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gouci
Mar 30th, 2009, 07:32 PM
Automatic Bids = 31

* ACC - #2 Duke
Big 12 = #4 Baylor
Big East = #3 Notre Dame
Big 10 = #1 Northwestern
Big West - #60 Long Beach St.
Colonial = #59 Georgia St.
Conference USA = #25 SMU
* Ivy League - #46 Princeton
Mountain West - #29 TCU
* Pac 10 - #10 USC
SEC - #2 Georgia
Sun Belt = #37 FIU
WCC = #41 Pepperdine
WAC = #15 Fresno St.

* = no conference tournament


1 bid conferences = 17

America East = #62 Boston
Atlantic 10 = #70 Richmond
Atlantic Sun = East Tennessee St.
Big Sky = #58 Sacramento St.
Big South = Winthrop
Horizon = Illinois Chicago
Metro Atlantic = Fairfield
Mid-American = #75 Miami-Ohio
MEAC = South Carolina St.
Missouri Valley = Wichita St.
Northeast = Long Island
Ohio Valley = Eastern Kentucky
Patriot League = Army
Southern - #68 College of Charleston
Southland = Texas Arlington
Southwestern = Jackson St.
Summit = Oral Roberts


At-large Locks = 30

#6 Georgia Tech
#5 Miami
#9 UCLA
#8 Cal
#11 Stanford
#12 Clemson
#13 Tennessee
#14 Florida
#16 Michigan
#17 Alabama
#18 North Carolina
#19 Kentucky
#20 Arizona St.
#21 LSU
#22 Virginia
#23 Arkansas
#25 Florida St.
#26 Vanderbilt
__________

#27 Texas
#29 San Diego St.
#31 Auburn = gets in by def. #19 Kentucky 3/29
#35 Mississippi = gets in by def. #14 Florida 3/27
#36 Washington = gets in by def. #33 Illinois 3/27
#40 South Carolina = gets in by def. #35 Mississippi 3/29

#38 Boise St. = gets in by ranking boost from #46 UNLV & #53 Colorado 3/31
#33 Texas A&M = gets in by def. #62 Missouri & #53 Colorado 4/6
#43 Ohio St. = gets in by def. #38 Indiana & #56 Oregon getting ranked 4/12
#40 FIU = gets in with ranking increases from #28 Mississippi, #24 South Carolina and #64 Boston 4/12
#40 Wake Forest = gets in with win over #48 Virginia Tech 4/16
#34 Illinois = gets in with #64 Harvard & #75 Miami-Ohio getting ranked 4/21

gouci
Mar 30th, 2009, 07:33 PM
Fighting for the last 3 at-large spots


Strong Bubble = 0


Weak Bubble = 10

40.u16 Tulsa = 3-1-2 = #32 Texas, #30 Florida International, #61 Nebraska / #69 Marshall / #78 Wichita St., #91 Oklahoma St., #118 Washington St., #109 Louisville, #113 Rice

45.u4DUd Indiana = 2-2-5 = #39 Wake Forest, #44 Princeton / #72 Minnesota, #75 Miami-Ohio / Wisconsin, #79 Western Michigan, #80 Purdue, #95 Iowa, #86 Marquette, #139 Michigan St., Penn St.

49.d15d Mississippi St. = 2-1-2 = #23 LSU, #55 South Alabama / #73 Texas Tech / #97 North Texas, #99 Troy

54.u5U Virginia Tech = 2-2-1 = #39 Wake Forest, #38 Ohio St. / #69 Marshall, #70 Richmond / #95 Iowa, #105 Winthrop, #120 N.C. St.

51.u Yale = 2-1-2 = #44 Princeton, #44 Princeton / #62 Boston / #81 Boston College, #79 Western Michigan

47. VCU = 5-1-2 = #52 Old Dominion, #53 William & Mary, #53 William & Mary, #42 UNLV, #54 Virginia Tech / #69 Marshall / #82 South Florida, #105 Winthrop, #92 St. Mary's, #109 Louisville

67.dd Utah = 1-2-0 = #36 Boise St. / #66 Nevada, #73 Texas Tech / #118 Washington St.

53.u10DUU William & Mary 3-3-1 = #32 Texas, #57 San Diego, #52 Old Dominion / #64 Harvard, #69 Marshall, #70 Richmond / Wisconsin, #109 Louisville

58.u UC Irvine = 2-1-4 = #56 Sac. St., #30 Florida International / #66 Nevada / #77 Cal Poly, #103 UCSB, #103 UCSB, #143 Hawaii, #92 St. Mary's

42.d11du UNLV = 2-3-4 = #41 San Diego St., #29 TCU / #63 BYU, #66 Nevada, #67 Utah / #92 St. Mary's, #87 Oklahoma, #90 New Mexico, #90 New Mexico


Very Weak Bubble = 1

57.d12 San Diego = 2-3-2 = #41 San Diego St., #56 Sac. St. / #71 Arizona, #73 Texas Tech, #68 Furman / #143 Hawaii, #118 Washington St., #102 San Francisco, #102 San Francisco

______________________________


IN

38. Boise St. = 5-0-5 = #57 BYU, #54 San Diego, #53 Colorado, #56 Nevada, #46 UNLV / - / Louisville, New Mexico, Washington St., St. Mary's, Hawaii

33. Texas A&M = 3-4-3 = #36 Denver, #29 Auburn, #53 Colorado / #62 Missouri, #66 Nebraska, #75 South Florida, #63 Texas Tech / Oklahoma St., St. Mary's, Oklahoma

43. Ohio St. 4-2-5 = #24 South Carolina, #38 Indiana, #57 Utah, #56 Oregon / #68 Missouri, #75 Minnesota / Iowa, Washington St., Rice, Purdue, Michigan St., (#45 Indiana, Wisconsin)

40. Florida International = 3-1-4 = #28 Mississippi, #24 South Carolina, #51 Long Beach St. / #64 Boston / N.C. St., South Florida, Syracuse, Harvard

40. Wake Forest = 4-2-1 = #34 Denver, #48 Virginia Tech, #52 William & Mary, #35 Texas A&M / #70 College of Charleston, #66 Furman / #120 N.C. St., #81 Boston College, Richmond

34.u10DUUud Illinois = 3-3-6 = #45 Indiana, #38 Ohio St., #42 UNLV / #64 Harvard, #72 Minnesota, #75 Miami-Ohio / Wisconsin, #95 Iowa, #80 Purdue, #143 Hawaii, #86 Marquette, Penn St., #81 Boston College, #139 Michigan St., #80 Purdue


AUTO BID

60. Long Beach St. = 3-0-3 = #42 SDSU, #56 UCI, #56 UCI / #77 Cal Poly, #120 N.C. St., #92 Saint Mary's, #103 UCSB, #109 Louisville

46. Princeton = 4-0-4 = #52 William & Mary, #49 VCU, #58 Brown, #58 Brown / #95 Iowa, #92 St. Mary's, #96 Rutgers, #83 Harvard

59. Georgia St. = 4-1-0 = #49 VCU, #49 VCU, #52 William & Mary, #55 Old Dominion / #69 UNC Wilmington


OUT

62. Arizona = 1-1-3 = #50 Sacramento St. / #63 Texas Tech / Rice, Washington St., Hawaii

41. DePaul = 1-2-3 = #38 Indiana / #75 Minnesota, #70 Western Michigan / Iowa, Wisconsin, Marquette

57. BYU = 0-2-4 = #65 Utah, #63 Nevada / Wichita St., Oklahoma St., Washington St., New Mexico

63. Nevada = 2-0-2 = #60 Long Beach St., #61 San Diego / #78 Wichita St., #109 Louisville, #143 Hawaii, #102 San Francisco

gouci
Mar 30th, 2009, 07:34 PM
Will Have A Season Ending Ranking = 4

53.u3DDDUU Old Dominion = 0-4-3 = #64 Harvard, #69 Marshall, #62 Boston, #70 Richmond / UNC Wilmington, UNC Wilmington, Wisconsin, #120 N.C. St., #105 Winthrop

55.u18 South Alabama = 3-0-1 = #47 VCU, #52 Old Dominion, #46 Georgia St. / #91 Oklahoma St., Penn State, #113 Rice, #105 Winthrop


59.u2Ddd Colorado = 1-1-5 = #42 UNLV / #73 Texas Tech / Missouri, #82 South Florida, #91 Oklahoma St., #90 New Mexico, #87 Oklahoma

60.d9 Brown = 1-2-1 = #51 Yale / #62 Boston, #68 Furman / #89 Buffalo


Trying To Hold On To Ranking = 11

62.u2U Boston = 1-1-2 = #47 VCU / #64 Harvard / #81 Boston College, #82 South Florida


65.d5 Oregon = 2-1-1 = #59 Colorado / #57 San Diego / #71 Arizona / #90 New Mexico, #118 Washington St.

