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A 10 Year History of the Final 8

It’s been a while…*TANGENT* since Staind has made a good song *BACK TO ARTICLE* since I’ve written a history article and it seems like right before the Elite 8, which happens to be my favorite time of the year, is a good opportunity to get back on track. In this article, I’ll be taking a…

2017 Bracketology Issue #2

AS: We promised you a Bracketology from the Guru earlier today and we certainly plan on delivering. With the Pool C debate very much up in the air, there are a couple of brackets that we would like to get to and we will get to them in the below bracketology. Most of the NCAA…

The Guru’s Brief Midseason Review

It sounds amazing, but we are just about half way through the 2017 season. I wrote some brief comments on each team and broke things into five categories. I tried to touch on just about everyone in the top 30 as well as a few other teams that have stuck out to me. Apologies if…

That Other UAA Rivalry: A History of Case and CMU

Quick PSA before we get to this UAA Rivalry.  You have less than 24 hours to submit your DraftKings team! A few years ago in advance of their NCAA quarterfinal, I reviewed the season by season history of Wash U and Emory. The Eagles and Bears are part of what most people consider to be…

2nd Annual Top 20 Teams of the Past Five Years

This is my season preview and the 2nd Annual Top 20 Teams of the Past Five Years. For those who want to reference last year’s article, the link is here: http://www.division3tennis.com/7148-2/ The rules of this are pretty simple. You need to be ranked in all five of the seasons examined and you need to have…

The Guru’s Elite 8 Recap

A recap of the eight teams that participated this week. I’m still speechless 48 hours later… Johns Hopkins – I don’t think the Blue Jays have received enough credit for reaching four Final Eights in the past five years. That’s something teams like Bowdoin, Kenyon, Williams and Trinity (TX) have failed to do. Due to…

A Look at Past Final Fours

With the matches beginning shortly, I wanted to review the historical Final Fours and see what trends are noticeable as to which teams are winning. Given the Indoors trends article I did being way off in predicting this year, let me remind everyone to not put too much weight on what has happened historically. Below…

Weekend Recap: Roundtable Style

ASouth: I’m going to write this introduction for the Guru because I simply excel at introductions and conclusions. The rest of the stuff, I’m not so good at, which is a good thing because I’m not writing this article by myself. We’ve decided to come together for a Weekend Recap Roundtable, mostly focused on the…