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May Madness 2014: Men's Division I Index

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May 30, 2014
Thompsons Win Tewaaraton Together, as They Hoped
Lyle and Miles Thompson had hoped to share the Tewaaraton Award, but didn't think it would happen. "I'm shocked," Miles said Thursday when it did.

May 26, 2014
Duke, Notre Dame Prepared for Championship Battle
The Blue Devils look for a second straight national title while Notre Dame looks to win its seventh straight game, in the most important of the season.

May 26, 2014
Duke Finds Winning Formula, Repeats as Champ
With swagger at midfield, an uninviting defense and an endless supply of offensive talent, Duke displayed its mastery in an 11-9 win over Notre Dame in the NCAA championship game Monday.

May 26, 2014
NCAA Video Highlights: Duke 11, Notre Dame 9

May 26, 2014
Blog Replay: Wolf, Duke Take Third NCAA Title
Duke captured its second straight NCAA title and third in five seasons with an 11-9 win over a resilient Notre Dame squad at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium. Jordan Wolf (2G, 4A) was named Most Outstanding Player.

May 26, 2014
Wolf Goes Out in Style; Carroll, DeLuca Win Titles
Jordan Wolf reminded everyone he was the last Tewaaraton Award finalists standing and Casey Carroll and Ben DeLuca had special days on Monday.

May 26, 2014
Great Run for Kavanagh, Irish Falls Just Short
Notre Dame and dynamic sophomore Matt Kavanagh had a great run from the ACC tournament to the NCAA final, but fell short of their first-ever NCAA crown.

May 26, 2014
Lambrecht: How Notre Dame Will Take Down Duke
Notre Dame liked being the team no one wanted to win. Now the Irish have the opportunity to shock the lacrosse world. Gary Lambrecht maps out how they will make it happen.

May 26, 2014
Gallery: Duke 11, Notre Dame 9 (NCAA Final)
Duke captured its second straight NCAA title to cap a fantastic season, cutting the nets at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium. Photos by Bill Danielewski.

May 26, 2014
Gallery: Duke Celebrates Back-to-Back Titles (MD1)
Duke celebrated its second straight NCAA title after defeating Notre Dame, its third crown in five seasons. Photos by Bill Danielewski.

May 24, 2014
Can Anderson Keep the Loyola '90 Streak Alive?
The last two seasons have featured members of the 1990 Loyola finalist team who won championships as coaches - Loyola's Charley Toomey and Stevenson's Paul Cantabene. If Notre Dame can beat Duke on Monday, the streak will be pushed to three.

May 24, 2014
Duke Has All Answers in Semifinal Win Over Denver
Duke had to pull all the stops to defeat a resolute Denver team in the NCAA semifinals. But, as usual, John Danowski's Blue Devils had the right answers for every challenge.

May 24, 2014
Video Highlights: Duke 15, Denver 12 (NCAA Semis)

May 24, 2014
Video Highlights: Notre Dame 11, Maryland 6

May 24, 2014
Blog Replay: Duke Downs Denver 15-12 in Semis
Denver made it a one-goal game briefly in the second half, but Duke pulled away to advance to Monday's national championship game.

May 24, 2014
Blog Replay: Notre Dame Dominates Maryland
Notre Dame will face Duke in Monday's NCAA finals after a dominating 11-6 win over Maryland, headlined by Matt Kavanagh's five goals and two assists.

May 24, 2014
Postgame Quotes: Notre Dame 11, Maryland 6

May 24, 2014
Postgame Quotes: Duke 15, Denver 12 (NCAA Semis)

May 24, 2014
Hobbled Raffa Gives All in Maryland Semifinal Loss
Battling a lingering leg injury, Maryland's Charlie Raffa turned in a sparkling 11-for-13 day before needing to come out early in the second half for the Terrapins.

May 24, 2014
Notre Dame Coasts to Semifinal Win Over Maryland
This isn't your older brother's Notre Dame. Matt Kavanagh scored five goals and the Irish owned most areas of the game in Saturday's semifinal in Baltimore.