61.d6DUUd Nebraska = 2-1-4 = #59 Colorado, #59 Colorado / #73 Texas Tech / Missouri, #78 Wichita St., #91 Oklahoma St., #87 Oklahoma

64.d9 Harvard 2-0-3 = #51 Yale, #60 Brown / #81 Boston College, #84 Binghamton, #103 UCSB

68.d4d Furman = 0-1-2 = #74 College of Charleston / #82 South Florida, #105 Winthrop, #102 San Francisco

69.d1 Marshall = 2-0-0 = #30# FIU, #55 South Alabama / Penn St., #139 Michigan St., #143 Hawaii, #109 Louisville

70. Richmond 0-1-1 = #62 Boston / Temple

74.u3U College of Charleston = 0-2-1 = #68 Furman, #72 Minnesota / #105 Winthrop

72.u3DUd Minnesota = 0-2-3 = #69 Marshall, #75 Miami-Ohio / Missouri, #80 Purdue, #139 Michigan St., Penn St., #96 Rutgers, Penn St.

75.u Miami-Ohio = 0-0-4 = #79 Western Michigan, #79 Western Michigan, #80 Purdue, #89 Buffalo


73.Dudd Texas Tech = 1-0-2 = #29 TCU / Missouri, #125 Northern Arizona, #87 Oklahoma


Trying To Get Ranked = 1

92.U/u4 St. Mary's = 1-0-2 = #57 San Diego / #77 Cal Poly, #139 Michigan St., #102 San Francisco


__________ Top 100 = 18

79.u/dDdu Western Michigan = 1-0-3 = #55 South Alabama / Wisconsin, #80 Purdue, #139 Michigan St., #113 Rice, #89 Buffalo

80.u/DDd Purdue = 0-0-4 = Missouri, Wisconsin, #87 Oklahoma, Penn St., #139 Michigan St., #95 Iowa, #139 Michigan St.

77.D/u Cal Poly = 1-0-2 = #65 Oregon / #103 UCSB, #102 San Francisco

78. Wichita St. = 0-0-3 = #91 Oklahoma St., #87 Oklahoma, Penn St., #90 New Mexico, #109 Louisville

/- UNC Wilmington = 0-0-0 = #107 Delaware

u2d Missouri = 1-0-1 = #21 SMU / #87 Oklahoma

u3Dud Wisconsin = 0-1-5 = #72 Minnesota / Missouri, #86 Marquette, #87 Oklahoma, #95 Iowa, #95 Iowa, Penn St.

81.u/d8 Boston College = 2-0-1 = #54 Virginia Tech, #60 Brown / #89 Buffalo

82.u/D South Florida = 1-0-3 = #38 Ohio St. / Wisconsin, #94 Syracuse, Penn St., #86 Marquette

87.u/d8d Oklahoma = 1-1-0 = #40 Tulsa / #73 Texas Tech / Penn St.

90.d/d2Ud New Mexico = 0-2-1 = #63 BYU, #67 Utah / #82 South Florida, #118 Washington St., #125 Northern Arizona

91.u/d6Dd Oklahoma St. = 0-1-2 = #73 Texas Tech / Missouri, #109 Louisville, #87 Oklahoma

89.d/d Buffalo = 0-0-1 = #79 Western Michigan, #133 Akron

86.D/- Marquette = 0-0-3 = #79 Western Michigan, #109 Louisville, #96 Rutgers, #94 Syracuse

95.d/u3d Iowa = 0-1-1 = #72 Minnesota / #86 Marquette, #109 Louisville, #139 Michigan St.

94.D/- Syracuse = 0-0-1 = #89 Buffalo

96./- Rutgers = 0-0-2 = #86 Marquette, #94 Syracuse

103.u/- UCSB = 0-0-2 = #143 Hawaii, #118 Washington St., #102 San Francisco, #77 Cal Poly


__________ Below 100 = 9

109.u/U Louisville = 0-1-2 = #75 Miami-Ohio / #82 South Florida, #139 Michigan St., #113 Rice, #96 Rutgers


113./d6 Rice = 0-1-0 = #73 Texas Tech

118.D/u1 Washington St. = 1-0-0 = #65 Oregon

120.d/d4 N.C. St. = 0-1-1 = #74 College of Charleston / #81 Boston College

143.u/ud Hawaii = 0-0-1 = #77 Cal Poly, #118 Washington St.

139.u/Dd Michigan St. = 0-0-1 = Wisconsin

125./d Northern Arizona = 0-0-1 = #90 New Mexico

105./- Winthrop = 0-0-0 = #120 N.C. St.

/d Penn St. = 0-0-1 = #95 Iowa, #139 Michigan St.

gouci
Mar 31st, 2009, 04:00 AM
#52 VCU def. #46 William & Mary 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=166850&tmId=571)

VCU secures the #1 seed for the Colonial conference tournament.

form
Mar 31st, 2009, 06:08 AM
1 of them gets in... Bill & Mary surely missing Moulten-Levy

croat123
Mar 31st, 2009, 06:48 AM
miami is looking very strong this year with cohen and vallverdu at the top and some solid doubles teams

gouci
Mar 31st, 2009, 05:59 PM
Wisconsin who is on a 6 match losing streak goes from unranked to ranked #70. Talk about shady voting. This helps out DePaul plus Illinois, Indiana and the rest of sliding Big 10. :fiery: . :shout:

Gets ranking
53. Colorado
61. Brown
70. Wisconsin (lost 6 straight)
73. Boston

Drops ranking
Oregon - 57
Marquette - 69 (won 3 straight)
Oklahoma St. - 70
Boston College - 75

Marquette's reward for winning 3 straight is to get dropped from the rankings while Wisconsin who has lost 6 straight gets punished by getting ranked #70. :rolleyes:

gouci
Apr 2nd, 2009, 07:50 PM
Fighting for the last 8 at-large spots 3/30/09


Strong Bubble = 5

34. Wake Forest = 3-2-2 = #30 Denver, #46 William & Mary, #43 Texas A&M / #67 College of Charleston, #75 Boston College / Furman, N.C. St.
(#25 Florida St. 4/3, #54 Virginia Tech 4/12)

38. Boise St. = 4-0-5 = #53 BYU, #51 San Diego, #59 Nevada, #71 UNLV / - / Colorado, Louisville, New Mexico, Washington St., St. Mary's
(Hawaii 4/3)

41. Ohio St. 4-2-3 = #40 South Carolina, #44 Utah, #57 Oregon, #58 Missouri / #63 Iowa, #64 Minnesota / Washington St., Rice, Purdue
(Michigan St. 4/5, #33 Illinois 4/10, #37 Indiana 4/12, Wisconsin 4/19)

43. Texas A&M = 3-3-2 = #30 Denver, #31 Auburn, #60 Nebraska / #65 South Florida, #68 Texas Tech, #70 Oklahoma St. / St. Mary's, Oklahoma
(#58 Missouri 4/4, Colorado 4/5)

52. VCU = 4-2-2 = #46 William & Mary, #54 Virginia Tech, #55 Old Dominion, #71 UNLV / #65 South Florida, #74 Marshall / Winthrop, St. Mary's
(Louisville 4/3, #73 South Alabama 4/11)


Weak Bubble = 9

33. Illinois = 2-2-3 = #37 Indiana, #71 UNLV / #69 Marquette, #75 Boston College / Wisconsin, Purdue, Hawaii
(#64 Minnesota 4/4, #63 Iowa 4/5, #41 Ohio St. 4/10, Michigan St. 4/18)

37. Indiana = 2-2-2 = #34 Wake Forest, #48 Princeton / #69 Marquette, #72 Western Michigan / Purdue, Wisconsin
(#63 Iowa 4/4, #64 Minnesota 4/5, #41 Ohio St. 4/12, Michigan St. 4/19)

42. Florida International = 3-0-2 = #35 Mississippi, #40 South Carolina, #47 Long Beach St. / Boston, N.C. St.
(#65 South Florida 4/11)

44. Utah = 2-1-1 = #38 Boise St., #59 Nevada / #68 Texas Tech / Washington St.
(#32 TCU 4/3, New Mexico 4/4, #30 Denver 4/8, #53 BYU 4/11, #71UNLV 4/17, #29 SDSU 4/18)

46. William & Mary 2-1-1 = #27 Texas, #51 San Diego / #74 Marshall / Wisconsin
(Louisville 4/5, #55 Old Dominion 4/7, Richmond 4/11)

