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Weekend Preview

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The weekend is here and with it we've got two tournaments taking place out on the west coast plus a lot of ranked teams will do battle on campus sites across the country. The BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge is underway in Indian Wells with several interesting first round matches while the San Diego Spring Break Tournament begins its second of three days. I did a preview of the biggest matches for the ITA at this link.

Both the Georgia men's and women's teams will face the top ranked team in the country on Friday as the men host Wake Forest while the women visit Florida. Can either of the Dawgs pull the upset or will be an 0 for 2 day?

Texas is coming off the highest of highs after coming back from 3-0 down to defeat #2 Ohio State but they face a formidable foe today when #24 Columbia comes to town. Will they have a let down or will it be business as usual?

Virginia plays its first competitive match in over a month on Saturday when it goes to South Bend to face #37 Notre Dame. The Irish has had success in recent years when welcoming in top 10 teams (Northwestern/North Carolina) - can they do it again or will Virginia roll?

Ohio State will try to rebound from its loss to Texas against a red-hot #11 Texas A&M. The Buckeyes have lost three straight in College Station will it be four or does Ohio State return to its winning ways?

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Top 25 teams in bold


Friday Schedule 

BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Challenge at Indian Wells
Purdue vs. #13 California (11:30 a.m. ET) 
#6 Baylor vs. #33 SMU (2 p.m. ET) 
#7 USC vs. #32 South Florida (5 p.m. ET) 
#45 Tulsa at #9 Oklahoma (8 p.m. ET) 
San Diego Spring Break Tournament 
Arizona vs. Drake (@USD 1 p.m. ET)
Iowa vs. #25 Oregon (@SDSU 1 p.m. ET) 
Harvard at San Diego State (5 p.m. ET)
#30 Tulane at San Diego (5 p.m. ET)
#1 Wake Forest at #12 Georgia (3 p.m. ET) 
#24 Columbia at #8 Texas (5:30 p.m. ET) 
#15 Arkansas at #25 Ole Miss (2 p.m. ET)
#7 Texas Tech at Illinois (3 p.m. ET) 
#3 North Carolina at #29 Miami FL (4 p.m. ET)
#42 Missouri at #41 Mississippi State (4 p.m. ET) 
#20 UCLA at #35 Oregon (4:30 p.m. ET)
#45 Arizona State at #4 Stanford (4:30 p.m. ET)
#5 Auburn at #22 Texas A&M (5 p.m. ET) 
#44 Alabama at #27 LSU (5 p.m. ET) 
#5 Georgia at #1 Florida (5 p.m. ET)
#19 Tennessee at #21 South Carolina (5 p.m. ET) 
#30 Texas at #8 Oklahoma State (6 p.m. ET) 
#16 Baylor vs#32 USC (Indian Wells 10 p.m. ET) 
Saturday Schedule 
Oracle Collegiate Cup @ Indian Wells 
Purdue/#13 California winner vs. #6 Baylor/#33 SMU winner
Purdue/#13 California loser vs. #6 Baylor/#33 SMU loser
#7 USC/#32 South Florida winner vs. #45 Tulsa/#9 Oklahoma winner
#7 USC/#32 South Florida loser vs. #45 Tulsa/#9 Oklahoma loser
San Diego Spring Break Tournament 
Championship: Tulane/San Diego winner vs. Oregon/Iowa winner
Third Place: Tulane/San Diego loser vs. Oregon/Iowa loser
Arizona/Drake winner vs. Harvard/San Diego State winner
Arizona/Drake loser vs. Harvard/San Diego State loser
#21 Mississippi State at #17 Kentucky (1 p.m. ET)
#26 South Carolina at #42 Ole Miss (1 p.m. ET) 
#3 Virginia at #37 Notre Dame (2 p.m. ET) 
#16 Florida at #46 Arkansas (7 p.m. ET) 
#45 Arizona State at #12 Cal (3 p.m. ET) 
#10 Vanderbilt at #14 Kentucky (5 p.m. ET)
Sunday Schedule 
Oracle Collegiate Cup @ Indian Wells (Baylor, Oklahoma, Cal, USC, SMU, South Florida, Tulsa, Purdue)
#12 Georgia at #43 Tennessee (1 p.m. ET) 
#2 Ohio State at #11 Texas A&M (1 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#7 Texas Tech at #48 Northwestern (12 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video $
#5 Auburn at #27 LSU (12 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring
#44 Alabama at #22 Texas A&M (1 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#19 Tennessee at #1 Florida (1 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#6 Georgia at #21 South Carolina (1 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#30 Texas at #39 Oklahoma (1 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring
#17 Kansas at North Texas (1 p.m. ET) - NT Twitter
#15 Arkansas at #41 Mississippi State (2 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#42 Missouri at #25 Ole Miss (2 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/Video
#18 Duke at #29 Miami FL (2 p.m. ET) - Live Scoring/ESPN3
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  • Comment Link Bill Thompson Friday, 17 March 2017 22:30 posted by Bill Thompson

    Why did the ETSU coach resign in the middle of the season? They are having a good year, this doesn't make any since! He has a great winning %. He even played at ETSU.

  • Comment Link Bobby Knight Friday, 17 March 2017 22:37 posted by Bobby Knight

    Bill, I was just as floored as you by the announcement. I haven't heard anything yet on the circumstances of why he left.

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