39.5% of voters said they found the SEC to be the toughest conference overall, with the Pac-12 trailing at 26.3%. The Big Ten (20.7%) and ACC (13.5%) lagged behind.
36% of voters were most excited for men’s Big Tens this week, with the ACC men and Pac-12 women tying for second in our poll.
More than half of voters were most excited for the men’s SEC Championship out of the four major week 1 conference meets. Nearly 20% went for the women’s Big Ten, while the women’s ACC and women’s SEC Championships were right around 12% apiece.
43.8% of SwimSwam voters picked the Cal men as the #1 team in the nation compared to just 38.7% for four-time defending champs Texas.
The timing is right for Bryce Harper to make the switch to America’s pastime of the future: swimming.
70.2% of voters agreed that Stanford should be the #1 team in the nation in our final pre-conference championships NCAA Power Rankings.
It’s STILL cold outside.
80% of SwimSwam voters did not expect Ryan Lochte to win Celebrity Big Brother, while just under 20% thought he would win.
‘A Film Called Blacks Can’t Swim’ takes a personal look ad Ed Acura’s own fears of drowning.
A huge majority of SwimSwam voters said that swimmers should be allowed to train full-time with a club while still competing for their high school team.
The World Swimming Coaches Association released a statement Monday formally opposing the newly-announced FINA Champions Swim Series, citing the stress…
A little more than a third of voters said a record or a fast time was the most important element in creating a great race, with the rest of the votes mostly split between a major meet and a close finish.
Almost two-thirds of voters said they thought swim teams should continue with their normal practice schedule, even on Christmas Eve, while about 35% said teams should take the holiday off.
Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.