Handicapping Hoops: Week of January 9, 2012

by Maize_in_Spartyland

 

Sunday, January 15th, 2012 Picks (9-6-0) (85-67-2) (417-406-16)

Georgetown/St. John’s; Georgetown -5.5 (Georgetown 69 St. John’s 49).

Butler/Youngstown State; Butler -8 (Butler 71 Youngstown State 55).

Canisius/St. Peter’s; Canisius -2 (St. Peter’s 74 Canisius 60).

Northern Iowa/Bradley; Northern Iowa -9 (Bradley 78 Northern Iowa 67).

Valparaiso/Cleveland State; Valparaiso -1 (Valparaiso 72 Cleveland State 66).

Denver/Western Kentucky; Denver -15.5 (Denver 78 Western Kentucky 65).

Iona/Loyola (MD); Iona -12.5 (Iona 74 Loyola (MD) 63).

Maryland/Georgia Tech; Maryland -2 (Maryland 61 Georgia Tech 50).

Minnesota/Penn State; Minnesota -1.5 (Minnesota 80 Penn State 66).

Duke/Clemson; Duke -6.5 (Duke 73 Clemson 66).

Washington/Washington State; Washington -8.5 (Washington 75 Washington State 65).

Creighton/Southern Illinois; Creighton -15.5 (Creighton 90 Southern Illinois 71).

Wichita State/Indiana State; Wichita State -6 (Wichita State 75 Indiana State 65).

Drake/Illinois State; Illinois State +2 (Drake 77 Illinois State 60).

UCLA/Southern Cal; Southern Cal +1.5 (UCLA 66 Southern Cal 47).

Saturday, January 14th, 2012 Picks (24-28-0) (76-61-2) (408-400-16)

Connecticut/Notre Dame; Notre Dame +2 (Connecticut 67 Notre Dame 53).

Cincinnati/Villanova; Cincinnati -8 (Cincinnati 82 Villanova 78).

Kentucky/Tennessee; Kentucky -10 (Kentucky 65 Tennessee 62).

Xavier/St. Bonaventure; St. Bonaventure +9 (Xavier 77 St. Bonaventure 64).

East Carolina/Tulsa; East Carolina -2 (Tulsa 70 East Carolina 67).

Michigan/Iowa; Michigan -1 (Michigan 75 Iowa 59).

Missouri/Texas; Texas +10 (Missouri 84 Texas 73).

North Carolina State/Wake Forest; North Carolina State -4 (North Carolina State 76 Wake Forest 40).

Kansas State/Oklahoma; Kansas State -1 (Oklahoma 82 Kansas State 73).

Mississippi/Auburn; Auburn +1 (Auburn 69 Mississippi 68 2OT).

Duquesne/Rhode Island; Duquesne -5.5 (Duquesne 78 Rhode Island 71).

Harvard/George Washington; Harvard -13 (Harvard 69 George Washington 48).

Marquette/Pittsburgh; Marquette -10.5 (Marquette 62 Pittsburgh 57).

North Carolina/Florida State; North Carolina -7 (Florida State 90 North Carolina 57).

Saint Louis/Charlotte; Saint Louis -3 (Saint Louis 68 Charlotte 67).

Southern Miss/UAB; Southern Miss -9 (Southern Miss 59 UAB 55).

West Virginia/Rutgers; West Virginia -10.5 (West Virginia 84 Rutgers 60).

Baylor/Oklahoma State; Baylor -14 (Baylor 106 Oklahoma State 65).

Chattanooga/Samford; Chattanooga -1.5 (Samford 81 Chattanooga 70).

Michigan State/Northwestern; Michigan State -4.5 (Northwestern 81 Michigan State 74).

Virginia Tech/Boston College; Virginia Tech -8 (Boston College 61 Virginia Tech 59).

New Mexico/Wyoming; New Mexico -4.5 (New Mexico 72 Wyoming 62).

Akron/Ohio; Akron -2.5 (Akron 68 Ohio 63).

