The first round of the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament this weekend offers fans eight terrific matchups. In a year defined by one-goal and overtime games, expect the unexpected. Let's take a closer look:
Towson at No. 7 seed Penn State, Saturday, noon, ESPNU
Skinny: Penn State will be making its fourth NCAA tournament appearance (2003, 2005, 2013, 2017). The Nittany Lions have never won a playoff game. Towson, the Colonial Athletic Association champion, is a tough draw, as the Tigers are experienced and play tenacious defense.
Player to watch from Penn State: Freshman Mac O'Keefe (48 goals) is an interior shooter with a...