48. Princeton = 2-1-2 = #46 William & Mary, #52 VCU / #63 Iowa / St. Mary's, Brown
(Brown 4/4, #45 Yale 4/4)

49. UC Irvine = 3-0-3 = #39 Sac. St., #42 Florida International, #59 Nevada / - / Hawaii, Cal Poly, St. Mary's
(#56 Pepperdine 4/3)

50. Tulsa = 2-1-3 = #27 Texas, #42 Florida International / #70 Oklahoma St. / Washington St., Louisville, Rice
(#60 Nebraska 4/1, #66 Wichita St. 4/9)

71. UNLV = 3-0-3 = #29 San Diego St., #32 TCU, #59 Nevada / - / St. Mary's, Oklahoma, New Mexico
(#44 Utah 4/17, #54 BYU 4/18)


Very Weak Bubble = 7

28. DePaul = 1-3-1 = #37 Indiana / #63 Iowa, #64 Minnesota, #72 Western Michigan / Wisconsin
(#69 Marquette 4/4)

45. Yale = 1-2-1 = #48 Princeton / #72 Western Michigan, #75 Boston College / Boston
(#48 Princeton 4/4)

47. Long Beach St. = 2-0-4 = #29 SDSU, #49 UCI / - / N.C. St., Saint Mary's, Cal Poly, Louisville
(#56 Pepperdine 4/10)

51. San Diego = 2-1-2 = #39 Sac. St., #62 Arizona / #68 Texas Tech / Hawaii, Furman
(#57 Oregon 4/3, Washington St. 4/5, #29 San Diego St. 4/14)

53. BYU = 1-2-1 = #59 Nevada / #66 Wichita St., #70 Oklahoma St. / Washington St.
(New Mexico 4/3, #32 TCU 4/4, #44 Utah 4/11, #29 SDSU 4/17, #71 UNLV 4/18)

59. Nevada = 2-1-1 = #47 Long Beach St., #51 San Diego / #66 Wichita St. / Louisville
(Hawaii 4/6)

62. Arizona = 1-1-3 = #39 Sacramento St. / #68 Texas Tech / Rice, Washington St., Hawaii

I will update this thread. The only status change this week is Arizona.

Since Arizona didn't get massively overrated from their win against #39 Sac. St. their bubble has just burst. Arizona will not be playing in the post season again this year.

gouci
Apr 2nd, 2009, 08:06 PM
#42 Tulsa def. #66 Nebraska 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=168183&tmId=475)

With one of Tulsa's victories, against #70 Oklahoma St. falling out of the rankings, this win over Nebraska affects Tulsa slightly better than a push.


As of today only

Last 3 in:
#40 Illinois
#41 Indiana
#42 Tulsa

Last 3 out:
#43 FIU
#46 UNLV
#48 UCI

gouci
Apr 4th, 2009, 08:59 AM
#66 Nebraska def. Oklahoma St. 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=171880&tmId=524)

A win by Oklahoma St. would have reaquired them a ranking. This loss prevents all the teams that have a win over OSU from getting a rankings boost.

That includes:
#32 Texas A&M
#42 Tulsa
#53 Colorado
#57 BYU
#71 Wichita St.
#72 South Alabama.

gouci
Apr 4th, 2009, 08:15 PM
#38 Boise St. def. Hawaii 7-0 (http://collegetennisonline.com/BoiseStateUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=162536)

1. Hawaii was the last team that had a chance to significantly pull down Boise St.'s ranking.
2. UNLV jumped from #71 to #46 and Colorado jumped from not ranked to #53. The increase in the rankings for these 2 teams that Boise St. defeated will give them a huge boost in the rankings next week.

So after looking at Boise St.'s resume I'm giving them 1 at-large spot. By my count that leaves 7 at-larges available.

Boise St. is now a lock

gouci
Apr 5th, 2009, 05:19 PM
#73 Boston def. #75 South Florida 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=163856&tmId=296)

#30 South Carolina def. #15 Arkansas 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=168043&tmId=547)

#27 Mississippi def. #20 Kentucky 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=160437&tmId=510)

Florida International defeated all 3 in Boston, South Carolina & Mississippi and will get a big rankings boost in the future. Because of this I will change FIU's status from a weak bubble to a strong bubble team.

FIU upgraded to Strong Bubble team

gouci
Apr 5th, 2009, 05:43 PM
#47 Princeton def. #61 Brown 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=169300&tmId=300)

#55 Yale def. #47 Princeton 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=170926&tmId=587)

Looks like the Ivy League will project a three way tie for the automatic bid. Princeton, Yale & Brown all have 1 loss counting towards the conference standings. Wonder what their tie breakers are?

If Princeton with their 4 blue chip recruits can't even win the Ivy League outright than I don't want to see them get an NCAA at-large bid.

gouci
Apr 5th, 2009, 06:36 PM
New Mexico def. #49 Utah 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Univ.ofNewMexico-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=167995)

New Mexico has 11 losses. If they get ranked that would be a rankings boost free for all helping out:

#27 Mississippi
#37 San Diego St.
#38 Boise St.
#44 Pepperdine
#46 UNLV
#53 Colorado
#71 Wichita St.
Oregon
Northern Arizona

gouci
Apr 5th, 2009, 07:08 PM
#40 Illinois def. #65 Minnesota 7-0 (http://www.gophersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=38642&SPID=3299&DB_OEM_ID=8400&ATCLID=3707486)


Purdue def. #70 Wisconsin 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=164141&tmId=423)

It would be comical if beating Wisconsin, who had no business getting ranked this week, gets Purdue ranked next week. :lol:

#41 Indiana def. #69 Iowa 4-3 (http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/040409aaa.html)

Indiana won on a 7-6 third set tie-breaker. IMHO Indiana's level should reflect a lower ranking in the neighborhood of Iowa who itself is about to slide out of the rankings.

gouci
Apr 7th, 2009, 09:11 AM
#41 Indiana def. #65 Minnesota 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=162294&tmId=365)


#40 Illinois def. #69 Iowa 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=164178&tmId=508)

If the voting is legit than Big 10 teams Iowa and Wisconsin should fall out of the rankings this week.

gouci
Apr 7th, 2009, 09:26 AM
Georgia St. def. #51 William & Mary 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=166879&tmId=320)

Georgia St. def. #45 VCU 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/GeorgiaStateUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=166853)

Georgia St. is for real and probably gets the #1 seed in the Colonial conference tourney with wins over both William & Mary plus VCU.

If VCU doesn't win the automatic bid than the Colonial has a chance to get 2 into the dance with VCU as an at-large.

gouci
Apr 7th, 2009, 09:58 AM
#33 Texas A&M def. #53 Colorado 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/TexasA-MUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=163917)

#33 Texas A&M def. #62 Missouri 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/TexasA-MUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=167472)

1. Colorado and Missouri were the last teams that had a chance to significantly pull down Texas A&M's ranking with an upset win.
2. With the added wins over #53 & #62, the 3rd & 4th highest ranked teams Texas A&M has defeated this season, the aggies will get a rankings boost in the future.

So after looking at Texas A&M's resume I'm giving them 1 at-large spot. By my count that leaves 6 at-larges available.

Texas A&M is now a lock

form
Apr 7th, 2009, 06:15 PM
Again, somewhere from 43 to 46 is 'always' the cut off. And the committee has never skipped more than ONE school over someone else. Unlike basketball, they stay very true to the rankings with maybe one slight adjustment. Only variance is the number of automatics.... such as Sac State is now outside the at large list so that lowers the number of at larges since Sac State will use the Big Sky automatic instead and that chews up an at large spot.

