2012 NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament - Prediction Challenge

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  1. Gatorluver

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    USC (1) vs Illinois (16) - USC 4-0
    Duke (8 ) vs Baylor (17-32) - Duke 4-1
    Ohio State (5) vs Florida (12) - Florida 4-3
    UCLA (4) vs Ole Miss (13) - UCLA 4-1
    Virginia (3) vs Cal (14) - UVA 4-0
    Kentucky (6) vs Stanford (11) - Kentucky 4-1
    Pepperdine (7) vs Tulsa (17-32) - Pepperdine 4-3
    Georgia (2) vs North Carolina (15) - UGA 4-0
     
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    USC (1) vs Illinois (16) - USC 4-0
    Duke (8 ) vs Baylor (17-32) - Duke 4-2
    Ohio State (5) vs Florida (12) - Ohio State 4-2
    UCLA (4) vs Ole Miss (13) - UCLA 4-1
    Virginia (3) vs Cal (14) - UVA 4-0
    Kentucky (6) vs Stanford (11) - Kentucky 4-2
    Pepperdine (7) vs Tulsa (17-32) - Pepperdine 4-2
    Georgia (2) vs North Carolina (15) - UGA 4-0
     
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    Let's go Duke!
     
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    USC (1) vs Illinois (16) - USC 4-0
    Duke (8 ) vs Baylor (17-32) - Duke 4-2
    Ohio State (5) vs Florida (12) - Ohio State 4-0
    UCLA (4) vs Ole Miss (13) - UCLA 4-2
    Virginia (3) vs Cal (14) - UVA 4-0
    Kentucky (6) vs Stanford (11) - Kentucky 4-1
    Pepperdine (7) vs Tulsa (17-32) - Pepperdine 4-0
    Georgia (2) vs North Carolina (15) - UGA 4-0
     
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  5. ga tennis

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    Lets Go Dawgs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Ole Miss will pull the upset.
     
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  7. TopDawg

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    Updated picks for everyone who has entered their R16 picks
     
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  8. Satsuma Illini

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    Nobody picked a single upset! Should get interesting from the Elite Eight.
     
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    USC (1) vs Illinois (16) - USC 4-0
    Duke (8 ) vs Baylor (17-32) - Duke 4-1
    Ohio State (5) vs Florida (12) - Ohio St 4-1
    UCLA (4) vs Ole Miss (13) - UCLA 4-3
    Virginia (3) vs Cal (14) - UVA 4-0
    Kentucky (6) vs Stanford (11) - Kentucky 4-1
    Pepperdine (7) vs Tulsa (17-32) - Pepperdine 4-2
    Georgia (2) vs North Carolina (15) - UGA 4-1
     
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  10. Clemson_tennis

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    they have a shot
     
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    Upset Probabilities

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    9 a.m. (1) Southern California vs. (16) Illinois - 0%
    USC shouldn't have much problem

    9 a.m. (8 ) Duke vs. Baylor - 10%
    If Baylor can get the doubles point it'd go up to 20% and if they can add a win at #1 singles - 35%

    Noon (4) UCLA vs. (13) Ole Miss - 10%
    UCLA favored at doubles and 5 & 6 singles. I think for Ole Miss to win they've got to win 1-4 singles.

    Noon (5) Ohio State (12) Florida - 20%
    OSU favored at doubles and 1 & 2 singles. If Alford is 100% I like his chances against Smith. I think 3, 4, and 5 could go either way.

    4 p.m. (3) Virginia vs. (14) California - 0%
    Easy day at the courts for the Hoos

    4 p.m. (6) Kentucky vs. (11) Stanford - 5%
    Stanford has to win doubles to have any shot - yeah I was close on this one.

    7 p.m. (2) Georgia vs. (15) North Carolina - 0%
    Dawgs bark into the Quarters.

    7 p.m. (7) Pepperdine vs. Tulsa - 21%
    Tulsa needs doubles and either #1 or #2 singles to have a shot.
     
