Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mavericks to play RIT in first round of NCAAs

The Minnesota State men's hockey team is the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA tournament and will play in the Midwest Regional, which will be held Saturday and Sunday in South Bend, Ind.

The Mavericks will play Atlantic Hockey tournament champion RIT at 3 p.m. Saturday on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Nebraska Omaha and Harvard will meet in the other regional semifinal.

The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

UPDATE: According to the MSU athletic department, ticket packages for the regional are $60, which includes both of Saturday's semifinals and Sunday's championship. Call 507-389-6111 or go to the athletics office at Myers Field House before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The Mavericks won the Broadmoor Trophy as WCHA Final Five champions on Saturday night in St. Paul, defeating Michigan Tech 5-2.

RIT (19-14-5) won the Atlantic Hockey tournament, beating Mercyhurst 5-2 on Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.

The other teams at the Midwest Regional are Nebraska Omaha and Harvard.

The West Regional in Fargo, N.D., will have North Dakota vs. Quinnipiac and Michigan Tech vs. St. Cloud State.

The Northeast Regional in Manchester, N.H., will have Boston University vs Yale and Minnesota Duluth vs. Minnesota.

The East Regional in Providence, R.I., will have Miami vs. Providence and Denver vs. Boston College.

Read more here. The NCAA bracket can be found here.

1 comment:

Nate said...

Are the games going to be televised anywhere? Broadcast TV? WCHA TV? ESPN3?