Lizards Top Hounds 21-18

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 05:  Brendan Fowler #3 of the Charlotte Hounds wins a face-off against Greg Puskuldjian #94 of the Ohio Machine during their game at American Legion Memorial Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ohio won 14-12.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
May 23, 2016

The talks of an undefeated season in Major League Lacrosse has been put to rest this weekend. After receiving their first loss last weekend from the Ohio Machine, the New York Lizards defeated the only remaining undefeated in the MLL, the Charlotte Hounds, 21-18. Both teams used different strategies throughout the game. For the Lizards, their offensive game plan was centered around one player: Rob Pannell. Pannell scored an amazing…

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North Carolina Makes First Final Four Since 1993

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May 23, 2016

The quarterfinals of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament concluded, and now we know who will be going to the semi-finals at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University of North Carolina Tar Heels will join Maryland, Brown, and Loyola as they defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 13-9, their first semi-finals appearance since 1993. The first quarter was a back-and-forth between both teams. North Carolina got things started…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Duke and Loyola Rematch

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May 13, 2016

Ah, May… the best time of the year; birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, shorts and flip-flops are becoming regular… oh, and there’s the NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS! This Saturday morning we welcome the NCAA Lacrosse Championships to our televisions, and one of the first games will be the Duke Blue Devils (11-7) vs the seventh ranked Loyola Greyhounds (12-3). The teams met earlier in the season, back in March, when Duke…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Marquette Hosts First Playoff Game, Faces UNC

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May 13, 2016

The Marquette Golden Eagles will host the first NCAA tournament game played in Wisconsin after clinching the six seed in this year’s road to Philadelphia. No easy task for the Golden Eagles as University of North Carolina, one of four ACC teams in the tournament, rolls into Valley Fields for faceoff, Saturday, May 14, 1:30 p.m. Central Time. North Carolina (8-6) makes its 31st appearance in the NCAA tournament, looking…

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Duke Advancing to the NCAA Tournament after win in Boston

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May 9, 2016

Boston, Massachusetts – Deemer Class ended 2016 with 49 goals, five coming in today’s contest.  Duke would enter in the NCAA Tournament after a 15-8 win over the host Boston University Terriers. Boston University came on strong to begin the contest, taking the first four shots of the game.  Duke’s goalie Danny Fowler had to be strong from start and was able to come up with the first save of…

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May Madness: Conference Semifinals Create Chaos

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May 6, 2016

One word to summarize what happened Thursday: wow. All of the conferences except the ACC and Patriot League (who already finished their tournaments last week) and the Ivy League (who play Friday and Sunday) had their semifinals yesterday, and it brought some big results that will affect plenty of bubble teams. America East: Vermont 10, #15 Stony Brook 9; Hartford 11, #4 Albany 10 (OT) You read those scores right. Vermont…

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College Lacrosse Weekend Preview Part 2: Defense And The Other Stuff

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April 23, 2016

Yesterday was the Patriot League’s turn to showcase their talent. Loyola beat Army, Bucknell dominated Lehigh, and Holy Cross beat Boston University for the sixth and final spot in the Patriot League Tournament. Today and tomorrow, it’s everyone else, and a major theme here is defense, because they win championships. Let’s get right to the games: SATURDAY #6 Albany @ #4 Yale – Noon This would be the Game of…

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NCAA Bracketology V2: You Should Probably Win As Much As Possible

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April 19, 2016

Here’s a scary stat: 84% of the regular season has been complete. 16% of the regular season remains. Some teams still have a game, or two, or maybe three left. But many teams also have their respective conference tournaments to participate in as well. They’ll get started next week with the Patriot and ACC tourneys happening, with the other conference tournaments occurring in two weeks. This year’s field for at-large…

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College Lacrosse Weekend Preview: All Chaos Conference?

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April 15, 2016

With so much drama in the ACC, it’s kinda hard getting into the NCAA Tournament scene. But they, somehow, some way, keep coming up with interesting storylines every single day. I’m no Snoop Dogg, but if you use your imagination and tinker the first four lines of Gin And Juice with ACC references, it’s actually a pretty good summary of the conference’s season. Except Notre Dame, who’s sitting comfortably as…

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NCAA Bracketology V1: There’s Still Time

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April 12, 2016

Is it too early to start predicting brackets? Some may say yes, others the opposite. Joe Lunardi already has a way too early 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracketology, and we just got done the hoops tournament last week! Teams don’t know if they’ll lose someone to either the NBA Draft or to transfers or even who they might gain via transfers and commitments. But in lacrosse, we have less than…

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