Just using currently regular season leaders (SD State, Yale) to gauge possible automatics... Ohio State at 43 is the last 'at large' using today's rankings

1 Northwestern University 88.03 1
2 Univ. of Georgia 76.20 2
3 Baylor University 72.84 4
4 Univ. of Notre Dame 70.51 3
5 Duke University 69.75 9
6 Univ. of Miami (Florida) 68.31 5
7 Georgia Tech 67.47 6
8 California 66.21 8
9 Univ. of Southern California 62.99 7
10 Stanford 56.12 10
11 UCLA 56.01 12
12 Clemson University 55.29 11
13 University of Tennessee 51.04 13
14 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville 44.54 15
15 Fresno State 44.27 14
16 Louisiana State University 40.97 24
17 Vanderbilt University 40.40 19
18 Florida State University 40.02 17
19 North Carolina 39.17 18
20 University of Michigan 37.32 23
21 University of Florida 37.06 16
22 SMU 35.98 22
23 Univ. of Kentucky 35.69 20
24 University of South Carolina 31.34 30
25 Arizona State University 30.98 21
26 University of Alabama 30.58 25
27 TCU 29.07 28
28 Univ. of Mississippi 29.01 27
29 University of Virginia 27.16 26
30 Auburn University 26.06 29
31 Univ. of Texas at Austin 24.80 32
32 Boise State University 23.95 38
33 Texas A&M University 23.07 33
34 University of Denver 22.84 36
35 University of Washington 22.29 31
36 University of Illinois 22.22 40
37 Wake Forest University 20.93 34
38 Indiana University-Bloomington 20.29 41
39 Univ. of Tulsa 19.87 42
40 Florida International University ( FIU) 19.62 43
41 DePaul University 19.50 39
42 San Diego State University 19.18 37 ---
43 Ohio State University 18.45 35 ---- BUBBLE LAST ONE IN :wavey:
44 Yale University 15.64 55 --- IN automatic AS IVY CHAMP
45 Pepperdine 15.31 44 --- IN automatic AS WCC CHAMP
46 Princeton University 15.20 47 --- CURRENTLY OUT
47 Virginia Commonwealth University 15.05 45 --- IN auto COLONIAL CHAMP
48 UNLV 14.51 46 --- CURRENTLY OUT
49 Sacramento State 14.36 50
50 Old Dominion University 13.29 68
51 Long Beach State University 12.09 52
52 Georgia State University 12.01 NR
53 University of Colorado 11.90 53
54 Univ. of San Diego 11.56 54
55 College of William and Mary 11.31 51
56 University of Oregon 11.01 NR
57 University of Utah 10.78 49
58 Brigham Young University 10.71 57
59 UC Irvine 10.07 48
60 Brown University 9.46 61
61 Univ. of Arizona 9.10 59
62 Virginia Tech 9.06 58
63 Univ. of Nebraska (Lincoln) 9.02 66
64 Boston University 8.92 73
65 Univ. of Nevada 8.55 56
66 College of Charleston 8.32 67
67 Mississippi State University 8.26 60
68 Univ. of Missouri, Columbia 7.99 62
69 Texas Tech University 7.82 63
70 Western Michigan University 6.62 74
71 Marshall University 6.55 64
72 Wichita State University 6.45 71
73 Boston College 6.15 NR
74 Furman University 6.04 NR
75 Univ. of Minnesota 6.01 65

Barring some surprising results given today's totally computerized ranking (finally).... Colonial only gets one team in... Big West only gets one team in.... Ivy gets only one team in... Mountain West might get two in but that is dicey depending on SDSU and UNLV in tournament.

gouci
Apr 7th, 2009, 07:32 PM
Gets ranked

52. Georgia St.
56. Oregon
73. Boston College
74. Furman

Loses ranking

Iowa - 69
Wisconsin - 70
South Alabama - 72
South Florida - 75


Projections as of today only

Last 3 in
36. Illinois
38. Indiana
39. Tulsa

Last 3 out
41. DePaul
46. Princeton
48. UNLV

form
Apr 7th, 2009, 07:37 PM
Huh.... 40-43 just disappeared? I'm confused by your note.

I'd suggest you look at their 'points'... committee only looks at that catagory if their is a narrow (maybe less than 1 pt) difference.

There appears to be a 'big' gap in points after # 43...

gouci
Apr 7th, 2009, 08:23 PM
Huh.... 40-43 just disappeared? I'm confused by your note.
Form let me point some things out. If no more matches were played this is what would change when the computer does its 2nd run through.

#43 Ohio St. - Has a win over #56 Oregon that will boost OSU back into the mid 30s in the 2nd cycle.

#40 FIU - South Carolina's jump from #30 to #24 plus Boston's jump from #73 to #64 will give FIU a boost letting it leapfrog over Illinois, Indiana & Tulsa.

#36 Illinois, #38 Indiana, #41 DePaul - Their rankings will all go down after the 2nd cycle because the current rankings of all three are partly built on wins over formerly ranked #69 Iowa & #70 Wisconsin both of which just dropped out of the rankings.

__________

#42 San Diego St. - Has been a projected lock a long time ago with a rankings feast versus #54 San Diego, #57 Utah & #58 BYU still to come.

gouci
Apr 8th, 2009, 09:26 AM
#55 William & Mary def. #50 Old Dominion 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/CollegeofWilliamandMary-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=166880)

gouci
Apr 8th, 2009, 09:48 AM
DePaul

1. DePaul's current ranking is partly built on wins over formerly #69 Iowa & #70 Wisconsin both of which just dropped out of the rankings. In addition DePaul had a win over Minnesota which fell from #65 to #75 this week.
2. Next week expect DePaul to drop 10-15 spots or more in the rankings!
3. DePaul doesn't have any more ranked teams left on their schedule. The only other ranked team in the Big East is #4 Notre Dame. DePaul won't be able to get any rankings boost from their conference tournament.

So after evaluating DePaul's resume the conclusion is their bubble has just burst.

DePaul is now out.

After next week's rankings come out DePaul is going to be thinking WTF happened? :haha:

form
Apr 8th, 2009, 06:31 PM
What about the win over # 38 Indiana? Just asking as you left that off.

gouci
Apr 8th, 2009, 07:36 PM
What about the win over # 38 Indiana? Just asking as you left that off. Look at page 1 post #2. All the key wins have been listed and accounted for already.

Since you asked...DePaul has only 1 win inside the top 65. Similar teams include Virginia Tech (def. #43 Ohio St.), Texas Tech (def. #27 TCU) and Missouri (def. #24 SMU). I wouldn't be surprised if DePaul had a free fall to the rankings neighborhood of those 3 teams.

P.S. DePaul is out like Arizona cuz they don't have a chance to win the automatic berth.

form
Apr 8th, 2009, 09:11 PM
Sadly LB won't likely help themselves today at Pepperdine. # 4 Dallara took a hard fall this morning to her chin and has been scratched today. I believe that is THE last ranked match anyone in Big West was to play this regular season that could have helped rankings.

gouci
Apr 8th, 2009, 09:35 PM
Pepperdine has been playing their walk-on lately so is Long Beach trying to even things out by scratching Dallara. :lol:

Why is a Pepperdine walk-on playing over Zlatka Petrova? Is Pepperdine planning to axe Petrova to make room for Colffer?

In my opinion Long Beach's best chance to beat Pepperdine is winning doubles, Nos. 1, 3 & 6 singles. It would have been hard for Dallara to beat Oates. Dallara can't play #3 doubles but Pepperdine has a walk-on there anyway.

You're wrong about the last ranked match. I EXPECT Cal Poly to beat #56 Oregon on Thursday and for CP to get ranked next week.

form
Apr 8th, 2009, 10:17 PM
A CP win would be very nice...

Pepp is rolling lately.... and now LB has to throw never used # 7 singles into line up. As they say back east "Fahget about it"

UPDATE: LB wins doubles but loses 4-3 to Pepp.... just that one player short. Aaaaaargh. Told Dallara is fine but could not go at match time while getting med attention on her chin.

# 44 Pepperdine 4, Long Beach State 3

Doubles competition
1. Alex Liles/Anamika Bhargava (PEP) def. Hannah Grady/Jessica Weeks (LBSU) 8-4
2. Deborah Armstrong/Lisa Sutton (LBSU) def. Andrea Oates/Alexandria Walters (PEP) 9-7
3. Rachel Manasse/Julie Luzar (LBSU) def. Tania Rice/Zlatka Petrova (PEP) 8-4
Singles competition
1. #100 Hannah Grady (LBSU) def. Anamika Bhargava (PEP) 6-4, 6-4
2. Alexandria Walters (PEP) def. Rachel Manasse (LBSU) 6-3, 7-5
3. Alex Liles (PEP) def. Deborah Armstrong (LBSU) 6-0, 5-7, 6-3 (Armstrong was down 0-6, 0-5)
4. Andrea Oates (PEP) def. Julie Luzar (LBSU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Tania Rice (PEP) def. Lisa Sutton (LBSU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Jessica Weeks (LBSU) def. Danielle Thomasma (PEP) 6-3, 6-3

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (4,2,6,5,1,3)

I was told by someone at match that this could have been a 5-2 LB had they not had to slide ladder up... and that Oates should be Pepp's 1 or 2. Apparently she is very very good.

