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  • Denver's move to Big East could force Johns Hopkins to look elsewhere

    Denver's move to Big East could force Johns Hopkins to look elsewhere
    Denver's announcement Thursday that it will leave the Eastern College Athletic Conference and move to the Big East for immediate membership next season could impact Johns Hopkins’ search for a conference that the program can call home. The Big...
  • Bilal Dixon's faith in Pat Skerry has paid off for Towson

    Bilal Dixon's faith in Pat Skerry has paid off for Towson
    When the Providence coaching staff decided last spring that Bilal Dixon didn't fit into its plans for the 2012-13 season, the 6-foot-9, 245-pound center quickly thought of one guy he'd like to play for in his last year of eligibility. "[Pat] Skerry...
  • Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame

    Sweet 16: Eric Atkins, Notre Dame
    With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead. The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds...
  • Quint Kessenich: Seven games that will shape the NCAA tournament field

    In 31 days, two teams will meet in Philadelphia for the men's lacrosse national championship. Who that will be is anyone's guess. With unparalleled parity in the sport, the race is wide-open. This weekend, the best slate of the season, will go a long way...
  • Loyola, Maryland each feature two Tewaaraton Award nominees

    Loyola, Maryland each feature two Tewaaraton Award nominees
    The Tewaaraton Foundation, which is tasked with designating the Tewaaraton Award to the top male and female collegiate player, released its list of 25 nominees Friday night, and Loyola and Maryland each have two candidates on that list. The reigning...
  • Roundup: Aust sets mark as No. 1 Maryland women run past UMBC

    Senior attacker Alex Aust set a Maryland single-game assist record with seven and finished with 11 points as the No. 1 Terps dispatched visiting UMBC, 17-10, on Tuesday night. The Retrievers (3-2) came within three of the Terps early in the second half,...
  • 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...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon, who will be handling play-by-play duties when No. 7 Notre Dame visits Georgetown this Sunday, writes a weekly column for Inside Lacrosse in which he provides his thoughts on results from the previous week. The former Blue Jays...
  • 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: Denver's Noble out for Loyola game; Koerber unlikely to play

    Notebook: Denver's Noble out for Loyola game; Koerber unlikely to play
    Denver midfielder Jeremy Noble, a preseason first-team All-American as a junior, won't play against Loyola in Saturday's pivotal Eastern College Athletic Conference matchup, a team spokesperson said Wednesday. He has been held out since the Pioneers'...
  • 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...