Handicapping Hoops: Week of March 5, 2012

by Maize_in_Spartyland

 

Sunday, March 11th, 2012 Picks (3-1-0) (89-74-3(1186-1068-50)

Kentucky/Vanderbilt; Vanderbilt +8 (Vanderbilt 71 Kentucky 64).

North Carolina/Florida State; North Carolina -5.5 (Florida State 85 North Carolina 82).

Xavier/St. Bonaventure; St. Bonaventure +3.5 (St. Bonaventure 67 Xavier 56).

Ohio State/Michigan State; Michigan State +2 (Michigan State 68 Ohio State 64).

Saturday, March 10th, 2012 Picks (15-5-0) (86-73-3(1183-1067-50)

Stony Brook/Vermont; Vermont +3.5 (Vermont 51 Stony Brook 43).

Memphis/Marshall; Memphis -9.5 (Memphis 83 Marshall 57).

Kentucky/Florida; Florida +9.5 (Kentucky 74 Florida 71).

North Carolina/North Carolina State; North Carolina State +11 (North Carolina 69 North Carolina State 67).

Norfolk State/Bethune-Cookman; Norfolk State -4 (Norfolk State 73 Bethune-Cookman 70).

St. Bonaventure/Massachusetts; Massachusetts +3 (St. Bonaventure 84 Massachusetts 80).

Michigan State/Wisconsin; Wisconsin +4 (Michigan State 65 Wisconsin 52).

Duke/Florida State; Florida State +2.5 (Florida State 62 Duke 59).

Lamar/McNeese State; Lamar -5.5 (Lamar 70 McNeese State 49).

Saint Louis/Xavier; Xavier +6 (Xavier 71 Saint Louis 64).

Vanderbilt/Ole Miss; Vanderbilt -7 (Vanderbilt 65 Ole Miss 53).

Ohio State/Michigan; Michigan +7.5 (Ohio State 77 Michigan 55).

Arizona/Colorado; Arizona -3.5 (Colorado 53 Arizona 51).

Missouri/Baylor; Missouri -3 (Missouri 90 Baylor 75).

San Diego State/New Mexico; New Mexico -4.5 (New Mexico 68 San Diego State 59).

Akron/Ohio; Akron +1.5 (Ohio 64 Akron 63).

Mississippi Valley State/Texas Southern; Mississippi Valley State -1.5 (Mississippi Valley State 71 Texas Southern 69).

Louisville/Cincinnati; Louisville -1.5 (Louisville 50 Cincinnati 44).

Long Beach State/UC Santa Barbara; Long Beach State -3.5 (Long Beach State 77 UC Santa Barbara 64).

New Mexico State/Louisiana Tech; New Mexico State -8 (New Mexico State 82 Louisiana Tech 57).

Friday, March 9th, 2012 Picks (15-18-3) (71-68-3(1168-1062-50)

Michigan State/Iowa; Michigan State -11 (Michigan State 92 Iowa 75).

North Carolina/Maryland; North Carolina -15 (North Carolina 85 Maryland 69).

Temple/Massachusetts; Temple -7.5 (Massachusetts 77 Temple 71).

Kentucky/LSU; Kentucky -16.5 (Kentucky 60 LSU 51).

Indiana/Wisconsin; Wisconsin +2 (Wisconsin 79 Indiana 71).

Saint Joseph’s/St. Bonaventure; Saint Joseph’s -1 (St. Bonaventure 71 Saint Joseph’s 68).

Virginia/North Carolina State; North Carolina State +3 (North Carolina State 67 Virginia 64).

Florida/Alabama; Florida -3 (Florida 66 Alabama 63).

Southern Miss/Marshall; Southern Miss -2 (Marshall 73 Southern Miss 62).

Texas Southern/Alcorn State; Alcorn State +7.5 (Texas Southern 60 Alcorn State 65).

Hampton/Bethune-Cookman; Hampton -1 (Bethune-Cookman 81 Hampton 72).

Memphis/UCF; UCF +11.5 (Memphis 83 UCF 52).

Michigan/Minnesota; Michigan -5 (Michigan 73 Minnesota 69 OT).

Saint Louis/La Salle; Saint Louis -6 (Saint Louis 78 La Salle 71).

Akron/Kent State; Kent State +2 (Akron 78 Kent State 74).

