West Virginia lost four of its last five games, is 7-7 in Big X, losing its last five road games; their only Big X road win was at Oklahoma St Jan 6. Mountaineers are turning ball over 22.3% of time, making only 26.6% of their 3’s in league games. WVU led 45-20 at halftime, crushed Texas 97-59 in first meeting Jan 20; they were +10 in turnovers (18-8). Teams split last 10 meetings; WVU lost five of last six games in Austin, losing last two by 8-7 points. Texas won its last two games, is 6-8 in Big X, 3-4 at home; they’re 0-5 in Big X when they allow 69+ points.
Florida State made 11-23 on arc, won 78-65 in Louisville Jan 4; Seminoles shot 60% inside arc, scored 1.20 ppp. FSU won four of last six series games; Cardinals split their last four visits to Tallahassee. Louisville is 12-2 since losing to FSU, winning last two games, by 24-17 points; they’re 14-3 in ACC, losing last two road games, at Ga Tech/Clemson. Cardinals are shooting 38.3% on arc (#7), have #42 eFG%. FSU won six of its last seven games; they’re 13-3 in ACC, winning all eight home games. Seminoles force turnovers 24.1% of time (#9).
Illinois lost four of its last five games but won last game at Penn State Tuesday; Illini are 9-6 in Big 14, splitting eight road games- they’re shooting only 30.4% on arc (#304), have #244 eFG%. Illinois won six of its last nine games with Nebraska, winning last three meetings here, by 26-16-5 points. armadillo sports dotcom Underdogs covered six of last seven series games. Nebraska lost its last eleven games, is 2-13 in Big 14, 0-7 on road, but with four of seven road losses by six or fewer points- they’re #352 continuity team that is playing pace 32 with #249 eFG. Not good.
Kansas had an emotional win at Baylor Saturday, is tied for first with Bears atop standings in Big X; Jayhawks won their last 12 games, winning their last six home games, last two by 17-20 points. Kansas won 65-50 at Oklahoma State Jan 27, holding Cowboys to 28.1% from floor- they won four in row, eight of last ten series games, but they did lose four of last six visits to OSU. Cowboys won four of last six games after starting 0-8 in Big X; they’ve lost six of seven Big X road games, with lone win at K-State. OSU is shooting only 30.9% on arc (#286).