You don’t want to miss today’s college basketball action. For starters, six Top 25 teams are slated to play in six games, including the granddaddy of all college hoops rivalry: North Carolina vs. Duke. Over in the Big 12, Fred Hoiberg’s men face off with the Oklahoma State Cowboys, who are fresh off a disappointing loss to the TCU Horned Frogs.[sc:MarchMadness ]
North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Duke Blue Devils (9:00 PM ET)
Line: North Carolina Tar Heels (+8.5) vs. Duke Blue Devils (-8.5) – view all NCAA Basketball lines
[sc:NCAAB240banner ]It’s not about to get easy for the No. 15 Tar Heels, who have now lost three of their last four games after their 89-76 upset loss at the hands of the Pittsburgh Panthers on February 14. Up ahead for Roy Williams’ team is a trip to Durham, where they’ll face the scorching No. 4 Blue Devils. Unlike the Tar Heels, Duke is currently on a hot stretch, winning all of its last five games, including a 80-72 win over the Syracuse Orange on Valentine’s Day. The Tar Heels are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games as the road team. The Blue Devils are 4-1 SU in their last five home games against North Carolina.
Duke wins, 83-77.
Iowa State Cyclones vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys (9:00 PM ET)
Line: Iowa State Cyclones (+2) vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys (-2) – view all NCAA Basketball lines
No. 14 Iowa State didn’t just prevent suffering back-to-back losses when it beat the West Virginia Mountaineers (79-55) on February 14; the Cyclones also added another Top 50 victim, thus improving their chances for a higher seed in the Big Dance. They could add to that list when they face No. 22 Top 27 RPI Oklahoma State tonight. After winning three-straight games against Top 32 RPI teams, the Cowboys ran into a wall in the form of the TCU Horned Frogs, who dealt Oklahoma State a 70-55 loss on Valentine’s Day. The Cyclones are 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games on the road. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games. Iowa State won in its first meeting with the Cowboys this season, 63-61.
Oklahoma State wins, 70-67.
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