Midseason March Madness sneak peek – Gonzaga sprungs into first place

Gonzaga sprungs into top spot
February 15, 2017

Gonzaga sprungs into first place Gonzaga takes over the men’s basketball poll top spot from Kansas in what was the craziest week of the college basketball season.  For the second time in school history, 22-0 Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in the nation. The Zags last held the top spot during the 2013 season, for a period of three weeks. A week ago, it was all about West Virginia’s two disappointing losses to…

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NCAA Basketball Preview – UNC vs Duke rivalry game

UNC vs Duke
February 6, 2017

NCAA Basketball Preview North Carolina Tar Heels vs Duke Blue Devils As the great sports writer Al Featherston intelligently points out from time to time, ESPN treats the first Duke-UNC game (Enter contest) as a demarcation between the end of football season with the Super Bowl and the brief reign of college basketball from February to early April. It’s a nice position to be in for both programs and for the ACC in…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Jayhawks
November 25, 2016

Kansas Jayhawks Preview Since winning the national title in 2008, the Kansas Jayhawks have earned four No. 1 seeds and three No. 2 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. They have just one Final Four berth to show for it. In 2016-17, Jayhawks faithful say, the painful string of postseason collapses will come to a halt. (Play CBB Now) As always, there are plenty of reasons for excitement in Lawrence. The…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils
November 24, 2016

Duke Blue Devils 2016-17 Preview Two seasons ago, the Duke Blue Devils won an NCAA crown with a nucleus of one-and-done talent and experienced complementary parts. Built on nearly the same blueprint, this year’s Blue Devils look poised to do something similar. Three key members of Duke’s 2015 title team and a pair of contributors from last season’s Sweet 16 squad are still around. They’ll play alongside the nation’s No….

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Michigan vs Southern Methodist

Southern Methodist
November 18, 2016

Michigan Wolverines vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Michigan got a first-hand look last year at how good of a fit Tim Jankovich could be if he ever took over for Larry Brown at Southern Methodist, which handed the Wolverines their most lopsided loss of the 2015-16 campaign. The Mustangs look to remain perfect under Jankovich on Friday when they square off against Michigan in the championship game of the 2K Classic…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Michigan vs Marquette

Michigan vs Marquette
November 17, 2016

Michigan Wolverines vs Marquette Golden Eagles Michigan faces its stiffest test of the season when it travels to New York City to tangle with Marquette in the semifinals of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden on Thursday (Enter Contest). The Wolverines opened the season with a 76-58 victory against Howard before knocking off IUPUI 77-65 in the regional portion of the tournament. They hope to improve to 5-1 in…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Rutgers vs DePaul

Rutgers
November 17, 2016

Rutgers Scarlet Knight vs DePaul Blue Devils Steve Pikiell looks to become the first Rutgers coach to start his tenure at 3-0 in more than 70 years when the Scarlet Knights head to Chicago to take on host DePaul on Thursday as part of the Gavitt Games (Enter Contest). The Scarlet Knights dispatched Molloy and Drexel with relative ease. Rutger gave their new coach a chance to match Donald S. White,…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Pittsburgh vs SMU

Pittsburgh Panthers vs SMU Mustangs
November 17, 2016

Pittsburgh Panthers vs SMU Mustangs Just two games into the season, Pittsburgh and SMU already have two common opponents for comparison purposes when they meet Thursday in the semifinals of the 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project at Madison Square Garden in New York City (Enter Contest). This is the first game all-time between the programs. Pittsburgh survived Eastern Michigan 93-90 in double overtime of the season opener last Friday…

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NCAA Fantasy Basketball Preview – Northwestern vs Butler

Butler
November 16, 2016

Northwestern Wildcats vs Butler Bulldogs A pair of teams coming off 20-win seasons and with high hopes this winter. They’ll gain an early measure on that progress when they meet Wednesday (Enter Contest). Northwestern cruised in its first two contests, while Butler looks to extend its non-conference home winning streak to 30 games at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Wildcats, with three returning starters, rolled over Mississippi Valley State 94-63 in their Friday…

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March Madness – Final Four Scores

April 3, 2016

Final Four Scores March Madness Final Four Scores – Armed with a couple of blowouts, the Final Four may not have been as thrilling as the previous rounds, but you won’t anyone complaining about witnessing two quality teams put in work. Now that the Final Four has come to a close and March Madness is nearing it’s finish, it’s time to reflect upon what has been another great show by…

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Final Four – #2 Villanova vs #2 Oklahoma Recap

Final Four Villanova
April 3, 2016

Final Four #2 Villanova vs #2 Oklahoma Recap Final Four Gamecenter Box Score During Saturday afternoon action, No. 2 Villanova not only beat, but embarrassed No. 2 Oklahoma by a score of 95-51. That 44-point spread was the biggest margin of victory in the history of the Final Four. The Wildcats jumped out to a 14-point lead by the half, topping 40 points in the first 20 minutes of play alone. Sooners superstar Buddy…

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NCAA BASKETBALL Final Four preview Villanova vs Oklahoma

NCAA BASKETBALL Final Four preview
April 1, 2016

NCAA Basketball Final Four preview Villanova Wildcats vs Oklahoma Sooners Buddy Hield’s Oklahoma Sooners are one game away from the national championship and will face the Oklahoma Sooners in a matchup featuring 2 of the best College Basketball programs in the nation for this Final Four. Houston’s NRG Stadium will host this matchup highly anticipated matchup Saturday. FanPicks is proud to bring you this NCAA Basketball Final Four preview. Come…

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March Madness Final Four preview Syracuse vs North Carolina

March Madness Final Four preview
April 1, 2016

March Madness Final Four preview Syracuse Orange vs North Carolina Tar Heels The Tar Heels are the only top seed in the nation standing in the Final Four and are heading into this record breaking 19th time to the last 4 of the NCAA tournament.  They will face their ACC Conference rivals Syracuse Orange for the 3rd time this season, a team that are in a cinderellas story of a…

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