BTN.com staff, March 24, 2012
Michigan and Michigan State were eliminated from the NCAA tournament Friday night. The Wolverines lost in overtime to Cornell, while the Spartans fell to Union. Read recaps in this post and view the interactive NCAA bracket.
Cornell 3, Michigan 2 OT
After Kevin Lynch scored with 4:01 left in regulation to force overtime, Cornell (No. 14 USCHO, No. 14 USA Today/USA Hockey) banged home the game-winner 3:35 into extra time as Michigan (No. 2 USCHO, No. 2 USA Hockey/USA Today) had its season end with a 3-2 loss in the NCAA Regional semifinals on Friday night at the Resch Center. Read the full recap at MGoBlue.com.
Union 3, Michigan State 1
The Michigan State hockey season came to an end on Friday in Bridgeport, Conn., as the Spartans fell to No. 3 Union, 3-1. Freshman Matt Berry had the MSU tally in the second period, and sophomore Will Yanakeff made 29 saves. Read the full recap at MSUSpartans.com.