WHEN/WHERE: Today-Tuesday; Dan Magill Tennis Complex, University of Georgia, Athens.
TOP SEEDS: Stanford, UCLA, Pepperdine, Florida.
FORMAT: Sixteen teams play best-of-seven dual matches consisting of six singles matches worth one point each, and three doubles matches worth one point combined. The team final is Tuesday. Individual singles and doubles tournaments will be Wednesday-Sunday.
WHAT UF HAS TO DO: Florida opens against Southern California (18-8) at 5 p.m. today. The Gators are legitimate title contenders for the first time but need to prove they can beat quality teams on consecutive days to claim the championship with four victories in a row. UF has never gotten past the quarterfinals.
_ Compiled by Joanne Korth.