Northeast Conference

Even after loss, Maryland men's lacrosse still No. 1 in RPI; Loyola Maryland rises to No. 5

Even after loss, Maryland men's lacrosse still No. 1 in RPI; Loyola Maryland rises to No. 5

The Maryland men’s lacrosse team remained No. 1 in the Rating Percentage Index despite a 12-10 loss Sunday to visiting Ohio State, the Terps’ second straight week atop the Division I rankings.

Loyola Maryland’s RPI moved up from No. 7 to No. 5. The Greyhounds (10-3) are the top seed in the upcoming Patriot League tournament and will host the semifinals Friday and the final Sunday.

Johns Hopkins rose from No. 10 to No. 6. The Blue Jays (9-3) will host Maryland (10-2) on Saturday for the top seed in the Big Ten Conference tournament.

Albany (10-2), Duke (12-2) and Yale (10-2) remained at Nos. 2, 3 and 4, respectively. Denver (10-2), Notre Dame (6-5), Syracuse (7-5) and...

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