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We have a very entertaining Western Conference matchup on Thursday night when the high flying Oklahoma City Thunder head to Oakland to take on the run and gun Golden State Warriors. This is a nationally televised event in what could be a preview of a potential playoff matchup.
The first ticket to the Elite Eight in the South Region will be punched on Friday night at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, where the Michigan Wolverines will try their best to take out the Kansas Jayhawks.
Syracuse opened its NCAA Tournament play by completely dismantling Montana 81-34 as a 13-point favorite. The going got a bit tougher the next time out, but the Orange still came away with a 66-60 victory over California as 7.5-point favorites. They are now 6-2 straight-up in their last eight games and an even 4-4 against the spread. The total has gone OVER in four of their last six games.
The eighth-seeded Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8 straight-up, 12-13 against the spread) meet the ninth-seeded Wichita State Shockers (24-8 SU, 15-14-2 ATS) on Thursday in second-round West Regional action of the NCAA Tournament at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is arguably the most intriguing of the matchups between No. 8 and 9 seeds,
The Pac-12 hasn’t had the best season in the world, but this conference will still crown its champion in college basketball betting action on Saturday night to either the Oregon Ducks or the UCLA Bruins.
The conference tournaments for each college basketball conference can make or break many of the teams that are eager to hear their name on Selection Sunday. If they do hear their name they will be lucky enough to become one of the few picked to join the 2013 NCAA Tournament and have a chance of winning it all. This week’s risers and fallers take a look at the teams looking to take the next step and those who have had bubbles burst.
The Pac-12 has made extraordinarily strides from a season ago. This ever expanding and improving conference went from an average college basketball conference to a slew of teams ready to compete for national championship.
As they prepare for the Pac-12 conference tournament they boast five teams with double digit wins in conference and four teams that rank in the Top 25 of the college basketball rankings. This glitzy tournament will be held under the bright lights of Las Vegas as the MGM grand will host the tournament at the Garden Arena.
The conference tournaments tip-off this week and fans all over the country will be entertained by early games and buzzer-beaters as teams scramble to be champion of their conference. The lofty title comes with plenty of perks, most notably an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. One of the most exciting tournaments this season is destined to be the Big 12 tournament.
This is the time of the year when the college basketball rankings can be thrown out the window. This is Championship week. This is the week that the conference championship tournaments take place with only one winner emerging as a champion and securing the bid for the NCAA tournament. With that being said here is a look at the top five teams in the Bang the Book.com college basketball rankings.
The Atlantic 10 title could be on the line on Sunday afternoon in the City of Brotherly Love, where the Temple Owls and VCU Rams engage in a huge clash on the NCAA basketball betting lines.