October Opening Day (cs360 top-40 men & top-50 women; 10/1/11)

A boatload of men's top-40 men's teams in the CS360 Composite National Rankings will be in action on Saturday, with 18 games on tap including five head-to-head battles between top-40 squads. It's a big day in the BIG EAST – as CS360 #1 Connecticut will play at #9 Louisville, along with #10 Notre Dame at #16 St. John's and #39 Providence at #14 South Florida. There's also a top-10 showdown in the Big West (#8 UC Irvine at #7 UC Santa Barbara) while #12 UCF will play at #19 SMU in a matchup of top Conference USA.

Only one team from the CS360 top-50 women is scheduled to play on Saturday, as #15 Milwaukee will be doing Horizon League battle at Wright State.

As usual, CS360 will be tracking all 19 games on Saturday, with info. posted on this blog page, the CS360updates Twitter feed and the CollegeSoccer360.com sidebar scoreboard.

All results from earlier in the week (involving the CS360 top-40 men and top-50 women) are included at the bottom of this page ... 


SATURDAY'S D-I MEN'S TOP-40 MATCHUPS (10/1/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
#1 Connecticut 1,  at #9 Louisville 0  (OT)
#8 UC Irvine 2,  at #7 UC Santa Barbara 0
at #16 St. John's 2,  #10 Notre Dame 1  (2 OT)
#12 Central Florida 4,  at #19 SMU 2
#39 Providence 1,  at #14 South Florida 1


SATURDAY'S OTHER D-I MEN'S TOP-40 GAMES (10/1/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
#5 Akron 3,  at Western Michigan 0
#11 New Mexico 2,  at UNLV 1
at #17 Old Dominion 2,  Delaware 0
#20 West Virginia 1,  at Cincinnati 0
Buffalo 2,  at #21 Northern Illinois 1  (2 OT)
Michigan 2,  at #22 Penn State 1
at #23 Georgetown 2,  DePaul 0
at North Carolina Greensboro 2,  #25 Furman 0 
at Massachusetts 1,  #26 Bradley 0
at Columbia 2,  #27 Brown 1
#31 Xavier 3,  at Wright State 2
at Cal State Northridge 3,  #32 Cal State Fullerton 0
Cornell 1,  at #38 Pennsylvania 0
at Virginia Commonwealth 1,  #40 George Mason 0

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SATURDAY'S D-I WOMEN'S TOP-50 GAME (10/1/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-50)
#15 Milwaukee 3,  at Wright State 1

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FRIDAY'S D-I MEN'S TOP-40 MATCHUPS (9/30/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
at #2 Maryland 1,  #3 Creighton 0
#18 UCLA 1,  at #37 California 0  (OT)

FRIDAY'S OTHER D-I MEN'S TOP-40 GAMES (9/30/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
Duke 2,  at #4 North Carolina 2
at North Carolina State 2,  #13 Boston College 1
at #29 Santa Clara 1,  Portland 0
#34 Virginia 2,  at Clemson 0
at #35 Monmouth 4,  Long Island 0
#36 Iona 2,  at Rider 1

THURSDAY'S D-I MEN'S TOP-40 GAME (9/29/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
at Belmont 3,  #28 East Tennessee State 1

WEDNESDAY'S D-I MEN'S TOP-40 RESULTS (9/28/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
at #5 Akron 3,  #33 Ohio State 1
at UC Riverside 3,  #7 UC Santa Barbara 1
Cal Poly 1,  at #8 UC Irvine 0
at #12 Central Florida 2,  #24 Kentucky 1
at #16 St. John's 3,  Princeton 2  (2 OT)
at James Madison 2,  #20 West Virginia 0
no-contest – North Carolina Wilmington at #30 Coastal Carolina (0-0, thru 53')
at Cincinnati 1,  #31 Xavier 1
Cal State Bakersfield 0,  at #32 Cal State Fullerton 0

TUESDAY'S D-I MEN'S TOP-40 RESULTS (9/27/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)
at #1 Connecticut 1,  Yale 0  (2 OT)
at #2 Maryland 3,  #15 Charlotte 1
at #4 North Carolina 3,  #17 Old Dominion 0
#13 Boston College 2, at #27 Brown 0
#23 Georgetown 0,  at #22 Penn State 0
at #25 Furman 2,  South Carolina Upstate 1


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FRIDAY'S D-I WOMEN'S TOP-50 MATCHUPS (9/30/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-50)
#1 Stanford 1,  at #48 Washington State 0
at #50 LSU 2,  #16 Tennessee 0

#23 West Virginia 3,  at #36 Georgetown 1
#40 Kentucky 1,  at #35 South Carolina 0

FRIDAY'S OTHER D-I WOMEN'S TOP-50 GAMES (9/30/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-50)
at #2 UCLA 1,  Oregon 0
#3 Oklahoma State 3,  at Oklahoma 0
#10 Marquette 1,  at Louisville 0
at #11 Florida 2,  Vanderbilt 0
#12 Memphis 1,  at Marshall 0
at UC Davis 2,  #19 UC Irvine 2
#21 Auburn 3,  at Mississippi 2
at Missouri 1,  #22 Texas A&M 0
at Washington 1,  #25 California 1
#27 Oregon State 1,  at USC 0  (OT)
at #29 Notre Dame 3,  Connecticut 0
at #32 Central Florida 4,  UTEP 1
Michigan 1,  at #34 Iowa 0
#37 Long Beach State 2,  at UC Santa Barbara 1
Texas Tech 0,  at #39 Baylor 0
at #41 Illinois 4, Indiana 1
at #42 LaSalle 5,  Temple 0
Buffalo 0,  at #44 Central Michigan 0
#47 Michigan State 1,  at Nebraska 0
#48 Georgia 1,  at Arkansas 0
at Kansas 3,  #49 Texas 2 

THURSDAY'S DIVISION-I WOMEN'S TOP MATCHUPS (9/29/11; both teams in CS360 top-50)
#8 Virginia 0,  at #4 Duke 0
#28 Virginia Tech 0,  at #6 Wake Forest 0
#7 North Carolina 2,  at #9 Florida State 0
at #20 Penn State 3,  #24 Ohio State 1

THURSDAY'S OTHER D-I WOMEN'S TOP-50 GAMES (9/29/11; CS360 Composite National Rankings top-50)
#14 Maryland 2,  at Clemson 1
at #17 Santa Clara 3,  Nevada 0
Minnesota 2,  at #26 Wisconsin 2
at #31 Boston University 5,  Vermont 0
at #36 James Madison 1,  Towson 0  (OT)
at #38 William & Mary 3,  Georgia State 0
at Miami 1,  #45 North Carolina State 1



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