Sunday, March 22, 2009

Tigers to face Minnesota-Duluth on Friday in NCAA regional

The Men's hockey team will face Minnesota-Duluth on Friday, in the opening round of the NCAA West regional. The two teams will face off at the Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis at 8 p.m. The Bulldogs of Minnesota-Duluth (21-12-8) are seeded second in the region while the Tigers (22-11-1) are third. No. 4 Miami University (Ohio) and No. 1 Denver will meet in the other semifinal round at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

The two winners will play one another at 8 p.m. on Saturday for a trip to the Frozen Four at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., on April 9 and 11.