College Basketball Weekend Picks (1/12-1/14) – #2 West Virginia Faces a Tough Road Test @ #8 Texas Tech

Friday, January 12th 

 Marquette (12-5, 3-2 Big East) @  Butler (12-6, 2-3 Big East) – 6:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Butler 83, Marquette 80

 Nebraska (12-6, 3-2 Big Ten) @  Penn State (12-6, 2-3 Big Ten) – 7PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Penn State 74, Nebraska 65

 Providence (11-6, 2-2 Big East) @  DePaul (8-8, 1-3 Big East) – 8:30PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: DePaul 75, Providence 72

Saturday, January 13th

 St. Bonaventure (12-4, 2-2 A-10) @  Rhode Island (12-3, 4-0 A-10) – 11AM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Rhode Island 76, St. Bonaventure 70

 Georgetown (12-4, 2-3 Big East) @ #13  Seton Hall (14-3, 3-1 Big East) – 12PM ET, Fox Sports 1

Prediction: Seton Hall 81, Georgetown 74

 Wake Forest (8-8, 1-3 ACC) @ #7  Duke (14-2, 2-2 ACC) – 12PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Duke 93, Wake Forest 72

 Kansas State (12-4, 2-2 Big 12) @ #12  Kansas (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) – 12PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Kansas 82, Kansas State 71

#5  Purdue (16-2, 5-0 Big Ten) @  Minnesota (13-5, 2-3 Big Ten) – 12PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Purdue 80, Minnesota 69

 Michigan (14-4, 3-2 Big Ten) @ #4  Michigan State (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) – 12PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Michigan State 72, Michigan 65

 South Carolina (10-6, 1-3 SEC) @  Georgia (11-4, 2-2 SEC) – 1PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Georgia 70, South Carolina 61

 Florida (12-4, 4-0 SEC) @  Ole Miss (9-7, 2-2 SEC) – 1PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Florida 76, Ole Miss

#16  TCU (13-3, 1-3 Big 12) @ #9  Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1 Big 12) – 1PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Oklahoma 91, TCU 86

 Syracuse (12-5, 1-3 ACC) @ #23  Florida State (12-4, 1-3 ACC) – 2PM ET, ACC Network Extra

Prediction: Florida State 71, Syracuse 65

 Oregon (11-5, 1-2 Pac-12) @ #17  Arizona (13-4, 3-1 Pac-12) – 2PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Arizona 73, Oregon 67

#2  West Virginia (15-1, 4-0 Big 12) @ #8  Texas Tech (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) – 2PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Texas Tech 77, West Virginia 73

#25  Creighton (14-3, 4-1 Big East) @ #10  Xavier (15-3, 3-2 Big East) – 2PM ET, FOX

Prediction: Creighton 85, Xavier 77

 Baylor (11-5, 1-3 Big 12) @  Iowa State (9-6, 0-4 Big 12) – 3PM ET, ESPNews

Prediction: Baylor 68, Iowa State 65

#18  Miami (13-2, 2-1 ACC) @ #19  Clemson (14-2, 3-1 ACC) – 3PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Clemson 71, Miami 61

#22  Auburn (15-1, 3-0 SEC) @  Mississippi State (13-3, 1-2 SEC) – 3:30PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Auburn 76, Mississippi State 73

#21  Kentucky (13-3, 3-1 SEC) @  Vanderbilt (6-10, 1-3 SEC) – 4PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Kentucky 72, Vanderbilt 68

 Virginia Tech (13-4, 2-2 ACC) @  Louisville (12-4, 2-1 ACC) – 4PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Louisville 75, Virginia Tech 67

 Texas (11-5, 2-2 Big 12) @  Oklahoma State (11-5, 1-3 Big 12) – 5PM ET, ESPNews

Prediction: Oklahoma State 73, Texas 69

 Missouri (12-4, 2-1 SEC) @  Arkansas (11-5, 1-3 SEC) – 6PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Arkansas 76, Missouri 74

 Texas A&M (11-5, 0-4 SEC) @ #24  Tennessee (11-4, 2-2 SEC) – 6PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: Tennessee 76, Texas A&M 69

#20  North Carolina (13-4, 2-2 ACC) @  Notre Dame (13-4, 3-1 ACC) – 6PM ET, ESPN

Prediction: Notre Dame 78, North Carolina 69

#5  Wichita State (14-2, 4-0 American) @  Tulsa (10-7, 3-2 American) – 7:30PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Wichita State 84, Tulsa 63

#1  Villanova (15-1, 3-1 Big East) @  St. John’s (10-7, 0-5 Big East) – 8PM ET, Fox Business Network

Prediction: Villanova 82, St. John’s 72

 Alabama (10-6, 2-2 SEC) @  LSU (11-4, 2-1 SEC) – 8:30PM ET, SEC Network

Prediction: LSU 74, Alabama 69

 San Diego State (11-4, 3-1 MW) @  Boise State (14-3, 4-1 MW) – 10PM ET, ESPN2

Prediction: Boise State 73, San Diego State 69

 Colorado (10-7, 2-3 Pac-12) @  UCLA (13-4, 4-1 Pac-12) – 10:30PM ET, Pac-12 Network

Prediction: UCLA 83, Colorado 69

Sunday, January 14th

 Northwestern (11-7, 2-3 Big Ten) @  Indiana (10-7, 3-2 Big Ten) – 4:30PM ET, CBS

Prediction: Indiana 74, Northwestern 70

 NC State (12-5, 2-2 ACC) @ #3  Virginia (15-1, 4-0 ACC) – 6PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: Virginia 75, NC State 60

 Ohio State (14-4, 5-0 Big Ten) @  Rutgers (11-7, 1-4 Big Ten) – 7PM ET, Big Ten Network

Prediction: Ohio State 75, Rutgers 65

 Utah (10-6, 2-3 Pac-12) @  USC (12-6, 3-2 Pac-12) – 8PM ET, ESPNU

Prediction: USC 78, Utah 72

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