TWp Digest: Men’s NCAA Title Tourney Coverage


UCLA Bruines claim NCAA men’s water polo crown by beating USC Trojans; Stanford beats UC San Diego for third place |
In a game between crosstown rivals for the college men’s water polo national championship, the deciding goal for UCLA came from an Australian player who has come to know there’s nothing quite like the Bruins tangling with USC.

Men’s water polo brings home UCLA’s 112th NCAA championship | Daily Bruin

UCLA beats USC for men’s water polo national title – LA Times
The UCLA men’s water polo team ended at six years USC ‘s run as national champion, defeating the Trojans, 9-8, Sunday in the NCAA final at UC San Diego’s Canyonview Aquatic Center in La Jolla.

Crosstown rivals vie for NCAA water polo championship –
Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC will play for the NCAA National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship today at UC San Diego.

UCSD falls in NCAA water polo Final Four |
Vista High graduate Ryder Roberts converted his second straight goal with three seconds before halftime to give UCLA a five-goal lead on the way to 15-6 semifinal victory over host UCSD on Saturday.

Trojans Roar Back To A 10th Straight NCAA Title Match – University of Southern California Official Athletic Site
The last time the USC men’s water polo team played in a sudden-death overtime game, Kostas Genidounias was a freshman.

Cardinal water polo title hopes end in sudden-death overtime | News | Palo Alto Online |
USC’s all-time leading scorer, Kostas Genidounias, found the back of the net with less than five seconds remaining in the third overtime to lift the Trojans past Stanford, 12-11, in the semifinals of the NCAA men’s water polo tournament Saturday at Canyonview Pool in La Jolla.

UCSD, UCLA face-off in water polo opening semifinal – CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8
UC San Diego will face top-seeded UCLA Saturday in the opening semifinal of the NCAA National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship at a sold-out Canyonview Aquatic Center at UCSD.

Men’s water polo falls short of NCAA semifinals with loss
The men’s water polo team began and ended its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 1990 with a loss Saturday night.

UCLA Men’s Water Polo Is Back In The Final Four Of The NCAA Tournament – Go Joe Bruin – A UCLA Bruins Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
UCLA Men’s Water Polo team are back in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament and look to recapture their first title since 2004.

Youthful USC Men’s Water Polo Program Eyes 7th Straight NCAA Title | Calabasas, CA Patch

Stanford men end water polo season on a winning note | News | Palo Alto Online |
Bret Bonanni’s eight-goal outburst spearheaded a dominant performance for Stanford as the second-seeded Cardinal earned its second consecutive third-place finish at the NCAA men’s water polo tournament with a 20-11 victory over tournament host and No. 4 seed UC San Diego on Sunday in La Jolla.