Tag:College Basketball 2nd Round Picks: Saturday Games
Posted on: March 21, 2008 10:56 pm

2nd Round NCAA Saturday Picks

2. Duke vs7. WVU                                                                         Final Score:  75  70  So on Day 1 Duke avoided a monumental upset against Belmont, they'll play WVU in the 2nd round. I like this game to be pretty close, but with Duke winning. I think Duke needs to make some 3's or they could be upset by the "Neers. Also, the WVU needs a big game from Joe Alexander.

3. Wisconsin vs 11. KSU                                                            Final Score: 65  69 Beasley had a huge game and so did Walker, now the question is can KSU play like that again? They'll be up against a team with the top defense in the country in Wisconsin, and KSU has been inconsistant this year, especially with their guard play. I think KSU hangs tough, but our Badgers are able to pull one out in front of a 50-50 crowd.

3. Stanford vs 6. Marquette                                                        Final Score:65   68 I think the Golden Eagles pull of the upset because they have better guard play and seeing as how Stanford struggled last year with great guards I think the Eagles can pull one out.

4. Pitt vs 5. MSU                                                                           Final Score:69   64 Two extremely physical teams in Pitt and MSU. Pitt lately has been playing better and I think that they'll win because of their recent success.

3. Xavier vs 6. Purdue                                                                 Final Score:74   67 Purdue has had great success this season despite having such a young team. I think this being their first tournement they fall right here against a more experienced Xavier team that's been their before.

4. Washington State vs 5. Bandwagon U.                              Final Score:62   58 I know that Bandwagon U. errr I mean Notre Dame has been a popular pick to make the Sweet 16. But WSU will win, because they defend and because I don't like ND.

1. Kansas vs 8. UNLV                                                                Final Score:85   70 I think the Runnin' Rebs can hang tough for a while, but Kansas' depth and explosiveness will prove too much.

1. UCLA vs 9. Texas A&M                                                          Final Score: 75   62 My national champion pick will continue to roll, A&M could cause some problems in that they have a lot of big guys that can stop Kevin Love. Even if they do UCLA still should win.

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