Alabama/Mississippi State; Mississippi State +1.5 (Mississippi State 56 Alabama 52).

Louisville/DePaul; DePaul +17.5 (Louisville 76 DePaul 59).

Massachusetts/St. Joseph’s; St. Joseph’s +2 (Massachusetts 71 St. Joseph’s 62).

Stanford/Colorado; Stanford -8 (Stanford 84 Colorado 64).

UNLV/San Diego State; San Diego State +2.5 (San Diego State 69 UNLV 67).

Vanderbilt/Georgia; Georgia +14 (Vanderbilt 77 Georgia 66).

Virginia Commonwealth/Delaware; Virginia Commonwealth -7 (Virginia Commonwealth 68 Delaware 55).

Central Michigan/Northern Illinois; Central Michigan -7.5 (Northern Illinois 74 Central Michigan 66).

North Texas/Louisiana-Monroe; North Texas -3.5 (North Texas 68 Louisiana-Monroe 55).

Buffalo/Miami (OH); Miami (OH) +1 (Miami (OH) 52 Buffalo 51).

Murray State/Tennessee Tech; Murray State -11.5 (Murray State 82 Tennessee Tech 74).

Dayton/La Salle; Dayton -1 (Dayton 79 La Salle 75).

Florida/South Carolina; Florida -6.5 (Florida 79 South Carolina 65).

Kent State/Bowling Green; Bowling Green +8.5 (Kent State 92 Bowling Green 87).

Middle Tennessee/Florida Atlantic; Middle Tennessee -2.5 (Middle Tennessee 67 Florida Atlantic 54).

Oakland/IPFW; Oakland -1 (Oakland 96 IPFW 86).

Richmond/Temple; Richmond -1 (Richmond 76 Temple 65).

BYU/Santa Clara; BYU -19 (BYU 95 Santa Clara 78).

Gonzaga/Loyola Marymount; Gonzaga -9 (Gonzaga 62 Loyola Marymount 58).

Oregon State/Arizona State; Oregon State -3.5 (Arizona State 76 Oregon State 66).

Western Illinois/Southern Utah; Western Illinois -8 (Southern Utah 65 Western Illinois 55).

Arkansas/LSU; Arkansas -4 (Arkansas 69 LSU 60).

Troy/South Alabama; Troy -1 (South Alabama 75 Troy 60).

UTEP/SMU; UTEP -6.5 (UTEP 70 SMU 64).

Weber State/Montana; Weber State -4 (Weber State 80 Montana 64).

Nevada/Hawaii; Nevada -12 (Nevada 77 Hawaii 74).

UC Santa Barbara/UC Irvine; UC Irvine +16 (UC Santa Barbara 74 UC Irvine 56).

California/Utah; Utah +24.5 (California 81 Utah 45).

St. Mary’s/Portland; St. Mary’s -23 (St. Mary’s 69 Portland 61).

Friday, January 13th, 2012 Picks (4-6-0) (52-33-2) (384-372-16)

Butler/Cleveland State; Butler -2 (Cleveland State 76 Butler 69).

Canisius/Marist; Canisius -2 (Canisius 67 Marist 57).

Columbia/Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania +3.5 (Pennsylvania 66 Columbia 64).

Princeton/Cornell; Princeton -2 (Cornell 67 Princeton 59).

Seton Hall/South Florida; Seton Hall -1 (South Florida 56 Seton Hall 55).

Northern Iowa/Missouri State; Northern Iowa -6 (Northern Iowa 61 Missouri State 60).

Valparaiso/Youngstown State; Valparaiso -4.5 (Valparaiso 76 Youngstown State 62).

Southern Illinois/Indiana State; Indiana State +1 (Southern Illinois 73 Indiana State 67).

Creighton/Illinois State; Illinois State +2.5 (Creighton 87 Illinois State 78).

Niagara/St. Peter’s; Niagara -4.5 (Niagara 85 St. Peter’s 73).

