College Basketball Weekend Picks (12/29-12/31) – Big 12 Conference Play Begins

Last Week: 8-3 (73%)

Friday, December 29th

 Louisville (10-2) @ #16  Kentucky (9-2) – 1PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Kentucky 78, Louisville 69

#7  West Virginia (11-1) @  Oklahoma State (10-2) – 7PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: West Virginia 77, Oklahoma State 68

#18  Baylor (10-2) @ #22  Texas Tech (11-1) – 8PM ET, Fox College Sports

Prediction: Texas Tech 75, Baylor 67

 Kansas State (10-2) @  Iowa State (9-2) – 9PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Kansas State 78, Iowa State 69

#11  Kansas (10-2) @  Texas (9-3) – 9PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Kansas 67, Texas 66

 Utah (8-3) @  Oregon (10-3) – 10PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Oregon 81, Utah 67

Saturday, December 30th

#8  Wichita State (10-2) @  Connecticut (7-5) – 12PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Wichita State 76, Connecticut 68

 Wake Forest (7-5) @ #13  North Carolina (11-2) – 12PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: North Carolina 89, Wake Forest 75

#19  Tennessee (9-2) @  Arkansas (10-2) – 1PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Arkansas 81, Tennessee 74

 DePaul (7-6, 0-1 Big East) @ #6  Xavier (13-1, 1-0 Big East) – 2PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Xavier 86, DePaul 69

 Boston College (10-3, 1-0 ACC) @ #9  Virginia (11-1) – 2PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Virginia 68, Boston College 51

#12  Oklahoma (10-1) @ #10  TCU (12-0) – 2PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: TCU 89, Oklahoma 88

#24  Florida State (11-1) @ #4  Duke (12-1, 0-1 ACC) – 2PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Duke 88, Florida State 78

 NC State (10-3) @  Clemson (11-1) – 4PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Clemson 78, NC State 67

 Vanderbilt (5-7) @  Florida (8-4) – 4PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Florida 75, Vanderbilt 66

 Saint Mary’s (12-2, 1-0 WCC) @  BYU (12-2, 1-0 WCC) – 4PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Saint Mary’s 69, BYU 68

#1  Villanova (13-0, 1-0 Big East) @  Butler (10-3, 1-0 Big East) – 4PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Villanova 81, Butler 71

 Georgetown (10-2, 0-1 Big East) @  Marquette (9-4, 0-1 Big East) – 4:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Marquette 81, Georgetown 75

 Middle Tennessee (8-4) @  UAB (9-4) – 5PM ET, Stadium TV

Prediction: Middle Tennessee 78, UAB 68

 Temple (7-5, 0-1 American) @  Houston (11-2, 1-0 American) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Houston 82, Temple 64

#5  Texas A&M (11-1) @  Alabama (8-4) – 6PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Texas A&M 74, Alabama 65

 Lipscomb (9-4) @ #14  Purdue (12-2) – 8PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Purdue 83, Lipscomb 64

#3  Arizona State (12-0) @ #17  Arizona (10-3) – 9PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: Arizona 80, Arizona State 74

 Boise State (11-2, 1-0 MW) @  UNLV (11-2) – 11PM ET, AT&T Sports Network

Prediction: UNLV 78, Boise State 76

Sunday, December 31st

 Providence (10-4, 1-0 Big East) @ #25  Creighton (10-3, 0-1 Big East) – 2:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Creighton 83, Providence 70

 St. John’s (10-3, 0-1 Big East) @ #23  Seton Hall (12-2, 1-0 Big East) – 5PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Seton Hall 84, St. John’s 67

 Utah (9-3, 1-0 Pac-12) @  Oregon State (9-4, 1-0 Pac 12) – 6PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: Utah 73, Oregon State 67

 South Carolina (9-3) @  Ole Miss (7-5) – 6PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Ole Miss 73, South Carolina 70

 Georgia (9-2) @ #16  Kentucky (9-2) – 6PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Kentucky 77, Georgia 71

 Virginia Tech (11-2) @  Syracuse (11-2) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Syracuse 76, Virginia Tech 72

 Washington (11-3, 1-0 Pac-12) @  UCLA (10-3, 1-0 Pac-12) – 8PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: UCLA 83, Washington 77

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