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Comeback Kids: After Falling From Grace in North Finals, Columbia College (MO) Looks to Rebound

May 24, 2018

Missouri is one of the most successful and prominent states in collegiate Esports, and Columbia College is their darling. Although their stats aren’t flawless, it’s clear that the Cougars are one of the top contenders in the entire nation.

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Fighting Illini: University of Illinois Hopes to Pull Off A Playoff Miracle

May 22, 2018

After another second place finish in the Big Ten, the University of Illinois looks like the least qualified team to make it into the National Championship bracket. However, anybody who watches traditional sports knows how dangerous an underdog can be.

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Elite Eight Analytics: Objective Control

May 17, 2018

As we close in on June and the final College League of Legends stretch, everything comes under the microscope. Last week, we saw that Western University (#3) had defied expectations without flashy numbers. This week, we look at the bigger picture.

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Breaking Down the Numbers Redeemed: Western University Championship Preview

May 9, 2018

Four weeks into the season, nobody was picking Western University to win their own region, let alone make it to the big dance. A couple months later, the team's consistency in the macro game shows that they are one of CLoL's most consistent teams.

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Overwatch and Hearthstone Summer Tournaments Registration Opened

May 8, 2018

CSL is hosting Summer tournaments for Overwatch and Hearthstone! Read on for more details on prize pool, registration information, and general info and schedule.

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Junior Varsity League of Legends Finishes With Simon Fraser On Top

May 2, 2018

After overcoming initially difficult series, the Simon Fraser University Clan took on the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for all of the JV marbles. With offseason momentum on the line, both squads went all out, looking to make their mark on collegiate LoL.

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Cal State Long Beach: Grassroots Growth of an Esports Giant

April 27, 2018

As the president of the CSULB Esports Association, Luly Flores has made great strides in developing the local esports scene, not only by hosting tournaments for its members by creating a deeper sense of community at the school for those who love competitive gaming of all kinds.

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Ashland University Offers Up Premiere Fortnite Scholarship

April 26, 2018

Ashland University became the first university to offer a scholarship for Fortnite players. We reached out to Joshua Buchanan, Ashland University's esports director (whom we also featured back in March) to shed some light into the school's latest move.

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The Race Begins: Five Burning Questions for the National Championship Bracket

April 26, 2018

How will the biggest interregional test play out for these eight College League of Legends teams? Will Maryville repeat? Will the Big Ten assert itself as a contender? We can't predict upsets, dark horses, or underachievers, but here are some questions that may point the way!

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JV LoL Final Four Set to do Battle in Huntington Beach

April 24, 2018

Varsity League of Legends may be on break until June, but Junior Varsity is reaching the hottest point in the season. Only four teams remain in the quest for $5,000, and the matchups will feature battles between the Old Guard and the New School out in Huntington Beach.

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Back to the Future: Maryville University Looks to Repeat

April 23, 2018

Last year's National Champions, Maryville University, have flown relatively under the radar this year due to the Columbia College hype train, but now, redeemed after North Regional and Midwest Campus Clash victories, the Saints are looking to repeat.

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Super Soul Bros at CSL Grand Finals and Afterparty!

April 22, 2018

This is the biggest CSL finals yet, and to make sure we have the best time ever, Super Soul Bros is coming to play for us! We've also got an after party ready to go -- get the details here.

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Three Things We Learned From Week 1 Of Play-Ins

April 19, 2018

The first third of the College LoL Play-In is over, and in our first instances of true interregional play, one favorite met expectations, the other looked weak, and everybody's favorite underdogs struggled to match their big league opponents.

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