Handicapping Hoops: Week of January 14, 2013

By: Maize_in_Spartyland

Sunday, January 20, 2013 Picks (1-4-0) (60-42-1) (507-410-16)

Indiana/Northwestern; Indiana -12 (Indiana 67 Northwestern 59).

Iona/Rider; Iona -3.5 (Rider 67 Iona 62).

Northern Iowa/Drake; Northern Iowa – 10 (Northern Iowa 85 Drake 55).

North Carolina State/Clemson; North Carolina State -9.5 (North Carolina State 66 Clemson 62).

Illinois State/Southern Illinois; Southern Illinois +1 (Illinois State 70 Southern Illinois 56).

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Picks (24-12-0) (59-38-1) (506-406-16)

DePaul/St. John’s; St. John’s +3 (St. John’s 71 DePaul 62).

North Carolina/Maryland; North Carolina -6 (North Carolina 62 Maryland 52).

Pittsburgh/Connecticut; Connecticut +9.5 (Pittsburgh 69 Connecticut 61).

Memphis/Harvard; Harvard +11 (Memphis 60 Harvard 50).

Penn State/Nebraska; Penn State -4 (Nebraska 68 Penn State 64).

Temple/St. Bonaventure; Temple -12 (St. Bonaventure 81 Temple 78).

South Carolina/Vanderbilt; South Carolina -3 (Vanderbilt 58 South Carolina 51).

Eastern Michigan/Miami (OH); Eastern Michigan -1 (Eastern Michigan 65 Miami (OH) 58).

Kansas/Texas; Kansas -8.5 (Kansas 64 Texas 59).

Purdue/West Virginia; Purdue -4.5 (Purdue 79 West Virginia 52).

Xavier/La Salle; Xavier -2 (Xavier 70 La Salle 63).

Virginia Tech/Wake Forest; Virginia Tech -4 (Virginia Tech 66 Wake Forest 65).

Arizona/Arizona State; Arizona -6.5 (Arizona 71 Arizona State 54).

Akron/Kent State; Kent State +1.5 (Akron 71 Kent State 67).

Boise State/Air Force; Boise State -3.5 (Air Force 91 Boise State 80).

Kansas State/Oklahoma; Oklahoma +5.5 (Kansas State 69 Oklahoma 60).

Louisville/Syracuse; Syracuse +7.5 (Syracuse 70 Louisville 68).

Providence/Villanova; Villanova +4 (Providence 69 Villanova 66).

UCLA/Oregon State; Oregon State +5.5 (USC 69 Oregon State 68).

Wichita State/Creighton; Wichita State -2 (Wichita State 67 Creighton 64).

San Francisco/Loyola Marymount; Loyola Marym0unt +8 (San Francisco 62 Loyola Marymount 53).

Stanford/California; Stanford -6 (Stanford 69 California 59).

St. Joseph’s/Pennsylvania; St. Joseph’s -11.5 (St. Joseph’s 79 Pennsylvania 59).

Georgetown/South Florida; Georgetown -2.5 (South Florida 61 Georgetown 58).

Michigan State/Ohio State; Michigan State -2 (Michigan State 59 Ohio State 56).

Denver/Utah State; Utah State +10 (Denver 68 Utah State 57).

Cincinnati/Marquette; Marquette +8 (Cincinnati 71 Marquette 69 OT).

Colorado State/UNLV; Colorado State -3 (Colorado State 66 UNLV 61).

Old Dominion/Georgia State; Georgia State +3.5 (Georgia State 69 Old Dominion 54).

Virginia Commonwealth/Duquesne; Virginia Commonwealth -12 (Virginia Commonwealth 90 Duquesne 63).

San Diego State/Wyoming; San Diego State -2.5 (Wyoming 58 San Diego State 45).

Indiana State/Evansville; Indiana State -3 (Indiana State 72 Evansville 62).

Wisconsin/Iowa; Iowa +1.5 (Iowa 70 Wisconsin 66).

Gonzaga/Butler; Butler +2 (Butler 64 Gonzaga 63).

Kentucky/Auburn; Kentucky -9 (Kentucky 75 Auburn 53).

Cal State Fullerton/Long Beach State; Long Beach State +2 (Long Beach State 81 Cal State Fullerton 71).

Friday, January 18, 2013 Picks (2-0-0) (35-26-1) (482-394-16)

Stony Brook/Vermont; Vermont +3 (Vermont 81 Stony Brook 73).

Iona/Fairfield; Iona -5.5 (Iona 84 Fairfield 73).

Thursday, January 17, 2013 Picks (10-13-1) (33-26-1) (480-394-16)

Charleston/Georgia Southern; Charleston -3 (Georgia Southern 51 Charleston 47).

Chattanooga/Appalachian State; Chattanooga -1 (Chattanooga 91 Appalachian State 88 OT).

Detroit/Valparaiso; Detroit -4 (Valparaiso 89 Detroit 88).

Florida/Texas A&M; Florida -9.5 (Florida 68 Texas A&M 47).

Massachusetts/Duquesne; Duquesne +11 (Massachusetts 79 Duquesne 66).

Minnesota/Michigan; Michigan +3 (Michigan 83 Minnesota 75).

Oakland/UMKC; Oakland -13 (Oakland 81 UMKC 68).

Florida International/North Texas; Florida International -4 (Florida International 70 North Texas 64).

