HUTCHINSON, Kan. (May 25, 2014) –
At the NCAA Men's Division I Championship, the top 8 heading into the third round are as follows: Stanford (12 under), Alabama (8 under), Oklahoma State (4 under), LSU (3 under), Georgia Tech (1 under), SMU (even), Oklahoma (even) and UCLA (3 over).
DAY TRACKER, FROM GOLFWEEK:
Update No. 4: 5:05 p.m. EDT
The individual leaderboard is quite stout, with Stanford's Cameron Wilson (6 under) and Patrick Rodgers (5 under) in the top two spots. There are five players two shots off the lead, including Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans, Virginia's Denny McCarthy (read more about him here), Oklahoma State's Talor Gooch, Oklahoma's Charlie Saxon and Georgia State's Davin White.
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Update No. 3: 4:58 p.m. EDT
California is the biggest name outside the top 15 that will head out for a shotgun start of the third, and final, stroke-play round. Cal is five shots back of the coveted eighth spot. But, the Golden Bears might have an obstacle . . .
From Lance Ringler: Unlikely any of the teams this afternoon can post a number that could get them into top eight with wind picking up here at Prairie Dunes...
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Update No. 2: 3:29 p.m. EDT
There's some conditional drama around 15th place. With the adjustments to the schedule that bad weather has forced, an inability for teams 16-30 to finish the third round with enough time for the top of the field to finish would result, effectively, in a 36-hole cut – and the eight match-play contestants would be chosen from the top 15. With that in mind, Texas wraps up its second round with a par by Beau Hossler and is 7 over at T-14. Still on the course are Georgia State at 12 over, with Kentucky and Missouri at 13 over.
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Update No. 1: 2:36 p.m. EDT
Stanford's lead, which it established at 12 under in completing second-round play late Saturday, has remained safe during the conclusion of the second round early Sunday. South Carolina had the best chance to make a move, starting its play T-2 and four shots back, but is 9 over as the Gamecocks come down the stretch. Oklahoma has slipped from 7 under to even par and is done with its round. And SMU has slipped from 5 under to 1 under as it comes down the stretch.