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Scoring the NCAA Men’s Teams Based on 2017-18 Midseason Rankings

Per the request of some of our commenters, we’ve gone through and scored out how the men’s NCAA team battle would go based on the midseason rankings.

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The Top 16 Men in Each Race at 2017-18 NCAA Midseason

We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand.

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NCAA ‘A’ Cuts Achieved Through the End of November

Through the first round of mid-season college invites, there has been 40 individual NCAA ‘A’ cuts achieved, as well as 41 relay ‘A’ cuts.

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Seidt Hits ‘A’ Cut as Kentucky Women Win 1st-Ever OSU Invite Title

Asia Seidt helped the Kentucky women to their first team title at the OSU Invite in program history.

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Ohio State Invite Day 2: Held Posts NCAA-Leading 100 Fly

Ryan Held posted an NCAA-leading 45.92 100 fly at the Ohio State Invite.

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Ohio State Invite Day 1: Anton Ipsen Throws Down Nation-Leading 500

Day 1 of the Ohio State Invitational kicked off Friday morning.

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Ryan Held & NC State Headline OSU Invitational

Ryan Held will race for A cuts this weekend at the Ohio State Invitational.

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Ipsen Blasts NCAA-Leading 8:49 1000 Free as NC State Beats Texas

Ipsen got the ball rolling in the 1000 free, blasting a season best 8:49.75 for the win. That makes him the fastest man in the NCAA this season by 10 seconds

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Held Becomes 4th Member of Wolfpack to Split a 24-Second Breast Leg

NC STATE VS. WISCONSIN – DAY 2 OF 2 October 27th-28th, 2017 Madison, Wisconsin – University of Wisconsin Complete results…

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NC State Aims To Remain Unbeaten As They Travel To Wisconsin

Looking to build on its success from last week’s victories over Penn State & Duke, the No. 6/13 NC State men’s & women’s swimming & team competes against Wisconsin on Oct. 27 at 5:00 P.M. (ET) and Oct. 28 at 11:00 A.M (ET) inside the UW Natatorium.

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NC State Men and Women Top Duke and Penn State at Tri Meet

In their first meet of the season, NC State prevailed over Duke and Penn State in a tri meet on Friday, October 20th.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Pick Sanders To Florida As Biggest NCAA Transfer

41% of voters selected Arizona-to-Florida IMer Grant Sanders as the most impactful transfer of the upcoming NCAA season, besting Auburn-to-NC State sprinter Jacob Molacek and Ohio State-to-Tennessee diver Colin Zeng.

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2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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Grace Ariola’s First (and Last) High School Season Off to a Fast Start

After making waves at international junior meets and nearly making the 100 back final at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Grace Ariola is doing something she hasn’t done before– swim a high school season.

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College Swimming Previews: #4 NC State Men Seek More Relay Titles

Ryan Held and Justin Ress headline an NC State team that seeks an ACC 4-peat this season.

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