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#11 – Pittsburgh Panthers College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Big East Tournament College Basketball Preview

For the past decade, the Pittsburgh Panthers (25-9, 13-5 Big East) have been very competitive. They are one of only seven teams in the country to qualify for the Big Dance each of the last nine seasons and over those past nine seasons, they have more wins than any other Big East club. Last year, […]

#12 – Texas Longhorns College Basketball Preview & Predictions

The last time the Texas Longhorns (24-10, 9-7 Big 12) had double-digit wins within their conference was in the 2007-2008 season. That year they made it to the NCAA’s Elite Eight. The past two years they have accumulated identical Big 12 records of 9-7. Last year, after finishing tied for sixth in the conference, the […]

#13 – Illinois Illini College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Illinois UNLV NCAA Tournament Preview

Last season after finishing fifth in the Big 10, the Illinois Fighting Illini (28-15, 10-8 Big Ten) went to the NIT. In round one they beat Stony Brook 76-66 and in round two they defeated Kent State 75-58. Then they met Dayton and lost 77-71. The Illini have been an uneven club over the past […]

#14 – Tennessee Volunteers College Basketball Preview & Predictions

SEC Tournament Betting Preview

The Tennessee Volunteers (28-9, 11-5 SEC) continue to be a highly competitive team. Last year, after finishing third in the SEC East, they went to the conference tournament where they beat Louisiana State and Mississippi before losing to Kentucky 74-45. They did better in the NCAA Tournament, beating San Diego 59-49 and Ohio 83-68. Then […]

#15 – Gonzaga Bulldogs College Basketball Preview & Predictions

West Coast Conference Tournament

Since 1995, the Gonzaga Bulldogs (27-7, 12-2 WCC) have made 13 NCAA Tournament appearances; they have not missed one since 1999. The furthest the Zags have ever gone is to the Elite Eight. That happened once in 1999. Since 1994, they have won their regular season conference championship 14 times, missing the title in 1995 […]

#16 – Georgetown Hoyas College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Georgetown VCU NCAA Tournament Preview

After being relegated to the NIT in 2009, the Georgetown Hoyas (23-11, 10-8 Big East) made it back to the NCAA Tournament last season. They did it after finishing tied for seventh in the conference and beating three teams in the Big East Tournament, including Syracuse. Even their loss in the championship game was a […]

#17 – Ohio State Buckeyes College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Ohio State Kentucky NCAA Tournament Preview

It’s hard to find someone who does not believe that the Ohio State Buckeyes (29-8, 14-4 Big Ten) fit somewhere in the top five of college basketball. In 2009-2010, the Buckeyes tied for first in the conference, won the Big Ten Tournament and at the Big Dance made it to the Sweet 16. In that […]

#18 – Louisville Cardinals College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Louisville Morehead State NCAA Tournament Preview

The Cardinals of Louisville (20-13, 11-7 Big East) finished tied for fifth in the Big East last season. They were dispatched in one game in the Big East Tournament, losing to Cincinnati 69-66. They then went to the NCAA Tournament where they were upset by the California Golden Bears 77-62 in round one. That was […]

#19 – Butler Bulldogs College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Butler VCU Final Four Preview

For the past four years the Butler Bulldogs (33-5, 18-0 Horizon League) have qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Last year, the Bulldogs dominated their league in the regular season and also in the league tournament, winning both. At the Big Dance, they did something amazing; they ran the through the entire tourney to the title […]

#20 – Purdue Boilermakers College Basketball Preview & Predictions

Purdue VCU NCAA Tournament Preview

For the Purdue Boilermakers (29-6, 14-4 Big Ten), who last season finished tied for first in the Big 10 and then made it into the Sweet 16, so much depends on the health of star forward Robbie Hummel, who last season suffered a torn ACL.  Many feel that Purdue might have gone to the finals […]

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