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UTR Analysis of the Women’s Elite 8 and Singles Individual Tournament

Hello fans, as I did last year, I’d like to get an article out to you with some analysis of the NCAA Team Tournament (Elite 8) as well as the NCAA Singles Tournament. I’m going to be using the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) system. UTR is increasing in popularity as a tool, and is proving…

2016 Women’s Post-season Blog Awards

What’s up people?  So many people have asked for more women’s articles that I feel like my life has meaning.  I’m here to fill that void for you.  This is one of my favorite articles I’ve written cuz I get to commemorate the great seasons so many players have had.  These competitors have sacrificed all…

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…

The Blog’s 2016 Season Awards!

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Unlike last year, we are getting these awards out as promptly as possible.  In order to celebrate two things – Bowdoin’s surprising, amazing, unexpected National Championship, and the fact that we just hit 2,000,000 all-time views on the blog.  Check any other tennis site that has that many views.  Not sure if there are many.…

2016 NCAA Individuals Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here are the links for our NCAA Singles and Doubles Bracket Challenges!!!!!  2016 Singles & Doubles Bracket Challenges *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION* PLEASE DO NOT JOIN YET. Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here are your singles and doubles bracket challenges. You have until 9am (Eastern) tomorrow to fill out your singles…

2016 Women’s NCAA Title: #1 Emory vs #2 Williams

Wow!  We’ve had a couple of incredible days of tennis on both the men’s and women’s sides.  These battles are what the NCAA tournament is all about.  NCAAs is a different beast from the regular season; all the pressure and anticipation of the event can make for some crazy and exciting matches.  Every single player…

NCAA Semifinal Preview: #1 Emory vs #4 Bowdoin

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NCAA SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: #1 Emory vs #4 Bowdoin NE: WOW! That Bowdoin comeback left me exhausted for hours, and I was almost 1,000 miles from the action in Kalamazoo! As always, The Guru summed up everything in four simple words. Match of the year — Division 3 Tennis (@d3tennis) May 23, 2016 For those of…

2016 Women’s Quartefinal Preview

What’s up people? Long time no blog.  While the women’s side of the blog hasn’t been nearly as lively this year as we’ve hoped this is the NCAA tournament.  I have to some quick thoughts on these elite eight matchups and maybe some thoughts on the week to come.  I’ve gotta try to get this…

A Look at Past Final Fours

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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…

ASouth’s NCAA “What to Expects”

I’m back here on the Amtrak and I guess it’s time to write another article.  Normally I’d be browsing Facebook or something but since the internet is basically run by a fat hamster running on a hamster wheel, this means that I have to do something not on the webs.  Or, I have to do…