Maryland and Duke meet in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday, May 26 in the Final Four. Find the game time, TV channel, watch online information and a preview below.
Maryland-Duke 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament game time
Maryland vs Duke in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament will take place at 2:30 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium.
Maryland-Duke 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament TV channel
Maryland vs. Duke in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament will be televised on ESPN2.
Watch Maryland-Duke 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament online
You can watch Maryland vs. Duke in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament online at WatchESPN.com.
Maryland-Duke 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament preview
Maryland vs. Duke in the 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament is a matchup between two college lacrosse powers. Maryland entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed, but Duke wasn’t far behind at No. 4. Both teams won their semifinal games in Annapolis., Md. on Sunday. The Terps defeated Cornell, 13-8, while the Blue Devils beat Johns Hopkins, 14-9.
Maryland’s been victorious in 62 of the team’s 82 all-time meetings, but this matchup is just about as even as any in history. Duke has one of the best offenses in the country. Led by Justin Guterding, who leads the nation with 58 goals (and also leads the nation with 3.41 goals per game), Duke averages the second-most goals per game in the country with 13.78.
.@DukeMLAX is heading back to Championship Weekend after beating Johns Hopkins 14-9. Justin Guterding had three goals and set a new DI record for the most career goals with 207.#NCAALAX pic.twitter.com/fU9HF0BPbN
— NCAA Lacrosse (@NCAALAX) May 21, 2018
Duke is also second the nation in scoring margin, a sign that the Blue Devils are for real.
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament: Schedule
Saturday, May 26
(Games at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.)
No. 2 Albany vs. No. 3 Yale | 12 p.m. ET | ESPN2
No. 1 Maryland vs. No. 4 Duke | 2:30 p.m. ET | ESPN2
National Championship Game
Monday, May 28
Semifinal winners | 1 p.m. ET | ESPN2
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament: Results
Wednesday, May 9
FINAL: Robert Morris 12, Canisius 6 | Box score
Saturday, May 12
FINAL: No. 3 Yale 15, Massachusetts 13 | Box score
FINAL: No. 4 Duke 17, Villanova 11 | Box score
FINAL: No. 2 Albany 18, Richmond 9 | Box score
FINAL: No. 6 Loyola (Md.) 14, Virginia 12 | Box score
Sunday, May 13
FINAL: No. 1 Maryland 14, Robert Morris 11 | Box score
FINAL: Denver 9, No. 7 Notre Dame 7 | Box score
FINAL: No. 5 Johns Hopkins 10, Georgetown 9 (OT) | Box score
FINAL: Cornell 10, No. 8 Syracuse 9 | Box score
Saturday, May 19
FINAL: No. 3 Yale 8, No. 6 Loyola (Md.) 5 | Box score
FINAL: No. 2 Albany 15, Denver 13 | Box score
Sunday, May 20
FINAL: No. 1 Maryland 13, Cornell 8 | Box score
FINAL: No. 4 Duke 14, No. 5 Johns Hopkins 9 | Box score
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament: Teams, seeds
Here are the eight seeded teams:
- Johns Hopkins
- Loyola Maryland
- Notre Dame
Here are the automatic qualifiers:
- America East: Albany
- Big East: Georgetown
- Big Ten: Johns Hopkins
- CAA: Massachusetts
- Ivy League: Cornell
- MAAC: Canisius
- Northeast Conference: Robert Morris
- Patriot League: Loyola
- Southern Conference: Richmond
Here are the at-large teams:
- No. 1 Maryland
- No. 3 Yale
- No. 4 Duke
- No. 7 Notre Dame
- No. 8 Syracuse
The ACC had a conference tournament, but with only five teams, it doesn’t have an automatic bid. Notre Dame, seeded No. 3, beat No. 4 Virginia for the ACC title.
Some of the top-ranked teams in the country won’t be making the tournament through automatic bids. Instead, they’ll have to be from the at-large pool. No. 2 Maryland, No. 3 Denver and No. 5 Duke are three top-5 teams that led the at-large teams.
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament: Champions, history
|2016||North Carolina||14-13 (OT)||Maryland|
|2010||Duke||6-5 (OT)||Notre Dame|
|1986||North Carolina||10-9 (OT)||Virginia|
|1982||North Carolina||7-5||Johns Hopkins|
|1981||North Carolina||14-13||Johns Hopkins|
|1980||Johns Hopkins||9-8 (2OT)||Virginia|
|1973||Maryland||10-9 (2OT)||Johns Hopkins|
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament: Sites
- Eight games are played at eight campus sites
- Quarterfinal Site No. 1: James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y.
- Quarterfinal Site No. 2: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md.
Semifinals and National Championship
- Gillette Stadium at Foxborough, Mass.
2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse: Rankings
- Loyola (Md.)
- Johns Hopkins
- Notre Dame
- Ohio State
- Penn State
- St. Joseph’s