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The Greek’s Freshman 15 – Fifteen Freshmen to Watch This Season

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The new season is upon us, which means a new set of upsets, nail-biters, and, most importantly, freshmen. A few months ago, I wrote an article for the Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN) describing the impact of recruiting at the D-III level and how the caliber of recruits is at an all-time high. Today, I want…

2017 Season Kickoff – The Blog, 10 Burning Questions

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Did y’all miss us? Well, I hope you did, because we’ve got some great things in store for you this year.  I promised some big things over the summer and those things will hopefully come to life as we move throughout the season.  If you need an introduction again, we are The Blog, the only…

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…