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COLLEGE BASKETBALL BAD BEATS BLOG: Comply with the Saturday motion

Fifteen groups will punch their tickets to the NCAA Event in the present day, and not less than two of them might knock different groups off the bubble as a so-called “bid thief.”

Certainly one of them will play in Las Vegas, as Oregon State takes on Colorado within the Pac-12 closing at T-Cellular Enviornment. The Beavers won’t be within the NCAA discipline until they win the convention event. In the event that they do, then that can take away an at-large bid {that a} bubble group was relying on. Followers of these faculties might be large Colorado followers.

One other potential “bid thief” performs for the Massive East title. No. Eight seed Georgetown has made it to the ultimate, however the Hoyas should beat No. 2 seed Creighton to advance to the NCAA Event.

Finals may even be held within the three different tournaments being performed in Las Vegas — the Mountain West on the Thomas & Mack Heart, the Massive West at Michelob Extremely Enviornment in Mandalay Bay, and the Western Athletic Convention at Orleans Enviornment.

In all, 21 video games involving 18 conferences might be performed Saturday.

We’ll be following the motion from all of the convention event video games. Refresh this weblog all through the day to trace unhealthy beats, motion on the dwell betting line, halftime bets and rather more.

UPDATES

4:29 p.m.: Second-half line: Creighton -8½, complete 74½.

4:27 p.m.: HALFTIME: Georgetown 36, Creighton 18. First-half winners: Georgetown +4½, underneath 67½, Georgetown +210 ML. The Hoyas and coach Patrick Ewing are effectively on their win to successful the Massive East as 80-1 lengthy pictures and claiming a bid for the NCAA Event.

4:26 p.m.: The subsequent sport is about to tip off:

— Buffalo (-2½, 155½, -150) vs. Ohio (+130), 4:30 p.m.

4:06 p.m.: Georgetown is battling for an NCAA Event bid. The Hoyas lead Creighton 18-16 with 7:23 left within the first half. Creighton continues to be -260 on the dwell line (Georgetown +205), unfold -4½, complete 132½.

4:01 p.m.: Second-half strains:

Oklahoma State -1½, complete 78½

Houston -1, complete 71

3:58 p.m.: HALFTIME: Texas 43, Oklahoma State 33. First-half winners: Texas -1½, over 68.

3:56 p.m.: HALFTIME: Houston 41, Memphis 29. First-half winners: Houston -4, over 63.

3:54 p.m.: Second-half strains:

San Diego State -½, complete 67½

Prairie View -4, complete 76½

3:52 p.m.: HALFTIME: San Diego State 28, Utah State 24. First-half winners: San Diego State -1, underneath 60.

3:50 p.m.: HALFTIME: Texas Southern 36, Prairie View A&M 28. First-half winners: Texas Southern +1½, underneath 67, Texas Southern +115 ML.

3:39 p.m.: Texas has the early lead in a back-and-forth battle with Oklahoma State within the Massive 12 closing. The Longhorns lead 26-21 with 7:38 left within the first half and are -300 on the dwell line (Cowboys +240), unfold -6½, complete 152½.

3:26 p.m.: The subsequent sport is about to tip off:

— Creighton (-8½, 143, -400) vs. Georgetown (+330), 3:30 p.m.

3:03 p.m.: Iona would be the fifth group coach Rick Pitino has led to the NCAA Event. He led Kentucky and Louisville to NCAA titles, although the Louisville title was later vacated.

3:02 p.m.: FINAL: Iona 60, Fairfield 51. The No. 9 seed Gaels declare an NCAA Event bid, holding on to cowl as 8-point favorites, -360 ML towards the No. 7 Stags within the MAAC closing in Atlantic Metropolis. The sport stays underneath 130. Iona was 5-1 to win the event earlier than it began.

— Fairfield (+300) vs. Iona (-8, 130, -360), 1 p.m.

2:57 p.m.: The subsequent video games are about to tip off:

— Texas (-3, 145, -155) vs. Oklahoma State (+135), Three p.m.

— San Diego State (-2, 128, -135) vs. Utah State (+115), Three p.m.

— Prairie View A&M (-2½, 142½, -145) vs. Texas Southern (+125), Three p.m.