Thursday, January 12th, 2012 Picks (18-9-1) (48-27-2) (380-366-16)

Appalachian State/Furman; Appalachian State -2.5 (Appalachian State 56 Furman 50).

Chattanooga/Wofford; Chattanooga -2.5 (Chattanooga 51 Wofford 48).

Clemson/Boston College; Clemson -8 (Boston College 59 Clemson 57).

Georgia State/NC Wilmington; NC Wilmington +12.5 (Georgia State 75 NC Wilmington 61).

Idaho/Louisiana Tech; Louisiana Tech +2 (Idaho 90 Louisiana Tech 88 OT).

Iona/Manhattan; Manhattan +15 (Manhattan 75 Iona 72).

Purdue/Wisconsin; Purdue -1 (Wisconsin 67 Purdue 62).

Middle Tennessee/Florida International; Middle Tennessee -9 (Middle Tennessee 70 Florida International 59).

Austin Peay/Eastern Kentucky; Eastern Kentucky +5.5 (Austin Peay 80 Eastern Kentucky 65).

Green Bay/Detroit; Detroit +1.5 (Detroit 80 Green Bay 73).

Murray State/Jacksonville State; Jacksonville State +19.5 (Murray State 66 Jacksonville State 55).

North Texas/Western Kentucky; North Texas -5.5 (North Texas 84 Western Kentucky 67).

Oral Roberts/Western Illinois; Oral Roberts -4.5 (Oral Roberts 71 Western Illinois 70 2OT).

Indiana/Minnesota; Minnesota +11 (Minnesota 77 Indiana 74).

Arizona/Oregon State; Arizona -5.5 (Arizona 81 Oregon State 73 OT).

Arkansas Little Rock/Louisiana-Monroe; Arkansas Little Rock -2 (Arkansas Little Rock 72 Louisiana-Monroe 51).

Montana/Northern Arizona; Montana -6 (Montana 78 Northern Arizona 53).

New Mexico State/Utah State; New Mexico State -4 (New Mexico State 80 Utah State 60).

Duke/Virginia; Duke -9.5 (Duke 61 Virginia 58).

Mississippi State/Tennessee; Mississippi State -7.5 (Mississippi State 62 Tennessee 58).

Cal Poly/UC Irvine; UC Irvine +7 (Cal Poly 66 UC Irvine 50).

Loyola Marymount/Pepperdine; Loyola Marymount -1 (Loyola Marymount 68 Pepperdine 58).

Nevada/San Jose State; Nevada -15.5 (Nevada 81 San Jose State 57).

Stanford/Utah; Utah +23.5 (Stanford 68 Utah 65).

Long Beach State/UC Davis; UC Davis +26.5 (Long Beach State 86 UC Davis 58).

Arizona State/Oregon; Oregon +1.5 (Oregon 67 Arizona State 58).

California/Colorado; Colorado +12.5 (California 57 Colorado 50).

St. Mary’s/Gonzaga; St. Mary’s -3 (St. Mary’s 83 Gonzaga 62).

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 Picks (17-9-0) (30-18-1) (372-357-15)

Michigan/Northwestern; Michigan -7.5 (Michigan 66 Northwestern 64 OT).

Akron/Bowling Green; Bowling Green +2 (Akron 56 Bowling Green 55).

Central Michigan/Eastern Michigan; Central Michigan -1 (Central Michigan 60 Eastern Michigan 56).

George Washington/Rhode Island; George Washington -5.5 (George Washington 69 Rhode Island 61).

Hofstra/Northeastern; Hofstra -3 (Northeastern 64 Hofstra 62).

Kent State/Miami (OH); Kent State -10 (Kent State 71 Miami (OH) 67).

Marquette/St. John’s; Marquette -13.5 (Marquette 83 St. John’s 64).

Maryland/Wake Forest; Maryland -5 (Maryland 70 Wake Forest 64).

Massachusetts/Charlotte; Charlotte +5 (Massachusetts 85 Charlotte 75).

