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Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse outlook for 2015
Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse outlook for 2015

Team on top: Only two schools have advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in each of the past five years. One is Duke, and the other is Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish fell to the Blue Devils, 11-9, in last spring’s title game, but a rosy future appears to be in store for the program. Notre Dame returns eight starters, including its entire first midfield. And the team welcomes five freshmen who were Under Armour All-Americans in 2014 and could make an immediate impact.  Team on the rise: Almost annually, North Carolina is tabbed as a Final Four contender but then falls in either the opening round or the quarterfinals, extending its 21-year drought from championship weekend....

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