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The Big Ten is adding lacrosse as a sport in 2015 and welcoming powerhouse Johns Hopkins as an affiliate member for men’s lacrosse only, two moves that could further boost the profile of the conference in the East.
Case Matheis scored with 1:40 left in the second overtime to help Duke beat Loyola (Md.) 12-11 on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament.
The Georgetown men’s soccer team has already managed one first by making the NCAA College Cup.
Dylon Cormier scored 19 points and Tyler Hubbard hit a pair of key 3-pointers to lead Loyola (Md.) to a 65-49 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday at the Hall of Fame Tip Off.
Chatilla van Grinsven scored 18 points and Saint Joseph’s stunned No. 5 Maryland 50-49 on Saturday.
Top-seeded Loyola of Maryland beat Maryland 9-3 Monday to win the NCAA men’s lacrosse title behind Eric Lusby’s four goals. Lusby set a record with 17 goals in the tournament.
Loyola of Maryland took a much slower route to the NCAA lacrosse championship game than the Greyhounds are accustomed to.
Junior attack Kaitlin Hilldebrand scored three goals and fifth-ranked Trinity College beat top-ranked and previously unbeaten Salisbury University 8-7 to win the NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse championship Sunday.
Brandon Benn scored five goals as seventh-seeded Johns Hopkins breezed to a 19-9 win over Stony Brook in the opening round of the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament Sunday.
Drew Snider and Joe Cummings combined for five goals, Charlie Raffa won 10 faceoffs, and Niko Amato had six saves as Maryland outlasted Lehigh, 10-9, on Sunday night in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.
Evan Smotrycz has decided where he’s going to play basketball next season.
C.J. Aiken scored 20 points as Saint Joseph’s defeated Coppin State 81-72 Wednesday night, tying coach Phil Martelli for the most victories in school history.