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  12. tennis7777777

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    Well I missed getting in my round 2 predictions so guess I'm out of this game, but i'll toss in my predictions anyway


    USC (1) vs Illinois (16) - USC 4-0
    Duke (8 ) vs Baylor (17-32) - Baylor 4-3
    Ohio State (5) vs Florida (12) - Ohio St 4-0
    UCLA (4) vs Ole Miss (13) - UCLA 4-1
    Virginia (3) vs Cal (14) - UVA 4-0
    Kentucky (6) vs Stanford (11) - Kentucky 4-2
    Pepperdine (7) vs Tulsa (17-32) - Pepperdine 4-3
    Georgia (2) vs North Carolina (15) - UGA 4-1
     
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    Scores so far for just the 1st 4 matches of today:

    Clark 18
    Satsuma Illinois 16
    athleticstennis 16
    Clemson Tennis 16
    TopDawg 16
    Art Rust Jr 14
    tennis7777777 13
    gatorluver 13
     
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  14. TopDawg

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    Scores through the Round of 16:

    Satsuma Illinois 218
    Top Dawg 216
    Clark 207
    Clemson Tennis 204
    Art Rust Jr 195
    athleticstennis 194
    tennis7777777 160

    Scoreboard

    Quarterfinals:
    USC vs Duke
    Ohio State vs UCLA
    Virginia vs Stanford
    Georgia vs Pepperdine

    Starting in the semifinals you'll pick the individual singles matches as well.
     
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    Quarterfinals:
    USC vs Duke USC 4-0
    Ohio State vs UCLA UCLA 4-2
    Virginia vs Stanford Virginia 4-1
    Georgia vs Pepperdine Georgia 4-0
     
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    USC vs Duke USC 4-0
    Ohio State vs UCLA UCLA 4-3
    Virginia vs Stanford Virginia 4-0
    Georgia vs Pepperdine Georgia 4-1
     
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    Quarterfinals:
    USC vs Duke USC 4-0
    Ohio State vs UCLA Ohio State 4-3
    Virginia vs Stanford Virginia 4-0
    Georgia vs Pepperdine UGA 4-1
     
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  18. athleticstennis

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    Usc 4-1
    Ucla 4-3
    Virginia 4-1
    Georgia 4-1
     
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    USC 4-0
    UCLA 4-3 - Novikov clinches at 3. Ohio State wins doubles and 1 and 2
    Virginia 4-1 - Morrissey with the win
    Georgia 4-1 - Fanselow wins
     
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  20. Satsuma Illini

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    USC 4-0
    Ohio State 4-3
    Virginia 4-1
    Georgia 4-1
     
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  21. ClarkC

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    I think I would like to revise my Georgia-Pepperdine score prediction. Is it too late? :)

    Boy, you nailed that prediction. Morrissey humiliated Courtney.
     
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  22. swanpm20

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    Looks like it's coming down to Fanselow Spencer...
     
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  23. TopDawg

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    Scoreboard through Quarters:

    Satsuma Illinois 224
    Top Dawg 224
    Clark 218
    Clemson Tennis 213
    Art Rust Jr 206
    athleticstennis 205
    tennis7777777 160

    In addition to picking the match winner and score for each match we are also going to pick the singles matches as well - winner and # of sets. If a singles match doesn't finish then it won't count.

    #1 USC vs. #4 UCLA
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian

    #3 Virginia vs. #7 Pepperdine
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner
     
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    #1 USC vs. #4 UCLA

    doubles: USC

    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson - 2 sets
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister - 3 sets
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov - 3 sets
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron - 2 sets
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget - 2 sets
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian - unfinished

    do we predict the match that will be unfinished if we think it will be a 4-2 win for USC?


    #3 Virginia vs. #7 Pepperdine

    doubles: Pepperdine

    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow - unfinished
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney - 2 sets
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart - 2 sets
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan - 2 sets
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke - 2 sets
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner - unfinished
     
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  25. TopDawg

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    Just predict what you think will finish
     
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    USC 4-3
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson - SJ in 2
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister - Meister in 2
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov - Nguyen in 3
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron - Giron in 3
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget - Puget in 2
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian - Quiroz in 3

    Virginia 4 Pepperdine 1 - I'll give Pepperdine the doubles but I think UVA handles them in singles. I think Pepperdine left it all on the court last night.
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow - JJ in 2
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney -AD in 2
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart - Frank in 2
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan - DC in 2
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke -DNF
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner - DNF
     
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  27. Satsuma Illini

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    #1 USC vs. #4 UCLA USC 4-2
    Doubles USC
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson (Johnson 2 sets)
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister (Meister 3 sets)
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov (Nguyen 2 sets)
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron DNF
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget (Puget 3 sets)
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian DNF

