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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…

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…

NCAA Finals Preview: #3 Middlebury vs #4 Bowdoin

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NCAA FINALS PREVIEW: #4 BOWDOIN VS. #3 MIDDLEBURY Happy last 24 hours of the team season, boys and girls! Tonight I’m bringing you a preview of tomorrow’s NCAA Finals all by my lonesome, because as the Guru pointed out earlier today, we are guaranteed a fifth NESCAC national champion over the past seven years. Both…

NCAA Finals Roundtable: #4 Bowdoin vs #3 Middlebury

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NCAA FINALS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION With the tomorrow’s finals being an all NE affair, I’ll have a full preview later tonight where I can ramble on and on and on. However, some of the other writers wanted to offer their thoughts on the matchup. If you have any questions you’d like answered, feel free to ask…

NCAA Semifinal Preview: #3 Middlebury vs #7 Chicago

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NCAA SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: #3 Middlebury vs. #7 Chicago D3NE: On a day where Bowdoin came back from a doubles sweep, and Chicago overcame a 2-1 doubles deficit with relative ease, the 5-1 Middlebury beatdown of Wash U will probably slide under the radar. The Panthers dominated at #1 and #3 doubles, but dropped a tight…

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…