College Basketball Weekend Picks (1/5-1/7) – Virginia-North Carolina and Oklahoma-West Virginia

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Friday, January 5th

Wisconsin (9-7, 2-1 Big Ten) @ Rutgers (10-6, 0-3 Big Ten) – 7PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Rutgers 67, Wisconsin 64

Northwestern (10-6, 1-2 Big Ten) @ Penn State (11-5, 1-2 Big Ten) – 8PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Penn State 77, Northwestern 65

Northern Kentucky (9-5, 2-0 Horizon) @ Oakland (9-6, 1-1 Horizon) – 9PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Northern Kentucky 79, Oakland 78

Orgeon (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) @ Oregon State (9-5, 1-1 Pac-12) – 10PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Oregon 70, Oregon State 68

Saturday, January 6th

Creighton (12-3, 2-1 Big East) @ Georgetown (11-3, 1-2 Big East) – 12PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Creighton 86, Georgetown 78

Illinois (10-6, 0-3 Big Ten) @ Michigan (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten) – 12PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Michigan 77, Illinois 59

Alabama (9-5, 1-1 SEC) @ Georgia (10-3, 1-1 SEC) – 12PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Georgia 74, Alabama 67

#5 Xavier (15-1, 3-0 Big East) @ Providence (10-6, 3-0 Big East) – 12PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Xavier 83, Providence 71

Louisville (11-3, 1-0 ACC) @ #25 Clemson (13-1, 2-0 ACC) – 12PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Clemson 73, Louisville 65

Florida (10-4, 2-0 SEC) @ Missouri (11-3, 1-0 SEC) – 1PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Missouri 82, Florida 73

#12 North Carolina (12-3, 1-1 ACC) @ #8 Virginia (13-1, 2-0 ACC) – 1PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Virginia 71, North Carolina 62

#14 Arizona (12-3, 2-0 Pac-12) @ Colorado (8-6, 0-2 Pac-12) – 2PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: Arizona 84, Colorado 69

Texas (10-4, 1-1 Big 12) @ Baylor (10-4, 0-2 Big 12) – 2PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Baylor 66, Texas 63

Nebraska (11-5, 2-1 Big Ten) @ #13 Purdue (14-2, 3-0 Big Ten) – 2:15PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Purdue 83, Nebraska 61

LSU (9-4, 0-1 SEC) @ #11 Texas A&M (11-3, 0-2 SEC) – 2:15PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Texas A&M 78, LSU 70

#21 Seton Hall (13-2, 2-0 Big East) @ Butler (12-4, 2-1 Big East) – 2:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Butler 79, Seton Hall 73

Notre Dame (12-3, 2-0 ACC) @ Syracuse (12-3, 1-1 ACC) – 3:15PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Notre Dame 70, Syracuse 65

Wake Forest (8-6, 1-1 ACC) @ Boston College (10-5, 1-2 ACC) – 4PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Boston College 73, Wake Forest 67

Iowa State (9-4, 0-2 Big 12) @ Oklahoma State (10-4, 0-2 Big Ten) – 4PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Oklahoma State 78, Iowa State 67

Kansas State (11-3, 1-1 Big 12) @ #18 Texas Tech (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) – 4PM ET, Fox Sports Southwest

Prediction: Texas Tech 75, Kansas State 63

Mississippi State (13-1, 1-0 SEC) @ Ole Miss (8-6, 1-1 SEC) – 4:30PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Ole Miss 82, Mississippi State 66

Indiana (8-7, 1-2 Big Ten) @ Minnesota (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten) – 5:15PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Minnesota 76, Indiana 71

#22 Arkansas (11-3, 1-1 SEC) @ Auburn (13-1, 1-0 SEC) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Auburn 85, Arkansas 82

Vanderbilt (6-8, 1-1 SEC) @ South Carolina (9-5, 0-2 SEC) – 6:45PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: South Carolina 73, Vanderbilt 67

Western Kentucky (10-5, 2-0 C-USA) @ Marshall (11-4, 2-0 C-USA) – 7PM ET, Stadium

Prediction: Western Kentucky 79, Marshall 77

#7 Oklahoma (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) @ #6 West Virginia (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) – 7:15PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: West Virginia 87, Oklahoma 81

St. Bonaventure (11-3, 1-1 A 10) @ Saint Joseph’s (6-7, 1-1 A 10) – 8PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: St. Bonaventure 78, Saint Joseph’s 68

Boise State (13-2, 3-0 MW) @ Wyoming (10-5, 1-1 MW) – 8PM ET, AT&T Sports Network

Prediction: Boise State 78, Wyoming 76

#2 Duke (13-1, 1-1 ACC) @ NC State (10-5, 0-2 ACC) – 8PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Duke 91, NC State 75

Marquette (11-4, 2-1 Big East) @ #3 Villanova (13-1, 1-1 Big East) – 8PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Villanova 82, Marquette 72

#17 Kentucky (12-2, 2-0 SEC) @ #23 Tennessee (9-4, 2-0 SEC) – 9PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Tennessee 75, Kentucky 71

#10 Kansas (11-3, 1-1 Big 12) @ #16 TCU (13-1, 1-1 Big 12) – 9:15PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: TCU 85, Kansas 77

Sunday, January 7th

Temple (7-7, 0-3 American) @ UCF (11-4, 2-1 American) – 12PM ET, CBS Sports Network

Prediction: UCF 68, Temple 54

#1 Michigan State (15-1, 3-0 Big Ten) @ Ohio State (12-4, 3-0 Big Ten) – 4:30PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Michigan State 83, Ohio State 67

SMU (12-4, 2-1 American) @ #19 Cincinnati (13-2, 2-0 American) – 6PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Cincinnati 67, SMU 61

#24 Florida State (12-2, 1-1 ACC) @ #15 Miami (12-2, 1-1 ACC) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Miami 74, Florida State 69

Iowa (9-8, 0-4 Big Ten) @ Maryland (13-4, 2-2 Big Ten) – 8PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Maryland 78, Iowa 71

#4 Arizona State (12-2, 0-2 Pac-12) @ Utah (10-4, 2-1 Pac-12) – 8PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Arizona State 81, Utah 75

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