    #3 Virginia vs. #7 Pepperdine Virginia 4-0
    Doubles Virginia
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow DNF
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney DNF
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart (Frank 2 sets)
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan DNF
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke (Shane 3 sets)
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner (Uriguen 2 sets)
     
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    UCLA 4-3

    Doubles: UCLA

    #1 USC vs. #4 UCLA
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson 2 sets
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister 3 sets
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov 2 sets
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron 3 sets
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget 2 sets
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian 3 sets

    Virginia 4-0

    Doubles: Virginia

    #3 Virginia vs. #7 Pepperdine
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow unfinished
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney 2 sets
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart 2 sets
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan unfinished
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke 2 sets
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner unfinished
     
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  29. Art Rust Jr

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    I'm guessing it's ok for me to pick UCLA to win today, even though I picked USC to win the whole thing with the initial round of picks.
     
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    You can pick whoever you want
     
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    #1 USC vs. #4 UCLA USC wins doubles, wins 4-1
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson USC in 2
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister UCLA in 2
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov USC in 2
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron DNF
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget DNF
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian USC in 2

    #3 Virginia vs. #7 Pepperdine UVa wins doubles, wins 4-0
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow DNF
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney DNF
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart UVa in 2
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan UVa in 2
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke UVa in 2
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner DNF
     
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    USC 4-2
    USC- Doubles point
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson - Johnson in 2
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister - Meister in 2
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov - Nguyen in 2
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron - DNF
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget - Puget in 2
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian - Quiroz in 2

    Virginia 4 Pepperdine 1
    Doubles-Pepperdine
    1. #4 Jarmere Jenkins vs. #8 Sebastian Fanselow - DNF
    2. #39 Alex Domijan vs. #30 Finn Tearney -AD in 2
    3. #2 Mitchell Frank vs. Alex Llompart - Frank in 2
    4. Drew Courtney vs. #109 Mousheg Hovhannisyan - DNF
    5. #82 Justin Shane vs. Hugh Clarke -Shane in 2
    6. Julen Uriguen vs. Jenson Turner - Uriguen in 2
     
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    5 out of 6 (including me) predicted USC would win the doubles point, while the split was 3-3 in the UVa-Pepperdine match. Yet, the USC-UCLA doubles point was a coin toss, while UVa won easily.
     
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  34. Satsuma Illini

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    This playing two courts at a time indoors really played havoc with with predictions. Oh well.
     
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    Scoreboard through the Semifinals:

    Top Dawg 237
    Satsuma Illinois 232.5
    Clark 229.5
    Clemson Tennis 225.5
    athleticstennis 216
    Art Rust Jr 215.5

    Even though I lead it'll come down to Satsuma and Clark because they both had the correct finalists so they'll get those points along with the points if they get the champion. As with the semis pick the individual match winners. 1 point for the correct winner and another 1 point for the right score. Just because you picked 1 team before the tournament started doesn't mean you have to pick them in the finals.

    #1 USC vs. #3 Virginia
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen
     
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    Virginia 4 USC 3 - UVA takes #2 & #3 dubs
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins - SJ in 2
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan - AD in 3
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank - Nguyen in 3
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney - Courtney in 3
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane - Hanfmann in 3
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen - Uriguen in 3
     
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    Are they playing on 6 indoor courts (Atlanta club), 6 outdoor courts, or 4 indoor courts? It makes a big difference in the predictions, especially guessing which matches finish and which matches do not finish.
     
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    It is sunny right now so hopefully it won't rain and they stay outdoors.
     
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    I will try to do my predicting towards the end of the women's match, with an eye on the weather!
     
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    USC 4-3

    USC takes doubs with wins at 1 and 2

    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins 2 sets
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan 2 sets
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank 2 sets
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney 2 sets
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane 2 sets
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen 3 sets
     
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    USC 4-3

    USC takes doubs with wins at 1 and 2

    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins 2 sets
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan 2 sets
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank 2 sets
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney 2 sets
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane 2 sets
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen 3 sets

    Forgot to bold Sarmiento in original post.
     
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  42. Clemson_tennis

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    Rematch of last year's title where Daniel Nguyen beat Sanam Singh to clinch it for the Trojans. The Trojans will be going for 4 straight titles today, while Virginia is seeking their first ever national title.

