staff, staff, November 18, 2013

Five Big Ten men's soccer teams made the NCAA tournament, it was announced Monday. Reigning NCAA champ Indiana (Big Ten tourney champ), Michigan State, Northwestern, Penn State (Big Ten regular-season champ) and Wisconsin all made the field. Read more about each team in this post.

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The Indiana men's soccer team will face the Akron Zips in Akron, Ohio on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, as the field of 48 was announced by the NCAA Monday afternoon. The Hoosiers and Zips will face off at 7 p.m. ET at First Energy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field in Akron, Ohio. Read full release.

The Michigan State men's soccer team was selected as a No. 11 overall seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, as announced on Monday afternoon on The Spartans (12-5-3) will host the winner of Louisville and Denver in the second round at DeMartin Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. Read full release.

The Northwestern men's soccer team is heading back to the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament and will host a first-round match against Bradley on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Field. Read full release.

The Penn State men's soccer team is returning to the NCAA Tournament for the 31st time as announced by the NCAA Monday afternoon. The Nittany Lions will host a first-round match against St. Francis Brooklyn on Thursday at 7 p.m. View full release.

After eclipsing 13 wins for the first time since 1995, the University of Wisconsin men?s soccer team earned a berth in the NCAA men?s soccer tournament for the first time in nearly two decades. The Badgers will host I-94 rival, Milwaukee, on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the McClimon Complex. Read full release.