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ASouth’s NCAA Elite 8 Mish Mosh

A classic D3AtlanticSouth conundrum. Should I make a promise on an article at a certain time, knowing full well that I may not be able to get to it, and have to shift my whole schedule around just to potentially hit it if I go for a herculean effort in the last 43 minutes? The…

NCAA QF Preview #4: No. 2 Middlebury vs GAC

NCAA Quarterfinal Preview: No. 2 Middlebury vs Gustavus Adolphus Happy Saturday, boys and girls. Welcome to the final NCAA QF preview. RegionalNEC and I are going to take a look at the GAC/Midd matchup, and hopefully what will be the fourth of four NE teams advancing to the semifinals. You must be tiring of reading my…

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 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS

2017 NCAA QUARTERFINALS BY THE NUMBERS Happy NCAA-off week, boys and girls. While the Blog has been very busy with it’s traditional NCAA coverage, we thought we would mix it up a couple of times this week as well. Don’t worry, you will be getting all the standard match-by-match previews, but first I wanted to…

NCAA Regionals – A Recap

While the main event (Elite 8) is upon us, let us not forget that there were 16 teams prior to that battling it out for a chance to be there.  Before that, 32, and before that, 43. All of these teams stories are important to what makes DIII, and while the Blog views some of…

NCAA Regional POTW: 05/08-05/14

REGIONAL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: 05/08-05/14 I know we usually end POTW after the regular season, but a wonderful weekend of NCAA Regionals deserves another installment! Fantastic tennis, some big upsets, and not a single person with the perfect quarterfinals in our bracket challenge. Check back through the week as The Blog will be continuing…

2017 NCAA Regional Preview: Chicago Region

Welcome back for the next and final central region preview. Before I dive into the teams, a couple of quick notes. First, although this post is titled “Chicago Region,” the region is being hosted by Gustavus Adolphus, but Chicago is the #1 seed. Next, the top 4 seeds have played in the same region the past…

RAPID REACTION: 2017 NCAA BRACKET

NCAA BRACKET RAPID REACTION ROUNDTABLE Nothing like a little rapid reaction roundtable from the bloggers to continue our NCAA week. If you missed the Live Blog earlier today, you missed something special. While we encourage you to go through the text from what basically turned into a public/slower version of our group chat, we also…

Bracketology #4: The Final Countdown

The final regular-season ball has been struck, the results are in, and the selection committee is doubtlessly hard at work trying to come up with a fair bracket. I’m not sure if this recommendation is coming too late, but I would like to remind coaches to put in bids to host, even if they’re not…

Power Rankings, 5/4

I’ve spent most of my morning listening to the podcast with AVZ and Coach Browning of Emory, which is why these Power Rankings are going out a little bit late. If you would like to listen to the podcast, which you should, feel free to click the link below. Power Rankings aren’t going anywhere. Van…