Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. Basketball is a religion in the Bluegrass State and fans don’t take losing lightly. The rich tradition began with legendary Head Coach Adolph Rupp and continued in the 1970s with Joe B Hall. The late nineties and 2000’s saw Rick Pitino, and Orlando “Tubby” Smith win NCAA Tournament Championships. Billy Gillispie lasted only two seasons before master motivator John Calipari took over in 2009. The vibrant and energetic Calipari is the ultimate positive thinker, and it’s easy to understand why player flock to Lexington.
This Sports Handicapper believes the current Wildcat Head Coach is the best in the business at being selfless and allows his player to bring input to the program. The 2014-2015 version of Kentucky Basketball has not lost a regular season game heading into the month of March. The Wildcats host Florida on Saturday March 7th in the regular season finale. The “CATS” look like they will bring an unblemished record into the SEC Tournament, which begins March 11th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt is going to be the host school. As of March 3, 2015 The Kentucky Wildcats are 29-0 straight up. Kentucky is 16-12-1 their last twenty-nine Free 2015 NCAA Basketball Expert ATS Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total twelve times and staying under the betting odds total seventeen times. Coach Calipari is giving his 2015 Wildcats even more freedom as we get into the Conference and NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats look like they are having fun, and it’s showing. Since February 21st, the Wildcats have been scoring at will, going over the betting odds total their last three.
The Harrison Twins are the elder statesmen of the team. Off Guard, Aaron is the team’s leading scorer with eleven points per game. Andrew Harrison runs the show at the Point Guard position and looks more comfortable and decisive. The Harrisons decided to return to school after last season’s NCAA Tournament Championship loss to Connecticut. Freshman Forward Karl-Anthony Towns is third on the team scoring the basketball and is a sure-fire top five pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Junior Center Willie Cauley-Stein missed the NCAA Tournament last season and is looking forward to the 2015 “BIG DANCE”. Cauley-Stein is a mid-first round draft pick. There is also Freshman Devin Booker, a silky smooth 6’6″ swingman who may want to return for his sophomore season. Bovada.Lv has Kentucky as +100 to win the 2015 NCAA March Madness Tournament.
Free Picks: Charliessports.com projects Kentucky+100 as a great play to win the 2015 NCAA Basketball Championship.