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  • Unexpected events lead to Koerber's fate with Denver lacrosse team

    Unexpected events lead to Koerber's fate with Denver lacrosse team
    It took two unexpected turn of events for former Gilman lacrosse standout Gordie Koerber to end up playing at the University of Denver, one of four teams left in this year's Division I NCAA men's lacrosse tournament. Until seventh grade, Koerber was the...
  • Patient Syracuse will not shy away from its run-and-gun past vs. Denver

    Patient Syracuse will not shy away from its run-and-gun past vs. Denver
    Of the four teams left in the NCAA tournament semifinals, it is top-seeded Syracuse – the architect of a Division I-best 10 national championships – that is bringing up the rear in the offense department. The Orange are averaging 11.7...
  • Denver's Bill Tierney, Syracuse's John Desko part of evolution of coaches

    Denver's Bill Tierney, Syracuse's John Desko part of evolution of coaches
    When Bill Tierney helmed Princeton to all six of its national championships during his tenure there, the Tigers were renowned for a suffocating defensive scheme that at times strangled opponents into offensive futility. When John Desko replaced Syracuse...
  • Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships

    Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships
    MEN'S Division I semifinals No. 7 seed Duke (14-5) vs. Cornell (14-3) Saturday, 2:30 Comment: The unseeded Big Red have won six of nine meetings with the Blue Devils, but Duke has won both contests in the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils are...
  • Cornell's Jason Noble, Denver's Jeremy Noble on cusp of making family wish come true

    Cornell's Jason Noble, Denver's Jeremy Noble on cusp of making family wish come true
    Among the daily text messages, thrice-a-week Skype sessions and actual once-a-week phone conversations, Jason and Jeremy Noble openly wondered how neat it would be if they met in a national title game. The twin brothers are one step away from...
  • NCAA men's semifinals highlight offense's dominance in lacrosse

    NCAA men's semifinals highlight offense's dominance in lacrosse
    The mantra that defense wins championships could be tested this weekend. The four teams left in the NCAA tournament at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia feature some of the top offenses in Division I. Cornell leads the way, ranking second in the...
  • Denver vs. Syracuse: Three things to watch

    Denver vs. Syracuse: Three things to watch
    Denver vs. Syracuse: Three things to watch The series history between these two teams is not very long, but Syracuse has won all three meetings against Denver. But this will be the first time that these programs have met in the NCAA tournament. The...
  • Top-seeded Syracuse scores in the final seconds to beat Denver in Division I semifinal

    Top-seeded Syracuse scores in the final seconds to beat Denver in Division I semifinal
    PHILADELPHIA — Living dangerously seems to appeal to the Syracuse men’s lacrosse team. Junior attackman Derek Maltz scored after collecting a rebound with 19.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter to lead the top-seeded Orange to a 9-8 win...
  • Syracuse Final Four notebook

    Syracuse Final Four notebook
    Syracuse’s senior class is seeking to avoid becoming the first group since 1999 to graduate without capturing a national championship. That determination could be best embodied by senior midfielder JoJo Marasco. The Tewaaraton Award finalist has...
  • Denver Final Four notebook

    Denver Final Four notebook
    PHILADELPHIA // No one would accuse Bill Tierney of being wishy washy. Despite a scintillating 13-save performance by sophomore goalkeeper Ryan LaPlante in the first half during which he surrendered just two goals, the Denver coach stuck to his season-...
  • Syracuse unfazed by disadvantage at faceoffs

    Syracuse unfazed by disadvantage at faceoffs
    All season, Syracuse has dealt with a decided disadvantage at faceoffs. So why should Monday’s NCAA tournament final against seventh-seeded Duke at Lincoln Financial Field here be any different? The top-seeded Orange (16-3) will attempt to capture...