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NCAA Men's Championship: Match Play, Day 1

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Alabama's Cory Whitsett uses a little body language at No. 9 making birdie during the first day of Match Play. He won his match 5&4 over Kent State's Kyle Kmiecik.

Patrick Cantlay of UCLA hits his tee shot at No. 3 during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett makes birdie at No. 9 during the first day of Match Play over Kent State's Kyle Kmiecik at the 2012 NCAA Championship. He won his match 5&4.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett uses a little body language at No. 9 making birdie during the first day of Match Play. He won his match 5&4 over Kent State's Kyle Kmiecik.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett uses a little body language at No. 9 making birdie during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. Whitsett won his match 5&4.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett uses a little body language at No. 9 making birdie during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Alabama's Cory Whitsett uses a little body language at No. 9 making birdie during the first day of Match Play  against Kent State's Kyle Kmiecik at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Sign bearers wait by the side of the ninth green during the first match of Alabama's Justin Thomas and Kent State's Kevin Miller during the first day of Match Play.
Justin Thomas of Alabama won his match 6&5 over Kent State's Kevin Miller during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
UCLA's Patrick Cantlay looks back after hitting his tee shot at No. 3 during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. His match was agains Jonathan Woo of Oregon.
Patrick Cantlay of UCLA walks toward the green on the side hill at No. 9 during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Alabama's Scott Strohmeyer
Patrick Cantlay of UCLA walks back toward the green after hitting a chip shot from the right side of the green at No. 9 during the first day of Match Play.
Oregon's Andrew Vijarro and Daniel Miernicki watch the digital scoreboard while waiting at No. 10 during a brief backup during the first day of Match Play. Oregon is battling UCLA in the first round.
California's Brandon Hagy waits to putt at No. 3 during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. Hagy is taking on Colin Featherstone of San Diego State University.
The match of Tom Berry of San Diego State University and Michael Kim of California tee off at the first hole during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Jordan Spieth of Texas leaves the second green during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. Spieth is playing Ty Chambers of Washington.
UCLA's Anton Arboleda missed his putt at No. 18 and was defeated by Oregon's Eugene Wong during the first day of Match Play. Oregon will go on to face Texas in the Semifinals.
UCLA's Pedro Figueiredo reacts to his second shot at No. 18 during the first day of Match Play. Figueiredo lost to Oregon's Daniel Miernicki.
Oregon's Eugene Wong, far right, hits his second shot at No. 18 as head coach Casey Martin and assistant Brad Lanning watch during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
UCLA's Derek Freeman congratulates Oregon's Casey Martin after Eugene Wong defeated Anton Arboleda during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Oregon's Eugene Wong is surrounded by teammates after he defeated UCLA's Anton Arboleda during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. Oregon will face Texas in the semifinals.
Cody Gribble of Texas defeated Trevor Simsby of Washington 2 up during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Oregon's Eugene Wong, far right, hits his second shot at No. 18 as head coach Casey Martin and assistant Brad Lanning watch during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Alabama's head coach Jay Seawell during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. Alabama won their matches to advance to face California in the semifinals.
Oregon's head coach Casey Martin with assistant Brad Lanning, left, discuss pairings with Texas head coach John Fields, assistant Ryan Murphy and volunteer assistant, Jean-Paul Hebert  heading into the semifinals of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
California's Joel Stalter watches his tee shot at No. 3 during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. California will face Alabama in the semifinals.
Alabama head coach Jay Seawell, right, and assistant Scott Limbaugh, left, talk about their pairings for the semifinals Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship.
Brothers, Conner, left, and Steven Brown , right, work on changing the score of the Alabama/Kent State match during the first day of Match Play at the 2012 NCAA Championship at Riviera Country Club.