NCAA men: Staff predictions for Elite 8, medalist

Cory Whitsett and the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide are a unanimous pick to advance to match play at the 2014 NCAA Championship.

Men's Rankings »

RankNameSchoolRating
1Cheng Tsung PanWashington  66.06 
2Maverick McNealyStanford  67.26 
3Ollie SchniederjansGA Tech  67.47 
4Lee McCoyGeorgia  67.62 
5Brian CampbellIllinois  68.06 

Men's Team Rankings »

RankNameRatingEvents
1Illinois 68.84 
2Baylor 69.91 
3UCLA 69.94 
4Stanford 69.96 
5Oregon 70.02 

The 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship is upon us.

The 54-hole stroke-play portion will take place Friday-Sunday at Prairie Dunes Country Club to determine the team standings, with an extra 18 holes to determine the individual winner scheduled for Monday.

Golfweek staffers Lance Ringler, Brentley Romine and Cassie Stein are onsite in Hutchinson, Kan., and pick which eight teams will qualify for match play (Tuesday-Wednesday) and which player will take home the individual title.

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Here are the 2014 picks:

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Lance Ringler

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Alabama, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, Illinois, Alabama-Birmingham, Stanford, Washington, Oklahoma

Individual champion: Brian Campbell, Illinois

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Brentley Romine

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Alabama, Stanford, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, California

Individual champion: Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech

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Cassie Stein

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Alabama, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Illinois, Arkansas, California

Individual champion: Patrick Rodgers, Stanford

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