2:48 p.m.: Dramatic second for complete bettors on the finish of Illinois-Iowa. Iowa hit a Three on the buzzer that appeared to push the whole over 154 at 82-74, however a video evaluation confirmed it got here after the buzzer. The ultimate is 82-71, underneath 154.

2:47 p.m.: FINAL: Illinois 82, Iowa 71. The No. 2 Illini cowl as 3-point favorites, -155 ML towards the No. Three Hawkeyes in a Massive Ten semifinal in Indianapolis. The sport stays underneath 154 after a video evaluation reveals an Iowa Three got here after the buzzer. Illinois will face No. 5 Ohio State within the closing Sunday.

— Illinois (-3, 154, -155) vs. Iowa (+135), 12:45 p.m.

2:42 p.m.: FINAL: LSU 78, Arkansas 71. The No. Three seed Tigers win outright over the No. 2 Razorbacks as 4-point underdogs, +160 ML in an SEC semifinal in Nashville, Tennessee. The sport stays underneath 163. LSU will face No. 1 Alabama within the closing Sunday.

2:41 p.m.: The subsequent sport is about to tip off:

— Houston (-7, 134, -310) vs. Memphis (+260), 2:45 p.m.

2:14 p.m.: FINAL: Cincinnati 60, Wichita State 59. The No. 5 Bearcats win outright over the No. 1 Shockers as 4-point underdogs, +165 ML in an American Athletic semifinal in Fort Value, Texas. The sport stays underneath 142. Cincinnati may have an opportunity to steal an NCAA Event bid within the closing Sunday towards the winner of No. 2 Houston and No. Three Memphis. Wichita State is on the bubble for an at-large bid.

1:46 p.m.: Second-half line: Iona -1½, complete 67.

1:44 p.m.: HALFTIME: Iona 30, Fairfield 18. First-half winners: Iona -4½, underneath 60.

1:41 p.m.: Wichita State is hanging on in an American Athletic semifinal. The Shockers lead Cincinnati 53-51 with 6:51 left within the second half. Wichita State is -220 on the dwell line (Cincinnati +176), unfold -2½, complete 132½.

1:37 p.m.: Second-half line: Iowa -½, complete 82½.

1:35 p.m.: HALFTIME: Illinois 45, Iowa 37. First-half winners: Illinois -1½, over 73.

1:28 p.m.: Second-half line: Arkansas -4, complete 86.

1:26 p.m.: HALFTIME: LSU 40, Arkansas 37. First-half winners: LSU +1½, underneath 77½ (barely), LSU +130 ML.

1:14 p.m.: Illinois has the early edge towards Iowa. The Illini lead 31-26 with 7:34 left within the first half. Illinois is -260 on the dwell line (Iowa +205), unfold -5½, complete 168½.

12:56 p.m.: The subsequent sport is about to tip off:

— Fairfield (+300) vs. Iona (-8, 130, -360), 1 p.m.

12:53 p.m.: Second-half line: Wichita State -4, complete 75½.

12:51 p.m.: HALFTIME: Cincinnati 35, Wichita State 32. First-half winners: Cincinnati +2, over 66½, Cincinati +135 ML. Wichita State hit a one-legged 3-pointer on the buzzer to push the first-half complete over.

12:42 p.m.: The subsequent video games are about to tip off:

— Illinois (-3, 154, -155) vs. Iowa (+135), 12:45 p.m.

— Arkansas (-4, 163, -180) vs. LSU (+160), 12:45 p.m.

12:31 p.m.: There’s just one sport occurring proper now. Cincinnati leads Wichita State 22-20 with 7:55 left within the first half of their American Athletic semifinal. Wichita State is -160 on the dwell line (Cincinnati +130), unfold -2½, complete 145½.

12:19 p.m.: FINAL: Alabama 73, Tennessee 68. The No. 1 seed Crimson Tide rattle in two free throws with 4 seconds left to cowl as 4-point favorites, -180 ML towards the No. Four Volunteers in an SEC semifinal in Nashville, Tennessee. The sport stays barely underneath 142. Alabama will face the winner of No. 2 Arkansas and No. Three LSU within the closing Sunday. Alabama trailed by 9 at halftime and by double digits within the second half. Tennessee missed a Three on the buzzer to cowl (and push the sport over).

