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Duke vs UNC: Prediction & Fan Poll

March 2nd, 2012
Seth Curry led the charge with 24 pointsNO. 6 NORTH CAROLINA (26-4, 13-2 ACC) AT NO. 3 DUKE (26-4, 13-2 ACC)

 

Time: 7 p.m.

 

Davis Leads #1 Kentucky Past Vanderbilt: Saturday's Quick Hitters

February 25th, 2012
Anthony Davis provided another virtuoso performance

#4 Kansas clinched their eighth consecutive Big 12 title with a wild 87-86 overtime win over #3 Missouri, placing head coach Bill Self in some esteemed company. Here are today's "Quick Hitters": 

#5 Kansas vs. #3 Missouri: Saturday's Preview

February 25th, 2012
Marcus Denmon had it rolling in Columbia

Late offensive fouls and the foul line made the difference in the first meeting between #5 Kansas (23-5, 13-2) and #3 Missouri (25-3, 12-3), with the Tigers gaining the edge in both categories and ultimately winning 74-71. There's a lot more on the line in the rematch as the Jayhawks can clinch at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title with a win, but a Missouri win would not only move the Tigers into a tie for first but also give them the all-important head-to-head tiebreaker.

Virginia vs North Carolina: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 24th, 2012
Virginia forward Mike Scott

NO. 7 NORTH CAROLINA (24-4, 11-2 ACC) AT VIRGINIA (21-6, 8-5 ACC)

 

Time: 4 p.m.

 

Pierce Hornung Leads Colorado State Past New Mexico

February 22nd, 2012
Pierce Hornung more than held his own inside

This eight-day stretch for Colorado State has the potential to be a season-defining on as Tim Miles' team faces all three of the teams ahead of them in the Mountain West standings. Thanks to Pierce Hornung the Rams are off to a good start, as the senior accounted for 13 points, 15 rebounds and four steals in the 71-63 win at Moby Arena. About a month ago the Lobos embarrassed Colorado State at The Pit, doing whatever they pleased in an 85-52 laugher that was part of a 2-5 stretch for the Rams.

NC State vs UNC: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 21st, 2012
NC State Wolfpack

NO. 7 NORTH CAROLINA (23-4, 10-2 ACC) AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE (18-9, 7-5 ACC)

 

Time: 8 p.m.

Mississippi State vs. #1 Kentucky: Tuesday's Preview

February 20th, 2012
Arnett Moultrie and the Bulldogs suffer their first lossWhile Mississippi State's (19-8, 6-6) NCAA tournament prospects won't boil down to just one game there's no mistaking the importance of their game against #1 Kentucky (26-1, 12-0) in light of their three-game losing streak. It's one thing to drop three straight games at this point in the season and another to have those defeats come against Georgia, LSU and Auburn. That's not going to get it done for Rick Stansbury's squad, and their inability to take care of the basketball in recent games has been a big reason why.

Poll: Which Conference Most Deserves Two #1 Seeds?

February 20th, 2012