Who will take home the crown in NCAA men's and women's tennis?
The GIST: With only eight teams left in each national tournament, expect tighter competition in today’s women’s and tomorrow’s men’s quarter-finals than in the first three yawn-inducing rounds. Here’s hoping for fireworks before Friday’s semis!
The women: No. 4 Georgia and No. 5 Michigan are perhaps the bracket’s most evenly matched teams — they both won their conference tourneys and hold records of 25-4 and 25-3, respectively — so they’ll likely serve the spice this natty has lacked when they meet at 5 p.m. ET tonight.
- Prep that second screen because defending champ No. 8 Texas takes on reigning ITA indoor champ No. 1 UNC at the same time. Texas suffered a few shocking upsets this season, but they’re still a serious threat to the top-seeded Tar Heels.
The men: Speaking of reigning champs, No. 5 Virginia beat No. 4 Kentucky to win last year’s NCAA ’ship…and guess who they play tomorrow night at 5 p.m. ET? It is so on.