1. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 3: Purdue at Ohio State

    No. 16 Purdue (17-4, 6-2) at Ohio State (15-5, 5-4) Line: Purdue -2.5 Purdue moved within one game of the Big Ten lead with a 67-49 victory in Mackey Arena on Saturday...

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  2. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 1: Penn State at Michigan State

    Penn State (16-5, 5-3) at No. 9 Michigan State (17-3, 7-1) Line: -14 Penn State was able to hold off an improving Iowa team 63-59 last Saturday and has had eight days to prepare for a two game swing through the state of Michigan...

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  3. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 1: Iowa at Illinois

    Iowa (12-9, 2-6) at No. 19 Illinois (17-4, 5-3) Line: Illinois -12.5 Iowa took a step back on Thursday, losing to Michigan State at home, 71-56. Early turnovers and missed chip shots helped dig a 13-point halftime hole that Iowa could not climb out of..

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  4. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Feb. 1: Missouri State at Creighton

    Missouri State (9-12, 2-8) at Creighton (16-6, 6-4) Line: Creighton -13.5 Missouri State suffered an 11-point loss on the road Thursday to Southern Illinois. It was the Bears sixth straight road loss and seventh out of eight opportunities this season..

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  5. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Wright State at Cleveland State

    Wright State (13-8, 7-3) at Cleveland State (14-8, 5-5) Line: Cleveland State -6.5 Wright State is making its charge up the standings, having won five in a row, including three on the road...

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  6. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Drake at Wichita State

    Drake (14-8, 5-5) at Wichita State (9-12, 3-7) Line: Wichita State -2 At 5-5 in conference, there is no more room for error for Drake. A 62-65 loss Thursday to Evansville made it four defeats in their last five games...

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  7. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Northern Iowa at Indiana State

    Northern Iowa (15-6, 9-1) at Indiana State (4-17, 2-8) Line: Northern Iowa -5 Northern Iowa got win number nine in a row on Wednesday, defeating Illinois State 59-55...

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  8. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Bradley at Illinois State

    Bradley (13-8, 7-3) at Illinois State (17-4, 6-4) Line: Illinois State -9 Bradley enters a crucial 2 game stretch starting Saturday on the road against 3rd place Illinois State...

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  9. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Ohio State at Indiana

    Ohio State (14-5, 4-4) at Indiana (5-14, 0-7) Line: Ohio State -9 Indiana is getting much closer. The young team has come up just short twice in the last week in a quest for their first conference win...

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  10. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Michigan at Purdue

    Michigan (14-7, 4-5) at #16 Purdue (16-4, 5-2) Line: Purdue -11.5 Michigan is nearing rock bottom. Losers of four out of their last five, the 10-2 start to the season is all but forgotten...

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  11. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Southern Illinois at Evansville

    Southern Illinois (10-11, 5-5) at Evansville (13-7, 5-5) Line: Evansville -2.5 Southern Illinois digs out of the snow for a road match up against Evansville on Saturday...

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  12. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 31: Wisconsin at Northwestern

    Wisconsin (12-8, 3-5) at Northwestern (11-7, 3-5) Line: Wisconsin -1.5 Down by 6 at half, the Badgers rode good three point shooting to nearly come back and knock off Purdue. Though shooting 61...

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  13. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 30: Valparaiso at Butler

    Valparaiso (6-15, 3-7) at #13 Butler (18-1, 9-0) Line: Butler -18 Coming off a home game loss to Green Bay 76-83, Valpo hits the road for their next three, including Friday's match up against defending conference champ Butler...

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  14. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 29: Illinois at Minnesota

    No. 19 Illinois (17-3, 5-2) at Minnesota (17-3, 5-3) Line: Pick Illinois took out Wisconsin 64-57 to win their eighth straight home game. Now they need to prove themselves on the road to bring home the league title...

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  15. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 29: Michigan State at Iowa

    No. 9 Michigan State (16-3, 6-1) at Iowa (12-8, 2-5) Line: Michigan St. -6.5 Michigan State came from behind to beat Ohio State 78-67 on Sunday. Their 35-19 rebound advantage over the Buckeyes is a big reason why...

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  16. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Missouri State at Southern Illinois

    Missouri State (9-11, 2-7) at Southern Illinois (9-11, 4-5) Line: Southern Illinois -8.5 Missouri State (7-12 ATS including 3-4 on the road) is starting to get healthy...

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  17. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Evansville at Drake

    Evansville (12-7, 4-5) at Drake (14-7, 5-4) Line: Drake -7.5 Evansville (8-8 ATS including 3-3 on the road) has lost 4 out of their last 5 games, but have played tough on the road...

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  18. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Illinois State at Northern Iowa

    Illinois State (17-3, 6-3) at Northern Iowa (14-6, 8-1) Line: Northern Iowa -3.5 Illinois State (9-7 ATS including 3-4 on the road) has been great at home, and really bad on the road...

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  19. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Wichita State at Bradley

    Wichita State (9-11, 3-6) at Bradley (12-8, 6-3) Line: Bradley -6.5 Having never led in the game, Wichita State’s freshman Toure Murray connected for a three pointer with 8 seconds ...

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  20. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Indiana at Northwestern

    Indiana (5-13, 0-6) at Northwestern (10-7, 2-5) Line: Northwestern -12.5 Losers of nine in a row, the Hoosiers almost got a victory at home against Minnesota, losing by a score of 67-63...

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  21. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 28: Michigan at Ohio State

    Michigan (14-6, 4-4) at Ohio State (13-5, 3-4) Line: Ohio State -5 Michigan put an end to a three-game losing streak with a nice 68-59 home victory over Northwestern...

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  22. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 27: Indiana State at Creighton

    Indiana State is on a four game losing streak and has lost 7 of 8. The Sycamores (6-12 ATS including 4-5 on the road) have a Missouri Valley Conference worst -2.9 turnover margin. Indiana Statealso has a -2...

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  23. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 27: Purdue at Wisconsin

    Purdue seems to have it figured out and are back in the Big Ten race after losing their first two conference games. Even Bobby Knight was singing praises about the Boilermakers during the ESPN broadcast of their win at Minnesota last Thursday...

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  24. Kansas City Royals Mark Teahan To Man Second Base This Season: Yeah Right

    Give me a baseball story in the paper and I’ll read it. Same for radio sports talk. Doesn’t really matter what the story is, when there is snow on the ground, any baseball talk is good talk...

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  25. Dave's College Basketball Picks: Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (Jan. 26)

    Oklahoma has won seven in a row, including their latest victory against Baylor, 95-76. Baylor was never in this game and the Sooners have now defeated the Baylor Bears 29 straight times...

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