On the men’s side, No. 8 Syracuse and No. 6 Loyola Maryland will kick off the weekend’s first-round action of the NCAA tournament, while No. 9 James Madison and No. 14 Stony Brook will meet in the first round of the playoffs on the women’s side.
On the men’s side, No. 2 Yale and No. 9 Cornell will clash in one semifinal of the Ivy League tournament, while No. 5 Northwestern and No. 7 Michigan will tangle in a semifinal of the Big Ten tournament on the women’s side.
Senior Kady Glynn made a game-high 12 saves, including eight in the first half, to power the Greyhounds’ 13-8 victory over the Nittany Lions and bury the memory of getting benched briefly in Wednesday’s loss at No. 4 Syracuse.
Tyrone Wheatley, who had played nine seasons for the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders and had recently coached the running backs for the Jacksonville Jaguars, will be the Bears’ fifth head coach in the last seven years.