No. 1 Penn State edges Johns Hopkins in OT for first Big Ten tourney crown

No. 1 Penn State edges Johns Hopkins in OT for first Big Ten tourney crown

No. 1 Penn State held off No. 15 Johns Hopkins, 18-17, in overtime to claim the Big Ten men’s lacrosse tournament title Saturday night.

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Mac O’Keefe sealed the deal 25 seconds into the extra session, his sixth goal of the night. The junior was named tournament MVP as he helped the Nittany Lions rally form an 11-8 halftime deficit to claim its first Big Ten tourney crown

Penn State (14-1), the regular season and postseason Big Ten champ, earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

The NCAA Selection Show airs at 9 p.m. ET Sunday.

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