By the way, was it me or was the UCR/CSUN match a tad closer than expected?

form
Apr 9th, 2009, 03:01 AM
Saint Mary’s 4, Cal Poly 3

Doubles
1. Markhoff/Matzenauer (CP) def. Chikhikvishvili/Strijbis (SMC), 8-0
2. Blalock/Wong (CP) def. Poorta/Soper (SMC), 8-6
3. Filip/Malec (CP) def. Calvo/Young (SMC), 8-5

Singles
1. No. 66 Alexandra Poorta (SMC) def. No. 72 Brittany Blalock (CP), 6-4, 6-4
2. Suzie Matzenauer (CP) def. Anna Chikhikvishvili (SMC), 6-1, 6-3
3. Claire Soper (SMC) def. Whitney Peterson (CP), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
4. Sabina Gunnarsson (SMC) def. Diane Filip (CP), 7-5, 7-6 (5)
5. Maria Malec (CP) def. Nienke Strijbis (SMC), 6-2, 6-3
6. Marah Calvo (SMC) def. Shannon Brady (CP), 6-3, 6-4 .

gouci
Apr 9th, 2009, 06:40 AM
Saint Mary’s 4, Cal Poly 3
This could have been Cal Poly's best win of the season so far and a win that could have helped CP get a ranking at season's end.

But Blalock and Cal Poly couldn't pull out the win even at home.

gouci
Apr 9th, 2009, 06:54 AM
#62 Virginia Tech def. #71 Marshall 4-3 (http://herdzone.cstv.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/040809aaa.html)

This loss may knock Marshall out of the rankings. That would be significant because Minnesota is holding onto its ranking because of a win over Marshall. If Marshall pulls down #75 Minnesota out of the rankings then Illinois and Indiana may have their bubbles burst.

gouci
Apr 10th, 2009, 04:41 PM
#74 Furman def. #66 College of Charleston 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=168670&tmId=348)

#39 Tulsa def. #72 Wichita St. 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=167085&tmId=582)

#64 Boston def. #73 Boston College 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=167066&tmId=295)

gouci
Apr 10th, 2009, 11:08 PM
One of VCU's ranked wins, formerly #75 South Florida has fallen out of the rankings and may pull down VCU next week.

So after looking at VCU's resume I'm downgrading them from a strong bubble to a weak bubble team.

VCU is now a weak bubble


Yale got a big boost this week from defeating #47 Princeton for a second time. Yale will also get a boost next week because Boston jumped from #73 to #64 this week along with Boston College breaking into the rankings at #73.

So after looking at Yale's resume I'm upgrading them from a very weak bubble to a weak bubble team.

Yale is now a weak bubble

gouci
Apr 11th, 2009, 07:10 AM
Buffalo def. #70 Western Michigan 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=159575&tmId=581)


#36 Illinois def. #43 Ohio St. 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=161946&tmId=413)

Ohio St. opens the door for Illinois to get an at-large. :fiery:
Ohio St. loses a tie-breaker at Nos. 5 & 6 singles in Columbus that could of won them the match.

gouci
Apr 12th, 2009, 06:32 PM
South Alabama def. #47 VCU 5-2 (http://www.usajaguars.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=38451&SPID=3255&DB_OEM_ID=8300&ATCLID=3718218)

#58 BYU def. #57 Utah 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=162432&tmId=299)

#53 Colorado def. #68 Missouri 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=163918&tmId=493)

gouci
Apr 13th, 2009, 12:42 AM
#43 Ohio St. def. #38 Indiana 7-0 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=161947&tmId=413)

This win over #38 Indiana combined with #56 Oregon regaining a ranking, who OSU defeated, will give OSU a big boost in the rankings next week.

So after looking at Ohio St.'s resume I'm giving them an at-large spot. The Big 10 will get at least 3 teams into the NCAAs. That leaves 5 at-larges left by my count.

Ohio State is now a lock

gouci
Apr 13th, 2009, 12:54 AM
#40 FIU def. South Florida 6-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/FloridaInternationalUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=173879)

Three teams FIU defeated improved with #24 South Carolina and #28 Mississippi being in the top 30 plus Boston climbing up to #64 from #73, FIU will get a rankings boost next week. In addition South Florida was the last team that had a chance to significantly pull down FIU's ranking.

So after looking at FIU's resume I'm giving them an at-large spot. The Sun Belt Conference will get 2 teams into the NCAAs. That leaves 4 at-larges left by my count.

Florida International is now a lock

gouci
Apr 13th, 2009, 08:55 AM
South Alabama def. #50 Old Dominion 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=168918&tmId=415)

This loss hurts #47 VCU, #55 William & Mary and the Colonial Conference's chances for getting an at-large bid. However through South Alabama it helps #70 Western Michigan, #67 Mississippi St. and #74 Furman.

#67 Mississippi St. def. #16 LSU 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=165684&tmId=394)

Kansas St. def. #63 Nebraska 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=167877&tmId=373)


Wisconsin def. #75 Minnesota 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=163839&tmId=521)

Wisconsin has 13 losses, maybe too many to get them ranked.

Minnesota's inevitable fall from the rankings is bad news for #36 Illinois, #38 Indiana, #66 College of Charleston and #41 DePaul.

gouci
Apr 13th, 2009, 09:26 AM
#62 Virginia Tech def. #37 Wake Forest 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=169264&tmId=572)

Minnesota falling out of the rankings has a domino effect that may cause #66 College of Charleston and #74 Furman to drop out of the rankings and pull down Wake Forest in the rankings. That combined with the lost to Virginia Tech may have burst Wake Forest's bubble?

gouci
Apr 16th, 2009, 07:29 AM
Gets ranking

47. South Alabama
69. UNC Wilmington
74. Wisconsin

Loses ranking

Western Michigan - 70
Wichita State - 72
Boston College - 73

gouci
Apr 16th, 2009, 08:10 AM
Ivy League Tiebreaking Scenarios

With Yale, Princeton, and Brown all sitting at 4-1 in the Ivy League, the Ivy League Title could very well be split this season. In order to determine the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, Ivy League tiebreaking procedures will be put into effect. The following scenarios are the most likely. This weekend, Brown faces Harvard and Dartmouth, and Princeton faces Cornell and Columbia.

* If Yale, Princeton, and Brown all win both of their matches this weekend, Yale will earn the NCAA Tournament berth based on head-to-head record in all matches this year against tied opponents in the spring season. Counting all spring matches among the tied teams, Princeton is 2-2 (beat Brown a second time on 2/14, lost to Yale on 2/15), Yale is 2-1 (beat Princeton a second time on 2/15) and Brown is 1-2 (lost a second time to Princeton on 2/14). This would break the tie and Yale would win the automatic bid.

* If Yale and Princeton win both matches this weekend, and Brown loses a match this weekend, Yale will earn the NCAA Tournament berth based on head-to-head Ivy League record. Yale defeated Princeton back on April 3 on the road.

* If Yale and Brown win both matches this weekend, and Princeton loses a match this weekend, Brown will earn the NCAA Tournament berth based on head-to-head Ivy League record. Brown defeated Yale back on March 29.

* If Princeton and Brown win both matches this weekend, and Yale loses a match this weekend, Princeton will earn the NCAA Tournament berth based on head-to-head Ivy Leage record. Princeton defeated Brown back on April 4.


- It's a good thing Yale has its automatic bid destiny in their own hands. With Yale's ranked wins over Western Michigan and Boston College dropping out of the rankings Yale's ranking will get pulled down outside of the bubble next week.


Penn

- Since Penn's coach resigned in January the Quakers have gone winless at 0-13. :help:

tucker1989
Apr 16th, 2009, 01:15 PM
Penn

- Since Penn's coach resigned in January the Quakers have gone winless at 0-13. :help:

We're actually 1-14, with a big win over George Washington :tape:; this season has been a trainwreck

gouci
Apr 16th, 2009, 04:35 PM
Projections as of 4/15 only

Last 3 in

40. Wake Forest
38. Tulsa
43. Indiana

Last 3 out

45. DePaul
51. Mississippi State
46. Princeton


Mississippi St. with their win over #22 LSU and a win over South Alabama that broke into the ranking at #47 will get a rankings boost in the future.

So after looking at Mississippi St.'s resume I'm upgrading them to a weak bubble team.

Mississippi St. is now a weak bubble

Virgina Tech got a big rankings boost by defeating #40 Wake Forest. VT will also get a future rankings boost from Marshall who defeated #47 South Alabama and just broke into the rankings.

So after looking at Virginia Tech's resume I'm upgrading them to a weak bubble team.

Virginia Tech is now a weak bubble



Not playing in the NCAA Tourney

Formerly ranked #72 Wichita St. falling out of the rankings will burst the bubble of both #57 BYU and #63 Nevada.

