Forum staff reports, Published March 21 2010
NCAA HOCKEY PLAYOFFS: UND to take on Yale; Bemidji St. to take on MichiganThe University of North Dakota men's hockey team will play Yale at 4 p.m. Saturday in Worcester, Mass. in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.
The Fighting Sioux are the No. 2 seed in the Northeast Regional. Boston College got the No. 1 seed and will play Alaska-Fairbanks at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
The winners of both games will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Both ESPN analysts during Sunday morning's selection show picked UND to be in the Frozen Four April 8-10 in Detroit.
Bemidji State University will play Michigan at 6:30 p.m. in the Midwest Regional in Fort Wayne, Ind. The winner will play either Miami or Alabama-Huntsville on Sunday.
The bracket follows:
ALBANY, N.Y. -- EAST REGIONAL
1-Denver vs. 4-RIT, 2 p.m. Friday, ESPNU
2-Cornell vs. 3-New Hampshire, 5:30 p.m. Friday, ESPNU
Championship -- 5:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPNU
ST. PAUL -- WEST REGIONAL
2-St. Cloud State vs. 3-Northern Michigan, 4:30 p.m. Friday, ESPNU syndication
1-Wisconsin vs. 4-Vermont, 8 p.m. Friday, ESPNU
Championship -- 8 p.m. Saturday, ESPNU
WORCESTER -- NORTHEAST REGIONAL
1-Boston College vs. 4-Alaska Fairbanks, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN syndication
2-North Dakota vs. 3-Yale, 4 p.m. Saturday, ESPN syndication
Championship -- 4:30 p.m. Sunday, ESPNU
FORT WAYNE, IND. -- MIDWEST REGIONAL
1-Miami vs. 4-Alabama Huntsville, 3 p.m. Saturday, ESPNU
2-Bemidji State vs. 3-Michigan, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN syndication
Championship -- 7 p.m. Sunday, ESPNU