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While other NCAA tourney bubble teams play games, Johns Hopkins women play waiting game

While other NCAA tourney bubble teams play games, Johns Hopkins women play waiting game

For Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse coach Janine Tucker and her team, the next nine days will be "excruciatingly long."

While the other top Division I teams play in their conference tournament this week or next, the independent Blue Jays have finished their regular season and have nothing to do but practice and wait to see if they earn a berth in the NCAA tournament. The selections will be announced on May 8 at 9 p.m.

The Blue Jays (10-7) closed their season with a 12-9 win at then-No. 20 Boston College — a good finish after rallying from an 8-3 halftime deficit — but is it enough to get the Blue Jays into the 26-team field that includes...

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