NCAAB: #10 Villanova vs. #16 Ohio State preview and pick

When No. 10 Villanova and No. 16 Ohio State meet in Columbus on Wednesday night, fans will get a taste of non-conference, top 25 basketball, truly one of November’s biggest treats. It is, however, a rarer treat for Buckeyes fans, as Ohio State hosts a top-10 non-conference opponent for just the fifth time in the last 22 years. The last such occasion was December 2012, when then-No.9 Kansas came to Columbus and defeated Ohio State 74-66.

South Region Round of 32 Preview: #6 Villanova vs. #3 Purdue

James Scully drops in with his feature game for Saturday as Villanova takes on Purdue! [Saturday, March 23] #6 Villanova vs #3 Purdue -4 Intriguing second-round match-up between conference champions. Purdue, who shared the Big Ten regular-season title with Michigan State, dominated most of the way, recording a 13-point victory over Old Dominion in the first round Thursday. Villanova, the defending national champions and winner of the Big East regular-season and conference tourney titles, exits a four-point triumph over St. [...]

Top 10 Teams with Something to Prove in NCAA Tournament

Anything can happen in the month of March, so who should you place your money on in the wide-open field of the NCAA tournament? Below are 10 teams that have something to prove in the Big Dance and could find themselves heading to Minneapolis at the beginning of April should they peak at the right time. (Odds up-to-date as of 8 p.m. Friday, March 15) 1. Virginia (+600) The No. 1 seed in last year’s tournament, Virginia experienced the ultimate [...]

NCAAB Wednesday Preview – Can Villanova Regain Their Form?

Marquette battles Villanova in Wednesday’s top matchup. If the Wildcats are going to make a move, they must make it soon. That may be easier said than done since the Golden Eagles have been great all season long. I break down five of the best betting matchups for Wednesday's slate below. Enjoy. [Wednesday, Feb 27] #9 Marquette Eagles at #16 Villanova Wildcats -5.0 (9:00pm ET) Although still ranked in the Top-20, Villanova has been playing its worst basketball of the [...]

NCAAB Free Picks – #8 UNC Tar Heels vs. #1 Duke Blue Devils (and more!)

One of the greatest rivalries in sports resumes on Wednesday night when the Duke Blue Devils host the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Can the Tar Heels stop mighty Duke from continuing their march to the overall 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament? [Wednesday, Feb 20] #9 North Carolina Tar Heels at #1 Duke Blue Devils -9.0 (9:00pm ET) The ACC schedule makers saved the best for last as Duke and North Carolina battle it out twice from [...]