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Every week here at the Bang the Book we will look at some of the conferences in college basketball. The conference report will show the current state of affairs in that conference as March gets closer and closer. Taking a look at the conferences can lay out a blue print of the best teams to bet on when the Madness starts in March.
The Florida State Seminoles (13-10, 5-5 ACC) host the third-ranked Miami Hurricanes (19-3, 10-0 ACC) Wednesday at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2 in ACC action. Oddsmakers have listed Miami as a 6.5 favorite.
March Madness is quickly approaching and teams are getting poised to make a run at the NCAA tournament. Bang the Book Bracketology will cover the run to the brackets as teams get ready to become one of the few that will be selected for the Big Dance and will have a chance to cut down the nets in April.
The Virginia Cavaliers (15-6, 5-3 ACC) host the Clemson Tigers (12-9, 4-5 ACC) Thursday at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2 in ACC action. Oddsmakers have listed Virginia as a 6.5-point favorite.
The Baylor Bears travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma to take on the newly ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys. Baylor enters this contest at 14-7 overall and 5-3 in league play. Oklahoma State sports a 15-5 record and 5-3 in league play as well. The action tips at 7 PM in a key conference game for both teams.
Every week at Bang the Book.com we will break down the teams we believe are at the top of the college basketball world. Then we will break down the rankings and rate the teams based on recent performance and take a look at what lies ahead as March Madness approaches.
Duke only has two straight-up losses on the season, but last Wednesday’s 90-63 blow-out at the hands of No.14 Miami as a 2.5-point road favorite had to raise some eyebrows concerning the overall state of this team. The Blue Devils responded by hammering a decent Maryland team 84-64 as 12-point favorites at home this past Saturday. They are now 17-2 straight-up on the year and 11-8 against the spread. The total has gone OVER in their last four games.
It’s a key early season Big 12 matchup when the Oklahoma Sooners (4-1, 13-4) travel to Lawrence to meet the #3 ranked Kansas Jayhawks (5-0, 17-1). The “Phog” Allen Fieldhouse, which seats 16,300 screaming fans, is one of the best venues in all of college basketball. Opponents may disagree as it is not kind to visiting teams. This is one of the of the toughest places in all of sports for the visitors to win.
The Missouri Tigers travel to Pauley Pavilion Friday night to take on the UCLA Bruins.
The Tigers enter this matchup as the 7th ranked team in the nation. They are coming in off a big win against 10th ranked Illinois and have already beaten Pac-12 member Stanford.
NCAA Men’s Basketball Betting Guide- February 20 As the 2011/2012 men’s college basketball regular season enters its final few weeks, the top teams in the country continue to position themselves for a low seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament, while …