NO. 1 SYRACUSE 12, NO. 17 NORTH CAROLINA 11, OT: The visiting Orange (10-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) went on a 5-0 run to beat the Tar Heels (6-6, 1-2).
Syracuse trailed 11-7 with 12:49 left to play. Paolo Ciferri scored the tying goal with 1:19 left in regulation, and Sergio Slacido scored the game-winner with 2:42 left in overtime.
The win seals the regular-season conference championship and No. 1 seed in the tournament, Syracuse’s eighth conference title in the past eight seasons, including both tournament and regular-season crowns.
DREXEL 13, NO. 2 HOFSTRA 12: The Dragons (5-6, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) went on a 7-1 run in the fourth quarter to overtake the Pride (10-1, 2-1).
Robert Frazee completed his hat trick to tie the score at 12 with 1:19 left, and Jacob O’Donnell scored the game-winner 17 seconds later. Reid Bowering had five goals for Drexel. NO. 4 DENVER 18, ST. JOHN’S 12: Bill Tierney became the seventh Division I coach to reach 500 wins as the Pioneers (9-2, 3-0 Big East) beat the host Red Storm (1-11, 0-3).
The win secured a playoff spot for Denver, which got five goals and an assist from Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro.
NO. 9 OHIO STATE 18, MICHIGAN 7: Tre Leclaire had three goals and five assists to help the Buckeyes (11-2, 2-1 Big Ten) beat the host Wolverines (8-4, 0-3).
NO. 8 DUKE 20, NO. 18 VIRGINIA 11: Jack Bruckner and Justin Guterding combined for 12 goals and six assists to lead the host Blue Devils (10-3, 3-1 ACC) past the Cavaliers (8-6, 0-4).
Duke has defeated Virginia in 17 of its past 18 meetings including 12 consecutive regular-season games.
The victory, combined with Syracuse’s win over North Carolina, secures the No. 2 seed for the Blue Devils in the ACC tournament, which is set for April 28-30 in Durham, N.C.
NO. 12 RICHMOND 13, BELLARMINE 6: The host Spiders (10-2, 5-0 Southern Conference) won their second straight game, beating the host Knights (3-8, 2-3).
NO. 14 PRINCETON 16, DARTMOUTH 6: Michael Sower had three goals to lead the Tigers (8-4, 3-1 Ivy League) past the host Big Green (2-9, 0-4).
Princeton went on an 8-1 run in the third quarter.
NO. 15 YALE 18, BROWN 12: Ben Reeves had five goals and five assists to help the host Bulldogs (8-3, 5-0 Ivy League) past the Bears (5-5, 2-2).
Yale outscored Brown 11-5 in the second half.