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Spartans cap pivotal weekend with visit to Buckeyes

It's coming down to crunch time in college basketball, as some teams try to boost their NCAA tournament credentials while others continue the quest to lock down good tournament seedings.

Here's a quick look at some of what's happening around college hoops this weekend, and some updated NCAA tournament futures odds.

Top-ranked Hoosiers set to tangle with No. 4 Spartans

With just a couple of weeks to go before the onset of March Madness college basketball games take on added importance, with conference races and the scrambling for postseason berths. Here's a quick look at what's happening this week in college hoops, with some NCAA championship futures odds to ponder. 

Buckeyes set to battle Badgers in Sunday showdown

It's been a tumultuous recent stretch in college basketball, and there's no reason to believe this weekend won't bring more of the same.

Here's a quick peek at some of the upcoming college hoops happenings, with some tips for those out there who a enjoy a little weekend betting action.

Tobacco Road rivalry ready for renewal on Wednesday night

This college basketball season just keep getting crazier, with upsets and half-court buzzer-beaters and the like coming almost on a daily basis. All of which makes for good buildup as the Madness of March approaches. 

Here's a quick look at some this week's college basketball action, with a few betting-related tidbits.

Hoosiers hoping for bounceback effort at Ohio State

March Madness is just about a month away, and with top-ranked teams dropping like flies the battle for good seedings is wide open. Here's a tasty sampling of what's happening this weekend in college basketball.

Saturday's action begins, among other places, in the Big Ten when No. 3 Michigan hits Madtown to take on 16-7 Wisconsin (Noon ET, ESPN). 

Wolfpack looking to rebound against rival Blue Devils

Now that football season is over we turn our full attention to college basketball, and the ongoing battles for conference championships and NCAA tournament berths.

Here's a quick preview of what's happening in college hoops this week.

Monday night's big game takes place in the Big East as No. 9 Syracuse, losers of two games in a row, hosts No. 25 Notre Dame. The Orange are also just 1-5 ATS over their last six games.

Super Bowl XLVII Preview: 49ers Favored to Beat Baltimore

It's almost hard to believe but the exciting 2012-13 National Football League season comes to an end this Sunday evening when the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens meet in Super Bowl XLVII at the Superdome in New Orleans (6:30 pm ET).

How does this Super Bowl betting matchup break down? Here's a quick preview.

Super Bowl XLVII Betting Preview: The Prop Board

Most bettors probably already know which team they're going to back in this Sunday's Super Bowl, matching the Ravens and 49ers. So maybe it's time to take a look at the Super Bowl XLVII prop betting board.

Yes, we know there are six days to go before the Big Game, but some of us might need six days to go through all the offerings.

Ravens, Falcons are Conference Championship underdogs

The NFL's version of the Final Four will play out this Sunday with the two Conference Championship games deciding the matchup for Super Bowl XLVII (that's 47, for all you non-Romans out there).

NFL Divisional Round matchups in betting spotlight this weekend

It might be the best weekend of pro football each season. Eight teams - generally regarded as the eight best teams in the league - hook up in four Divisional Round playoff games with berths in the Conference Championship games on the line.

For this weekend the NFL offers up three rematches from earlier this season, and one very interesting inter-coastal matchup between a top seed and a hot team.



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