12:16 p.m.: FINAL: Ohio State 68, Michigan 67. The No. 5 seed Buckeyes construct a double-digit lead, then hold on to win outright as 5-point underdogs, +195 ML towards the No. 1 Wolverines in a Massive Ten semifinal in Indianapolis. The sport stays underneath 142½. Ohio State will face the winner of No. 2 Illinois and No. Three Iowa within the closing Sunday. Michigan missed a shot on the buzzer to win the sport after trailing by 11 with 7:18 to play.

12:15 p.m.: FINAL: Norfolk State 71, Morgan State 63. The North No. 2 seed Spartans win the MEAC title and an automated NCAA Event bid, overlaying as 2½-point favorites, -145 ML towards the North No. Three Bears in Norfolk, Virginia. The sport stays underneath 143½. Norfolk State was +190 to win the event earlier than it began.

12:01 p.m.: Alabama has come all the best way again to take a 64-61 lead on Tennessee with 3:24 to play. After trailing by double digits, the Crimson Tide have an opportunity to cowl -4.

11:56 a.m.: The subsequent sport is about to tip off:

— Wichita State (-4, 142, -185) vs. Cincinnati (+165), midday

11:47 a.m.: Ohio State is placing far on Michigan. The Buckeyes lead 56-45 with 7:18 left within the second half and are -1,400 on the dwell line (Michigan +800), unfold -8½, complete 133½.

11:32 a.m.: Michigan and Ohio State are battling within the Massive Ten semifinals. The Wolverines lead 43-42 with 11:34 left within the second half and are -160 on the dwell line (Ohio State +130), unfold -2½, complete 132½.

11:19 a.m.: Tennessee continues to carry Alabama at bay. The Volunteers lead 48-39 with 15:49 left within the second half and are -300 on the dwell line (Alabama +240), unfold -5½.

10:58 a.m.: Second-half strains:

Michigan -3, complete 74

Alabama -4, complete 77½

Morgan State -½, complete 76½

10:56 a.m.: HALFTIME: Michigan 27, Ohio State 26. First-half winners: Ohio State +2½, underneath 67.

10:55 a.m.: HALFTIME: Norfolk State 37, Morgan State 30. First-half winners: Norfolk State -1, underneath 67½.

10:53 a.m.: HALFTIME: Tennessee 40, Alabama 31. First-half winners: Tennessee +2, over 67, Tennessee +130 ML.

9:57 a.m.: The subsequent video games are about to tip off:

— Michigan (-5, 142½, -230) vs. Ohio State (+195), 10 a.m.

— Norfolk State (-2½, 143½, -145) vs. Morgan State (+125), 10 a.m.

— Alabama (-4, 142, -180) vs. Tennessee (+160), 10 a.m.

9:50 a.m.: FINAL: Hartford 64, UMass Lowell 50. The No. Four seed Hawks declare the primary NCAA Event berth in program historical past, rolling to the quilt as 2-point favorites, -140 ML towards the No. 6 River Hawks within the America East closing on Hartford’s dwelling courtroom. The sport stays underneath 137.

9:40 a.m.: Fortunately, there have been no reported optimistic coronavirus checks this morning. All the video games are nonetheless on.

One sport is in progress. Hartford has a 57-44 lead on UMass Lowell with 3:19 left within the America East closing. Hartford is a 2-point favourite, enjoying at its dwelling website.

