Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with 1 minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.
Matthew Peca, Jordan Samuels-Thomas and Kevin Bui scored in a 6:26 span in the third period and top-seeded Quinnipiac overcame a two-deficit to beat Canisius 4-3 on Saturday night in the NCAA East Regional semifinals.
The Kentucky Wildcats and their “40 minutes of dread” were too much for Elena Delle Donne and Delaware.
Jennifer O’Neill scored 19 points and A’dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to an end the stellar career of Delle Donne.
Minnesota, St. Cloud State, Miami, Quinnipiac and Niagara all won regular-season conference titles this season. None of them even made their league’s playoff championship game. That’s what kind of year it has been in college hockey.
When the NCAA tournament bracket is announced at 8 p.m. Sunday on ESPNU, there will be six Western Collegiate Hockey Association teams in the field.
North Dakota, Minnesota, Denver, Minnesota State-Mankato, St. Cloud State and Wisconsin all will be locked into the tournament no matter what happens in Sunday's Central Collegiate Hockey Association championship game.
The NCAA tournament can be a letdown. Minnesota coach Don Lucia admitted as much this week. “You’re playing in front of 3,000 or 4,000 people somewhere,” the 20-year Western Collegiate Hockey Association veteran said. That won’t be the case this weekend.
With about five minutes left in UND’s 6-0 win over Michigan Tech on Sunday night, Corban Knight thinks coach Dave Hakstol gave in to peer pressure.
The more than 10,000 fans at Ralph Engelstad Arena were belting out a “Put in Tate” chant in hopes of seeing senior third-string goalie Tate Maris, who had never played a minute during the regular season in his career.
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