Memphis/Southern Miss; Southern Miss +7.5 (Memphis 60 Southern Miss 58).

Ohio/Buffalo; Ohio -6.5 (Ohio 60 Buffalo 52).

Old Dominion/Delaware; Old Dominion -1 (Old Dominion 68 Delaware 66).

Pittsburgh/Rutgers; Pittsburgh -7.5 (Rutgers 62 Pittsburgh 39).

St. Bonaventure/Dayton; Dayton +4 (St. Bonaventure 81 Dayton 73).

St. Joseph’s/Fordham; St. Joseph’s -14 (St. Joseph’s 80 Fordham 62).

Syracuse/Villanova; Syracuse -8 (Syracuse 79 Villanova 66).

William & Mary/Towson; William & Mary -3.5 (William & Mary 66 Towson 49).

Xavier/Duquesne; Xavier -6 (Xavier 78 Duquesne 50).

Mississippi/Arkansas; Arkansas +3 (Mississippi 71 Arkansas 63).

Missouri/Iowa State; Missouri -3.5 (Missouri 76 Iowa State 69).

Tulsa/UTEP; UTEP +6.5 (Tulsa 59 UTEP 48).

Nebraska/Penn State; Nebraska -4.5 (Nebraska 70 Penn State 58).

Alabama/LSU; LSU +13 (Alabama 69 LSU 53).

Kansas/Texas Tech; Kansas -14.5 (Kansas 81 Texas Tech 46).

Saint Louis/Temple; Temple +8 (Temple 72 Saint Louis 67).

Texas/Texas A&M; Texas -9 (Texas 61 Texas A&M 51).

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 Picks (10-4-1) (13-7-1) (355-348-15)

Ball State/Toledo; Toledo +5 (Ball State 70 Toledo 68 OT).

La Salle/Pennsylvania; La Salle -2 (La Salle 68 Pennsylvania 57).

Louisville/Providence; Louisville -7.5 (Providence 90 Louisville 59).

Michigan State/Iowa; Michigan State -13.5 (Michigan State 95 Iowa 61).

Notre Dame/South Florida; Notre Dame -5.5 (Notre Dame 60 South Florida 49).

Virginia Tech/Florida State; Virginia Tech -3.5 (Florida State 63 Virginia Tech 59).

Indiana State/Evansville; Indiana State -6.5 (Indiana State 80 Evansville 78).

Kansas State/Baylor; Kansas State -1 (Baylor 75 Kansas State 73).

Drake/Bradley; Drake -8 (Drake 82 Bradley 74).

Missouri State/Southern Illinois; Missouri State -11 (Missouri State 77 Southern Illinois 65).

Wichita State/Illinois State; Illinois State +13.5 (Wichita State 65 Illinois State 62).

Creighton/Northern Iowa; Northern Iowa +6.5 (Creighton 63 Northern Iowa 60).

North Carolina/Miami (FL); North Carolina -15.5 (North Carolina 73 Miami (FL) 56).

Ohio State/Illinois; Illinois +9.5 (Illinois 79 Ohio State 74).

Vanderbilt/South Carolina; Vanderbilt -2.5 (Vanderbilt 67 South Carolina 57).

Monday, January 9th, 2012 Picks (3-3-0) (3-3-0) (345-344-14)

Connecticut/West Virginia; Connecticut -5 (Connecticut 64 West Virginia 57).

Oklahoma State/Oklahoma; Oklahoma State -2.5 (Oklahoma State 72 Oklahoma 65).

Florida Atlantic/Arkansas State; Arkansas State +1 (Florida Atlantic 58 Arkansas State 50).

Georgetown/Cincinnati; Georgetown -6 (Cincinnati 68 Georgetown 64).

Wyoming/Idaho State; Wyoming -15.5 (Wyoming 73 Idaho State 49).

St. Mary’s/San Francisco; St. Mary’s -16.5 (St. Mary’s 87 San Francisco 72).

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