Ok, time to start a new thread. I’ll start it out with the #8 Creighton @ #5 (and insanely overrated) Kansas matchup today at 4pm on ESPN. Kansas is currently -4.0, but I’ll boldly predict Creighton wins this one easily and Kansas will still be ranked ahead of us this time next week because that loss to Creighton will be considered a quality loss.
The only 2 games in the AAC today that had a chance to help the image of the conference have either been postponed or cancelled (Arkansas @ Tulsa and Vandy @ SMU). That leaves Memphis and South Florida who just need to win their respective body bag games so as not to make us look worse.
Finally, there are some decent Top 25 games on the schedule for today with chances for upsets and therefore, chances for us to move up in the rankings despite having a less-than-stellar schedule this week. I’ll be keeping my eye on the following matchups:
#16 UNC @ #3 Iowa (6:30 on ESPN) #6 Illinois @ #10 Duke (8:30 on ESPN)
I’m not calling an upset, but Abilene Christian at Texas Tech should be a good game Wednesday at 6. At least for the the first half before the refs get involved, so a potential good watch before UH comes on. Providence at TCU at 4pm will probably be a good game too so Wednesday is looking nice for watching some basketball.
Seton Hall and St. John’s on Friday is another I will probably check out. Neither team is great, but I like some old school Big East basketball.
Very entertaining game between Kansas and Creighton. Kansas hung on to win by 1. Freighting had a chance to force OT but missed the 3rd FT after being fouled behind the arc. Besides that miss, the Bluejays shot only 50% of their freebies
Anyone know when Tarlington State get a D1 BB program? I know they had a branch in Killeen, but I didn’t know the main campus in Stevenville had a team? I see their game with the Gonzaga was cancelled.