BYU is now out

Nevada is now out

form
Apr 17th, 2009, 03:26 AM
#45 Depaul is currently last team in... MHO... with one week to go BUT

Having said that, could be #47 South Alabama or a 2nd Ivy getting in now... since I expect SD State to drop considerably given their loss to USD this week plus the fall of their 'big wins' over Sac State and UCI also... like LBst... their ranking is getting softer and softer as the wins become less and less significant...so I expect them to fall out of top 48...

If we skip SDSU, then # 46 or 47 'this week' will battle for the last at large spot

gouci
Apr 17th, 2009, 04:30 AM
1. Form first of all there are 2 weeks to go until April 28 for the final rankings. There is potential for much movement to still occur from now until then.
Ex. When a team like Wisconsin breaks into the rankings, they have 13 losses, so that will boost 13 teams. When Wisconsin falls out again like I suspect that will pull down 13 teams.

2. DePaul is a big pretender. They are last out only if the season ended today. Their ranking will drop next week because Western Michigan fell from the rankings. And it will drop some more if Wisconsin & Minnesota falls out of the rankings like I suspect.

3. South Alabama will probably fall out of the top 50 next week feeling the effect of VCU, Old Dominion and specially Georgia St. all falling a few spots this week.

4. I would say Mississippi St. and Virginia Tech will eventually leap frog over Princeton. Either of those 2 have a better chance at the at-large than Princeton. Like I said if Princeton can't win the Ivy League with 4 blue chip recruits than IMHO they don't deserve to play in the NCAA team tournament. :lol:

5. San Diego St. is still a lock IMHO with BYU & Utah playing on the road against the Aztecs. Plus SDSU will probably face UNLV in the Mountain West tourney, but this time with SDSU not sitting out their No. 1 singles.

form
Apr 17th, 2009, 06:43 AM
Obviously SDSU gets in if they win tourney.... whoever loses will be outside looking in is my guess.

Fully aware two weeks left. Just saying what it would be if today.

gouci
Apr 17th, 2009, 08:25 AM
#61 San Diego def. #42 San Diego St. 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/SanDiegoStateUniversity-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=161686)

gouci
Apr 18th, 2009, 08:17 AM
#42 San Diego St. def. #57 BYU 5-2 (http://goaztecs.cstv.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/041709aaa.html)

#50 UNLV def. #65 Utah 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=168638&tmId=526)

#88 Miami-Ohio def. #79 Western Michigan 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=159576&tmId=581)

#83 Harvard def. #58 Brown 4-3 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=169115&tmId=358)

#55 Old Dominion def. #69 UNC Wilmington 4-0 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=176896&tmId=533)

gouci
Apr 18th, 2009, 09:09 AM
#40 Wake Forest def. #48 Virginia Tech 4-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=176885&tmId=572)

This win will give Wake Forest a boost in the rankings next week.

So after looking at Wake Forest's resume I'm giving them an at-large spot. That leaves 3 at-larges left by my count.

Wake Forest is now a lock

gouci
Apr 21st, 2009, 07:09 AM
#37 Florida International def. #47 South Alabama 4-0

FIU wins the Sun Belt automatic bid.


#59 Georgia St. def. #49 VCU 4-3

Georgia St. wins the Colonial automatic bid.


Harvard def. #44 Yale 5-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=169116&tmId=358)

Princeton wins the Ivy League automatic bid.


#41 Pepperdine def. #92 St. Mary's 4-2 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Pepperdine-W-Tennis/ScoreSheet.aspx?scseId=177184)

Pepperdine wins the WCC automatic bid.


#23 SMU def. #38 Tulsa 4-1

SMU wins the Conference USA automatic bid.


#60 Long Beach St. def. #56 UC Irvine 4-1 (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/ScoreSheetResults.aspx?scseId=176996&tmId=379)

Long Beach St. wins the Big West automatic bid.

gouci
Apr 21st, 2009, 08:42 AM
#86 Marquette def. #94 Syracuse

#49 VCU def. #52 William and Mary 4-1

#45 DePaul def. #109 Louisville 4-0

#59 Georgia St. def. #55 Old Dominion 4-2

#38 Tulsa def. #72 Marshall 4-3

#42 San Diego St. def. #65 Utah 5-2

#25 Mississippi def. #51 Mississippi St. 4-0

#80 Purdue def. #95 Iowa 5-2

#50 UNLV def. #57 BYU 6-0

#96 Rutgers def. #86 Marquette 4-1

#45 DePaul def. #94 Syracuse 4-0

Oklahoma St. def. #67 Texas Tech 4-3

#73 Nebraska def. #71 Missouri 4-3

gouci
Apr 21st, 2009, 08:43 AM
#109 Louisville def. #96 Rutgers 4-0

#76 Richmond def. Temple 4-0

#82 South Florida def. #86 Marquette 4-3

#37 FIU def. #34 Denver 4-1

#87 Oklahoma def. #67 Texas Tech 6-1

#73 Nebraska def. #53 Colorado 5-2

#75 Minnesota def. #80 Purdue 4-3

#39 Ohio St. def. #74 Wisconsin 4-3

#30 Washington def. #64 Oregon 6-1

gouci
Apr 21st, 2009, 08:49 PM
Gets ranking

64. Harvard
70. Richmond
75. Miami-Ohio

Loses ranking

UNC Wilmington - 69
Missouri - 71
Wisconsin - 74

form
Apr 22nd, 2009, 12:21 AM
If today, Princeton is last at large at 44... though Indiana still has conference tourney to play and could pass them.

VCU is done so not many more points to be gained other than natural ranking adjustments.

SD State and UNLV look good but would be well served to win at least one if not two rounds to protect themselves.

Depaul is more than a full ranking point behind Princeton and 'done' so they likely won't get committee to have them jump Princeton

The Ivy all beating each other created a real artificial power rating cause they did nothing when they played out of conference this season.

tucker1989
Apr 22nd, 2009, 01:04 AM
Princeton is in automatically as Ivy Champs. Will Yale still make it in?

gouci
Apr 22nd, 2009, 06:14 AM
Last 4 in today

41. San Diego St. - boost from Harvard & Nebraska coming
40. Tulsa - boost from Nebraska coming
39. Wake Forest
42. UNLV

Last 5 out today

45. Indiana
47. VCU
53. William & Mary - boost from Harvard & Richmond coming
54. Virginia Tech - boost from Richmond coming
51. Yale

form
Apr 22nd, 2009, 07:43 AM
My understanding was Yale owns the auto bid?

gouci
Apr 22nd, 2009, 11:35 AM
My understanding was Yale owns the auto bid?

Once again Form didn't do his homework! :lol:
But I'll let you look at my answers. Just scroll up to Post #49 & #51.

Yale did own the auto bid when Princeton, Yale and Brown were in a 3 way tie for 1st place last week.

But then Harvard defeated both Brown and Yale leaving Princeton in 1st place alone.

form
Apr 22nd, 2009, 03:51 PM
:banghead::banghead:Ah, and how did your Big West league and award predictions work out?

I had read on Yale's site that they had won league. 'Assumed' that meant they owned the tiebraker. Mea culpa.

Sadly, it looks like Blalock gets the Big West auto bid when you used the NCAA tiebreakers ... she and Grady are dead even... so then they revert back to just the ranking differential which sBlalock wins because of her super tie break victory over Sanchez after USC had already spanked the reat of her team compared to Grady's win over Nadia Abdala in the fall. That's the only difference since CP was hiding Blalock at # 2 vs LB so they didn't play each other.

Unless the ranking differential tightens next week it looks like the computer will send the 3rd best player in the BW to the NCAA. :banghead: Widjaja lost to Grady but beat Blalock... only her overall power rating sucks particularly due to UOP's soft schedule and the loss to the Fresno Pacific NAIA girl who thus counts as the worst possible loss as far as the computer counts. You should never schedule those.

By the way, love a couple things
- Cal Poly gets 2 singles first team and 2 doubles first team awards but can't win the doubles point or the first round match?
- Grady/Weeks sub .500 for the season... but the # 3 pair at LB are like 20-3 but not even 2nd team

- Dallara from LB gets honorable mention off a 20-3 season... loses to USC, Cal and Denver. She ran the table in Big West.

Oh well, my team is dancing for at least one more match! :dance:

johnnytennis
Apr 23rd, 2009, 04:52 AM
All do respect, I doubt there are to many people that really cares who gets in the tournament from the Big West! That just a guess.

form
Apr 23rd, 2009, 05:22 AM
First, I can appreciate that. Feel free to jump in and expand the chat.

