2023 NCAA DI Bracketology 1.0

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By the end of this week, the calendar will have flipped to April, which means the final stretch of the regular season begins in college lacrosse. Across the landscape, every conference except for the A10 and Big East has begun conference play.

With that, it’s time to start taking a look at bracketology for the 2023 men’s DI lacrosse season.

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2023 Patriot League Preview

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Whether you chalk it up to the league being overhyped or the league not living up to realistic expectations, 2022 was not the season that many envisioned it would be for the Patriot League. Loyola nor Lehigh were in the NCAA Tournament conversation and Navy maybe took a step further back in some spots than what was to be expected.

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Patriot League Championship: Boston U. Takes Down Army to Capture First Conference Title

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Last Friday night, the Boston U. Terriers walked off Nickerson Field with defeat on their faces after dropping their first and only Patriot League contest of the season to Army West Point, falling victim to a 10-point outing from Brendan Nichtern.

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Friday Recap: Second Half Run Lifts North Carolina Past Richmond, Epstein Leads John Hopkins Past Towson

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Joe Breschi’s North Carolina Tar Heels may be a little greener than usual at multiple spots on the field, but they are still as talented as ever. The Tar Heels opened up the season with a 13-9 victory over the Richmond Spiders on Friday night.

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2022 Preseason Championship Weekend Picks

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The college lacrosse season is just mere days away with Bellarmine and Mercer kicking things off once again on January 29th. The season will wrap up as usual on Memorial Day with only one team standing as national champions.

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Five Teams With Big Potential in 2022

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The college lacrosse season is just a few weeks away, and as always there will teams that find success after either having a poor season the year before or not being widely regarded as a top-tier program in their respective conference in the preseason.

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2022 Schedule Preview: Holy Cross Crusaders

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The Holy Cross Crusaders are the 71st DI program and the ninth from the Patriot League to release their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Crusaders are coming off a 2021 campaign in which they went 2-4 (1-3 Patriot League) and saw their season cut short. It was year one of the J.L. Reppert era.

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2022 Patriot League Preview

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Last season was a unique one for the Patriot League. Not only did the league opt for an alternate schedule that split the conference into two divisions, but they then went back and forth on what the postseason would look like. Lastly, the conference tournament was shortened due to Loyola having a positive COVID test so Lehigh got to claim the title.

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