ACC Tournament: Virginia, Duke Look To Tough To Top

ODDS TO WIN ACC TOURNAMENT Duke, +135 Virginia, +195 North Carolina, +650 Notre Dame, +700 Louisville, +725 NC State, +3000 Miami, +4200 Pitt, +16000 Clemson, +25000 Florida St, +28000 Wake Forest, +75000 Georgia Tech, +75000 Boston College, +100000 Virginia Tech, +200000 TUESDAY, FIRST ROUND #12 Boston College vs #13 Georgia Tech, 1:00, ESPN 2 #11 Wake Forest vs # 14 Virginia Tech, 3:30, ESPN 2 WEDNESDAY, SECOND ROUND #8 Clemson vs #9 Florida State, noon, ESPN #5 UNC vs BC/GT winner, 2:00, ESPN #7 NC State vs #10 Pitt, 7:00, ESPN 2 #6 Miami vs Wake/VT winner, 9:00, ESPN 2 THURSDAY, QUARTERFINALS #1 Virginia vs Clemson/FSU winner, noon, ESPN #4Louisville vs UNC/BC/GT winner, 2:00, ESPN #2 Duke vs NC State/Pitt winner, 7:00, ESPN #3 Notre Dame vs Miami/Wake/VT winner, 9:00, ESPN FRIDAY SEMIFINALS 7:00; 9:30, ESPN SATURDAY CHAMPSIONSHIP GAME 7:00 pm, ESPN THE DREGS: Ah, yes, the traditional Tuesday afternoon of the ACC Tournament. Why I remember back in the days of yore always skipping class so I wouldn’t miss a minute of the action. Of these four teams, only Georgia Tech cracks the KenPom top-100, checking in at 91. If there is a team that intrigues me from the four playing today, it’s Wake

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Colonial, Southern and Metro Atlantic Bids Up For Grabs

A quick rundown of the schedule and odds for tonight’s league tournament action. We have some brief commentary afterwards. COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: #1 WILLIAM & MARY VS #3 NORTHEASTERN LINE: W/M -2; OVER/UNDER 138; ML, W/M, -130; NORTHEASTERN, +110 SOUTHERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: #1 WOFFORD VS #10 FURMAN LINE: WOFFORD -12; OVER/UNDER 118; ML, WOFFORD, -700; FURMAN, +500 METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERNECE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: #1 IONA VS #3 MANHATTAN LINE: IONA -4; OVER/UNDER 149; ML, IONA +180; MANHATTAN, +175   WEST COAST CONFERNECE SEMIFINAL ROUND #1 GONZAGA VS #5 PEPPERDINE LINE: ZAGS -15; OVER/UNDER 127 #2 BYU CS #6 PORTLAND LINE: BYU, -8.5; OVER/UNDER NOT LISTED SUMMIT CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL ROUNDS SOUTH DAKOTA VS SOUTH DAKOTA STATE LINE: SDSU, -9 NORTH DAKOTA STATE VS ORAL ROBERTS LINE: NDSU, -3 MID AMERICAN CONFERENCE OPENING ROUND BGSU -11 VS. BALL STATE AKRON -6 VS. NORTHERN ILLINOIS EASTERN MICHIGAN -7.5 VS. MIAMI WESTERN MICHIGAN -9.5 VS. OHIO ODDS TO WIN THE TOURNAMENT BUFFALO, 11/10 CENTRAL MICHIGAN, 5/2 TOLEDO, 5/1 KENT, 9/1 AKRON, 12/1 BGSU, 12/1 WESTERN MICHIGAN, 20/1 EASTERN MICHIGAN, 20/1 NORTHERN ILLINOIS, 75/1 OHIO, 200/1 MIAMI, 400/1 BALL STATE, 500/1 DANCE CARDS: Three automatic bids are on the line tonight with championship games being played in

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Mid Major Tournaments: Sunday’s Schedule And Odds

A quick run down on today’s schedule with odds as of noon. We’ll be blogging, tweeting and picking games all day, so stay tuned. BIG SOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP #5 Winthrop vs #3 Coastal Carolina, 12:30, ESPN 2 Since there was a 7-way tie for first place in the Big South three weeks, it probably shouldn’t be any surprise that the title bout features a 3- and a 5-seed.  It’s a rematch of last year’s championship game, which Coastal won. However, in the only meeting this season between these two teams, Winthrop won fairly easily on the very same court this game today is being played on. We bet Coastal at +160 to win this tournament when it began. That’s the exact same moneyline the underdog Winthrop is today. We’re hedging our Coastal bet and putting a unit on Winthrop to win today. That’s 2 units spent and we’re guaranteed to get 2.6 units back. Cheers to the 40% ROI! Don’t be surprised if Winthrop does pull off the upset, however. The have the best efficiency margin in the league, I’ve become a big believer in Team Keon–Moore and Johnson–playing the 2 and 3 spot and freshman mop head Xavier Cooks is an X-factor with his rim protection and

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