    It will start at 5 and will be broadcast on NCAA.com(ESPNU has elected to show Valparaiso softball or Brown lacrosse or something instead)


    breakdown:

    doubles: UVA has been stellar in double lately. This point will be key. So Cal has not lost a doubles point in a big match in forever. But they had not been as dominant recently. I will actually pick UVA to take doubles.

    Singles: (USC players listed first)

    1: Steve Johnson vs Jarmere Jenkins
    Jenkins will be Johnson's biggest test of the year. He has the game to do it. But just ask yourself. Will Steve Johnson really lose his final collegiate match? He has not lost since his sophomore season(he is a senior). He is looking to make it 4 national titles in 4 seasons and become of the the great collegiate athletes of the last decade. Johnson wins 7-6 6-4

    2: Ray Sarmiento vs Alex Domijan
    Sarmiento slaughtered Nick Meister(UCLA) yesterday 6-1 6-1 in a very impressive display. Domijan has been hitting his stride and is starting to decimate people now. I cannot see Sarmiento winning. Domijan wins 6-3 6-4

    3: Daniel Nguyen vs Mitchell Frank
    Call him D$ or D-Win. Nguyen has clinched the last two national titles for the Trojans and like Johnson will be going for 4 titles in 4 years. Mitchell Frank the Freshman sensation who has lost just a single match this whole season. Nguyen has the experience and the determination. But Frank is a world class player. In the end what will win out? I pick, Frank wins 6-2 5-7 6-3

    4: Emilio Gomez vs Drew Courtney
    A hard one to determine. Courtney will want to end his career with the elusive title. I think he will get past Gomez by clubbing his serve to victory. Courtney 6-3 7-6

    5: Yannick Hanfmann vs Justin Shane
    A few weeks ago I would have put anything of Hanfmann in this match. But how things change. Now it seems it is Hanfmann who is fading and Shane who is not. The in form player wins this one. Shane 7-5 6-4

    6: Roberto Quiroz vs Julen Uriguen
    Quiroz has turned it on late in the year and is now a solid #6 for the Trojans. Uriguen has been injured and has not played a lot lately. Quiroz wins 6-2 6-3

    So as you see I am picking UVA to win 5-2. They stop after 4 so one of the matches I have going UVA's way will not finish.

    The Cavs will take home a national title today.
     
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    USC 4 Virginia 3
    USC takes doubles point.
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins - SJ in 2
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan - AD in 2
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank - Nguyen in 2
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney - Courtney in 3
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane - Shane in 3
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen - Quiroz in 3
     
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    #1 USC vs. #3 Virginia Virginia wins 4-3
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins Johnson 2 sets
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan Domijan 3 sets
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank Nguyen 3 sets
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney Courtney 3 sets
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane Shane 3 sets
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen Quiroz 3 sets

    Good luck Virginia!

    And ClarkC!
     
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    Last minute change for me, I'm switching my pick doubles pick to USC which means I'm now taking them to win 4-3
     
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    #1 USC vs. #3 Virginia Virginia with doubles and 4-0 win
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #4 Jarmere Jenkins DNF
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #39 Alex Domijan UVa in 2
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. #2 Mitchell Frank DNF
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. Drew Courtney UVa in 2
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #82 Justin Shane UVa in 2
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Julien Uriguen DNF

    I've gotta go with my heart, not my head. :) Even if it helps Satsuma win the contest.
     
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    That's kinda what I did too. My head says USC, but I gotta go with Virginia and send some good karma their way. Although I didn't have the guts to predict a 4-0 sweep like you did!

    Go Cavaliers! Do the Cavaliers have a cheer call?
     
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    Can't say I blame you. That was probably the conventional wisdom on this match. However, ....
     
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    Final results are in and I pulled it out. A Virginia win would have won it for Satsuma but the results of the individual matches tripped just about everyone up with both Domijan and Courtney losing the way they did so there were very few points scored in the final round.

    Final Scoreboard

    Top Dawg 249
    Satsuma Illinois 244.5
    Clark 239.5
    Clemson Tennis 238.5
    athleticstennis 236
    Art Rust Jr 234.5
    tennis7777777 175

    Thanks for playing and maybe I'll do it again next year - it helped make things interesting.
     
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    Thanks for doing it. It was fun.
     

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