Belmont/Eastern Kentucky; Belmont -14 (Belmont 83 Eastern Kentucky 76).

Cleveland State/Milwaukee; Milwaukee +1 (Milwaukee 69 Cleveland State 57).

Western Carolina/Samford; Samford +1 (Samford 64 Western Carolina 60).

Western Kentucky/UL-Lafayette; Western Kentucky -8 (Western Kentucky 72 UL-Lafayette 49).

Illinois/Northwestern; Illinois -10.5 (Northwestern 68 Illinois 54).

Denver/San Jose State; San Jose State +15.5 (Denver 73 San Jose State 37).

Duke/Georgia Tech; Duke -17 (Duke 73 Georgia Tech 57).

New Mexico State/Utah State; Utah State +5 (New Mexico State 64 Utah State 51).

Rutgers/South Florida; Rutgers -5.5 (Rutgers 70 South Florida 67).

UCLA/Oregon State; Oregon State +15 (UCLA 74 Oregon State 64).

Virginia Commonwealth/Saint Joseph’s; Virginia Commonwealth -10 (Virginia Commonwealth 92 Saint Josephs’s 86 OT).

Gonzaga/Portland; Portland +16.5 (Gonzaga 71 Portland 49).

Long Beach State/UC Riverside; Long Beach State -7.5 (Long Beach State 91 UC Riverside 82 OT).

Oregon/USC; Oregon -2.5 (Oregon 76 USC 74).

San Francisco/Santa Clara; San Francisco -1 (Santa Clara 85 San Francisco 54).

Hawaii/Pacific; Hawaii -1 (Hawaii 60 Pacific 52).

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Picks (14-8-0) (23-13-0) (470-381-15)

Akron/Ball State; Ball State +19 (Akron 71 Ball State 64).

Butler/Richmond; Butler -9 (Butler 62 Richmond 47).

La Salle/Dayton; Dayton +5 (La Salle 72 Dayton 70).

Maryland/North Carolina State; Maryland -1.5 (Maryland 51 North Carolina State 50).

Memphis/Rice; Rice +20 (Memphis 77 Rice 51).

Miami (FL)/Boston College; Miami (FL) -6.5 (Miami (FL) 60 Boston College 59).

Michigan State/Penn State; Michigan State -11 (Michigan State 81 Penn State 72).

NC Wilmington/Old Dominion; NC Wilmington -2 (NC Wilmington 65 Old Dominion 60).

Pittsburgh/Villanova; Villanova +5 (Pittsburgh 58 Villanova 43).

Temple/George Washington; Temple -4.5 (Temple 55 George Washington 53).

Western Michigan/Toledo; Toledo +2 (Western Michigan 79 Toledo 56).

St. Bonaventure/Xavier; Xavier +2 (Xavier 66 St. Bonaventure 64).

UTEP/Tulsa; UTEP -3 (Tulsa 45 UTEP 42).

Wichita State/Illinois State; Wichita State -7.5 (Wichita State 74 Illinois State 62).

Alabama/Mississippi State; Alabama -2.5 (Alabama 75 Mississippi State 43).

Boise State/New Mexico; New Mexico +2 (New Mexico 79 Boise State 74 OT).

Colorado State/Air Force; Colorado State -10.5 (Colorado State 79 Air Force 40).

Purdue/Nebraska; Purdue -2.5 (Purdue 65 Nebraska 56).

Washington State/Utah; Washington State -8 (Washington State 75 Utah 65).

San Diego State/UNLV; UNLV +4 (UNLV 82 San Diego State 75).

BYU/Saint Mary’s; Saint Mary’s +5 (Saint Mary’s 70 BYU 69).

Washington/Colorado; Washington -4 (Washington 64 Colorado 54).

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Picks (4-3-0) (9-5-0) (456-373-15)

Central Michigan/Eastern Michigan; Eastern Michigan +1.5 (Eastern Michigan 58 Central Michigan 52).

George Mason/James Madison; George Mason -8 (George Mason 68 James Madison 57).

Notre Dame/St. John’s; Notre Dame -6 (St. John’s 67 Notre Dame 63).

Creighton/Northern Iowa; Creighton -13 (Creighton 79 Northern Iowa 68).

Cincinnati/DePaul; Cincinnati -7 (Cincinnati 75 DePaul 70).

Indiana/Wisconsin; Wisconsin +11 (Wisconsin 64 Indiana 59).

Mississippi/Vanderbilt; Mississippi -9.5 (Mississippi 89 Vanderbilt 79 OT).

Monday, January 14, 2013 Picks (5-2-0) (5-2-0) (452-370-15)

Appalachian State/NC Greensboro; Appalachian State -4.5 (Appalachian State 83 NC Greensboro 70).

Davidson/Georgia Southern; Georgia Southern +13 (Georgia Southern 70 Davidson 57).

Louisville/Connecticut; Louisville -6.5 (Louisville 73 Connecticut 58).

Western Carolina/Elon; Western Carolina -1 (Elon 80 Western Carolina 67).

Kansas/Baylor; Kansas -10.5 (Kansas 61 Baylor 44).

Prairie View A&M/Jackson State; Jackson State +6 (Prairie View A&M 73 Jackson State 59).

Weber State/Idaho State; Weber State -12.5 (Weber State 70 Idaho State 54).

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