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NCAA Division I tournament first-round preview: Robert Morris vs. Maryland

NCAA Division I tournament first-round preview: Robert Morris vs. Maryland

Robert Morris (13-4) at No. 1 seed Maryland (12-3)

When: Sunday, noon

Coaches: Andrew McMinn, Robert Morris; John Tillman, Maryland

Players to Watch: Jimmy Perkins, redshirt junior, attackman, Robert Morris; Connor Kelly, senior, midfielder, Maryland

Outlook: The Colonials’ first trip to the NCAA tournament started strong with Wednesday’s 12-6 victory at Canisius in the play-in game. Perkins led all scorers with four points (two goals, two assists) to raise his season total to 58. Junior goalkeeper Alex Heger, the program’s all-time leader in saves, save percentage and wins, sat...

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