2015 Men’s NCAA Championships: Texas Improves 70 Points On Day 1 From Psych Sheet Scoring

The Texas Longhorns cemented themselves in first place after the first day of competition with 171 points. With two relay victories and an individual title from Clark Smith in the 500 freestyle, they took advantage of day 1. The Longhorn’s outscored their seeds by 70 points today.

The biggest moves up were made by Texas with 70 added points (48 swim and 22 dive), Arizona 34.5 (23.5 swim, 11 dive), Missouri 33 (all swim), Stanford 30 (14 swim and 16 dive), Cal 26 (all swimming).  Miami, Purdue, and Indiana also picked up a bunch of diving points.

Take a look at Price Fishback’s scoring analysis chart below:

Rank Based on Final Prediction

TEAM

Score After Thursday

Friday Swim Pysch Score

Saturday Swim Psych Score

Predicted Final Based on Thu Actual + Psych Fri&Sat

Predicted Final Based on Psych

Difference Thursday Actual minus Psych

Diving Thursday

1

tx

171

129

101

401

331

70

22

2

fl

108

136

83

327

320

7

3

mi

105

130

80

315

310

5

4

socal

77

149

85

311

332

-21

6

5

cal

119

106

61

286

260

26

6

ga

61.5

111

84

256.5

262

-5.5

7

ncst

53.5

81

106

240.5

291

-50.5

8

au

67

89

72

228

229

-1

9

al

79

45

66

190

210

-20

10

st

75

58

44

177

147

30

16

11

tn

12

67

41

120

126

-6

7

12

mo

49

23

33

105

72

33

13

in

29

39

26

94

73

21

29

14

az

54.5

13

14

81.5

47

34.5

11

15

ohst

17

41

7

65

54

11

16

lou

9

39

14

62

75

-13

17

wi

10

22

19

51

54

-3

18

nc

18.5

6

13

37.5

45

-7.5

5

19

gt

14

0

21

35

32

3

20

mifl

29

0

0

29

0

29

29

21

socar

2

4

23

29

30

-1

2

22

pu

20

0

6

26

6

20

20

23

ut

12.5

2

9

23.5

18

5.5

3

24

duke

0

22

0

22

22

0

25

nw

2

0

20

22

26

-4

26

psu

0

16

6

22

26

-4

27

byu

0

13

7

20

20

0

28

fsu

1

3

14

18

17

1

1

29

pr

0

12

2

14

33

-19

30

penn

0

0

13

13

13

0

31

unlv

12

0

0

12

27

-15

32

io

0

11

0

11

11

0

33

va

0

3

7

10

10

0

34

vt

2

8

0

10

8

2

35

col

0

9

0

9

9

0

36

mn

4

1

2

7

3

4

4

37

wky

0

6

0

6

6

0

38

yale

0

0

6

6

6

0

39

tam

4.5

0

0

4.5

3

1.5

40

nd

0

1

0

1

1

0

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junker23

Sooo Texas had a pretty good day.

Just based off this, you’d assume they’re almost a lock to win now, no?

Formerlonghorn

Tomorrow predictions
Cal 1:21.8
Licon 3:35
Conger 44.2
Smith 1:31.9
Cordes 50.6
Murphy 44.3
Texas 6:11.9

I’ll play…

California 1:21.9
Licon 3:36
Schooling 44.3
Quintero 1:31.7
Katis 50.6
Murphy 44.2
Texas 6:09

Andrew Majeske

I like your Katis/Schooling picks too.

Formerlonghorn

Katis will be fast he out split him on the relay but SC breast it’s hard to bet against Cordes even on a bad day.

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