Talk about a gamer!
We’ve been on Iona U for weeks now and finally the Gaels broke into the win column Saturday at home against Rider.
The 69-57 victory came as a 2Â½-point favorite. The pride of New Rochelle (NY) is now 1-22 overall, but 5-2 against the spread in the last seven Metro Atlantic league games.
Also, watch for Yale. The Eli are 4-0 ATS in the Ivy League after a 43-35 snoozer over Princeton, kings of the slowdown. Princeton began 0-4 ATS in the league.
FYI: UCLA and Arizona each answered with blowout home wins and covers after being soundly whipped the previous game.
S.C. at Kentucky: Gamecocks 4-1 ATS since 87-49 debacle in Columbia against Cats. S.C.
Duquesne at LaSalle: Dukes tops ATS in A-10. DUQUESNE.
UNC at Duke: Heels come hard after loss to NC State. UNC.
Cal at Wash: Time for Huskies to win big at home. WASH.
N.Dame at DePaul: Chicago’s top event since SB 41. DEPAUL.
FRIDAYHarvard at Princeton: Tigers can’t top 55. HARVARD.
UCLA at W.Va: Strange time for this enticing matchup. Big game for Pac 10 respect. UCLA.
Drake at Bradley: The Braves home court prevails. BRADLEY.
Purdue at Ohio St: Oden is rounding into top form. OHIO ST.
Marquette at G’town: Could be overtime. MARQUETTE.
Wyoming at UNLV: Rebs bounce back after BYU. UNLV.