On NBA All Star Weekend we have one of the last regular Super Saturday's of NC-Double-Eh action and today's menu includes a point guard battle in Texas, Andrew Nicholson looking for another 20-plus game, Melvin Ejim and Iowa State, Kris Joseph and the Orange trying to tame some Huskies and a whole lot more games on the men's and women's side all right here ...
Here is where the men are playing today ...
12:00pm Vanderbilt @ Kentucky
12:00pm Northeastern @ Delaware
1:30pm Iowa State @ Kansas State - Melvin Ejim is playing some great ball in his last three games for Iowa State. In that span he's gone off for 17 points twice, shot 18-of-26 from the floor and grabbed 26 rebounds helping his team to two blowout wins out of three. Now going against a Kansas State team that also coming off two straight wins, over two Top Ten teams no less, will Ejim be able to keep this momentum up?
1:30pm Drake @ Wichita State
1:45pm Oklahoma @ Baylor
2:00pm Duquesne @ George Washington
2:00pm Illinois St @ Bradley
2:00pm Saint Louis @ Rhode Island
2:00pm Wright State @ Cleveland State
2:00pm Appalachian State @ Western Carolina - On Thursday night's 79-77 win over Samford, Keaton Cole and Harouna Mutombo combined for 47 of Western Carolina's points. They also combined to hit for 14 field goals (of the team's 24 total) and 11 threes (of the team's 17 total). These two guys lit it up! With Appalachian State currently tied with the Catamounts with one game left before the conference tournament, this is a must need win for seeding.
2:05pm Detroit @ Youngstown State
3:30pm Wagner @ Central Connecticut State
4:00pm Arkansas @ Auburn
4:00pm Memphis @ Marshall
4:00pm Creighton @ Indiana State
4:00pm Drexel @ Old Dominion
4:00pm Lehigh @ Army
4:00pm Navy @ Bucknell
4:00pm Morgan State @ Maryland-Eastern Shore
4:00pm Texas @ Texas Tech - Myck Kabongo leading his Longhorns into Lubbock to take on Ty Nurse and Texas Tech is a matchup to watch. The last time they met, Texas beat Tech handily 74-57 but Nurse had outscored Kabongo 18-7 but Myck got the win. You can bet that that memory is fresh in the Red Raiders' minds and you can expect this to be a battle. Plus watching the two point guards go head-to-head will be nice.
4:30pm Ball State @ Eastern Michigan
6:00pm Portland @ BYU
7:00pm Cornell @ Yale
7:00pm Penn @ Harvard
7:00pm Davidson @ Georgia Southern
7:00pm Gonzaga @ San Diego
7:00pm Eastern Illinois @ Eastern Kentucky
7:00pm UNC Greensboro @ Elon
7:00pm LIU Brooklyn @ Monmouth
7:00pm St. Bonaventure @ Charlotte - In his last five games, St. Bonaventure's Andrew Nicholson has been looking like he could sneak into the First Round of the NBA Draft in June. He's not scored less than 19 points and he's coming off back-to-back 30-plus point games. He's averaging 25.2 points on 49-of-74 shooting (that equals .662 FG% FYI), 11.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocks. This is the Bonnies only meeting against Charlotte this year and wince they're in a three way tie for third place in the conference, another big game by Nicholson will be paramount to have them keep pace with and possibly ahead of Xavier and Massachusetts.
8:00pm USC @ Arizona State
8:00pm Arkansas State @ Arkansas-Little Rock
8:00pm Rice @ Southern Miss
8:00pm Richmond @ Xavier
8:30pm Oakland @ South Dakota
8:30pm Murray State @ Tennessee Tech
8:30pm Stanford @ Utah
8:30pm IUPUI @ South Dakota State
8:45pm Tennessee-Martin @ Jacksonville State
9:00pm San Jose State @ New Mexico State - In New Mexico State's drubbing of Hawaii on Thursday, freshman Daniel Mullings had his best game in his young collegiate career dropping a triple-double. He went for career highs in scoring (28), rebounding (12), assists (10) and grabbing a career high in steals (5) in consecutive games. San Jose State is sporting the worst record in the Western Athletic Conference (1-10) so it's possible for another blowout and another big Mullings game unless Hernst Laroche and Tyrone Watson have anything to say about that. They could very well go off too.
9:00pm Syracuse @ Connecticut - This will be a good game to watch. UConn has been plunging fast until a dramatic shot put them in a win over Villanova in overtime this week. They should be feeling some confidence and with them playing at home, this could be a challenge for Syracuse. They have had some close calls in the last few weeks and this is one waiting to happen. If the game gets close (and it should) it will be interesting to see how many times Kris Joseph gets the ball. With the Orange so deep it's easy to ride the hot hand but if Joseph isn't getting his touches, especially late, this could be loss number two.
9:05pm Sacramento State @ Idaho State
10:30pm Cal State Northridge @ UC Irvine
11:00pm Santa Clara @ Loyola Marymount
And here is where the women are playing today ...
12:00pm Ohio @ Buffalo - On a not so good team, Brittany Hedderson has been the team's lone consistent offensive threat. We suspect she's going for 20 points, again.
1:00pm Colgate @ Holy Cross
1:00pm Wagner @ Central Connecticut State
1:00pm Georgetown @ Syracuse - Kayla Alexander will be leading the Orange against one really good Georgetown team. I'm curious to see what she can do against the Hoyas today. Alexander had 17 points in the win over DePaul three days ago.
1:00pm Vermont @ UMBC
1:00pm Mount St. Mary's @ Bryant
2:00pm South Florida @ Notre Dame
2:00pm Connecticut @ Marquette - Marquette will likely count this as a loss but you'll at least get to see Katherine Plouffe in action against of the better teams in the NCAA. UConn will likely be looking to stop her from scoring so you will get to see her other skills on full display today.
2:00pm New Hampshire @ Binghamton
2:00pm West Virginia @ Cincinnati
2:00pm Youngstown State @ Detroit
2:00pm Dayton @ Duquesne
2:00pm Akron @ Kent State
2:00pm Cleveland State @ Wright State
3:00pm Butler @ Green Bay
3:00pm Southern University @ Alcorn State
3:00pm LIU Brooklyn @ Monmouth
4:00pm Wyoming @ Boise State
4:00pm Northern Colorado @ Weber State
4:30pm St. Bonaventure @ Rhode Island
5:00pm Colorado @ California
5:00pm Utah @ Stanford - The Utah frontcourt tandem of Taryn Wicijowski and Michelle Plouffe will be tested by the Ogwumike sisters. Both sisters are among the best in the Pac-12 and this will be an interesting game to watch for sure. Most team's that the Utes face have only one real post player and with Stanford having two we'll see just how well the Canadian duo have come along this season.
5:00pm BYU @ Gonzaga
5:00pm Howard @ Delaware State
5:00pm San Diego @ Portland
5:00pm Long Beach State @ UC Santa Barbara
6:00pm Oklahoma @ Texas
6:00pm Western Illinois @ North Dakota State
7:00pm Brown @ Columbia
7:00pm Harvard @ Penn
7:00pm Oral Roberts @ Southern Utah
7:30pm Army @ Lehigh
8:00pm Utah Valley @ Texas-Pan American
8:00pm Texas Tech @ Texas A&M
11:59pm Nevada @ Hawaii