Duke/Virginia Tech; Duke -8.5 (Duke 60 Virginia Tech 56).

Syracuse/Cincinnati; Cincinnati +7.5 (Cincinnati 71 Syracuse 68).

Kansas/Baylor; Baylor +6.5 (Baylor 81 Kansas 72).

Tennessee/Mississippi; Tennessee -3 (Ole Miss 77 Tennessee 72 OT).

Norfolk State/Florida A&M; Norfolk State -10 (Norfolk State 58 Florida A&M 46).

Arizona/Oregon State; Arizona -3 (Arizona 72 Oregon State 61).

Florida State/Miami (FL); Miami (FL) +2 (Florida State 82 Miami (FL) 71).

Louisville/Notre Dame; Louisville -2 (Louisville 64 Notre Dame 50).

Mississippi Valley State/Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Arkansas Pine Bluff +8 (Mississippi Valley State 71 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 64).

New Mexico State/Hawaii; Hawaii +11 (New Mexico State 92 Hawaii 81).

Ohio State/Purdue; Ohio State -7.5 (Ohio State 88 Purdue 71).

San Diego State/Colorado State; San Diego State -2.5 (San Diego State 79 Colorado State 69).

Xavier/Dayton; Xavier -2 (Xavier 70 Dayton 69).

Ohio/Buffalo; Ohio -3 (Ohio 77 Buffalo 74).

Missouri/Texas; Texas +5 (Missouri 81 Texas 67).

Vanderbilt/Georgia; Georgia +7.5 (Vanderbilt 63 Georgia 41).

Long Beach State/UC Irvine; Long Beach State -13 (Long Beach State 68 UC Irvine 57).

California/Colorado; California -6 (Colorado 70 California 59).

Nevada/Louisiana Tech; Nevada -6 (Louisiana Tech 78 Nevada 73).

UNLV/New Mexico; UNLV -2.5 (New Mexico 72 UNLV 67).

UC Santa Barbara/Cal Poly; UC Santa Barbara -4.5 (UC Santa Barbara 64 Cal Poly 52).

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Picks (25-23-0) (56-50-0(1153-1044-47)

Illinois/Iowa; Iowa +2.5 (Iowa 64 Illinois 61).

Maryland/Wake Forest; Maryland -3.5 (Maryland 82 Wake Forest 60).

Syracuse/Connecticut; Connecticut +7.5 (Syracuse 58 Connecticut 55).

Baylor/Kansas State; Kansas State +2 (Baylor 82 Kansas State 74).

LSU/Arkansas; LSU -1 (LSU 70 Arkansas 54).

Southern Miss/East Carolina; Southern Miss -6 (Southern Miss 81 East Carolina 78 OT).

Prairie View A&M/Alcorn State; Prairie View A&M -2.5 (Alcorn State 103 Prairie View A&M 79).

Indiana/Penn State; Indiana -11.5 (Indiana 75 Penn State 58).

Georgetown/Cincinnati; Georgetown -3 (Cincinnati 72 Georgetown 70 2OT).

North Carolina State/Boston College; Boston College +12.5 (North Carolina State 78 Boston College 57).

Idaho/Hawaii; Hawaii +5 (Hawaii 72 Idaho 70).

Kansas/Texas A&M; Kansas -14 (Kansas 83 Texas A&M 66).

San Diego State/Boise State; San Diego State -6 (San Diego State 65 Boise State 62).

UC Santa Barbara/Pacific; UC Santa Barbara -9.5 (UC Santa Barbara 72 Pacific 52).

Washington/Oregon State; Washington -4 (Oregon State 86 Washington 84).

Alabama/South Carolina; Alabama -8 (Alabama 63 South Carolina 57).

Marshall/Tulsa; Marshall -1 (Marshall 105 Tulsa 100 3OT).

Cal State Fullerton/UC Irvine; Cal State Fullerton -7.5 (UC Irvine 65 Cal State Fullerton 59).

Colorado State/TCU; Colorado State -3.5 (Colorado State 81 TCU 60).

New Mexico State/Fresno State; New Mexico State -7 (New Mexico State 65 Fresno State 49).

Northwestern/Minnesota; Northwestern -2.5 (Minnesota 75 Northwestern 68 OT).

UCLA/Arizona; UCLA -3 (Arizona 66 UCLA 58).

Delaware State/Florida A&M; Florida A&M +8 (Florida A&M 65 Delaware State 55 OT).

