers; Marquette -11.5 (Marquette 82 Rutgers 65).

Memphis/East Carolina; East Carolina +15 (Memphis 70 East Carolina 47).

Missouri State/Indiana State; Missouri State -5.5 (Indiana State 59 Missouri State 46).

Northern Iowa/Bradley; Northern Iowa -15.5 (Northern Iowa 65 Bradley 55).

Oklahoma/Oklahoma State; Oklahoma -3.5 (Oklahoma 77 Oklahoma State 64).

SMU/Tulane; Tulane +2.5 (SMU 64 Tulane 50).

Vanderbilt/South Carolina; Vanderbilt -13 (Vanderbilt 59 South Carolina 48).

Wichita State/Illinois State; Illinois State +6.5 (Wichita State 68 Illinois State 55).

Michigan State/Minnesota; Minnesota +6.5 (Michigan State 66 Minnesota 61).

Kansas/Texas A&M; Kansas -9 (Kansas 66 Texas A&M 58).

Southern Miss/UTEP; Southern Miss -1.5 (UTEP 76 Southern Miss 68 2OT).

UCF/Rice; UCF -1 (Rice 83 UCF 74).

UNLV/Boise State; UNLV -13.5 (UNLV 75 Boise State 58).

San Diego State/Wyoming; San Diego State -5.5 (San Diego State 67 Wyoming 58 OT).

Long Beach State/UCSB; Long Beach State -5.5 (Long Beach State 70 UCSB 58).

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 Picks (5-10-1) (7-12-1(887-833-38)

Butler/Illinois-Chicago; Butler -13 (Butler 69 Illinois-Chicago 44).

Clemson/Georgia Tech; Georgia Tech +4 (Clemson 56 Georgia Tech 37).

Georgetown/Seton Hall; Seton Hall +2 (Seton Hall 73 Georgetown 55).

Kent State/Miami (OH); Kent State -1.5 (Miami (OH) 62 Kent State 60).

Massachusetts/Xavier; Xavier +2 (Massachusetts 80 Xavier 73).

Missouri/Kansas State; Missouri -9 (Kansas State 78 Missouri 68).

Ohio State/Illinois; Ohio State -15 (Ohio State 83 Illinois 67).

Wofford/NC Greensboro; NC Greensboro +3.5 (Wofford 68 NC Greensboro 56).

Cleveland State/Green Bay; Cleveland State -1 (Green Bay 71 Cleveland State 67).

Creighton/Evansville; Creighton -10 (Creighton 93 Evansville 92 OT).

Miami (FL)/Maryland; Miami (FL) -1.5 (Maryland 75 Miami (FL) 70).

North Carolina/North Carolina State; North Carolina State +6.5 (North Carolina 86 North Carolina State 74).

Northwestern/Michigan; Northwestern -1.5 (Michigan 67 Northwestern 55 OT).

Kentucky/Mississippi State; Mississippi State +10 (Kentucky 73 Mississippi State 64).

Virginia/Virginia Tech; Virginia Tech +2 (Virginia 61 Virginia Tech 59).

New Mexico/Colorado State; Colorado State +6.5 (Colorado State 71 New Mexico 63).

Monday, February 20th, 2012 Picks (2-2-0) (2-2-0(882-823-37)

Connecticut/Villanova; Connecticut -1 (Connecticut 73 Villanova 70 OT).

Mississippi Valley State/Texas Southern; Mississippi Valley State -7.5 (Mississippi Valley State 56 Texas Southern 53).

St. John’s/DePaul; St. John’s -5 (St. John’s 79 DePaul 72).

Texas/Baylor; Texas -2 (Baylor 77 Texas 72).

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