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Sunday / November 19.
  • Bovada: Kansas new favorite to win National Championship

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    Kansas, Michigan State and Oklahoma are the top favorites to win the National Championship, according to betting site Bovada.lv.

    Here are their odds they released on Thursday:

      12/1/15             Current Odds (1/5/16)

    Kansas                         12/1                             15/2

    Michigan State              9/1                               17/2

    Oklahoma                     25/1                             9/1

    North Carolina               10/1                             10/1

    Duke                            10/1                             12/1

    Kentucky                      5/1                               14/1

    Virginia                         12/1                             14/1

    Xavier                           66/1                           14/1

    Louisville                      33/1                             16/1

    LSU                              33/1                             16/1

    Maryland                       14/1                             16/1

    Purdue                          18/1                             16/1

    Villanova                       14/1                             22/1

    Arizona                         33/1                             28/1

    Iowa State                     25/1                             28/1

    Miami FL                       25/1                             28/1

    Providence                   300/1                           33/1   

    UConn                          25/1                              33/1

    Gonzaga                       33/1                             40/1     

    Butler                            100/1                           50/1

    Indiana                          33/1                             50/1

    Iowa                             100/1                           50/1

    Texas A&M                   100/1                           50/1

    Vanderbilt                     33/1                           66/1

    Baylor                           66/1                           75/1

    California                      40/1                             75/1

    Cincinnati                      50/1                           75/1

    Utah                             100/1                           75/1

    West Virginia                 100/1                           75/1

    Wichita State                 50/1                             75/1

    Florida                          100/1                           100/1

    Michigan                       66/1                             100/1

    Notre Dame                  100/1                            100/1

    Oregon                         100/1                           100/1

    Pittsburgh                     100/1                           100/1

    South Carolina              150/1                           100/1

    St. Mary’s                     Off the Board                100/1

    Texas                           150/1                           100/1

    UCLA                            100/1                           100/1

    Dayton                         300/1                           150/1

    Florida State                 100/1                            150/1

    Georgetown                  100/1                            150/1

    Marquette                     300/1                           150/1

    Ohio State                    300/1                           150/1

    Syracuse                      50/1                             150/1

    Colorado                      500/1                           300/1

    UNLV                            500/1                           300/1

    USC                             500/1                           300/1

    Wisconsin                     150/1                           300/1

    Alabama                       500/1                           500/1

    Arizona State                300/1                           500/1

    Auburn                          500/1                           500/1

    Boise State                   300/1                            500/1

    BYU                             300/1                           500/1

    Georgia                        300/1                           500/1

    Illinois                           500/1                           500/1

    Kansas State                500/1                           500/1

    Memphis                       500/1                           500/1

    NC State                       150/1                           500/1

    Northern Iowa                150/1                            500/1

    Oklahoma State            500/1                           500/1

    Ole Miss                       300/1                           500/1

    Rhode Island                 500/1                            500/1

    San Diego State            200/1                           500/1

    Stanford                       500/1                            500/1

    VCU                             300/1                           500/1

    Wake Forest                 500/1                         500/1

    Washington                   500/1                           500/1

    Arkansas                      500/1                           1000/1

    Minnesota                     500/1                           1000/1

    Mississippi State           500/1                            1000/1

    Missouri                        500/1                           1000/1

    Nebraska                      500/1                           1000/1

    Penn State                    500/1                           1000/1

    St. John’s                     500/1                            1000/1

    Temple                         500/1                            1000/1

    Tennessee                    500/1                           1000/1

    Bovada also released Player of the Year odds:

    Buddy Hield (Oklahoma)                        2/3

    Ben Simmons (LSU)                              4/1

    Kris Dunn (Providence)                          7/1

    Denzel Valentine (Michigan State)           7/1

    Grayson Allen (Duke)                             14/1

    Georges Niang (Iowa State)                   16/1

    Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia)                    20/1

    A.J. Hammons (Purdue)                         33/1

    Jakob Poeltl (Utah)                                33/1

    Melo Trimble (Maryland)                         33/1 

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.