1. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.11: Illinois State at Evansville

    Illinois State (19-5, 8-5) at Evansville (15-8, 7-6) Line: Pick Illinois State suffered a defeat to last place Indiana State 75-73 on Sunday. The loss leaves the Red Birds alone in third place of the Missouri Valley Conference...

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  2. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.11: Drake at Indiana State

    Drake (15-10, 6-7) at Indiana State (5-19, 3-10) Line: Drake -1.5 Drake broke a three-game losing streak with a 68-54 victory over Bradley on Saturday...

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  3. Michigan-Michigan State: Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.10

    #13 Michigan State (19-4, 9-2) at Michigan (15-9,5-6) Line: Michigan State -4 The Spartans seem to have their home court issue fixed. After dropping a couple at home, Michigan State has absolutely dominated its last two opponents in the Breslin Center.

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  4. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 10: Indiana at Minnesota

    Indiana (6-16, 1-9) at Minnesota (18-5, 6-5) Line: Minnesota -16 Back to reality for Indiana. After capturing their first conference victory last week, the Hoosiers were put in their place by Michigan State on Saturday with a 75-47 thumping...

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  5. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 10: Missouri State at Wichita State

    Missouri State (10-14, 3-10) at Wichita State (11-13, 5-8) Line: Wichita State -6.5 Missouri State dropped to 3-10 in conference with their 64-72 loss to Southern Illinois...

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  6. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 8: Wisconsin at Penn State

    Wisconsin (13-9, 4-6) at Penn State (17-6, 6-4) Line: Pick Wisconsin regained some confidence in the Kohl Center with a 63-50 victory over Illinois on Thursday. Prior to the victory, the Badgers had lost their last two games in Madison...

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  7. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 8: Louisville at St. John's

    No. 5 Louisville (17-4, 8-1) at St. John’s (12-10, 3-7) Line: Louisville -11 Louisville was picked apart on national TV Monday in a 51-68 thumping by UConn...

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  8. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 8: Seton Hall at Rutgers

    Seton Hall (12-9, 3-6) at Rutgers (10-13, 1-9) Line: Rutgers -1.5 Seton Hall took out St. John’s on Thursday 91-81 and gets another shot at someone lower on the Big East totem pole on Sunday...

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  9. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 8: Creighton at Northern Iowa

    Creighton (18-6, 8-4) at Northern Iowa (17-6, 11-1) Line: Northern Iowa -2 Creighton won their third game in a row on Wednesday at Drake 79-68. The Bluejays shot 50 percent from the field and were led by Booker Woodfox with 23 points...

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  10. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 8: Indiana State at Illinois State

    Indiana State (4-19, 2-10) at Illinois State (19-4, 8-4) Line: Illinois State -16 Indiana State lost another one on the road Wednesday against Wichita State 58-64. The loss was the 10th out of the Sycamores' last 11 contests...

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  11. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.7: Northwestern at Iowa

    Northwestern (13-7, 4-5) at Iowa (12-11, 2-8) Line: Iowa -2 After a quick break to play Chicago State (a 75-63 win), Northwestern gets back to the Big Ten with a road contest against Iowa...

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  12. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 7: Michigan at UConn

    Michigan (14-8, 4-6) at UConn (21-1, 10-1) Line: UConn -16 As if the Big Ten weren’t tough enough, the Wolverines go on the road to face the No. 1 team in the nation. They sure looked ready on Thursday night...

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  13. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 7: Minnesota at Ohio State

    Minnesota (18-4,6-4) at Ohio State (16-5, 6-4) Line: Ohio State -6 Minnesota walked into a Breslin Center buzz saw. It was a quick painful beating that had the Gophers down 26 points by halftime...

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  14. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.7: Southern Illinois at Missouri State

    Southern Illinois (10-13, 5-7) at Missouri State (10-13, 3-9) Line: Missouri State -2.5 Southern Illinois lost a close on to Illinois Stateon Wednesday 57-60. The Salukis continue to play poorly on both sides of the court...

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  15. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.7: Wichita State at Evansville

    Wichita State (11-12, 5-7) at Evansville (14-8, 6-6) Line: Evansville -5 Wichita was able to take out last place Indiana State 64-58 on Wednesday. The win gives the Shockers five victories in their last six games...

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  16. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.7: Bradley at Drake

    Bradley (13-10, 7-5) at Drake (14-10, 5-7) Line: Drake -4 Bradley nearly knocked of the league leader, but came up three points shy on Tuesday, by a 58-61 score. The Panthers were better from long distance and that made the difference...

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  17. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb.7: South Alabama at Western Kentucky

    South Alabama (13-10, 6-6) at Western Kentucky (16-7, 10-2) Line:Western Kentucky -7 With their second win in a row on Thursday, the Jaguars seem to have put the three game losing streak behind them...

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  18. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 7: Indiana at Michigan State

    Indiana (6-15, 1-8) at Michigan State (18-4,8-2) Line: Michigan State -21 Never has 1-8 looked so good. Indiana controlled the game against Iowa on Wednesday and came out with a home win, just as we predicted...

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  19. The Top 5 Questions Surrounding the 2009 Kansas City Royals

    A once proud and feared team in the 70’s and early 80’s, the Kansas City Royals have been looked upon as a cheap spending, small market team for many years now. Hard to believe, but it has been 23 years since the Royals have made the playoffs.

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  20. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 5: Penn State at Michigan

    Penn State (17-5, 6-3) at Michigan (14-8, 4-6) Line: Michigan -3 Penn State played a pretty good game in beating Michigan State at the Breslin Center 72-68 on Sunday. The Nittany Lions shot 56...

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  21. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 5: Illinois at Wisconsin

    Illinois (18-4, 6-3) at Wisconsin (12-9, 3-6) Line: Wisconsin -3 Illinois rebounded from a poor shooting performance to shoot 47.9 percent from the field in a 62-54 victory over Iowa...

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  22. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 4: Creighton at Drake

    Creighton (17-6, 7-4) at Drake (14-9, 5-6) Line: Creighton -2 With Northern Iowa’s late game comeback win against Bradley Tuesday night, Creighton’s chances of winning the regular season title are almost gone...

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  23. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 4: Iowa at Indiana

    Iowa (12-10, 2-7) at Indiana (5-15, 0-8) Line: Iowa -4.5 It isn’t often that Iowa has a better record than their opponent. A loss to Illinois on the road Sunday brings the Hawkeyes' conference record to a lowly 2-7...

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  24. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 4: Minnesota-Michigan State

    No. 19 Minnesota (18-3, 6-3) at No. 14 Michigan State (17-4, 7-2) Line: Michigan State -9.5 Back in the top 25, Minnesota hits the road for four out of their next five games...

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  25. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 3: Northern Iowa at Bradley

    Northern Iowa (16-6, 10-1) at Bradley (13-9, 7-4) Line: Bradley -2 Northern Iowa is coming off a less than impressive four-point victory against Indiana State...

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