Scott Shapiro’s NCAA Hoops Analysis- Saturday December 22nd

Conference play is getting close, but a number of top-tier programs are looking for a resume builder to end 2018. Here are my thoughts on a few of Saturday’s biggest games in college hoops. (Picks will be added when spreads come out on Friday evening) UCLA Bruins vs. #14 Ohio State Buckeyes (Saturday, Dec 22nd - 3 pm ET) The first half of the 2018 CBS Sports Classic in Chicago pits two teams coming off lackluster efforts against inferior opponents [...]

Scott Shapiro’s NCAA Hoops Analysis- Saturday December 15th

After a slow week on the hardwood, things pick back up this weekend in college basketball as a number of top-tier schools look to pick up key out of conference wins before 2018 concludes. Here are a few games I will have my eye on this Saturday: #21 Villanova Wildcats at  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (Saturday, Dec 15 - 12 pm ET) The defending champions are off to a slow start to the season. Villanova was blown out at home by [...]

In-State Rivalries Headline a Full Slate of Games on the Hardwood on Saturday Afternoon- Scott Shapiro’s NCAA Hoops Analysis

A plethora of intriguing out of conference contests, including a number of in-state rivalries, headline a solid slate of games on the hardwood Saturday afternoon. Here are my thoughts on a few of the bigger games on December 8th in NCAA Basketball:   #9 Kentucky Wildcats vs Seton Hall Pirates Kentucky got off to a poor start to the season when they were blown out by Duke 118-84 in their season opener. The Wildcats have not necessarily dazzled since the [...]