College parity makes for tournament upsets

November 25, 2007
By Maria Burns Ortiz
Ask any college coach and he'll go on and on about the level of parity that exists in NCAA men's soccer -- that the sport is so competitive that on any given day the No. 1 team could lose to the No. 101 team. While that might be a bit of hyperbole, when it comes to the difference between the No. 1 and the No. 48 teams, the postseason has shown us that just about anything is possible.

After all, last year's No. 1 seed (Southern Methodist) fell in the second round to an unranked team that ...

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