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In basketball, those two extra points BC fan Steve M. hoped for against Villanova would have come in handy, as the Eagles fell in overtime, 60-59.
In hockey,Holy Cross beat Minnesota, 4-3, in overtime in the NCAA West Regional semifinal, in arguably the biggest upset in tournament annals. The Crusaders face North Dakota tonight in the West final for a ticket to the Frozen Four.
Meantime, perennial rivals BU and BC cruised in their semifinal match-ups and meet tonight in the East Regional final. USCHO has full coverage.
UPDATE, 3/26:BC beats BU to advance to the Frozen Four. Hopefully, for Steve M's sake, the International Herald Tribune will be carrying the NCAA hockey tournament scores. Meantime, Holy Cross' Cinderella bid comes to an end against North Dakota. Maine and Cornell win in the semis, Harvard and UNH fall. Running coverage: USCHO