Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) scored a game-high five goals to lead the third-seeded Notre Dame men's lacrosse team to a 15-7 victory over visiting Air Force in an NCAA tournament first-round game Saturday night.
While the other top Division I teams play in their conference tournament this week or next, the independent Blue Jays have finished their regular season and have nothing to do but practice and wait to see if they earn a berth in the NCAA tournament. The selections will be announced on May 8 at 9 p.m.
Connor Cannizzaro scored the winning goal with 2:58 to play to lift the No. 4 Denver men's lacrosse team (9-1, 2-0 Big East Conference) to a 12-11 victory over visiting No. 18 Villanova (6-4, 0-2) in snowy conditions Saturday.
Mark Dixon provided color commentary for the Big Ten Network¿s coverage of No. 5 Maryland¿s 8-7 win at Michigan on Saturday. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder will help the network during its broadcast of the Terps¿ road game at No. 14 Penn State on Sunday night.
The Penn State men's lacrosse team ended a 20-game Denver winning streak, upsetting the top-ranked Pioneers (7-1), 15-10, to capture the Patriot Cup at Southern Methodist's Gerald Ford Stadium in Dallas on Saturday.
Following a 10 day rest from their last game, the Terps (5-2) came out with a variety of different offensive looks that appeared to catch the Tar Heels (5-4) unprepared, including inverting attackmen and midfielders more than usual.
March Madness takes center stage this weekend. College lacrosse has eight more weeks of regular-season action before it's own May Madness. Here are some basketball (hoops) and lacrosse (lax) nuggets to help you through the first weekend of March Madness. Hope they help you win your office pool.
Several coaches who've watched the league closely — including one Hall of Famer who's coached in the league and one who has taken his lumps coaching in it the past two years — were surprised by some of the Big Ten teams' seedings.
The UMBC men's lacrosse team rallied from a five-goal halftime deficit and prevailed, 9-8, over visiting Marist just six seconds into overtime on defenseman Garrett Hasken's first collegiate goal Saturday.
Rasheed Sulaimon and Melo Trimble were playing well enough for coach Mark Turgeon to call them the best backcourt in the country earlier this season. That is clearly not the case now as Maryland (24-7) begins the Big Ten Conference tournament Friday in Indianapolis in the midst of a slump that saw the now-No. 18 Terps lose four of their last six regular-season games.
Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) scored three of his four goals in the fourth quarter to help the No. 1 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team pull away from No. 8 Maryland, 9-4, at the Pacific Coast Shootout on Saturday in Costa Mesa, Calif.
The Towson women's lacrosse team has been in the zone en route to a 4-0 mark, the Tigers' best start since 2010. With a veteran line defense, the Tigers have returned to playing a backer zone and the change has paid off. The Tigers are allowing just 4.75 goals per game. Against the three opponents they also played last year — Monmouth, UMBC and Loyola — they allowed 14 fewer goals.