The best game of the day? It should be Dayton-Ohio State in the South Region. The sixth-seeded Buckeyes are 6-point favorites, but expect the underdog to put up a big fight.
It’s that time of year again. You could say it’s my favorite time of year. It’s 75 degrees and sunny, but I’m missing all the great weather because I’m in my house or at a sports book with my eyes glued to a TV.
A look at today’s NCAA Tournament matchups.
For those who don’t remember San Diego State’s last appearance on the March Madness stage, the Aztecs say “Thank you.”
The Review-Journal’s Adam Hill, Kelly Stewart and Matt Youmans compete against handicappers Bruce Marshall, Paul Stone and Ken Thomson in a contest covering NCAA Tournament games today and Friday. Each contestant selects 16 games against the spread, sides or totals, choosing from the 32 second-round games on the betting board. Fifteen of the picks are worth one point, and a Best Bet counts for two points. The national champion pick is the tiebreaker.
Every year, the NCAA Tournament gives employees a reason to goof off at their desks and root for their alma maters. But there’s a growing source of potential headaches for bosses.
“Why wouldn’t you want to be here?” Hank Goldberg asked rhetorically before he, local radio talk show host Brian Blessing and Sunset sports book manager Chuck Esposito held court in front of several dozen bettors looking for some last-second insight before making their wagers on this year’s tournament
Michigan State’s up-and-down team might be peaking at just the right time.
College basketball fans, start your brackets. March Madness kicks into high gear this week with the start of the NCAA Tournament, the time hoop-heads circle the calendar like it’s Christmas.
UCLA vs. Arizona; New Mexico vs. San Diego State: SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt says Las Vegas was the place to be for the prelude to March Madness.