Ranking The Biggest Upsets in College Lacrosse History

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Since the inaugural NCAA Tournament in 1971, a total of 25 programs have ever had the pleasure of competing in, at least, the semifinals. Furthermore, only 11 of those programs have come out on top and been crowned champions at the DI level.

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Way-Too-Early 2021 Title Contenders

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The college lacrosse season is just a few months away, and while it will be a bit longer than usual before everyone gets underway and the season as a whole may look different, at least in the beginning, due to the impact the Coronavirus has had on sports, teams will still be fighting to be the last one standing on Memorial Day Weekend. And after the way last season ended, it will be extra bittersweet for whoever is crowned champions on that special day in May.

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Podcast: 2021 America East Preview

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While exactly what the 2021 season will look like remains largely a mystery, Lacrosse Bucket is diving into early conference previews on the Lacrosse Bucket Podcast. On this second conference preview podcast, Tanner tackles the America East, breaks down the top teams and gives his preseason projected finish.

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Podcast: 2021 ACC Preview

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While exactly what the 2021 season will look like remains largely a mystery, Lacrosse Bucket is diving into early conference previews on the Lacrosse Bucket Podcast. On This first conference preview podcast, Tanner tackles the ACC and breaks down each team, and gives his preseason project finish.

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Under-The-Radar Transfers Who Can Make a Big Impact in 2021

Since the Transfer Portal came into existence in the fall of 2018, it has changed the game of lacrosse. The portal not only gives coaches another tool to address needs but it also gives players a chance to test the waters and see what their stock is, or find a new home easier than ever before.

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A Look At Each Second Year Head Coach Heading Into 2021

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In many cases, year two of a college coach’s tenure can serve as somewhat of a turning point. Year one is all about establishing your culture, putting in your systems, and getting acclimated to a new environment and in some cases a new role. That second year is when things usually start to come together. Year two rosters are made up of inaugural recruiting classes, veterans recruited under the previous staff, and – increasingly in this new era – transfers. Learning from the challenges in year one and managing that roster is challenging. And some coaches certainly handle that second-year challenge better than others.

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