Clemson/Virginia Tech; Clemson -2.5 (Virginia Tech 68 Clemson 63).

Kent State/Western Michigan; Kent State -4.5 (Kent State 76 Western Michigan 72).

Lamar/Stephen F. Austin; Lamar -2.5 (Lamar 55 Stephen F. Austin 44).

Marquette/Louisville; Marquette -3 (Louisville 84 Marquette 71).

Missouri/Oklahoma State; Missouri -11.5 (Missouri 88 Oklahoma State 70).

Memphis/UTEP; Memphis -15 (Memphis 65 UTEP 47).

Mississippi/Auburn; Mississippi -2.5 (Mississippi 68 Auburn 54).

Purdue/Nebraska; Purdue -8 (Purdue 79 Nebraska 61).

North Carolina Central/Bethune-Cookman; North Carolina Central -3.5 (Bethune-Cookman 60 North Carolina Central 59).

Alabama State/Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Arkansas-Pine Bluff +1 (Arkansas-Pine Bluff 60 Alabama State 56 OT).

California/Stanford; California -4 (California 77 Stanford 71).

Long Beach State/UC Davis; UC Davis +20.5 (Long Beach State 80 UC Davis 46).

Miami (FL)/Georgia Tech; Miami (FL) -4 (Miami (FL) 54 Georgia Tech 36).

New Mexico/Air Force; New Mexico -14.5 (New Mexico 79 Air Force 64).

Nevada/San Jose State; Nevada -10.5 (Nevada 54 San Jose State 44).

Notre Dame/South Florida; South Florida +2.5 (Notre Dame 57 South Florida 53 OT).

Ohio/Toledo; Toledo +11 (Ohio 65 Toledo 57).

Texas/Iowa State; Texas -1 (Texas 71 Iowa State 65).

Texas-Arlington/McNeese State; Texas-Arlington -7 (McNeese State 92 Texas-Arlington 72).

Mississippi State/Georgia; Mississippi State -5 (Georgia 71 Mississippi State 61).

UCF/UAB; UCF -1 (UCF 64 UAB 54).

Cal Poly/UC Riverside; Cal Poly -5 (Cal Poly 66 UC Riverside 54).

Oregon/Colorado; Oregon -3 (Colorado 63 Oregon 62).

UNLV/Wyoming; UNLV -9.5 (UNLV 56 Wyoming 48).

Utah State/Louisiana Tech; Utah State -3.5 (Louisiana Tech 72 Utah State 70).

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 Picks (15-12-0) (31-27-0(1128-1021-47)

Connecticut/West Virginia; Connecticut -1 (Connecticut 71 West Virginia 67 OT).

Rice/East Carolina; Rice -1 (East Carolina 68 Rice 66).

Stephen F. Austin/Sam Houston State; Sam Houston State +8 (Stephen F. Austin 68 Sam Houston State 46).

Texas Southern/Alabama A&M; Alabama A&M +6.5 (Texas Southern 75 Alabama A&M 62).

Georgetown/Pittsburgh; Georgetown -5 (Georgetown 64 Pittsburgh 52).

Oregon State/Washington State; Oregon State -3.5 (Oregon State 69 Washington State 64).

Lamar/Northwestern State; Lamar -9 (Lamar 76 Northwestern State 69).

Marshall/SMU; Marshall -6.5 (Marshall 74 SMU 56).

UCLA/USC; UCLA -12.5 (UCLA 55 USC 40).

Savannah State/Hampton; Savannah State -6.5 (Hampton 59 Savannah State 46).

Bucknell/Lehigh; Lehigh +5 (Lehigh 82 Bucknell 77).

Louisville/Seton Hall; Seton Hall +3.5 (Louisville 61 Seton Hall 55).

Oklahoma/Texas A&M; Oklahoma -1 (Texas A&M 62 Oklahoma 53).

Robert Morris/LIU Brooklyn; LIU Brooklyn +1.5 (LIU Brooklyn 90 Robert Morris 73).

Texas-Arlington/Nicholls State; Nicholls State +17 (Texas-Arlington 96 Nicholls State 48).

Western Michigan/Northern Illinois; Northern Illinois +9.5 (Western Michigan 71 Northern Illinois 54).

UTEP/Houston; UTEP -3 (UTEP 67 Houston 62 OT).

