NCAA Tournament Predictions: College Basketball Expert First Round Saturday Picks

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NCAA Tournament Predictions: College Basketball Expert First Round Saturday Picks

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NCAA Tournament Predictions: College Basketball Expert First Round Saturday Picks

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(4) Oklahoma State vs (13) Liberty

Midwest Region: First Round
6:25 pm, TBS
Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis, IN
Line: Oklahoma State -9.5, o/u: 139.5

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oklahoma St*
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oklahoma St
Phil Harrison, Buckeyes Wire: Oklahoma St
Jeremy Mauss, MW Wire: Oklahoma St
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN: Oklahoma St*
Kegan Reneau, Sooners Wire Oklahoma St*
Nick Shepkowski, Fighting Irish Wire: Oklahoma St*
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners: Oklahoma St*
Keith Stewart, WinnersandWhiners: Liberty
Brian Stultz, Auburn Wire: Oklahoma St
Clucko the Chicken, CFN: Oklahoma St
CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma St*


(8) North Carolina vs (9) Wisconsin

South Region: First Round
7:10 pm, CBS
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN
Line: North Carolina -1.5, o/u: 137.5

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Wisconsin
Pete Fiutak, CFN: North Carolina
Phil Harrison, Buckeyes Wire: Wisconsin
Jeremy Mauss, MW Wire: Wisconsin
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN: Wisconsin
Kegan Reneau, Sooners Wire North Carolina
Nick Shepkowski, Fighting Irish Wire: North Carolina
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners: North Carolina
Keith Stewart, WinnersandWhiners: Wisconsin
Brian Stultz, Auburn Wire: Wisconsin
Clucko the Chicken, CFN: North Carolina
CONSENSUS PICK: Wisconsin


(2) Houston vs (15) Cleveland State

Midwest Region: First Round
7:15 pm, truTV
Assembly Hall, Bloomington, IN
Line: Houston -20, o/u: 134.5

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Houston
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Houston
Phil Harrison, Buckeyes Wire: Houston
Jeremy Mauss, MW Wire: Houston*
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN: Houston*
Kegan Reneau, Sooners Wire Houston*
Nick Shepkowski, Fighting Irish Wire: Houston*
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners: Houston
Keith Stewart, WinnersandWhiners: Houston
Brian Stultz, Auburn Wire: Houston
Clucko the Chicken, CFN: Cleveland State
CONSENSUS PICK: Houston


(4) Purdue vs (13) North Texas

South Region: First Round
7:25 pm, TNT
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
Line: Purdue -7.5, o/u: 126.5

Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Purdue
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Purdue
Phil Harrison, Buckeyes Wire: Purdue
Jeremy Mauss, MW Wire: Purdue
Big Game Ben Niewoehner, CFN: Purdue
Kegan Reneau, Sooners Wire Purdue
Nick Shepkowski, Fighting Irish Wire: Purdue
Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners: Purdue
Keith Stewart, WinnersandWhiners: Purdue
Brian Stultz, Auburn Wire: Purdue
Clucko the Chicken, CFN: North Texas
CONSENSUS PICK: Purdue

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(7) Clemson vs (10) Rutgers
(6) San Diego State vs (11) Syracuse
(3) West Virginia vs (14) Morehead State
(5) Villanova vs (12) Winthrop

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