May 24, 2014
Gallery: Duke vs. Denver (NCAA Semifinals)
Duke withstood a tough Denver rally to earn a 15-12 win and a spot in Monday's NCAA finals against Notre Dame. Photos by Bill Danielewski.

May 24, 2014
Gallery: Notre Dame vs. Maryland (NCAA Semifinals)
Notre Dame rode a strong defense and seven points from Matt Kavanagh to defeat Maryland 11-6 in the NCAA semifinals. Photos by Bill Danielewski.

May 23, 2014
NCAA Championship Attendance Figures Flatten
Despite efforts by the NCAA and the Baltimore Ravens to spike ticket sales for the college men's lacrosse championship weekend, attendance figures to be flat versus last year, according to event officials.

May 23, 2014
McAnaney: A Business Trip for These Final Four
Eamon McAnaney breaks down the four teams left standing in Baltimore, including a Denver team whose hunting instincts could spell trouble for defending champ Duke.

May 23, 2014
Thompson Named USILA Attackman, Player of Year
Lyle Thompson earned the Turnbull and Enners awards as the USILA's Attackman and Player of the Year, respectively. Loyola's Joe Fletcher, Maryland's Niko Amato and Princeton's Tom Schreiber earned the other major honors.

May 22, 2014
USILA Division I All-American Honors Announced
The USILA's Division I All-Americans have been announced, and seven first-team selections - including four from Maryland - will be playing in Baltimore at this weekend's final four.

May 21, 2014
Amato the Backbone of Maryland's Final Four Run
A four-year starter and one of the nation's best, Niko Amato has done about all a goalie can save win an NCAA title. Can he (and the Terrapins) cross that off their bucket list in Baltimore this weekend?

May 20, 2014
Tuesdays w/ Corey: Final Four Storylines to Watch
Can Duke strengthen its dynasty? Can Denver, Notre Dame or Maryland break through? Who are stars primed for a breakout? Let's look for some answers.

May 19, 2014
McAnaney: Quarterfinal Thoughts from the Booth
ESPN's Eamon McAnaney called all four NCAA Division I men's quarterfinals over the weekend. Here's his take on what transpired.

May 18, 2014
Cinderella Stories Burst After Quarterfinal Weekend
Drexel was the last hope for the underdogs, but couldn't get it done. Four seeded teams will play in the final four for the first time since 2009.

May 18, 2014
Denver Downs Drexel, Heads Back to Final Four
The Pioneers advanced to their third NCAA semifinal in four years after dismantling Drexel 15-6 in the NCAA quarterfinals Sunday at Delaware.

May 18, 2014
Duke Makes Eighth Straight Final Four, Downs Jays
Top-seeded Duke is back on familiar ground in the national semifinals after a 19-11 whipping of Johns Hopkins on Sunday afternoon.

May 18, 2014
Blog Replay: Denver Dominates Drexel in Quarters
Denver earned its third ticket to the final four in the last four years, running to a 10-3 halftime lead and holding on for a 15-6 win at Delaware. They will face Duke in Saturday's NCAA semifinals.

May 18, 2014
Blog Replay: Duke Dominates Hopkins, 19-11
The No. 1 seed and defending NCAA champion Duke Blue Devils made the NCAA semifinals for the eighth straight season, handling Johns Hopkins, 19-11.

May 18, 2014
Historic Albany Run With Thompson Ends in QFs
A team that flirted with danger throughout the year despite having arguably one of the best attack groups of all time, Albany ran out of magic in the NCAA quarterfinals against Notre Dame.

May 18, 2014
Notre Dame, Maryland Stifle NCAA Cinderella Stories
Seeded and coming from the big-bad ACC, Notre Dame and Maryland played the villain in Saturday's quarterfinals, ending cinderella runs by Bryant and Albany.

