Joe D'Amico's NCAAB 100% 100 Star Winner
Bucknell vs. Nevada,
03/18/2012 15:00 EDT,
Score: 67 - 75
Point Spread: -3/-105 Nevada
Today's winner is Nevada over Bucknell. This is my 100 Star Winner.
Bucknell beat an Arizona squad that was without Josiah Turner. They must face one of the most-talented back courts in the nation. Guards, Deonte Burton and Malik Story are leading Nevada with 15.0 and 14.0 PPG each. The Wolf Pack also have the front court of Olek Czyz Dario Hunt (16.3 RPG combined). Czyz and Hunt will slow down the Bison's big man, Mike Muscala. Athleticism, size, strength, and the home court is all in Nevada's favor here. Each time Bucknell faced a solid squad, they folded. Case in point, losses to Minnesota, Vanderbilt, George Mason, La Salle, and Syracuse. UNR's back court is as good or better than any of those teams mentioned. The Bison's are 1-4 ATS their L5 games played on the road, 1-6 ATS their L7 non-Conference games, and 1-6 ATS their L7 games played vs. teams with a winning record of over .600%. The Wolf Pack are 16-7-1 ATS their L24 games played overall, 23-8 ATS their L31 non-Conference games, and 4-0 ATS their L4 games played vs. teams with a winning percentage of over .600. Take Nevada. Thank you.