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College Basketball Saturday: 10 Games To Watch...Including Oregon State-Stanford

Can Indiana punch their tournament ticket with a massive upset over Michigan?

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: FEB 24 Indiana at Rutgers Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Our list of 10 games to watch on Saturday. All game times are listed in Pacific Time.


1. Indiana Hoosiers vs. #3 Michigan Wolverines (9:00 AM, FOX)

If Archie Miller can somehow will his program to a stunning upset of Michigan, not only will the Hoosiers have a much easier Selection Sunday, but the head coach probably won’t pay for a drink in Bloomington ever again. The Wolverines are just so ruthless though. Who can stop Michigan?


2. #18 Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. #14 Texas Longhorns (9:00 AM, CBS)

With a COVID-19 interruption not helping the cause, Texas Tech has dropped their last three contests overall and now sit just a game and a half in front of TCU for 8th place in the league. Talk about weird. As for Texas, another win over a ranked foe would only help their NCAA seeding.


3. #23 Wisconsin Badgers vs. #5 Illinois Fighting Illini (11:00 AM, ESPN)

Wisconsin has been a seemingly never ending story of a team that is still deep in search (as March approaches) of that season-defining victory. Illinois won’t want to be the squad that turns the reigns to them. Keep an eye on how the Illini look with Ayo Dosunmu likely out for this one.


4. #20 Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers (11:00 AM, ESPN2)

Winners of 8 of their last 9 overall and now ten-straight in SEC play, Arkansas have catapulted up the SEC standings, but will still need to keep the Muss Buss rolling to catch Alabama. An LSU team that averages 82.9 points per game (13th nationally) should surely keep things lively.


5. #7 Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys (12:00 PM, ABC)

The whole Sooner State will have their sights set on this one on Saturday, as Mike Boynton and company will try to head into Norman and hand the Sooners their second straight defeat. Oklahoma looked confused in a road loss at Kansas State. They can’t let the after-effects linger.


6. #22 San Diego State Aztecs vs. Boise State Broncos (1:00 PM, CBSSN)

On Thursday night, San Diego State and Boise State were in an absolute thriller before the Aztecs pulled away from the Broncos in a dominant overtime showing. Both squads have 18 wins to their name and along with Colorado State and Utah State, are all fighting for a Mountain West crown.


7. North Carolina Tar Heels vs. #11 Florida State Seminoles (1:00 PM, ESPN)

If only a maximum capacity crowd could be there in Chapel Hill to welcome the Seminoles to the Dean Dome. Florida State has solidified itself in the ACC picture as a force that will no longer be a flash in the pan. Can the Tar Heels finally claim victory of their first ranked foe of the campaign?


8. Duke Blue Devils vs. Louisville Cardinals (3:00 PM, ESPN)

Regardless of what the talking heads will say, the Blue Devils have now proven they’re a better team without Jalen Johnson in the picture. As of Friday, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi had Louisville as one of the “Last Four Byes” and Duke in the “Next Four Out” category in his latest Bracketology.


9. Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon State Beavers (4:00 PM, PAC-12)

Oregon State is coming off a narrow victory over California and their trip to meet with the Cardinal will be the second leg of a stretch that also includes a tilt with Utah. A rollercoaster of a squad, Stanford has lost two straight, after winning four of their last five games previous to that.


10. #17 Kansas Jayhawks vs. #2 Baylor Bears (5:00 PM, ESPN)

The Jayhawks’ ridiculously unwavering grip on the Big 12 has been loosening for some seasons and Baylor has been one of the largest factors in that equation. Any time that Kansas and Scott Drew’s programs meet, the faint of heart should steer clear. Also, I’m picking a Jayhawks upset.


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