Second, this is a unique deal and while two of us care, it is unique. The NCAA has a rule that if a conference has a ranked player than they get an automatic singles entry. If they have more than one, then the compare those ranked to figure who gets that automatic berth. Now for the big dogs, they have a bunch in top 60 anyway so it doesn't matter. In this case, Big West has three from 86, 92 and 96. When working through the NCAA tie-breakers it is very very tight to determine which ONE player will get that bid. A very unique situation. Thus we argue, analyze and critique.

Not to work, someone from a BCS school will no doubt be the champ. But for us little fish, this is important. Not unusual for the tennis upper class not to really give a crap about us middle classers though.

Tennisace
Apr 23rd, 2009, 05:57 AM
What is the usual cut-off for NCAA singles and doubles entries? Or at least projection for this year.

form
Apr 23rd, 2009, 06:19 AM
64 singles less maybe 3 or 4 of these random 'at large' bids

32 singles less 3 or 4 of same...

Not every conference gets an at large, you must have someone ranked in singles or doubles... or no auto bid.

gouci
Apr 23rd, 2009, 07:24 AM
All do respect, I doubt there are to many people that really cares who gets in the tournament from the Big West! That just a guess.
Welcome to the board johnnytennis! :wavey:

Is there a college team that you follow?

gouci
Apr 23rd, 2009, 07:50 AM
What is the usual cut-off for NCAA singles and doubles entries? Or at least projection for this year.

Auto bids non BCS

16. Melanie Gloria - Fresno St. = WAC
17. Nina Munch-Soegaard - TCU - Mountain West
19. Laura Gioia - Furman = Southern
34. Kelcy Tefft - Notre Dame = Big East
_______________

58. Jenni Heinser - San Francisco = WCC
60. Marta Lesniak - SMU = C-USA
71. Mallory Voelker - Denver = Sun Belt
86. Brittany Blalock - Cal Poly = Big West
89. Beier Ko - Harvard = Ivy League
93. Diana Nakic - Georgia St. = Colonial
95. Katrina Zheltova - Sac. St. = Big Sky
121. Yevgeniya Stupak - East Tennessee St. = Atlantic Sun

Looks like the at-large cut-off for singles is #56.


1. Fresno St. = WAC
2. Notre Dame = Big East
24. TCU = Mountain West
_______________

31. SMU = C-USA
45. Princeton = Ivy League
46. Old Dominion = Colonial
73. FIU = Sun Belt
85. Pepperdine = WCC

Looks like the at-large cut-off for doubles is #27.

johnnytennis
Apr 23rd, 2009, 08:41 PM
I enjoy following some of of bigger conferences like SEC, ACC, Pac 10, Big 10 and Big 12. I have enjoyed reading your commentary and the few others here.

form
Apr 23rd, 2009, 09:58 PM
Well, here is a quandry.... one of those last couple bubble teams just took a first round loss at their conference tournament... how will that impact? The bubble spot appears to be around 44 and they certainly won't gain any points on their own this week.

#67 Utah 4, #41 San Diego State 3

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 06:18 AM
#73 Texas Tech def. Oklahoma 4-3

New Mexico def. #63 BYU 4-3

Wisconsin def. Iowa 4-2

Purdue def. Michigan St. 4-2

#72 Minnesota def. Penn St. 4-0

#19 Vanderbilt def. #49 Mississippi St. 4-0

#61 Nebraska def. #73 Texas Tech 4-3

#5 Baylor def. #59 Colorado 4-0

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:11 AM
10pm ... team rankings went up

# 43 SD State, # 44 UNLV and # 45 VCU the last three in on at large bids
# 46 Georgia State is in as a conference champ
# 47 Indiana and # 48 Depaul are out

# 50 LB State and # 58 Sac State are the last two three seeds.. in as conference champs

UFGatorFan
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:47 AM
Top 16 seeds are usually right in line with the rankings. Any team ranked below 16 that might sneak in and get a seed and which, if any, of the top 16 seeds won't be hosting? I feel like Florida is right on the bubble at 15. It's a natural pairing with Florida State, but since FSU beat them, FSU might get the right to host. It'll be interesting to see just how regionalized it is this year with all the economy issues. That'll probably be a big factor in some seeds not hosting.

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:48 AM
#5 Baylor def. #61 Nebraska 4-0

Western Michigan def. Buffalo 4-3

#18 Michigan def. #34 Illinois 4-3

#32 Texas def. #73 Texas Tech 4-0

#36 Boise St. def. #66 Nevada 4-0

#35 Texas A&M def. Oklahoma St. 4-1

#18 Michigan def. Wisconsin 4-0

#61 Nebraska def. #59 Colorado 4-0

#29 TCU def. #67 Utah 4-1

#38 Ohio St. def. #45 Indiana 4-1

#5 Baylor def. Missouri 4-0

#16 Fresno St. def. Hawaii 4-0

#1 Northwestern def. #72 Minnesota 4-0

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 08:05 AM
#5 Baylor def. #32 Texas 4-1

Baylor wins the Big 12 automatic bid.


#74 College of Charleston def. #68 Furman 4-1

College of Charleston wins the Southern automatic bid.


#75 Miami-Ohio def. Western Michigan 4-0

Miami-Ohio wins the MAC automatic bid.


#56 Sacramento St. def. Northern Arizona 4-0

Sac. St. wins the Big Sky automatic bid.


#3 Georgia def. #10 Tennessee 4-0

Georgia wins the SEC automatic bid.


#1 Northwestern def. #18 Michigan 4-0

Northwestern wins the Big 10 automatic bid.


#16 Fresno St. def. #36 Boise St. 4-3

Fresno St. wins the WAC automatic bid.


#29 TCU def. #42 UNLV 4-1

TCU wins the Mountain West automatic bid.

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 10:04 AM
Well, here is a quandry.... one of those last couple bubble teams just took a first round loss at their conference tournament... how will that impact? The bubble spot appears to be around 44 and they certainly won't gain any points on their own this week.

#67 Utah 4, #41 San Diego State 3
San Diego St. lost to Utah because they emptied the bench. SDSU held out their regular No. 3 & 5 singles.

SDSU will be helped out by their win over #64 Harvard who broke into the rankings this week. Also their win over #61 Nebraska will help as the cornhuskers improved 12 spots from last week.

San Diego State is still a lock


#34 Illinois def. Purdue 4-1

Illinois will also be helped out by their wins over #64 Harvard and #75 Miami-Ohio which both broke into the rankings last week.

So after looking at Illinois' resume I'm giving them an at-large spot. That leaves 2 at-larges left by my count.

Illinois is now a lock

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 11:17 AM
Tulsa will get a rankings boost from 2 teams they defeated climbing up last week. FIU going from #37 to #30 and Nebraska going from #73 to #61.

So after looking at Tulsa's resume I'm giving them 1 of the last 2 at-large spots.

Tulsa gets an at-large.


#42 UNLV def. New Mexico 4-1

UNLV will fall a few spots with BYU, Nevada & Utah all sliding downward last week. However UNLV's win over St. Mary's, who defeated #61 San Diego, and UNLV's win over New Mexico, who defeated #63 BYU, should help offset and minimize any fall.

So after looking at UNLV's resume I'm giving them 1 of the last 2 at-large spots.

UNLV gets an at-large.


Final Predictions

Last 2 at-larges

40. Tulsa
42. UNLV

Last 2 out

45. Indiana
47. VCU


Although IMHO I feel Tulsa & UNLV are both over rated and not the most deserving for at-larges. :fiery:

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 02:21 PM
I am guessing you also are predicting Obama a lock to win last November?

Illinois a lock NOW.... that's about like saying LBJ is a lock to win in 64. Way to throw it out there.

FYI.... all this posting you did in middle of night... You are using last week's rankings. ITA released the new one yesterday evening. Dooh

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 02:58 PM
Illinois is a way underrated team. I dont get why they are 34 in the rankings.
In regards to the top 16 teams in the rankings today, has their ever been a time when they didn't choose one of those teams to host an NCAA regional?

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 06:33 PM
As noted before, 45 is the likely last at large. Illinois improved and in easy.

Yes, they've been in for quite some time.

Regards Top 16 as one seeds... no, not since they changed the rule a few years ago. If you are top 16 and have any kind of facility, you host. This changed about 4 years ago.. prior to that they required at least one east or northeast site (note there are none) but that was unfair as the power programs are not in the northeast.

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:11 PM
Illinois is a way underrated team. I dont get why they are 34 in the rankings.
I will have to disagree with you johnnytennis. In my humble opinion Illinois is over rated with the rest of the Big 10 except Northwestern. I expect Illinois to lose in the 1st round.

Illinois' best wins has been over #37 Ohio St., over rated #44 UNLV and over rated #47 Indiana. Two of the three from the Big 10. Illinois does have 2 aces in the top of their line-up and is strong No. 1-4 singles.

