Denver Draws North Carolina in NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament

Denver's Teddy MacKenzie

Denver's Teddy MacKenzie

May 4, 2014

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NEW YORK - 2014 BIG EAST Men's Lacrosse Champion Denver earned the No. 5 seed and will host ACC at-large selection North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, it was announced during the NCAA Selection Show Sunday night on ESPNU.

The two, who are meeting for the third straight year in the NCAA Tournament, will play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU.

The Pioneers (14-2) have won 11 straight games and posted back-to-back 14-7 wins in the BIG EAST Tournament, defeating fourth-seeded Rutgers in the semifinals and No. 3 Villanova in the championship.

The Denver-UNC winner will face either No. 4 seed Penn or Drexel in the quarterfinals on Sunday, May 18, at Delaware Stadium in Newark, Del. Game time will be either noon or 2:30 p.m. ET.

The Pios faced Penn earlier in the season and dropped a 12-10 decision in Philadelphia March 1.