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USC Men's Tennis Takes the NCAA Title

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SC had the hot hand as they dispatched tOSU 4-1.

From ESPN.

Southern California won its 17th NCAA men's tennis tournament with a 4-1 victory over No. 3-seeded Ohio State on Tuesday.

The eighth-seeded Trojans (25-5) won the doubles point at the No. 3 line, with Jaak Poldma and Matt Kecki breaking at 8-7 on a forehand winner by Poldma for the first point.

USC went up 3-0 when Daniel Nguyen won the first seven games against Chase Buchanan and cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 victory, while Abdullah Magdas toppled Matt Allare 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4.

Ohio State (36-2) won three first sets, one at No. 1, but Robert Farah bounced back for a 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 victory over third-ranked Bryan Koniecko for the clinching point.

Here is how the matches broke down, from the Big-10 Network

#3 Ohio State 1, #8 USC 4

SINGLES
1. (#8) Robert Farah, USC def. (#3) Bryan Koniecko, OSU, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
2. (#9) Steven Moneke, OSU vs. (#53) Steve Johnson, USC, DNF
3. (#25) Justin Kronauge, OSU def. (81) Jaak Poldma, USC, 7-6 (1), 6-4
4. (#106) Abdullah Magdas, USC def. (#113) Matt Allare, OSU, 6-2, 6-3
5. (#74) Balazs Novak, OSU vs. Matt Kecki, USC, DNF
6. Daniel Nguyen, USC def. Chase Buchanan, OSU, 6-0, 6-2

DOUBLES
1. (#4) Farah/Johnson, USC def. Kronauge/Allare, OSU, 8-3
2. Shuhei Uzawa/Koniecko, OSU def. (#59) Magdas/Nguyen, USC, 8-4
3. Kecki/Poldma, USC def. Buchanan/Moneke, OSU, 9-7

ORDER OF FINISH:
Doubles: 1, 2, 3
Singles: 4, 6, 3, 1

Strong work gentleman. Congrats!

FIGHT ON!