Norfolk State/Howard; Norfolk State -9.5 (Norfolk State 71 Howard 61).

Mississippi Valley State/Jackson State; Mississippi Valley State -9.5 (Mississippi Valley State 63 Jackson State 60).

Stanford/Arizona State; Stanford -8 (Stanford 85 Arizona State 65).

Montana/Weber State; Montana -5 (Montana 85 Weber State 66).

Oklahoma State/Texas Tech; Oklahoma State -8 (Oklahoma State 76 Texas Tech 60).

South Florida/Villanova; South Florida -2.5 (South Florida 56 Villanova 47).

Toledo/Central Michigan; Toledo -3.5 (Toledo 75 Central Michigan 72).

UTSA/McNeese State; McNeese State +2.5 (McNeese State 78 UTSA 74 OT).

UAB/Tulane; Tulane +7 (UAB 74 Tulane 62).

Colorado/Utah; Colorado -11.5 (Colorado 53 Utah 41).

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 Picks (9-10-0) (16-15-0(1113-1009-47)

Morgan State/Hampton; Morgan State -1.5 (Hampton 69 Morgan State 65).

Connecticut/DePaul; Connecticut -9 (Connecticut 81 DePaul 67).

North Carolina A&T/Howard; North Carolina A&T -4 (Howard 51 North Carolina A&T 50).

Pittsburgh/St. John’s; Pittsburgh -4 (Pittsburgh 73 St. John’s 59).

North Carolina Central/MD-Eastern Shore; North Carolina Central -10 (North Carolina Central 60 MD-Eastern Shore 43).

Bethune Cookman/South Carolina State; South Carolina State +11 (Bethune-Cookman 62 South Carolina State 53).

Dayton/George Washington; Dayton -9 (Dayton 67 George Washington 50).

La Salle/Richmond; Richmond +6.5 (La Salle 80 Richmond 62).

Massachusetts/Duquesne; Duquesne +6.5 (Massachusetts 92 Duquesne 83).

North Texas/Western Kentucky; Western Kentucky +2.5 (Western Kentucky 74 North Texas 70).

Seton Hall/Providence; Seton Hall -4 (Seton Hall 79 Providence 47).

St. Joseph’s/Charlotte; Charlotte +10 (St. Joseph’s 80 Charlotte 64).

Weber State/Portland State; Weber State -5.5 (Weber State 69 Portland State 63).

Princeton/Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania +4.5 (Princeton 62 Pennsylvania 52).

Coppin State/Florida A&M; Coppin State -7.5 (Florida A&M 74 Coppin State 72).

South Dakota State/Western Illinois; South Dakota State -9.5 (South Dakota State 52 Western Illinois 50 OT).

Valparaiso/Detroit; Valparaiso -2 (Detroit 68 Valparaiso 50).

Villanova/Rutgers; Villanova -1 (Villanova 70 Rutgers 49).

Montana/Eastern Washington; Montana -10.5 (Montana 74 Eastern Washington 66).

Monday, March 5th, 2012 Picks (7-5-0) (7-5-0(1104-999-47)

Bowling Green/Central Michigan; Bowling Green -11 (Central Michigan 54 Bowling Green 53).

Eastern Michigan/Northern Illinois; Eastern Michigan -8 (Northern Illinois 55 Eastern Michigan 52).

Fairfield/Loyola (MD); Loyola (MD) +2.5 (Loyola (MD) 48 Fairfield 44).

North Texas/Arkansas State; North Texas -1 (North Texas 76 Arkansas State 72).

Oral Roberts/Western Illinois; Oral Roberts -8 (Western Illinois 54 Oral Roberts 53).

Toledo/Miami (OH); Toledo -1 (Toledo 60 Miami (OH) 53).

VCU/Drexel; VCU -2.5 (VCU 59 Drexel 56).

Western Michigan/Ball State; Ball State +3.5 (Western Michigan 69 Ball State 63).

Davidson/Western Carolina; Western Carolina +12.5 (Davidson 93 Western Carolina 91 2OT).

Gonzaga/St. Mary’s; Gonzaga -1.5 (Saint Mary’s 78 Gonzaga 74 OT).

Denver/Western Kentucky; Western Kentucky +8.5 (Western Kentucky 67 Denver 63).

South Dakota State/Southern Utah; South Dakota State -11.5 (South Dakota State 63 Southern Utah 47).

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