Air Force Will Face Michigan In First Round

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The Air Force Falcons will face off against the top seeded Michigan Wolverines in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The Falcons made the tournament for the third straight year after winning the AHA conference tournament Saturday night.

The No. 4 seeded Falcons (27-10-2) will face No. 1 seed Michigan on at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 27 in Bridgeport, Conn.

The game will be broadcast on ESPNU HD.

The Men’s Frozen Four on April 9 and 11 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Boston University was the No. 1 overall seed. The other No. 1 seeds, in order, included the University of Notre Dame, the University of Denver and U-M.

The dates, sites, times and pairings of this year’s championship are as follows:

East Regional, March 27-28
Bridgeport Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Friday, March 27, 3 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU HD
No. 1 Michigan (29-11-0) vs. No. 4 Air Force (27-10-2)

Friday, March 27, 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU HD
No. 2 Yale (24-7-2) vs. No. 3 Vermont (20-11-5)

Saturday, March 28, 6:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU HD
East Regional Championship

West Regional, March 27-28
Mariucci Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Friday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2 HD/ESPN360.com
No. 1 Denver (23-11-5) vs. No. 4 Miami (Ohio) (20-12-5)

Friday, March 27, 9 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU HD
No. 2 Minnesota Duluth (21-12-8) vs. No. 3 Princeton (22-11-1)

Saturday, March 28, 9 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU HD
West Regional Championship

Midwest Regional, March 28-29
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Saturday, March 28, 4 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU
No. 2 Northeastern (25-11-4) vs. No. 3 Cornell (21-9-4)

Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN Classic (TBD)/ESPN360.com (Live)
No. 1 Notre Dame (31-5-3) vs. No. 4 Bemidji State (18-15-1)

Sunday, March 29, 8 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU
Midwest Regional Championship

Northeast Regional, March 28-29
Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire

Saturday, March 28, 2 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/ESPN360.com
No. 2 North Dakota (24-14-4) vs. No. 3 New Hampshire (19-12-5)

Saturday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2/ESPN360.com
No. 1 Boston University (31-6-4) vs. No. 4 Ohio State (23-14-4)

Sunday, March 29, 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPNU
Northeast Regional Championship

Men’s Frozen Four, April 9 and 11
Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

Thursday, April 9, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Eastern time, ESPN2 HD/ESPN360.com (order of games TBD)
Northeast Regional Champion vs. East Regional Champion
West Regional Champion vs. Midwest Regional Champion



 
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