Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh served as keynote speaker at Thursday’s banquet to kick off the NCAA men’s lacrosse championship weekend, and he immediately pointed out that one of the teams is not like the others.
Nowhere in the country is lacrosse bigger than in Baltimore. So it’s fitting the NCAA Tournament is being held here, but lacrosse fans are coming from across the nation.
Bill Tierney has been here before. His Denver Pioneers haven’t. Denver upset nine-time NCAA lacrosse tournament champion Johns Hopkins 14-9 Saturday to reach the national semifinals for the first time in school history.