Four Key Stories from Day One at SBI 2023: Men’s Division

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A jam packed first day of action at the Santa Barbara Invite was characterized by teams starting to figure out their identities, thrilling upsets, and plenty of juicy storylines developing. Often times, the patterns we see here are the factors that make or break a team later on in the season. Here are four main takeaways from the men’s division at SBI after pool play.

Pool Play Results

The Bracket

It’s Getting Hot in the Southwest

Three-bid Southwest truthers are feeling good after day 1 of SBI 2023. The four titans of the region for this year — Cal Poly SLO, UC Santa Cruz, UCLA, and Cal — all advanced to quarters.

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  1. Jake Thorne
    Jake Thorne

    Jake Thorne is a staff writer for Ultiworld with a focus on the college division. He is a graduate of Cal Poly SLO, where he played for four years. He now lives and works full-time as a solar consultant in Oakland.

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