College Basketball Weekend Picks (2/2-2/4) – The Big 12 Race Clears Up

Friday, February 2nd

#22 Rhode Island (18-3, 10-0 A 10) @ VCU (14-8, 6-3 A 10) – 7PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Rhode Island 79, VCU 72

Utah (13-8, 5-5 Pac-12) @ Colorado (12-10, 4-6 Pac-12) – 9PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Utah 70, Colorado 69

Saturday, February 3rd

DePaul (9-12, 2-7 Big East) @ Butler (16-7, 6-4 Big East) – 12PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Butler 80, DePaul 65

Houston (16-5, 6-3 American) @ UCF (14-7, 5-4 American) – 12PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Houston 67, UCF 61

#4 Duke (19-3) @ St. John’s (10-13) – 12PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Duke 85, St. John’s 69

Notre Dame (13-9, 3-6 ACC) @ NC State (15-7, 5-4 ACC) – 12PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: NC State 74, Notre Dame 73

Oklahoma State (13-9, 3-6 Big 12) @ #7 Kansas (18-4, 7-2 Big 12) – 12PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Kansas 79, Oklahoma State 68

Fresno State (15-8, 5-5 MW) @ Wyoming (15-7, 6-3 MW) – 2PM ET, AT&T Sports Network

Prediction: Wyoming 78, Fresno State 76

#20 Clemson (18-4, 7-3 ACC) @ Wake Forest (9-13, 2-8 ACC) – 2PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Clemson 74, Wake Forest 68

South Carolina (13-9, 4-5 SEC) @ Texas A&M (14-8, 3-6 SEC) – 2PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Texas A&M 71, South Carolina 66

Miami (16-5, 5-4 ACC) @ Virginia Tech (16-6, 5-4 ACC) – 2PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Virginia Tech 77, Miami 76

#21 Kentucky (17-5, 6-3 SEC) @ Missouri (14-8, 4-5 SEC) – 2PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Missouri 73, Kentucky 69

#10 Texas Tech (18-4, 6-3 Big 12) @ TCU (16-6, 4-5 Big 12) – 2PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: TCU 78, Texas Tech 72

Providence (14-8, 5-4 Big East) @ Marquette (13-9, 4-6 Big East) – 2:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Marquette 79, Providence 77

Minnesota (14-10, 3-8 Big Ten) @ #24 Michigan (18-6, 7-4 Big Ten) – 2:30PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Michigan 76, Minnesota 65

Arkansas (15-7, 4-5 SEC) @ LSU (12-9, 3-6 SEC) – 3:30PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: LSU 75, Arkansas 74

#3 Purdue (22-2, 11-0 Big Ten) @ Rutgers (12-12, 2-9 Big Ten) – 4PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Purdue 75, Rutgers 58

#2 Virginia (21-1, 10-0 ACC) @ Syracuse (15-7, 4-5 ACC) – 4PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Virginia 58, Syracuse 52

Alabama (14-8, 5-4 SEC) @ #23 Florida (15-7, 6-3 SEC) – 4PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Florida 76, Alabama 67

Kansas State (16-6, 5-4 Big 12) @ #15 West Virginia (16-6, 5-4 Big 12) – 4PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: West Virginia 75, Kansas State 70

Florida State (16-6, 5-5 ACC) @ Louisville (16-6, 6-3 ACC) – 4PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Louisville 81, Florida State 78

Oregon (15-7, 5-4 Pac-12) @ Stanford (12-11, 6-4 Pac-12) – 5PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Stanford 74, Oregon 67

Georgetown (13-8, 3-7 Big East) @ #6 Xavier (20-3, 8-2 Big East) – 6PM ET, CBS Sports Network

Prediction: Xavier 82, Georgetown 70

Iowa (12-12, 3-8 Big Ten) @ Penn State (15-9, 5-6 Big Ten) – 6PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Penn State 77, Iowa 72

Georgia (13-8, 4-5 SEC) @ Mississippi State (16-6, 4-5 SEC) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Mississippi State 65, Georgia 63

Ole Miss (11-11, 4-5 SEC) @ #18 Tennessee (16-5, 6-3 SEC) – 6PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Tennessee 75, Ole Miss 65

USC (17-6, 8-2 Pac-12) @ UCLA (15-7, 6-4 Pac-12) – 6PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: UCLA 75, USC 72

#12 Oklahoma (16-5, 6-3 Big 12) @ Texas (14-8, 4-5 Big 12) – 6:15PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Texas 78, Oklahoma 71

UNLV (16-6, 5-4 MW) @ Boise State (18-4, 8-2 MW) – 8PM ET, CBS Sports Network

Prediction: Boise State 80, UNLV 71

Iowa State (12-9, 3-6 Big 12) @ Baylor (12-10, 2-7 Big 12) – 8PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Baylor 75, Iowa State 68

#5 Michigan State (21-3, 9-2 Big Ten) @ Indiana (12-11, 5-6 Big Ten) – 8:15PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Michigan State 73, Indiana 66

Vanderbilt (8-14, 2-7 SEC) @ #11 Auburn (20-2, 8-1 SEC) – 8:30PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Auburn 82, Vanderbilt 66

#13 Saint Mary’s (22-2, 11-0 WCC) @ San Diego (15-8, 6-5 WCC) – 9PM ET, NBC Sports California

Prediction: Saint Mary’s 71, San Diego 64

BYU (18-6, 7-4 WCC) @ #14 Gonzaga (20-4, 10-1 WCC) – 10PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Gonzaga 77, BYU 66

#9 Arizona (19-4, 9-1 Pac-12) @ Washington (16-6, 6-3 Pac-12) – 10:30PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: Arizona 79, Washington 73

Sunday, February 4th

Illinois (12-11, 2-8 Big Ten) @ #17 Ohio State (19-5, 10-1 Big Ten) – 12PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Ohio State 79, Illinois 66

Seton Hall (17-5, 6-3 Big East) @ #1 Villanova (21-1, 8-1 Big East) – 12PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Villanova 86, Seton Hall 72

Wisconsin (10-14, 3-8 Big Ten) @ Maryland (15-9, 4-7 Big Ten) – 1PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Maryland 71, Wisconsin 59

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