|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Thursday, 26 March 2009 07:59|
March Madness 2009 is top loaded with Big East powers like UConn as the conference earned 3 out of 4 March Madness betting top seeds. Purdue opened March Madness 2009 with a rather close 61-56 win over Northern Iowa but failed to cover the 8.5-point March Madness betting odds.
E'Twaun Moore led the Boilermakers with 17 points while JaJuan Johnson added 14. The game stayed under the total of 123.5. In the next round of March Madness 2009 Purdue made a strong statement by defeating the Washington Huskies 76-74 as 1-point dogs with the game going over the total of 140.
Johnson again came up big for Purdue as he scored 22 points while Moore added 14. Moore is one of the most important players in March Madness 2009 as he is Purdue's top scorer. Johnson, meanwhile, is one of the top sharpshooters for March Madness 2009 as he leads Purdue in field goal percentage.
The Connecticut Huskies scored an easy blowout win and cover to begin March Madness 2009. Their victim was the Chattanooga Mocs in a 103-47 decision in which UConn paid off March Madness betting fans who were willing to lay the 20 points. The game went over the total of 146.
Stanley Robinson got off to a strong start for March Madness 2009 as he scored 24 points to lead UConn, while AJ Price and Hasheem Thabeet each added 20. In the next round of March Madness 2009 Connecticut disposed of Texas A&M 92-66 to get another easy payoff as 10.5-point chalks.
Price led UConn with 27 points as the game soared over the total of 136. Price is UConn's leading scorer while Thabeet is a powerful rebounder that is averaging 10.5 boards per game. Both figure to be significant factors throughout March Madness 2009.
UConn has a significant offensive edge in this matchup while Purdue is the slightly better defensive team. The rebounding of Thabeet could be a major factor throughout March Madness 2009.Sign up at BetRoyal.com for this one!