The time is here for more of our sparkling CBB picks, as we look at the schedule for basketball for Saturday night. The Washington Huskies and UCLA Bruins will have it in a nationally televised game, which can be seen on the college basketball TV schedule on CBS.
Free College Hoops Picks: UCLA Bruins @ Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2:00 ET
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle, WA
UCLA vs. Washington Live TV: CBS2
Washington is one of these teams that really could get into the NCAA Tournament still from totally off of the radar. The team is 17-13 with an RPI of 85 and an SOS of 43, and there are some decent wins in the bunch. Win this one, and that would ride the winning streak up to four games and give the Selection Committee something to think about as long as U-Dub doesn’t totally flame out of the Pac-12 Tournament next week. G CJ Wilcox has slowed down a little bit over the course of the last few games, but he is still the man that can really take this team over when he needs to. We really like the Huskies in this one, knowing that the Bruins have to have the sense that they are already in the NCAA Tournament without any further struggles. They really looked like a disinterested team on the road against the Washington State Cougars earlier this week, and the history really isn’t all that great either. The Huskies have won five straight meetings here in Seattle, and though only three of those five have been covered, there is no doubt that they aren’t going to have to win the game by a slew of points to get the ‘W’ on the college basketball odds. U-Dub keeps its tourney hopes alive on Saturday afternoon.
UCLA vs. Washington Pick: Washington Huskies
UCLA vs. Washington Prediction: Washington 71 – UCLA 65