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Searching for meaning in a weekend of upsets

In the first week of the season, we witnessed three shocking upsets. Is it a sign of parity? Better stick technology? Or were teams just caught looking ahead? Quint Kessenich investigates.

Updated: March 1, 2007, 3:32 PM ET
By Quint Kessenich | ESPN.com

Drexel beat Virginia. Army upset Syracuse in the Dome and the Great Danes of Albany defeated Johns Hopkins on Homewood Field.

Who would have guessed?

It was a shocking start to what promises to be a crazy year.

Why are we seeing these types of upsets more frequently?

Simple. More talented high school players have fewer opportunities at the Division I level. The mid-major teams are quite good these days.

"Talent is getting bottlenecked at the D-I level. Who's more bottlenecked ...

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