Two streaks were halted on one shot Thursday night at Purpur Arena.
In the end, however, East Grand Forks Senior High kept alive its biggest streak. The unbeaten Green Wave won their fourth straight boys hockey game, topping Grand Forks Red River 5-1.
Meghan Dufault scored three goals and added an assist to lead UND to a 6-2 rout of Bemidji State in the Sanford Center. Josefine Jakobsen added a goal and two assists, while defenseman Sam LaShomb and forward Andrea Dalen tallied goals to help UND to improve to 7-1-1 overall and 5-1-1 in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play.
Another Fargo South-Fargo Davies high school girls hockey product is taking her game to the Division I level. Kara Tupa, a senior forward, now playing with Honeybaked — a U19 High Performance team in Michigan — committed to play her college hockey at UND on Thursday.
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.
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