2021 Men’s NCAA Championships: Official SwimSwam Preview Index

2021 NCAA MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • When: Wednesday, March 24 – Saturday, March 27, 2021
  • Where: Greensboro Aquatic Center / Greensboro, NC (Eastern Time Zone)
  • Prelims 10 AM/ Finals 6 PM (Local Time)
  • Short course yards (SCY) format
  • Defending champion: Cal (1x) – 2019 results
  • Streaming:
  • Championship Central
  • Psych Sheets
  • Live Results

As we tick down the days to the 2021 Men’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.

Don’t miss a moment of our preview action and the concurrent comment section discussion – you can bookmark this page, which will be updated with links to each preview as we publish them. Disagree with our winner picks? Well, they are infallible, but if you really don’t buy it, you can leave your own picks, predictions and expectations in the comments.

Below are all of the events in their NCAA order, broken down by day. You can click on the event name and follow the link to our full preview and check out our picks for the entire top 8.

FINAL EDITION TEAM POWER RANKINGS HERE

2021 MEN’S NCAA PICK ‘EM CONTEST HERE

 

DAY EVENT WINNER
Wednesday 800 Free Relay Texas
Thursday 200 Free Relay Cal
500 Free Kieran Smith, Florida
200 IM Shaine Casas, Texas A&M
50 Free Ryan Hoffer, Cal
400 Medley Relay Texas
Friday 400 IM Carson Foster, Texas
100 Fly Nicolas Albiero, Louisville
200 Free Kieran Smith, Florida
100 Breast Max McHugh, Minnesota
100 Back Shaine Casas, Texas A&M
200 Medley Relay Cal
Saturday 1650 Free Bobby Finke, Florida
200 Back Shaine Casas, Texas A&M
100 Free Daniel Krueger, Texas
200 Breast Reece Whitley, Cal
200 Fly Trenton Julian, Cal
400 Free Relay Texas
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Horninco
3 months ago

Yesssssss

Coach Rob
3 months ago

I think NC State has a shot at winning the whole thing if Texas and Cal don’t swim their A game.

Math
Reply to  Coach Rob
3 months ago

Yeah yeah Wolfpack and all that

Binky
Reply to  Coach Rob
3 months ago

There is literally no chance of that happening.

Horninco
Reply to  Coach Rob
3 months ago

You’re a few years too early

NCSwimDad
Reply to  Horninco
2 months ago

Yeah – might be coming with the recruiting they’re doing – but today is not that day.

Dr Deluxe
Reply to  Coach Rob
3 months ago

I’m all for the Pack winning it all but not sure if I have the optimism of Coach Bob.
Wondering if you went off your meds this week ? Cal and Texas will swim like they always do and it’s those two teams fighting it out in the end .

Willswim
Reply to  Coach Rob
3 months ago

If you cut the last three words off that sentence it sounds less crazy.

Breezeway
Reply to  Coach Rob
2 months ago

Not this year, but we gonna make some serious noise the next few years. 🐺

Austinpoolboy
Reply to  Coach Rob
2 months ago

In like 2023?

Back2Back
3 months ago

Might consider adding a couple of Texas divers to that list…

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