College basketball scores: Sunday’s schedule, bracketology, rankings, best bets, more

Throughout the season, Heat Check CBB is providing daily coverage of college basketball scores, schedule, bracketology, highlights, best bets and much more.

Welcome back to another Daily Primer, this time highlighting Sunday’s showdown between No. 5 Villanova and No. 6 Purdue.

The Wildcats and Boilermakers will battle in the title game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off in Uncasville, Conn. Check out what you need to know about Sunday’s full slate below.

DPI Forecast: Predictions for every game
Rauf Report: Villanova’s limitations, WCC’s woes, more
Heat Check CBB Top 25 rankings: Duke up to No. 5

College basketball scores, schedule

Top 25 matchups. All times Eastern.

Saturday’s Top 25 scoresSunday’s Top 25 schedule
No. 5 Villanova 71, No. 17 Tennessee 53No. 5 Villanova vs. No. 6 Purdue (1 p.m.; ABC)
No. 6 Purdue 93, No. 18 North Carolina 84No. 17 Tennessee vs. No. 18 North Carolina (3:30 p.m.; ESPN)
No. 8 Texas 79, San Jose State 45No. 22 St. Bonaventure vs. Marquette (7:30 p.m.; ESPN)
No. 9 Baylor 86, Stanford 48Arizona vs. No. 4 Michigan (9:30 p.m.; ESPN)
No. 23 UConn 87, Binghamton 63

Saturday’s college basketball highlights

Saturday’s Disaster Index

Baylor completely shut down Stanford on Saturday, allowing just 48 points to the Cardinal in an 86-48 blowout. Stanford scored 0.74 points per possession against the Bears, another disappointing offensive performance on the year. Jerod Haase’s squad also put up 62 points on 60 possessions vs. Tarleton, 72 points on 72 possessions vs. Santa Clara and 74 points on 73 possessions vs. Valpo.

Sunday’s Bracketology Watch

Latest bracketology

The Villanova-Purdue title game in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off will provide a rare, top-10 opportunity on a neutral floor that would do wonders for a tournament resume. With challenging roads ahead, the winner of Sunday’s matchup will leave with a pair of top-20 wins away from home after the tourney, something that will carry plenty of weight throughout the season.

Sunday’s college basketball TV schedule

DPI Forecast: Predictions for every game

Sunday’s college basketball best bets

Betting odds courtesy of FanDuel.

Wager: $10.00
To Win: $45.42
Season ROI: -10.2% ($120.00 wagered for $107.76 earned)

Boise State vs. Ole Miss (1 p.m. ET; ESPN2)
MONEYLINE; +104: Boise State takes on Ole Miss in the Carleston Classic, coming in with plenty of momentum after battling St. Bonaventure and leveling Temple.

Purdue vs. Villanova (1 p.m. ET; ABC)
MONEYLINE; -156: Purdue’s offense was clicking on all cylinders Saturday after Villanova played a stop-and-go matchup against Tennessee.

Air Force vs. Bethune Cookman (2:30 p.m. ET)
MONEYLINE; -650: Air Force has surprised out of the gates and will take on a Bethune Cookman team that just won its first game in over a year.

Oklahoma vs. Utah State (3 p.m. ET; ESPN2)
SPREAD; +29.5: Can Utah State continue its hot shooting? The Aggies have scored at least 85 points in three straight matchups, including a 14-of-29 barrage from deep vs. NMSU on Friday.



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