BTN.com staff, April 26, 2015
The brackets for the inaugural Big Ten lacrosse tournaments are out, and Johns Hopkins (men) and Maryland (women) highlight the fields.
The Blue Jays clinched the men's top seed by winning at rival Maryland, which had already clinched a share of the inaugural Big Ten regular-season crown, on Saturday night.
The Terrapins (17-0, 5-0) locked up the women's top seed in a 13-10 win over Penn State on Thursday.
Get links to watch the inaugural Big Ten lacrosse tournament games on BTN2Go and BTN Plus below.
- M: No. 3 OSU vs. No. 2 MD - 8 ET Thu.
- M: No. 4 PSU vs. No. 1 JHU - 5:30 ET Thu.
- M: TBA vs. TBA (title game) - 8 ET Sat.
- W: No. 5 RU vs. No. 4 OSU - 5:25 ET Thu. ($)
- W: No. 6 MICH vs. No. 3 NU - 3 ET Thu. ($)
- W: TBA vs. No. 1 MD - 8 ET Fri.
- W: TBA vs. No. 2 PSU - 5:30 ET Fri.
JOHNS HOPKINS GETS TOP SEED IN MEN'S TOURNEY
The Big Ten on Saturday announced the 2015 Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Tournament bracket, with Johns Hopkins earning the No. 1 seed after sharing the Big Ten Championship with Maryland.
The inaugural tournament will be hosted by the Terrapins at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium from April 30-May 2. All session and single-session tickets are on sale at umterps.com.
The top four teams in the regular season standings advanced to the Big Ten Tournament. Maryland is the No. 2 seed with a 4-1 conference mark, followed by third-seeded Ohio State (3-2) and fourth-seeded Penn State (2-3).
The tournament begins on Thursday, April 30, with Johns Hopkins taking on Penn State beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET, followed by Maryland facing Ohio State at approximately 8 p.m.
The championship game on Saturday, May 2, will begin at 8 p.m., with the winner earning the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.https://twitter.com/BTNLax/status/592151121122041856
UNDEFEATED MARYLAND TOPS WOMEN'S TOURNEY FIELD
The Big Ten on Sunday announced the 2015 Big Ten Women's Lacrosse Tournament bracket, with Maryland earning the No. 1 seed after securing the outright Big Ten Championship.
The inaugural tournament will be hosted by Rutgers at High Point Solutions Stadium from April 30-May 3.
All six conference teams advanced to the Big Ten Tournament. Maryland is the top seed with a 5-0 conference record, followed by No. 2 Penn State (4-1), third-seeded Northwestern (3-2), No. 4 Ohio State (2-3), fifth-seeded Rutgers (1-4) and No. 6 Michigan (0-5). The Terrapins and Nittany Lions earned byes in the quarterfinals, and will begin play in Friday's tournament semifinals.
BTN will telecast the semifinals, while Sunday's championship game will air live on ESPN3 beginning at noon ET, and via tape delay on ESPNU at 5 p.m.