Handicapping Hoops: Week of December 31, 2012

By: Maize_in_Spartyland

Sunday, January 6, 2013 Picks (6-5-0) (55-47-3) (400-320-14)

Michigan/Iowa; Michigan -13.5 (Michigan 95 Iowa 67).

Syracuse/South Florida; Syracuse -9 (Syracuse 55 South Florida 44).

Kansas/Temple; Temple +13.5 (Kansas 69 Temple 62).

Wisconsin/Nebraska; Nebraska +9.5 (Wisconsin 47 Nebraska 41).

Florida/Yale; Florida -19 (Florida 79 Yale 58).

Wichita State/Bradley; Wichita State -4 (Wichita State 69 Bradley 63).

Minnesota/Northwestern; Northwestern +17.5 (Minnesota 69 Northwestern 51).

Colorado/Arizona State; Colorado -2 (Arizona State 65 Colorado 56).

SMU/Tulsa; SMU -5 (Tulsa 48 SMU 47).

Virginia/North Carolina; North Carolina +2 (Virginia 61 North Carolina 52).

Oregon/Oregon State; Oregon State +2 (Oregon 79 Oregon State 66).

Saturday, January 5, 2013 Picks (16-10-3) (49-42-3) (394-315-14)

Pittsburgh/Rutgers; Pittsburgh -7 (Rutgers 67 Pittsburgh 62).

Delaware/Old Dominion; Delaware -1.5 (Delaware 84 Old Dominion 72).

Duke/Wake Forest; Wake Forest +24.5 (Duke 80 Wake Forest 62).

Maryland/Virginia Tech; Maryland -12 (Maryland 94 Virginia Tech 71).

Michigan State/Purdue; Michigan State -11 (Michigan State 84 Purdue 61).

Kansas State/Oklahoma State; Kansas State -2.5 (Kansas State 73 Oklahoma State 67).

Baylor/Texas; Texas +10 (Baylor 86 Texas 79 OT).

George Mason/William & Mary; George Mason -2.5 (George Mason 73 William & Mary 66).

Georgia State/James Madison; Georgia State -1 (Georgia State 68 James Madison 52).

Marquette/Georgetown; Marquette -2.5 (Marquette 49 Georgetown 48).

Ohio University/Marshall; Ohio University -13 (Ohio University 94 Marshall 57).

Ohio State/Illinois; Ohio State -3 (Illinois 74 Ohio State 55).

Miami (FL)/Georgia Tech; Georgia Tech +1.5 (Miami (FL) 62 Georgia Tech 49).

UCLA/Stanford; UCLA -6 (UCLA 68 Stanford 60).

West Virginia/Oklahoma; West Virginia -3 (Oklahoma 67 West Virginia 57).

Alabama/Oakland; Oakland +10.5 (Alabama 65 Oakland 45).

Clemson/Florida State; Clemson -3 (Florida State 71 Clemson 66).

Murray State/SE Missouri State; Murray State -7 (Murray State 74 SE Missouri State 66).

TCU/Texas Tech; TCU -4 (Texas Tech 62 TCU 53).

Dayton/UAB; Dayton -10.5 (Dayton 78 UAB 71).

UC Santa Barbara/Long Beach State; Long Beach State +1.5 (Long Beach State 77 UC Santa Barbara 70).

Florida International/UL Lafayette; Florida International -4 (Florida International 75 UL Lafayette 70).

Louisiana Tech/Texas-Arlington; Louisiana Tech -1.5 (Louisiana Tech 55 Texas-Arlington 52).

Gonzaga/Santa Clara; Gonzaga -7 (Gonzaga 81 Santa Clara 74).

Arkansas-Little Rock/Troy; Arkansas-Little Rock -2.5 (Troy 67 Arkansas-Little Rock 64).

Belmont/Tennessee Tech; Belmont -14 (Belmont 83 Tennessee Tech 52).

BYU/San Francisco; BYU -4 (BYU 80 San Francisco 76).

UNLV/Cal State Bakersfield; UNLV -21 (UNLV 84 Cal State Bakersfield 63).

USC/California; California +1 (California 72 USC 64).

Friday, January 4, 2013 Picks (3-4-0) (33-32-0) (378-305-11)

Georgia/George Washington; Georgia -5 (Georgia 52 George Washington 41).

Rhode Island/Brown; Rhode Island -9.5 (Rhode Island 59 Brown 47).

Saint Peter’s/Manhattan; Saint Peter’s -1.5 (Manhattan 55 Saint Peter’s 53).

Valparaiso/Cleveland State; Cleveland State +13.5 (Valparaiso 74 Cleveland State 50).

Tennessee/Memphis; Tennessee -1 (Memphis 85 Tennessee 80).

Tulane/Wofford; Wofford +8.5 (Tulane 62 Wofford 48).

Mississippi/Fordham; Mississippi -19.5 (Mississippi 95 Fordham 68).

Thursday, January 3, 2013 Picks (10-11-0) (30-28-0) (375-301-11)

George Mason/Northeastern; George Mason -7.5 (Northeastern 84 George Mason 74).

Michigan/Northwestern; Michigan -10.5 (Michigan 94 Northwestern 66).

Oakland/Nebraska-Omaha; Oakland -19.5 (Oakland 91 Nebraska-Omaha 79).

Arizona/Colorado; Colorado +12.5 (Arizona 92 Colorado 83 OT).

Belmont/Jacksonville State; Belmont -6.5 (Belmont 73 Jacksonville State 62).