May 18, 2014
Gallery: Denver vs. Drexel (MD1 Quarterfinals)
Denver rode a 10-3 first half to its third NCAA semifinals berth in the last four seasons, topping Drexel in Delaware. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 18, 2014
Gallery: Duke vs. Johns Hopkins (MD1 Quarterfinals)
Duke rode a dominating performance to an NCAA quarterfinals win over Johns Hopkins at the University of Delaware. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 17, 2014
Furious Rally Sends Irish to Semifinals Over Albany
An NCAA tournament instant-classic saw Notre Dame rally from down 12-7 in the final quarter to edge Albany in overtime on a Matt Kavanagh game-winner.

May 17, 2014
Blog Replay: Notre Dame Edges Albany, 14-13 in OT
The Fighting Irish battled back from a 12-7 4th quarter deficit to force OT, then got a Matt Kavanagh game-winner in sudden-death to down Albany and advance to the NCAA semifinals.

May 17, 2014
Blog Replay: Maryland Stifles Bryant to Advance
The Terrapins clinched an NCAA semifinals berth with a 16-8 victory over Bryant to open the NCAA quarterfinals double-header at Hofstra.

May 17, 2014
Chanenchuk Anchors Maryland Win in LI Homecoming
Long Island native Mike Chanenchuk helped lead Maryland to the NCAA semifinals with a dominating performance against first-round Cinderella Bryant, 16-8.

May 16, 2014
Eamon McAnaney's NCAA Quarterfinals Breakdown
ESPN's Eamon McAnaney examines the Amato-Waldt and Raffa-Massa duels, how Notre Dame will approach Lyle Thompson, Hopkins' defensive task against Duke and contrasting Canadian styles in the Denver-Drexel tilt.

May 16, 2014
Reese Watching as Thompson Nears Goal Record
"They are wizardry and I was savagery," Hall of Fame midfielder Jon Reese says of Albany's Thompson trio. Miles is four goals away from breaking Reese's Division I men's single-season goals record.

May 16, 2014
NCAA Notes: Notre Dame D Prepped for Tough Task
The Fighting Irish have played tough offenses all season in the ACC. How will they do with a week to prepare for Albany?

May 15, 2014
Bryant's Big Break Comes in Familiar Environment
After nearly shocking Syracuse in 2013, Bryant finished the job Sunday at the Carrier Dome. Now it's onto the NCAA quarterfinals, where another lacrosse giant awaits.

May 14, 2014
Casey Carroll's Homecoming Season Continues
With four Middle East deployments behind him, a wife and two kids, two season-ending knee injuries and a two-year graduate business degree nearly complete, Casey Carroll is not exactly a college kid.

May 13, 2014
Duke Dismisses Talk of Repeat, Focuses on Hopkins
Standing in the way of the Blue Devils' seemingly perennial place in the NCAA final four is one-time bugaboo and Division I alpha dog Johns Hopkins.

May 13, 2014
Tuesdays with Corey: Waldt Plays Big for Bryant
Bryant goalie Gunnar Waldt arrived on campus on Rhode Island as football recruit, but has turned into one of the biggest difference-makers for the Bulldogs lacrosse team.

May 12, 2014
Denver Breaks Mold, Shows It Can Win with Defense
The Pioneers' once-maligned defense showed up in a big way Saturday. What does that mean for their NCAA quarterfinal showdown with dangerous Drexel?

May 12, 2014
McAnaney: Did That First Round Just Happen?
Eamon McAnaney looks back at a crazy first round of May Madness on the men's DI side, including his broadcast of the stunning nightcap that saw Bryant upset Syracuse in the Carrier Dome.

May 12, 2014
Video Highlights: Bryant Shocks No. 2 Syracuse

May 11, 2014
Bryant Stuns No. 2 Seed Syracuse at Carrier Dome
Bryant headlined the first round of the NCAA tournament with a stunning upset of No. 2 seed Syracuse at the Carrier Dome.

May 11, 2014
Hopkins Snags Road Win Over UVa in NCAA Return
A year after missing the NCAA tournament for the first time in its storied history, Johns Hopkins took a convincing win over Virginia on the road in Sunday's first round.

