College Basketball Daily Selection
By Jeff Frank, Sports Analyst
Final College basketball regular season record: 30-28-1, Percentage: 52%
College basketball postseason record: 4-1, Percentage: 80%
Monday, April 8, 2013
MICHIGAN (31-7) VS. LOUISVILLE (34-5), 9:20 PM (ET)
It's the Big Ten against the Big East in the Championship Game. Michigan took
down one other Big East member Saturday night when it disposed of Syracuse,
61-56. Now it's a battle against Louisville - the top seed in the entire
The Cardinals got past a stubborn Wichita State squad by four points after
trailing by 12 in the second half. Despite scoring just 25 points in the first
20 minutes, they turned it on late to wind up with 72.
Louisville has averaged 79 points per game in the NCAA Tournament. Michigan had
averaged 81 in its last three prior to taking on the defensive-minded Orange.
Expect the Wolverines to score at least in the 70s once again when they take on
If Michigan should hit for at least 70 and Louisville is good for the same,
then the over is the key play, especially since both squads might even top 75.
THE SPORTS NETWORK CHOICE: Take over 137.5 points.
THE TRENDS REPORT
Michigan is 5-0 both SU and ATS in its last five games
Louisville is 5-0 SU and 3-2 ATS in its last five games