College Sports Archive: May / June 2007
ACC Keeps Draft Pipeline Flowing
Since the creation of the ACC, the NBA has never held a draft without picking at least one ACC product, and the ACC has produced more first round draft picks (76) over the last 20 years than any other conference.
Title Tops Local College Sports Year
The lacrosse season was the featured point for local college sports, but there were many other highlights in several other sports. Here are just a few.
Annual ACC Meetings Showcased Happy Family
The two main reasons for the happy feelings at the ACC's annual meetings were the ongoing financial success of the ACC and the lack of urgent matters.
Hopkins Takes Title
Johns Hopkins held on to a one-goal fourth quarter lead to beat Duke, 12-11, and win its ninth NCAA men’s Division I National Lacrosse championship.
• Blue Jays' Victory Highlights Weekend | Schwartzman Defines Legacy
Promise in ACC's "Bottom Half"
It remains to be seen if the ACC’s “top half” will develop a national contender in 2007, but it’s a safe bet that the league’s “bottom half” will produce three or four bowl-caliber teams, and that’s a pretty good sign.
• College Sports Roundup
Blue Devils Out For Redemption In Lacrosse Final Four
After having last season cancelled, the Duke Blue Devils still made it to this year’s semifinals. With a 16-2 season, Duke faces fourth-seeded Cornell Saturday, while Johns Hopkins meets upstart Delaware.
College Sports Roundup
The Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team picked up its first win as a Division I program in the NCAA tournament with a 12-8 first-round victory over Hofstra. Catch up on all the local college sports action.
ACC Football 2007: The Contenders
In the ACC’s first three seasons after its latest expansion, three different teams have won the league’s football title, and those same teams rank as three of the favorites for the 2007 championship.
Jays, Retrievers On Collision Course?
Last weekend’s NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament produced mixed results for local schools. Only Johns Hopkins and UMBC survived to go on to the next round.
Maryland Scores Six-Pack for NCAA's
The NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament selection committee delivered a grand slam for local fans, picking six area teams for this year's tournament which culminates with the Final Four at M&T Bank Stadium May 26-28.
College Sports Roundup
Towson offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod became the first Tiger to be drafted to the NFL since 1994. Catch up on all the local college sports action.
Tigers, Greyhounds Still Have Tourney Hopes
While Johns Hopkins and Navy have already secured their spots in the NCAA Tournament, Towson and Loyola are still playing for their postseason dreams.
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