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Friday, November 21, 2008

11/22 College Football Picks

It has been a tale of two season for me picking college football games. I could not lose at the start of the year but had a couple bad weeks in late October / early November timeframe.

Plowing on and here is a look at this weekend's games:

@vandy -3 over Tennessee -- I had a little doubt about this Vandy squad prior to the Kentucky game, but a strong performance in lexington leads me to believe that they are ready to put the Vols out for a knockout punch.

michigan St. +15 over Penn St. --
I crashed and burned badly taking Michigan st. and the points against Ohio St. I think this team matches up against a physical penn st. squad and can stay within 2 TD in a most likely bad weather situation at Happy Valley.

@Northwestern +2.5 over Illinois
This should be a hard fought game, but I think NW makes enough plays defensively to pull it out.

Colorado St. -2.5 over Wyoming
Wyoming's O is really terrible and i don't think their D can stop a pretty decent balanced Colo St. offense. Colo St. becomes bowl eligible with a win.

@memphis - over UCF
Bye week for a memphis who will put up too many points on a good UCF defensive squad who can't score any points.

@Rutgers -17 over Army
Army has been feisty this year but runs into a buzzsaw that is Rutgers right now. Watch out for Schiano's bunch the rest of the way.

Texas Tech +7 over OU / Over 74
I think the Sooners eventually pull this one out, but Tech covers the total in a scoring affair.

@Rice -9 over marshall
Rice off a bye puts up too many points for the Herd to hang around.

Lute Olsen Era Starts Poorly at Arizona; Texas Tech HOOPS goes Bezerk

From Yahoo Sports

Arizona's head-shakingly bad loss to UAB

The video (thanks to College Hoops Journal and Awful Announcing). The relevant fouls take place at about the :25 second and 3:50 marks, respectively:

Tech basketball team scores 167 over a Division II opponent