Free College Basketball Betting Odds & Picks for the the Michigan St. Spartans vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Saturday matchup. Gonzaga should be the favorites in this contest at home, but Michigan State is 3-1 SU and 1-3 ATS in four meetings with the Bulldogs since 1997, although their lone SU loss came at Gonzaga in 2005. Elias Harris and Robert Sacre need to play BIG.
Senior writer Matt Larkin points out University of Washington Huskies hoops freshman and phenom Tony Wroten Jr. had arthroscopic surgery on his knee this week. But Coach Lorenzo Romar appeared on Seattle sports radio station 950 KJR today and squelched any rumors that may be out there with regards to Wroten’s 2011 playing status.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Boston Red Sox player from Madras Oregon Jacoby Ellsbury. The Tampa Bay Rays drafted Ellsbury in 2002 but he didn’t sign, instead choosing to attend Oregon State University for three years. The Boston Red Sox drafted him 23rd overall in 2005 and the rest is history.
Matt Larkin asks the question. It seems a bit excessive and begs the question: who is to blame for the Canucks’ ugly start? IS IT ROBERTO LUONGO? IS IT THE SEDIN TWINS? Henrik Sedin by himself? Daniel Sedin by himself? Sami Salo? Four losses in the first six games Vancouver Canucks panic button time…
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former University of Washington Huskies tailback Corey Dillon. A former Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots accomplished running back as well. Dillon etched his name in the record books again on October 22, 2000 with a game for the ages. 278 rushing yards, breaking Walter Payton’s 23-year-old record for most in a single game.