A HUGE BASKETBALL WEEKEND COMING
February 7, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
The college basketball season is getting close to the end of the regular season then we begin conference tournament play and then the selection of the 68 NCAA tournament teams. There are several key games again this weekend.
NC State @ Clemson. The Wolfpack have cooled off losing 3 of 4 road games. NC State won their previous match-up 66-62.
North Carolina @ Miami (FL). The Hurricanes may be the suprise team in college basketball this season. They are undefeated in the ACC at 9-0 and ave won 18 games overall in 21 tries. They will play a North Carolina squad that is beginning to play well. The Tar Heels have won 6 of 7 going into this contest.
Kansas will look to rebound from a loss earlier this week ans they travel to Oklahoma to take on the Sooners. Kansas is 7-1 in the Big 12 standings, OU is 5-4.
Michigan travels to dangerous Wisconsin. The Wolverines are fresh off a home win over Ohio State and they play a Badgers team that is used tobeating ranked teams including Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota. Mchigan is 21-2 overall and 8-2 in the Big Ten. The Badgers are 16-5 overall and 5-3 in conference play.
Ole Miss is at Missouri. A big match-up in the SEC. The Rebels are 6-2 in the conference while Missouri needs a win as they are 5-3 in SEC play.
Other games to watch include:
New Mexico @ UNLV
Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati
Louisville @ Notre Dame
Memphis @ Southern Miss
and how about Indiana @ Ohio State. The Hoosiers are back at #1 in the country and lead the Big Ten race with an 8-1 record. The Buckeyes are coming off a tough loss at Michigan in OT. The Buckeyes are very tough at home especially when they play Indiana. The Hoosiers are 20-2 overall, the Buckeyes are 17-5 overall and 7-3 in the Big Ten.