NCAA Basketball Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats Preview

January 17, 2019

Preview: Oregon at Arizona Chase Jeter completed his general studies degree in December at Arizona, but the Duke transfer’s basketball career with the Wildcats is just getting started as they host Oregon on Thursday for a Pac-12 contest. Jeter, a 6-10 junior center, recorded a career-high 23 points and nine rebounds while shooting 8-for-11 from the field in an 87-65 victory at California on Saturday, and received a compliment from…

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NCAA Basketball Auburn Tigers vs Texas A&M Aggies Preview

January 15, 2019

Preview: Auburn at Texas A&M No. 12 Auburn goes after its first true road victory of the season Wednesday night when the Tigers pay a visit to Texas A&M, which is coming off one of its best performances of the campaign. Auburn has dropped road contests to North Carolina State and Ole Miss within the last month, but will try to break that string by snapping a three-game losing streak…

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NCAA Basketball Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Preview

January 15, 2019

Preview: Virginia Tech at Virginia Virginia hasn’t broken much of a sweat while beginning ACC play with three straight wins for the second straight season, using its trademark recipe of precision offense and suffocating defense. The top-ranked Cavaliers figure to get tested in a big way this week, however, as they begin a challenging two-game stretch Tuesday when they host No. 7 Virginia Tech in the 148th edition of the…

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NCAA Basketball Indiana State Sycamores vs TCU Horned Frogs Diamond Head Classic 2018 Preview

December 25, 2018

Preview: Indiana State vs. TCU TCU seeks an eighth straight victory overall and a second over Indiana State in 10 days when the teams meet in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic Tuesday night in Honolulu, Hawaii. TCU forced 20 turnovers to defeat the Sycamores 90-70 at home on Dec. 16 and showed the same kind of focus on defense to pull away from Bucknell for an 82-65…

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NCAA Basketball Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Duke Blue Devils Preview

December 20, 2018

Preview: Texas Tech vs. Duke No. 11 Texas Tech is one of nine remaining undefeated teams in the country, and if it still is among that group after Thursday, it will have earned it. The Red Raiders attempt to maintain their untarnished record when they face second-ranked Duke in a marquee matchup at Madison Square Garden. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Red Raiders are off to their…

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NCAA Basketball Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Iowa State at Iowa Iowa State faces its first true road test of the season when it visits 19th-ranked Iowa on Thursday in the annual Cy-Hawk series. The Cyclones have won four consecutive games, including an 81-59 victory against North Dakota State on Monday, to move on the cusp on the national rankings after receiving the second-most votes (33) outside the Top 25, and hope to continue their upward…

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NCAA Basketball Maryland Terrapins vs Purdue Boilermakers Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Maryland at Purdue No. 24 Purdue looks to recover from back-to-back losses when it hosts 23rd-ranked Maryland on Thursday in Big Ten play. The Boilermakers dropped a 73-72 decision to No. 11 Florida State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge before they were routed 76-57 by fifth-ranked Michigan on Saturday to slide down the national polls and hope to avoid their fourth straight loss to a ranked opponent in the…

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NCAA Basketball Ohio State Buckeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Ohio State vs. Illinois Any concerns that No. 17 Ohio State might struggle after losing freshman Luther Muhammed to a dislocated shoulder were eased with a Big Ten-opening victory over Minnesota on Sunday. The Buckeyes will try to win their second straight conference game when they travel to Chicago to face Illinois on Wednesday night. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Muhammed was averaging the second-most minutes on…

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NCAA Basketball Oklahoma Sooners vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview

December 4, 2018

Preview: Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame Two 6-1 teams face off in the Jimmy V Classic as Oklahoma and Notre Dame meet on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Sooners enter the week winners of two straight, while the Fighting Irish are aiming for a fifth consecutive win. To play this game at FanPicks…click here With Trae Young moving on to the NBA, Oklahoma has become…

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NCAA Basketball Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans Preview

December 3, 2018

Preview: Iowa at Michigan State Michigan State looks to stay unbeaten in Big Ten Conference play when it hosts Iowa on Monday. The eighth-ranked Spartans won their league opener Friday night at Rutgers 78-67, while 15th-ranked Iowa comes into the contest looking for its first Big Ten victory after falling to No. 22 Wisconsin 72-66 Friday at home. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Hawkeyes have a balanced…

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NCAA Basketball Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

November 29, 2018

Preview: Wisconsin at Iowa No. 15 Iowa looks to keep its perfect record intact when it hosts 22nd-ranked Wisconsin in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Friday. The Hawkeyes, who were picked to finish ninth in the preseason Big Ten media poll, edged Pittsburgh 69-68 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 2013-14, and hope to continue their encouraging…

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NCAA Basketball Purdue Boilermakers vs Florida State Seminoles Preview

November 28, 2018

Preview: Purdue at Florida State It may only be November, but No. 18 Purdue and No. 14 Florida State are ready to be tested Wednesday in Tallahassee in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Both schools went on rolls to start the season but ran into trouble in their biggest games, as the Boilermakers fell to No. 12 Virginia Tech 89-83 in the championship game of the Charleston Classic in their only…

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NCAA Basketball North Carolina Tar Heels vs Michigan Wolverines Preview

November 28, 2018

Preview: North Carolina at Michigan Fifth-ranked Michigan looks to stay unbeaten when it hosts No. 13 North Carolina in one of the marquee matchups of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday. The Wolverines have shot up the national rankings on the strength of their defense, holding five of their six opponents to 55 or fewer points, including then-No. 8 Villanova in a 73-46 road win on Nov. 14, and hope…

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