9:30 a.m.: Right here’s in the present day’s schedule, listed by convention:

ACC FINAL (at Greensboro, North Carolina)

— Florida State (-4½, 145½, -190) vs. Georgia Tech (+170), 5:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

AMERICA EAST FINAL (at Hartford dwelling website)

— Hartford 64, UMass Lowell 50

Full-game winners: Hartford -2, underneath 137, Hartford -140 ML

First-half winners: Hartford -½, underneath 64 (Hartford 23-18)

Second-half winners: Hartford +½, over 70 (Hartford 41-32)

AMERICAN ATHLETIC SEMIFINALS (at Fort Value, Texas)

— Cincinnati 60, Wichita State 59

Full-game winners: Cincinnati +4, underneath 142, Cincinnati +165 ML

First-half winners: Cincinnati +2, over 66½ (Cincinnati 35-32)

Second-half winners: Cincinnati +4, underneath 75½ (Wichita 27-25)

— Houston (-7, 134, -310) vs. Memphis (+260), 2:45 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

BIG 12 FINAL (at Kansas Metropolis, Missouri)

— Texas (-3, 145, -155) vs. Oklahoma State (+135), Three p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

BIG EAST FINAL (at New York)

— Creighton (-8½, 143, -400) vs. Georgetown (+330), 3:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

BIG SKY FINAL (at Boise, Idaho)

— Japanese Washington (-7½, 148½, -335) vs. Montana State (+275), 5 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

BIG TEN SEMIFINALS (at Indianapolis)

— Ohio State 68, Michigan 67

Full-game winners: Ohio State +5, underneath 142½, Ohio State +195 ML

First-half winners: Ohio State +2½, underneath 67 (Michigan 27-26)

Second-half winners: Ohio State +3, over 74 (Ohio State 42-40)

— Illinois 82, Iowa 71

Full-game winners: Illinois -3, underneath 154, Illinois -155 ML

First-half winners: Illinois -1½, over 73 (Illinois 45-37)

Second-half winners: Illinois +½, underneath 82½ (Illinois 37-34)

BIG WEST FINAL (at Michelob Extremely Enviornment in Mandalay Bay)

— UC Santa Barbara (-3, 126½, -150) vs. UC Irvine (+130), 8:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

CONFERENCE USA FINAL (at Frisco, Texas)

— Western Kentucky (-1½, 124½, -125) vs. North Texas (+105), 6 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

MAAC FINAL (at Atlantic Metropolis)

— Iona 60, Fairfield 51

Full-game winners: Iona -8, underneath 130, Iona -360 ML

First-half winners: Iona -4½, underneath 60 (Iona 30-18)

Second-half winners: Fairfield +1½, underneath 67 (Fairfield 33-30)

MAC FINAL (at Cleveland)

— Buffalo (-2½, 155½, -150) vs. Ohio (+130), 4:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

MEAC FINAL (at Norfolk, Virginia)

— Norfolk State 71, Morgan State 63

Full-game winners: Norfolk -2½, underneath 143½, Norfolk -145 ML

First-half winners: Norfolk -1, underneath 67½ (Norfolk 37-30)

Second-half winners: Norfolk +½, underneath 76½ (Norfolk 34-33)

MOUNTAIN WEST FINAL (at Thomas & Mack Heart)

— San Diego State (-2, 128, -135) vs. Utah State (+115), Three p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

PAC-12 FINAL (at T-Cellular Enviornment)

— Colorado (-8½, 131½, -450) vs. Oregon State (+375), 7:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

SEC SEMIFINALS (at Nashville, Tennessee)

— Alabama 73, Tennessee 68

Full-game winners: Alabama -4, underneath 142, Alabama -180 ML

First-half winners: Tennessee +2, over 67 (Tennessee 40-31)

Second-half winners: Alabama -4, underneath 77½ (Alabama 42-28)

— LSU 78, Arkansas 71

Full-game winners: LSU +4, underneath 163, LSU +160 ML

First-half winners: LSU +1½, underneath 77½ (LSU 40-37)

Second-half winners: LSU +4, underneath 86 (LSU 38-34)

SOUTHLAND FINAL (at Katy, Texas)

— Nicholls State (+220) vs. Abilene Christian (-7, 145, -260), 6:30 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

SWAC FINAL (at Birmingham, Alabama)

— Prairie View A&M (-2½, 142½, -145) vs. Texas Southern (+125), Three p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

WAC FINAL (at Orleans Enviornment)

— Grand Canyon (+110) vs. New Mexico State (-2, 125½, -130), 7 p.m.

Full-game winners: TBD

First-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Second-half winners: TBD (TBD)

Contact Jim Barnes at [email protected] or 702-383-0277. Comply with @JimBarnesLV on Twitter.

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