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  • Johns Hopkins moves into top 20 of latest RPI list

    Johns Hopkins moves into top 20 of latest RPI list
    Johns Hopkins’ 7-4 victory over Maryland not only snapped a stretch in which the team had lost three of its last four games, but it also moved the program into the top 20 of the most recent Rating Percentage Index list – also known as RPI...
  • National lacrosse: No. 1 Notre Dame upset at home by St. John's, 12-10

    St. John's started a 4-0 run late in the first quarter and built a lead that top-ranked Notre Dame couldn't overcome. Kevin Cernuto led the way with four goals and three assists as the unranked Red Storm (7-2, 2-1 Big East) upset the host Fighting Irish,...
  • Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison

    Notebook: McCormick leads No. 9 Penn State women to 13-12 win over James Madison
    Maggie McCormick (Liberty) scored a career-high six goals as she led the host No. 9 Penn State women’s lacrosse team to a 13-12 victory over James Madison at Holuba Hall on Wednesday night. The Nittany Lions improved to 4-1 with their third...
  • National men's lacrosse: No. 4 Irish rout No. 10 Duke, 13-5

    No. 4 Notre Dame scored the first six goals and never looked back in a 13-5 season-opening win over host No. 10 Duke on Saturday in men's lacrosse. Jim Marlatt led the Irish attack with a career-high five goals, and freshman Matt Kavanagh scored four...
  • Notebook: Atlantic Sun addition suggests NCAA tourney expansion on horizon

    Notebook: Atlantic Sun addition suggests NCAA tourney expansion on horizon
    The Atlantic Sun Conference's addition of men's lacrosse means another automatic qualifier for the 2014 NCAA tournament. And, it means more than half the tournament will be AQs, which is not allowed according to NCAA Bylaw 31.3.4.7.1. The Atlantic Sun's...
  • Notebook: St. Paul's grad Fountain injured in Hoyas' loss

    Notebook: St. Paul's grad Fountain injured in Hoyas' loss
    Georgetown junior attackman Jeff Fountain (St. Paul's), who is second on the team with 16 goals, left the Hoyas' 8-6 loss to Villanova on Wednesday with an injury, and his status isn't immediately known. Also, Hoyas senior attackman-midfielder Brian...
  • National lacrosse roundup: No. 10 UMass women rally, top Richmond, 12-11, in OT

    Cori Murray scored the game-tying goal with 42 seconds left in regulation and the game-winner with 1:57 left in the second overtime as No. 10 Massachusetts (10-2, 2-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) extended its conference winning streak to 22 games with a 12-...
  • Towson left out of Football Championship Subdivision playoffs

    Towson left out of Football Championship Subdivision playoffs
    A year after leading Towson to its first Football Championship Subdivision appearance in school history, fourth-year coach Rob Ambrose reacted angrily Sunday after his 7-4 Tigers were snubbed by the NCAA selection committee for an invitation to this...
  • Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth

    Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth
    Division I women's college lacrosse is in the middle of one of its biggest growth spurts in years, and several recent changes appear likely to spark even more expansion soon. This spring, the NCAA tournament bracket expands to 26 teams, and Division I...
  • Jimmy Patsos tries to get Loyola basketball ready for unfamiliar role: favorites

    Jimmy Patsos tries to get Loyola basketball ready for unfamiliar role: favorites
    If Jimmy Patsos' stomach is roiling at the thought of nine other Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches taking aim at him, the Loyola basketball coach wears his tension well. "I'm happy to be the hunted," says a grinning Patsos, sitting on stage at a...
  • Terps Trio: Perry Hills' performance, Dezmine Wells' impact and the Harrison twins' visit

    Terps Trio: Perry Hills' performance, Dezmine Wells' impact and the Harrison twins' visit
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. How would you assess freshman quarterback Perry Hills’ performance in the opener? Jeff Barker:...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2
    Nov. 26, 2000: In a 44-7 victory over the visiting Cleveland Browns, the Ravens (9-4) score more points than they did in all of five games during October. Jamal Lewis rushes for 170 yards, Trent Dilfer passes for two touchdowns and Matt Stover kicks three...