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Baylor at Kansas and 14 extra faculty hoops video games picked this week

Andy Katz went 4-1 along with his picks final week to carry his total document to 64-36 this season. This week, Katz is again with a loaded slate of must-watch video games. 

You’ll be able to learn Katz’s picks under and take heed to him make them on this week’s episode of the March Insanity 365 podcast. This version of March Insanity 365 additionally options interviews with Huge Ten Community’s Michael Decourcy, Wichita State’s Isaac Brown and Oklahoma State’s head coach Mike Boynton. 

No. 5 Illinois at Michigan State | 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 23 | FS1

Ayo Dosunmu is making a late bid for nationwide participant of the yr. Katz likes Dosunmu, Kofi Cockburn and the Illini to maintain rolling. 

Katz’s choose: Illinois

Outcome: Incorrect. Michigan State, 81-72

No. 17 Kansas at No. 14 Texas | 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 23 | ESPN

Though Kansas is surging and Texas is struggling, Katz likes the Longhorns to show issues round and get the win at residence. 

Katz’s choose: Texas

Outcome: Appropriate! Texas, 75-72

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No. 6 Alabama at No. 20 Arkansas | 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 24 | ESPN2

Arkansas has been on a tear — the Razorbacks have received 4 straight and at the moment are No. 2 within the SEC standings. Katz thinks they’re going to proceed their sizzling streak and seize the upset at residence. 

Katz’s choose: Arkansas
Outcome: Appropriate! Arkansas, 81-66

No. 10 West Virginia at No. 2 Baylor | 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 

Since Baylor is coming off of a COVID pause Katz thinks they might wrestle, however thinks Baylor is the general higher crew and can discover a option to get the job carried out at residence. 

Katz’s choose: Baylor
Outcome: Postponed

No. 9 Iowa at No. 3 Michigan | 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 | ESPN

Katz thinks if Iowa can get a few of their gamers not named Luka Garza going they could have a shot, however he favors Michigan’s protection at residence. 

Katz’s choose: Michigan
Outcome: Appropriate! Michigan, 79-57

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No. 19 Southern Cal at Colorado | 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 

Katz favors Southern Cal and, in line with him, the perfect participant within the Pac-12 — USC’s Evan Mobley. 

Katz’s choose: Southern Cal
Outcome: Improper. Colorado, 80-62

Boise State at No. 22 San Diego State | 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 & 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | FS1 & CBSSN

In an enormous Mountain West sequence the place Boise State will play SDSU in back-to-back video games on Thursday and Saturday, Katz likes the cut up — the Aztecs on Thursday and the Broncos on Saturday. 

Katz’s choose: San Diego State on Feb. 25 and Boise State on Feb. 27
Outcome: Appropriate! San Diego State, 78-66 (OT).

No. 14 Texas at No. 18 Texas Tech | 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | CBS

Katz thinks the Purple Raiders want a win and likes them to get one at residence. 

Katz’s choose: Texas Tech

No. 11 Florida State at North Carolina | 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | ESPN

Though North Carolina is in search of a key win to get off the event bubble, Katz just like the Noles to proceed rolling by the ACC. 

Katz’s choose: Florida State 

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LSU at No. 20 Arkansas | 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 

Katz thinks the Razorbacks will hold rolling and seize their second win of the week. 

Katz’s choose: Arkansas

No. 5 Illinois at No. 23 Wisconsin | 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | ESPN

Katz thinks Wisconsin will not be capable of deal with the star energy Illinois will placed on the ground. One other win for Illini this week. 

Katz’s choose: Illinois

No. 13 Creighton at Xavier | 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | FOX

Katz likes Creighton to maintain up the offensive depth and beat Xavier. He thinks the Bluejays might problem Villanova for the Huge East crown. 

Katz’s choose: Creighton

No. 2 Baylor at No. 17 Kansas | 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | ESPN 

One other ranked matchup for Baylor means one other ranked win as Katz stays bullish on the Bears.

Katz’s choose: Baylor 

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No. 9 Iowa at No. 4 Ohio State | 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 28 

Within the final sport picked earlier than the perfect month of the yr for school basketball followers, Katz goes with the Buckeyes. It’s going to be a tricky week for Iowa if Katz’s predictions are proper, however that is simply life in a particularly crowded Huge Ten convention this season.

Katz’s choose: Ohio State 

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