Week 15 of the 2013 NCAA Football season will feature a number of conference championship games. Here are the games containing Top 25 squads.
Thursday night, No. 19 Louisville (-3.5) travels to Cincinnati on ESPN at 7:30 p.m. Friday night here in Detroit, the MAC Championship (8 p.m., ESPN2) will be decided as Bowling Green clashes with No. 14 Northern Illinois (-3).
Moving on to Saturday, we have two noon kick-offs as No. 6 Oklahoma State (-9.5) welcome in No. 17 Oklahoma (ABC). While SMU (OFF) entertains No. 16 UCF on ESPN.
At 3:30 p.m. (on Fox), No. 25 Texas (+14.5) travels to battle No. 9 Baylor. The SEC Championship (4 p.m., CBS) pits No. 5 Missouri (+2) and No. 3 Auburn.
The Pac 12 Championship (7:45 p.m., ESPN) features No. 7 Stanford (+3) playing at No. 11 Arizona State while the ACC crown will be decides as No. 1 Florida State (-29) tangles with Duke (8 p.m., ABC).
The last two games of the day will see No. 10 Michigan State (+5.5) battling No. 2 Ohio State for the Big Ten Championship while No. 23 Fresno State (3.5) hosts Utah State.
With all that said, here are my picks for this week:
Northern Illinois -3
Michigan State +5.5
Fresno State -3.5
*All lines via Covers.com