Time: 11PM ET   TV: FSN   With our free pick for Thursday we will play UCLA –8.5 against Washington. Washington on the road in Pac 10 play has a 15-point loss at Cal and 9 at Arizona. Ben Howland’s UCLA teams have played well on Thursday nights. The Pac 10 usually plays a Thursday and Saturday rotation and when UCLA has fresh legs in their first game of the week their defense will play at its best. Take the Bruins here and the win will be by double digits.

Time: 9PM ET TV: ESPN With our free pick for Friday we will play Villanova +4.5 against West Virginia. Villanova is the hottest team in the Big East producing double digit victories over Top 25 teams in their past 2 games. Villanova is playing to improve their seeding during the Big Dance. The Villanova guard experience and team speed will be the key to a pointspread cover for the Wildcats.

With our free pick for Thursday we will play Arizona –2 against USC. The Wildcats have displayed improved form winning 5 straight games, which includes back-to-back road victories last week in Pac 10 conference play. The Wildcats have notable wins on the season against Kansas and Gonzaga. Arizona played to a 1-point loss at USC in their first meeting and outplayed the Trojans who were aided by a call late in the game. Arizona leader Chase Budinger is playing well and confident and look for Jordan Hill to make his presence felt on the inside and will be the key…

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