May 11, 2014
Jones Leads Duke to First Round Rout of Air Force

May 11, 2014
Saputo's Big Day Leads Drexel to First Quarterfinals
Face-Off midfielder Nick Saputo equalled his season total of three goals Sunday against Penn, helping key the Dragons to their first NCAA tournament win.

May 11, 2014
Triple Threat: Terps Use Hat Tricks to Top Penn
Kelly McPartland, Taylor Cummings and Beth Glaros each scored three times for Maryland, which took a 13-5 victory over Penn at home to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals.

May 10, 2014
Thompsons, Albany Defense Uproot No. 3 Loyola
The Thompson trio did its thing, breaking records in the process, but the Albany defense stepped up big in an upset win over Loyola on Saturday.

May 9, 2014
NCAA Notes: UNC Relishes Another Shot at Denver
Denver has ended North Carolina's season two years in a row in the NCAA tournament, which makes finding motivation for Saturday's tilt in the Mile High City easy for the Tar Heels.

May 9, 2014
10-2-W: Finally, The NCAA Dancing Begins
It's do or die time as the NCAA tournament field is set and games are underway. Where do Lacrosse Magazine's staff see the tides turning?

May 8, 2014
For Thompsons, It's Faith, Family and Lacrosse
Lyle Thompson might be the best of Albany's hypnotizing trio, but you can't have one without the others.

May 7, 2014
Bryant Edges Siena, Secures First Tourney Win
Gunnar Waldt made 14 saves and six different players scored, helping Bryant record the first NCAA tournament win in program history.

May 7, 2014
Crampton, Air Force Too Much For Richmond

May 7, 2014
Lambrecht: Drexel Finally Breaks Through to NCAAs
With a pair of thrilling CAA tournament victories, the Drexel Dragons finally made it through to the NCAA tournament - and they wouldn't mind keeping the roll going.

May 7, 2014
Lax.com Highlights: Bryant vs. Hobart (NEC Finals)

May 7, 2014
Lax.com Highlights: Siena vs. Marist (MAAC Finals)

May 5, 2014
Four Big Questions w/ NCAA MD1 Selection Chair
NCAA Division I men's tournament selection chair Jim Siedliski explains why Denver was the fifth seed, and why North Carolina was sent to play the Pioneers.

May 5, 2014
MD1 Bracket Breakdown: Denver Swings the Field
Denver's position as the fifth seed in the NCAA tournament was the biggest surprise and led to some interesting first-round matchups, including the Pioneers' own against North Carolina.

May 5, 2014
Lax.com Highlights: Drexel Edges Hofstra (CAA)

May 4, 2014
Defense, Losco Lead Penn By Harvard for Ivy Title
Three goals from tournament MVP Zack Losco and a stingy defense helped Penn take home the Ivy League title and AQ, along with a decent shot at a seed and home game.

May 4, 2014
Bracketology: Selection Sunday Final Edition
With 10 automatic qualifying bids set, all that's left is selection show, where the 18-team field with eight at-large teams will be announced. A final projection inside.

May 4, 2014
Duke Takes No. 1 Seed for Men's DI Tournament
The NCAA selections have been made - Duke is the No. 1 seed, with Syracuse No. 2 earning the other play-in game opponent. Full field and schedule available inside.

May 3, 2014
Shafer Rocket in OT Sends Drexel to First NCAA

May 3, 2014
Smashing Debut: Richmond NCAA Bound in Year 1
Richmond knocked off High Point 8-7 in the Atlantic Sun championship game, earning a NCAA berth in the program's first year.

May 3, 2014
Air Force Headed to First NCAA Tourney Since 1988

May 3, 2014
Cordts' 13 Saves Leads Siena to MAAC Title

May 3, 2014
Denver Wins Big East, Winning Streak Reaches 11
Zach Miller had another big offensive day as Denver overcame a slow start to beat Villanova 14-7 in the Big East Championship.

May 3, 2014
Morrell, Waldt Lead Bryant to Third Straight NEC Title

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