Middle Tennessee/Arkansas State; Middle Tennessee -4.5 (Arkansas State 66 Middle Tennessee 60 OT).

Murray State/Tennessee-Martin; Murray State -12.5 (Murray State 73 Tennessee-Martin 62).

Western Kentucky/Arkansas-Little Rock; Western Kentucky -2 (Arkansas-Little Rock 75 Western Kentucky 67).

Wisconsin/Penn State; Penn State +19.5 (Wisconsin 60 Penn State 51).

BYU/Loyola Marymount; BYU -14.5 (BYU 92 Loyola Marymount 50).

Gonzaga/Pepperdine; Gonzaga -15 (Gonzaga 78 Pepperdine 62).

Montana/Eastern Washington; Montana -11 (Montana 81 Eastern Washington 66).

Montana State/Portland State; Montana State -1 (Montana State 62 Portland State 59).

Utah State/Seattle; Utah State -12 (Utah State 75 Seattle 66).

Weber State/Northern Colorado; Weber State -10.5 (Weber State 79 Northern Colorado 54).

Cal Poly/Long Beach State; Long Beach State +3.5 (Cal Poly 79 Long Beach State 73).

San Jose State/Idaho; San Jose State -1 (Idaho 64 San Jose State 55).

Stanford/USC; Stanford -1 (USC 71 Stanford 69).

UC Santa Barbara/UC Irvine; UC Santa Barbara -1.5 (UC Santa Barbara 74 UC Irvine 71).

UNLV/Chicago State; UNLV -30.5 (UNLV 74 Chicago State 52).

UCLA/California; California +7 (UCLA 79 California 65).

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 Picks (14-5-0) (20-17-0) (365-290-11)

Cleveland State/Kent State; Kent State +1 (Kent State 72 Cleveland State 55).

Kentucky/Eastern Michigan; Kentucky -26.5 (Kentucky 90 Eastern Michigan 38).

Ohio State/Nebraska; Nebraska +21.5 (Ohio State 70 Nebraska 44).

Butler/Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania +21.5 (Butler 70 Pennsylvania 57).

Duke/Davidson; Duke -12.5 (Duke 67 Davidson 50).

Florida State/Auburn; Florida State -2.5 (Auburn 78 Florida State 72).

Massachusetts/Miami (OH); Massachusetts -4 (Massachusetts 70 Miami (OH) 69).

Old Dominion/James Madison; James Madison +2.5 (James Madison 58 Old Dominion 55).

Syracuse/Rutgers; Syracuse -15 (Syracuse 78 Rutgers 53).

Xavier/Wake Forest; Xavier -2.5 (Wake Forest 66 Xavier 59).

Bradley/Southern Illinois; Bradley -1 (Bradley 66 Southern Illinois 60).

Central Florida/South Florida; South Florida +7 (South Florida 65 Central Florida 56).

Creighton/Illinois State; Creighton -2 (Creighton 79 Illinois State 72).

Northern Iowa/Indiana State; Indiana State +7 (Indiana State 65 Northern Iowa 61).

Villanova/St. Johns; Villanova -4 (Villanova 98 St. Johns 86 OT).

Wichita State/Drake; Wichita State -5 (Wichita State 75 Drake 63).

Wyoming/SMU; SMU +5 (Wyoming 59 SMU 56).

Illinois/Purdue; Purdue +2.5 (Purdue 68 Illinois 61).

DePaul/Seton Hall; DePaul -1.5 (Seton Hall 73 DePaul 72).

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 Picks (1-2-0) (6-12-0) (351-285-11)

Maryland/IUPUI; Maryland -22.5 (Maryland 83 IUPUI 61).

Clemson/The Citadel; The Citadel +25 (Clemson 92 The Citadel 51).

Marquette/Connecticut; Marquette -5 (Marquette 82 Connecticut 76 OT).

Monday, December 31, 2012 Picks (5-10-0) (5-10-0) (350-283-11)

Pittsburgh/Cincinnati; Pittsburgh -6.5 (Cincinnati 70 Pittsburgh 61).

St. Bonaventure/Iona; St. Bonaventure -4.5 (Iona 93 St. Bonaventure 74).

Delaware/Rider; Delaware -7.5 (Delaware 73 Rider 66).

Minnesota/Michigan State; Michigan State +6 (Minnesota 76 Michigan State 63).

Temple/Bowling Green; Bowling Green +14.5 (Temple 75 Bowling Green 57).

Syracuse/Central Connecticut State; Syracuse -28 (Syracuse 96 Central Connecticut State 62).

Texas-Arlington/Denver; Texas-Arlington -4.5 (Denver 50 Texas-Arlington 35).

Texas-San Antonio/San Jose State; San Jose State +2 (San Jose State 80 Texas-San Antonio 67).

Charleston/Marist; Charleston -5.5 (Charleston 85 Marist 75).

Indiana/Iowa; Indiana -7 (Indiana 69 Iowa 65).

St. Joseph’s/Drexel; Drexel +1.5 (St. Joseph’s 63 Drexel 49).

Utah State/Texas State; Utah State -5.5 (Utah State 81 Texas State 57).

Oklahoma State/Gonzaga; Gonzaga +1 (Gonzaga 69 Oklahoma State 68).

Saint Louis/New Mexico; New Mexico +3.5 (Saint Louis 60 New Mexico 46).

Saint Mary’s/Harvard; Saint Mary’s -13 (Saint Mary’s 70 Harvard 69).

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