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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 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…

ASouth’s MEGA NCAA Regional Recap

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I give the people what they want.  While we are all gearing up for the Elite 8 Matches and sending out preview after preview, I wanted to take a look back at all the different things that happened in the NCAA Regional this past weekend.  About 50 teams participated this weekend, so it would make…

5/19 Power Rankings – NCAA Style

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We’re a day late on this, mostly because my colleagues have working behind the scenes to get some Elite 8 Previews for you all and I have been working at a Regional Recap (that sounds weird) for all of those small teams out there.  Additionally, we’ve been trying to come together for our annual “Superlatives…

Weekend Recap: Roundtable Style

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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…

CMU v. Hopkins, Sweet 16 Battle

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Quick plug before I start the article – W&L just came back from down 3-0 against NC Wesleyan to win their NCAA match 5-4 and probably get ranked in the nation. They did this without Michael Holt.  Amazing. Fun fact, the only team in the past 15 years to lose TWO 3-0 leads in the…

Power Rankings 5/11

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Time for some postseason Power Rankings! Despite not a ton of matches happening in the past week but a LOT of hype from NCAAs, Power Rankings will always be posted on Wednesdays.  Anyways, there’s also something else that is very exciting going on for the blog and that would be NCAA BRACKET CHALLENGE.  If you…

NCAA Regional Preview – CMU Region

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Now that the NCAA Draw is out, I want to be the first one to get out a regional preview for y’all. Given that one of my #1 seeds starts on a Thursday due to some scheduling anomalies in their region, I think I might be able to do it! Thank you to everyone who…

2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here is the link for our NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge!!! 2016 NCAA Tournament Welcome back for year 3 of our bracket challenge! As in past years, you’ll have to pick round by round (follow the instructions below) until you have a tournament champion, and points double with every successive round. As always, the winner will get an…

Rapid Reaction: Bracket Release!

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RAPID FIRE ROUND TABLE: Bracket Reaction 1) What is your initial reaction to the bracket in 5 words or fewer? D3AS: No real complaints here. D3Central: UAA > NESCAC. D3NE: Good job with Pool-C. D3West: Trinity. 🙁 D3Regional: Every region looks relatively even. Guru: Emory is going to win 2) Which region excites you the…