Andy Katz went 4-1 with his picks final 7 days to convey his in general record to 64-36 this season. This week, Katz is back with a loaded slate of must-enjoy game titles.
You can examine Katz’s picks underneath and listen to him make them on this week’s episode of the March Insanity 365 podcast. This edition of March Madness 365 also attributes interviews with Big 10 Network’s Michael Decourcy, Wichita State’s Isaac Brown and Oklahoma State’s head coach Mike Boynton.
No. 5 Illinois at Michigan Condition | 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 23 | FS1
Ayo Dosunmu is generating a late bid for national player of the year. Katz likes Dosunmu, Kofi Cockburn and the Illini to maintain rolling.
Katz’s decide: Illinois
No. 17 Kansas at No. 14 Texas | 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 23 | ESPN
Despite the fact that Kansas is surging and Texas is battling, Katz likes the Longhorns to change matters close to and get the get at household.
Katz’s decide: Texas
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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 are now No. 2 in the SEC standings. Katz thinks they are going to continue on their hot streak and seize the upset at residence.
Katz’s choose: Arkansas
No. 10 West Virginia at No. 2 Baylor | 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25
Considering the fact that Baylor is coming off of a COVID pause Katz thinks they could wrestle, but thinks Baylor is the total much better team and will obtain a way to get the occupation performed at household.
Katz’s decide on: Baylor
No. 9 Iowa at No. 3 Michigan | 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 | ESPN
Katz thinks if Iowa can get some of their gamers not named Luka Garza likely they may well have a shot, but he favors Michigan’s protection at household.
Katz’s decide: Michigan
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No. 19 Southern Cal at Colorado | 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25
Katz favors Southern Cal and, in accordance to him, the greatest player in the Pac-12 — USC’s Evan Mobley.
Katz’s choose: Southern Cal
Boise State at No. 22 San Diego Point out | 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25 & 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | FS1 & CBSSN
In a large Mountain West sequence the place Boise Condition will play SDSU in back-to-again online games on Thursday and Saturday, Katz likes the break up — the Aztecs on Thursday and the Broncos on Saturday.
Katz’s decide: San Diego Point out on Feb. 25 and Boise Condition on Feb. 27.
No. 14 Texas at No. 18 Texas Tech | 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | CBS
Katz thinks the Red Raiders need a win and likes them to get one particular at house.
Katz’s decide: Texas Tech
No. 11 Florida State at North Carolina | 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | ESPN
Even though North Carolina is looking for a critical earn to get off the match bubble, Katz like the Noles to keep on rolling through the ACC.
Katz’s pick: Florida State
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LSU at No. 20 Arkansas | 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27
Katz thinks the Razorbacks will keep rolling and grab their second acquire of the 7 days.
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 to take care of the star ability Illinois will place on the floor. A further earn for Illini this 7 days.
Katz’s pick: Illinois
No. 13 Creighton at Xavier | 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | FOX
Katz likes Creighton to maintain up the offensive intensity and conquer Xavier. He thinks the Bluejays could obstacle Villanova for the Large East crown.
Katz’s select: Creighton
No. 2 Baylor at No. 17 Kansas | 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 27 | ESPN
A further rated matchup for Baylor indicates yet another ranked win as Katz continues to be bullish on the Bears.
Katz’s choose: Baylor
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No. 9 Iowa at No. 4 Ohio Condition | 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 28
In the final sport picked just before the very best thirty day period of the year for faculty basketball fans, Katz goes with the Buckeyes. It’ll be a rough 7 days for Iowa if Katz’s predictions are correct, but that’s just life in an really crowded Huge Ten meeting this season.
Katz’s decide on: Ohio State