Illinois just secured an at-large when Harvard who they defeated broke into the rankings last week. I held off giving Illinois an at-large because there was a scenario where their bubble could burst. Last week that scenario was if wins over #75 Miami-Ohio and #72 Minnesota both fell out of the rankings. But Miami-Ohio defeated Western Michigan and Minnesota beat Penn St. in the last week and held on to their rankings.

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:27 PM
I put together some information that I think will probably be the 64 teams picked today. There are 32 conference champions that get automatic bids. 21 of them are not ranked in the top 43 in today's rankings. The other 11 of the 32 conference champions are ranked in the top 43 so they are already qualified. So it looks like the cutoff is going to be 43 from today's rankings along with the 21 unranked automatic bid teams as conference champions. This would mean that San Diego State is the last team in and UNLV is the first team out. I could be wrong but that is how I see it. We will see!

1 Northwestern University
2 Univ. of Georgia
3 Duke University
4 Baylor University
5 Univ. of Notre Dame
6 Univ. of Miami (Florida)
7 Univ. of Southern California
8 Georgia Tech
9 California
10 University of Tennessee
11 UCLA
12 Clemson University
13 Stanford
14 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville
15 University of Florida
16 Fresno State
17 University of Michigan
18 Florida State University
19 Vanderbilt University
20 North Carolina
21 Univ. of Mississippi
22 University of South Carolina
23 SMU
24 University of Alabama
25 Louisiana State University
26 Univ. of Kentucky
27 University of Virginia
28 TCU
29 Florida International University (FIU)
30 Arizona State University
31 Univ. of Texas at Austin
32 University of Washington
33 Auburn University
34 University of Illinois
35 Boise State University
36 Univ. of Tulsa
37 Ohio State University
38 University of Denver
39 Texas A&M University
40 Wake Forest University
41 Pepperdine
42 Princeton University
43 San Diego State University
44 Boston U
45 ETSU
46 Richmond
47 Sac St.
48 Winthrop
49 Long Beach St
50 Georgia St
51 U of ILL Chicago
52 Miami-Ohio
53 Fairfield
54 Eastern Kentucky
55 Col of Charleston
56 Oral Roberts
57 UT Arlington
58 FIU
59 Jackson State
60 S.Carolina St.
61 Wichita State
62 LIU
63 Army
64 Chicago State

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:32 PM
FYI.... all this posting you did in middle of night... You are using last week's rankings. ITA released the new one yesterday evening. Dooh
Form you're missing the point. I was trying to PREDICT the at-larges to get a better understanding of how the rankings work. Looking at the new rankings today all my at-large predictions were 100% correct. :woohoo:

Anyone can pick the at-larges by waiting for and looking at the final rankings!

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 07:48 PM
I will have to disagree with you johnnytennis. In my humble opinion Illinois is over rated with the rest of the Big 10 except Northwestern. I expect Illinois to lose in the 1st round.

Illinois' best wins has been over #37 Ohio St., over rated #44 UNLV and over rated #47 Indiana. Two of the three from the Big 10. Illinois does have 2 aces in the top of their line-up and is strong No. 1-4 singles.

Illinois just secured an at-large when Harvard who they defeated broke into the rankings last week. I held off giving Illinois an at-large because there was a scenario where their bubble could burst. Last week that scenario was if wins over #75 Miami-Ohio and #72 Minnesota both fell out of the rankings. But Miami-Ohio defeated Western Michigan and Minnesota beat Penn St. in the last week and held on to their rankings.

Sorry but I dont agree. The division is weak from 5 down to 11. Michigan would be a top three team in the SEC if they played in that division. They are a very good team and should be ranked higher then 17. Illinois will make some noise also in the NCAA's Northwestern is the best in the country so enough said there. Just my opinion!

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 08:05 PM
Uh, you might want to take the math course at UCI over again.

33 at large
then add back 12 more since there are 10 conf champs in the first 33
and as you add those back then you pick up Pepp and Princeton who are also champs

33 + 12 automatics equals ?

Who is # 45?

Doublefault?

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 08:19 PM
johnnytennis making a list was not necessary. You could have looked at Post #1 on this thread where I already listed 62 of the 64 bids.

Anyway your list is wrong. You have FIU listed twice and Chicago State who is an Independent doesn't get an at-large.

The last at-large is between #44 UNLV and #45 VCU.

VCU - has a head to head win over UNLV

UNLV - is O.53 ranking points higher than VCU and has wins over NCAA teams San Diego St. and TCU.

That's why UNLV holds on to the last at-large.

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 08:38 PM
johnnytennis making a list was not necessary. You could have looked at Post #1 on this thread where I already listed 62 of the 64 bids.

Anyway your list is wrong. You have FIU listed twice and Chicago State who is an Independent doesn't get an at-large.

The last at-large is between #44 UNLV and #45 VCU.

VCU - has a head to head win over UNLV

UNLV - is O.53 ranking points higher than VCU and has wins over NCAA teams San Diego St. and TCU.

That's why UNLV holds on to the last at-large.

You're right! I duplicated FIU and wasn't aware the Independents didn't get an automatic bid. I expect UNLV then to be the last team in and VCU to be first team out. We'll see!

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 09:00 PM
Uh, you might want to take the math course at UCI over again.

33 at large
then add back 12 more since there are 10 conf champs in the first 33
and as you add those back then you pick up Pepp and Princeton who are also champs

33 + 12 automatics equals ?

Who is # 45?

Doublefault?

You're right. The top 45 teams in today's rankings and the 19 teams that won their conference unranked or over 45 in the today's rankings. Then I guess both UNLV and VCU will make it. Sorry for the confusion!

gouci
Apr 28th, 2009, 09:02 PM
I just finished updating my list after responding to johnnytennis. I had to change TCU from an at-large lock to an automatic bid.

Nice catch Form! :worship:

Both UNLV and VCU are in!


P.S. johnnytennis Illinois would finish 7th in the Pac 10 and as for Northwestern the NCAA finals will be outdoors not on carpet indoors.

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 09:27 PM
I just finished updating my list after responding to johnnytennis. I had to change TCU from an at-large lock to an automatic bid.

Nice catch Form! :worship:

Both UNLV and VCU are in!


P.S. johnnytennis Illinois would finish 7th in the Pac 10 and as for Northwestern the NCAA finals will be outdoors not on carpet indoors.

I didnt realize the indoor surfaces are made of carpet. That's news to me. In regards to Illinois, they would probably finish 6th behind Arizona State. I never said Illinois was a top 10 team but felt they should be top 25. From reading your posts, I can tell, you are a big PAC 10 fan. They have 4 teams in the top 13 but not as impressed with the PAC 10 this year as in the past. USC and maybe Cal are the only teams going anywhere. The rest of them are pretenders! Just my opinion!

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 09:34 PM
Have to agree playing indoors vs outdoors is a real odd 'mickey' when they all go outdoors this month.

All rankings were due today. I was caught off guard when the posted team last night. To be honest, they seem to be late with singles/doubles today. The only thing I can think is the committee is still working on the final individual selections and do not want the various coaches to be able to lobby. To be honest, lobbying is completely a waste of time. They have formulas and tiebreakers. I don't like some of them but they are what they are. The only real decisions are a few team location decisions.

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 10:04 PM
Have to agree playing indoors vs outdoors is a real odd 'mickey' when they all go outdoors this month.

All rankings were due today. I was caught off guard when the posted team last night. To be honest, they seem to be late with singles/doubles today. The only thing I can think is the committee is still working on the final individual selections and do not want the various coaches to be able to lobby. To be honest, lobbying is completely a waste of time. They have formulas and tiebreakers. I don't like some of them but they are what they are. The only real decisions are a few team location decisions.

What do you mean team locations?

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 10:13 PM
Where some of the 2's, 3's and 4's get assigned

form
Apr 28th, 2009, 10:57 PM
I stand corrected... Fresno on the road. That is a first....

So those brackets get tossed and Sac State goes east. WEIRD.

Other than ND and Fresno brackets, all made reasonable sense given the rules.

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2009, 11:52 PM
Illinois is hosting a regional! This is a complete joke!
NCAA does some really stupid things. If 16th ranked Fresno State didnt want it, it should have gone to Michigan because were next in line at 17th in the rankings.

gouci
Apr 30th, 2009, 05:55 AM
I stand corrected... Fresno on the road. That is a first...

Fresno St. is getting no respect.

Take a look at CollegeTennisOnline rankings. #16 this week is Fordham!!! :haha:

CTO rankings (http://collegetennisonline.com/Tennis/Ranking.aspx?pType=T)