2018 March Madness Picks

By Ethan Preston


Thursday Mar. 15:

9:15 am: No. 7 Creighton versus No. 10 Oklahoma. Pick: Creighton

9:40 am: No. 3 Tennessee versus No. 14 Wright State. Pick: Tennessee

10:30 am: No. 4 Gonzaga versus No. 13 UNCG. Pick: Gonzaga

11:00 am: No. 1 Kansas versus No. 16 Penn. Pick: Kansas

11:45 am: No. 2 Duke versus No. 15 Iona. Pick: Duke

12:10 pm: No. 6 Miami versus No. 11 Loyola IL. Pick: Miami

1:00 pm: No. 4 Ohio State versus No. 13 SD State. Pick: SD State

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San Diego State is a popular upset pick in this year’s tournament.  Photo courtesy USA Today.

1:30 pm: No. 8 Creighton versus No. 9 N.C. State. Pick: Creighton

3:50 pm: No. 1 Villanova versus No. 16 Radford. Pick: Villanova

4:10 pm: No. 5 Kentucky versus No. 12 Davidson. Pick: Kentucky

4:20 pm: No. 6 Houston versus No. 11 San Diego St. Pick: Houston

4:27 pm: No. 3 Texas Tech versus No. 14 SFA. Pick: Texas Tech

6:20 pm: No. 8 Virginia Tech versus No. 9 Alabama. Pick: Virginia Tech

6:40 pm: No. 4 Arizona versus No. 13 Buffalo. Pick: Arizona

6:50 pm: No. 3 Michigan versus No. 14 Montana. Pick: Michigan

6:57 pm: No. 6 Florida versus No. 11 St. Bonaventure. Pick: Florida

 

Friday Mar. 16:

9:15 am: No. 7 Texas A&M versus No. 10 Providence. Pick: Texas A&M

9:40 am: No. 2 Purdue versus No. 15 CSUF. Pick: Purdue

10:30 am: No. 4 Wichita State versus No. 13 Marshall. Pick: Marshall

11:00 am: No. 2 Cincinnati versus No. 15 Georgia State. Pick: Cincinnati

11:45 am: No. 2 UNC versus No. 15 Lipscomb. Pick: UNC

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UNC players react after winning the national championship last year.  Photo courtesy the New York Times.

12:10 am: No. 7 Arkansas versus No. 10 Butler. Pick: Butler

1:00 pm: No. 5 West Virginia versus No. 12 Murray State. Pick: West Virginia

1:30 pm: No. 7 Nevada versus No. 10 Texas. Pick: Texas

3:50 pm: No. 8 Creighton versus No. 9 Kansas State. Pick: Creighton

4:10 pm: No. 3 MI State versus No. 14 Bucknell. Pick: MI State

4:20 pm: No. 1 Xavier versus No. 16 Texas Southern. Pick: Xavier

4:27 pm: No. 4 Auburn versus No. 13 Charleston. Pick: Auburn

6:20 pm: No. 1 Virginia versus No. 16 UMBC. Pick: Virginia

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Virginia is favored by many to win it all.  Photo courtesy SportsWar.com.

6:40 pm: No. 6 TCU versus No. 11 Syracuse. Pick: Syracuse

6:50 pm: No. 8 Missouri versus No. 9 Florida State. Pick: Missouri

6:57 pm: No. 5 Clemson versus No. 12 NM State. Pick: Clemson