FOR WEATHER INFORMATION CLICK "FREE MATCHUP" LINK UNDER EACH GAME
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sat May 27 02:23:09 EDT 2017
TOP NEWS
#1 DUKE AND #3 KANSAS STATE MEET IN CBE FINAL
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 01:23 PM EST

DUKE BLUE DEVILS (4-0)

vs. KANSAS STATE WILDCATS (4-0)

CBE Classic Championship – Finals
Tip-off: Monday, 10:00 p.m. EDT – Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO
Line: TBD

Its Number 1 versus Number 3, two days before Thanksgiving with a championship trophy and pride on the line. Only in college basketball. Does it get any better than this? Odds.

The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils advanced to the championship game of the CBE Classic with an impressive victory over a resilient Marquette Golden Eagles squad 82-77. The Blue Devils had to kick it into the next gear after blowing a nine-point halftime advantage. With the game tied at 57, junior center Mason Plumlee took over, scoring 14 of his team-high 25 points in the game’s final 10 plus minutes of action. Plumlee also added 12 rebounds and five blocks to go along with his offensive output. On a night when Duke’s highly touted backcourt of Nolan Smith and Kyrie Irving were a bit sloppy, accounting for 11 of the team’s 19 turnovers, Plumlee’s domination in the paint was a necessity.

The Blue Devils thwarted an upset bid by the Golden Eagles, who were led by Jimmy Butler’s 22 points, but doomed by its long range shooting attack. Marquette shot only 4-of-20 from beyond the arc. Scores.

Duke will take on coach Frank Martin and his Kansas State Wildcats, 81-64 victors over a Gonzaga team that has now lost two straight. Coming off of a lackluster nine-point victory over Presbyterian, Martin was looking for a pronounced improvement in his team’s defensive intensity and got it. Kansas State forced Gonzaga into shooting 33% from the floor, and out rebounded the ‘Zags by a 37-24 margin. The Wildcats were led by Jacob Pullen who totaled 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting. If the Blue Devils are to avoid the upset, they must once again be stellar defensively from the three-point line. Las Vegas odds.

Gonzaga was not, as the Bulldogs allowed Kansas State to shoot 12-of-26 (46.2%) from beyond the arc. Consequently K-State must find an answer in the paint for Mason Plumlee, who displayed the type of quickness and versatility in the pivot that has many people believing that this Duke team is even deeper than the one that cut down the nets in Indianapolis last April.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASEBALL 4/2/2017 - 6/3/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Washington Nationals
2
Chicago Cubs
3
San Francisco Giants
4
Boston Red Sox
5
Washington Nationals
05/27/2017
WTA - Nuremberg, Germany, DoublesMELICHAR N / SMITH A vs. FLIPKENS K / LARSSON J02:00 AM PST
ODI SeriesSOUTH AFRICA at ENGLAND03:00 AM PST
ATP - Lyon, France, DoublesMOLTENI A / SHAMASDIN A vs. DANIELL M / DEMOLINER M03:15 AM PST
WTA - Strasbourg, France, DoublesCHAN H-C / CHAN Y-J vs. BARTY A / DELLACQUA C03:30 AM PST
WTA - Nuremberg, GermanyBERTENS, K vs. KREJCIKOVA, B04:30 AM PST
ATP - Lyon, FranceBERDYCH, T vs. TSONGA, J-W05:30 AM PST
ATP - Geneva, SwitzerlandWAWRINKA, S vs. ZVEREV, M06:00 AM PST
WTA - Strasbourg, FranceSTOSUR, S vs. GAVRILOVA, D06:00 AM PST
International - United LeagueBC KHIMKY MOSCOW at ZENIT ST PETERSBURG07:00 AM PST
Germany BBL, PlayoffsEWE BASKETS OLDENBURG at RATIOPHARM ULM08:00 AM PST
Spain - ACBFC BARCELONA LASSA at VALENCIA BASKET09:00 AM PST
MLBOakland Athletics vs New York Yankees10:05 AM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays10:05 AM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox11:10 AM PST
MLBTampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins11:10 AM PST
Italy Lega ADOLOMITI ENERGIA TRENTO at EA7-EMPORIO ARMANI MILANO11:45 AM PST
MLBSan Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals1:05 PM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies1:05 PM PST
MLBSeattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox1:05 PM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Milwaukee Brewers1:10 PM PST
MLBKansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians1:10 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Miami Marlins1:10 PM PST
MLBChicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers4:15 PM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates4:15 PM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs Houston Astros4:15 PM PST
Argentina - LNBREGATAS CORRIENTES at DEPORTIVO LIBERTAD5:00 PM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Colorado Rockies6:10 PM PST
MLBAtlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants7:05 PM PST
05/29/2017
NHLNashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins5:00 PM PST
05/31/2017
NHLNashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins5:00 PM PST
06/01/2017
NBACleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors6:00 PM PST
06/03/2017
NHLPittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators5:00 PM PST
06/05/2017
NHLPittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators5:00 PM PST

x