George Washington has injury issues
Published on Tuesday, 2/4/14, at 2:55 p.m. Eastern.
By Brian Edwards
–George Washington is dealing with injuries galore going into Wednesday’s home game vs. Duquesne. The Colonials were without their three best guards when their five-game surge both straight up and against the spread was ended in Saturday’s loss to Dayton. Kethan Savage is out until early March with a broken foot. Savage averages 13.4 pts, 4.6 boards & 2.7 assists per game. Mo Creek, the Indiana transfer who is GW’s leading scorer with a 14.4 points-per-game average, is ‘doubtful’ Wednesday with an illness. Also, starting PG Joe McDonald (8.1 PPG, 4.0 APG) isn’t expected to play due to a hip pointer.
–Ga. Tech PG Trae Golden has been upgraded to ‘probable’ for tonight’s game at Clemson. Golden, a transfer from Tennessee, is averaging 14.0 points and 3.4 assists per game.
–Baylor starting PG Kenny Cherry is a question mark for tonight’s home game vs. Kansas. The Bears played well sans Cherry in Saturday’s win at Oklahoma St. He averages 11.0 points and 5.0 assists per game. The win over the Cowboys is beginning to lose its luster due to the Cowboys’ woes, so Baylor is in dire need of a quality win over KU, which is No. 1 in the RPI Rankings. The Bears are an abysmal 2-6 in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks are favored by four at most books.
–Louisville’s Wayne Blackshear suffered a concussion at practice and won’t make the trip to Houston for Wednesday’s road assignment against the Cougars.
—Arkansas has reinstated Michael Qualls & Alandise Harris for Wednesday’s home game vs. Alabama. Both served one-game suspensions in Saturday’s blowout loss at LSU.
–The ‘under’ is 8-1-1 in Florida’s 10 lined home games at the O-Dome. The total for the Gators’ home game vs. Missouri 131 at most spots. For more Mizzou-UF info, check out this preview at VegasInsider.com
–My college basketball picks are on a 44-27 run (62%, +14.6 units) since Jan. 12. You can get tonight’s package by clicking here.