March Madness Expert Brackets, Predictions, Odds to Win Championship - Duke
If it fails, they might look as chaotic as a Pollock. Read below for picks and analysis on every East Region first round game, presented in rough order of confidence. Check back later for updated picks after the First Four games concluded.
And while Providence was cruising through the Big East by the end of the year, USC could barely muster a positive point differential in the Pac East Tennessee State should be able to take advantage of that with a pair of transfers in Tevin Glass and Hanner Mosquera-Perea down low.
SMU checks both boxes, often playing four guards but still effectively limiting opponents' scoring chances. Buy signs are on the Mustangs until further notice. Those questions will decide this game, and there's a stronger case for the former on both counts. Defense tends to outweigh offense in these situations. Mary's slight, albeit sloppy, victory over New Orleans on Tuesday night.
Therefore, even amid recollections of Villanova's point first-round win last year, the hulking figure is a must-take, because even worst-case scenario, a backdoor cover could come into play. Follow Case on Twitter at twitter. Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.
Las Vegas Sun September 17, Currently: The Spartans are , but they are currently second in the Big Ten standings and will have a chance to improve their conference standings when they face Purdue later this week. If they can beat the Boilermakers, who have been very good this year and sport a record, they should be able to grab more than a toehold positioning.
Regardless, the Spartans have plenty of work to do to secure a top-two seed. The Wildcats are currently , with the one loss coming against rivals Butler. The only problem with the Wildcats at this point is the quality of opponents they have faced. The Wildcats held on to the No. The Blue Devils have fallen in the rankings after suffering three losses in the past week. Do not show this message again. Better than a bookmark! The fastest, most reliable way to get to BetOnline: You can wager various ways on NCAA basketball games.
UCONN women stand at straight wins. Let that number sink in for a moment. Pat Summit simply wanted to be known as Pat. She believed that cut through the complications between head coach and players. But people should be. The Wildcats flew under the radar, which is a flight pattern they are not accustomed to.