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Monday Night’s Maui Invitational Best Bet: UCLA-BYU

UCLA vs. BYU 11:30 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: BYU -1.5 Current Spread: UCLA -1.5 Projected Spread: UCLA -3.5 Tonight’s Maui Invitational nightcap features Mick Cronin’s 4-1 UCLA Bruins against Mark Pope’s 3-2 BYU Cougars. The UCLA Bruins are coming off a lackluster performance where they surrendered 88 points to Hofstra. Prior to their loss against the Pride, the Bruins

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Friday Night CBB 2k Classic Best Bet: Texas-California

(Image Credit: Stephen Spillman-USA TODAY Sports) Texas vs. California 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: Texas -11 Current Spread: Texas -11 Projected Spread: Texas -13.5 In tonight’s third-place game of the 2k Classic, Shaka Smart’s Texas Longhorns will face off against Mark Fox’s Golden Bears. Both teams are coming off opening-round losses where their effort and intensity were

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Thursday Night CBB Best Bet: Georgetown-Penn State

(Image Credit: guhoyas.com) Penn State @ Georgetown  6:30 p.m. ET FS1 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: Georgetown PK Current Spread: Georgetown -2.5 Opening O/U: 149.0 Current O/U: 149.5 Projected Spread: Georgetown -4.5 Projected O/U: 147.0 Through three nights, the fifth installation of the Gavitt Games has one again provided high-quality early-season competition. While it is still only November, having these

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Scouting Michigan State

National Championship or bust. A common narrative surrounding the Michigan State basketball program heading into the 2019-20 season. Ranked by many as the consensus preseason number one team, the Spartans have all the tools to make another deep run in March. Despite losing key contributors in Matt McQuaid, Nick Ward and Kenny Goins from last years Final Four squad, Coach

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Ranking the Top 10 Programs Based on Current Basketball and Football Teams

At the start of each week during their respective seasons, the recurring narratives around college football and basketball are created by the poll rankings. Other than having a number next to your name, rankings have little impact on a team’s future (besides the CFB Playoff rankings). Having bragging rights over other schools makes it even more enjoyable for fans. What

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EACH BIG TEN TEAMS’ BREAKOUT PLAYER IN 19-20

As we inch closer to what will be another thrilling Big Ten conference season, here are each teams’ breakout player to watch in 2019-2020: Rutgers-  Caleb McConnell (Sophomore) 2018-19 Season Stats: 5.5 PTS 2.5 REB  1.0 AST  41% FG Michigan- Isaiah Livers (Junior) 2018-19 Season Stats: 7.9 PTS 3.9 REB  0.7 AST  48.7% FG Michigan State- Aaron Henry (Sophomore) 2018-19 Season

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Each Power Conferences’ Sleeper Team in 19-20

With Summer League concluding last week, basketball junkies will have to wait a couple of months to get their fix. To ease the pain, here are each power conferences’ sleeper team to watch for the 2019-20 season. Big Ten- Illinois 2018-19 Record: 12-21 2019-20 Ceiling: NCAA Tournament: Round of 32 Best returning player: Ayo Dosunmo Fighting Illini fans have much

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