1. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 25: Minnesota at Indiana

    Minnesota (9-5 ATS, including 4-1 on the road) shot just 28 percent in a 70-62 loss to Purdue on Thursday. With two straight losses, a game against Indiana comes at a good time...

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  2. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 25: Evansville at Witchita State

    Evansville, losers of three out of its last four games, has been a one-man show. In order to get back on the winning track, it needs to give Shy Ely some help. Ely went for 26 points and nine rebounds in a 79-57 loss to Creighton on Tuesday...

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  3. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 25: Northern Iowa at Missouri State

    Northern Iowa came from 10 down in the second half to beat Bradley, 66-61. Winners of seven straight, the Panthers have rarely been in the position of having to come from behind. All five starters average double-digit scoring per game and are road-tested.

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  4. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 25: Michigan State at Ohio State

    Well, we said the letdown was coming . Michigan State lessened the intensity and the result was a 70-63 point loss at home to Northwestern...

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  5. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Oklahoma State at Nebraska

    After coming up just short in a 97-95 loss to Missouri, the Cowboys take on a much different team in Lincoln. Oklahoma State is forth in the nation with 86 points per game and has five players scoring in double digits...

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  6. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Kansas State at Colorado

    Someone ask Big Ben if there are ties in college basketball. If there were, this one would be a candidate. Kansas State has lost its four conference games by an average of 16 points...

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  7. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Iowa at Penn State

    Iowa’s David Palmer had his way with the Badgers in a game we predicted correctly last week. With Tate still out with an injury, Iowa was able to force Wisconsin into bad matchups and ended up going 26-of-35 from the line...

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  8. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Wisconsin at Illinois

    Wisconsin is in trouble. The wheels have fallen off and the road is getting steep. The Badgers have lost three in a row, including a 73-69 loss at Iowa in overtime...

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  9. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Northwestern at Michigan

    The upset of the year thus far in the Big Ten, Northwestern took out Michigan State on the road, 70-63. As we predicted, the zone of the Wildcats caused trouble for the Spartans and Northwestern hung on for the victory...

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  10. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Texas A&M and Texas

    Mark Turgeon is still trying to figure out what kind of team he has. He’s asked his team to toughen up and is trying to figure out why they start out slow in so many games...

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  11. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Texas Tech And Missouri

    A home victory against Colorado is a good thing, but not evidence that you can go on the road and beat a quality team. Texas Tech’s road losses this season include Lamar, UTEP, Stanford and Baylor...

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  12. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Baylor at Oklahoma

    LareDarius Dunn hit nine three pointers and went for 33 points against Kansas State in Baylor’s 83-65 victory in Manhattan...

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  13. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 24: Kansas at Iowa State

    Kansas is looking like a maturing team after their 73-53 victory over a decent Texas A&M squad. Tyshaun Taylor was recently named league Rookie of the Week for the third time and Cole Aldrich is becoming the force inside that the Hawks envisioned...

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  14. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 22: Purdue at Minnesota

    No. 18 Purdue (14-2, 3-2) at No. 21 Minnesota (16-2, 4-2) Line: Purdue -2 Purdue is coming off a 75-53 beatdown of Iowa that went pretty much how we predicted. Purdue was able to extend their defense and hold Iowa to 53 points...

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  15. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 22: St. Mary's at San Diego

    St. Mary’s (17-1, 4-0) at San Diego (12-7, 4-0) Line: St. Mary’s -4 Two teams on a roll meet Thursday in San Diego. St. Mary’s (8-5-1 ATS, including 5-1-1 on the road) has won 14 in a row, and the Toreros have a six-game winning streak.

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  16. Dave's College Basketball Picks: Jan. 22 Gonzaga at Pepperdine

    #23 Gonzaga (12-4, 3-0) at Pepperdine (4-15, 1-2) Line: Gonzaga -25 Gonzaga has put their poor December showings behind them. In their three conference games thus far, they have a 31 point winning margin...

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  17. Northwestern at Michigan State: Dave's College Basketball Picks Jan 21

    Northwestern (9-6, 1-4) at #7 Michigan State (15-2, 5-0) Line: Michigan State -13.5 No longer winless in conference, the Wildcats hope to feed off their big victory against Minnesota when they travel to Michigan State Wednesday...

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  18. Wisconsin-Iowa: Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 21

    Wisconsin (12-5, 3-2) at Iowa (11-7, 1-4) Line: Wisconsin -3 Wisconsin comes to Carver-Hawkeye Arena looking to rebound...

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  19. Dave's College Basketball Picks, Jan. 20: Ohio State at Illinois

    Ohio State (13-3, 3-2) at Illinois (15-3, 3-2) Line: Illinois -6.5 With three wins in a row, we were just about to get through a preview without mentioning David Lighty since Ohio ...

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  20. College Basketball 1/20/09: Dave Picks Michigan at Penn State

    No. 25 Michigan (13-5, 3-3) at Penn St. (14-5, 3-3) Line: Penn St. -2 Manny Harris is doing his part. Scoring 18.8 a game, rebounding 7.6 per game and handing out 4.8 dimes per contest, he is the Wolverine offense...

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