Five ACC Teams Left In Men’s NCAAs.
Top-seeded Maryland will meet St. John’s in the third round after edging Brown 1-0 on Marc Burch’s goal in the 26th minute of play.
UNC Chapel Hill, seeded #2, will host Virginia in the next round. The Tar Heels shutdown Providence 2-0 in the second round on a pair of goals from junior forward Ben Hunter, who has scored his team’s last five goals. It marked the eighth straight shutout for UNC, which has now gone 817:22 minutes without allowing a goal.
Virginia advanced with a shootout win over the University of Central Florida after those teams tied 4-4 through regulation and overtime. The Cavaliers won the shootout 7-6.
Virginia Tech, playing at home and behind a first-round bye, lost a 4-3 shutout to UNC Greensboro, Those two teams played 0-0 through overtime. It marks the second year the Spartans have reached the round of 16.
Wake Forest upset #10 seeded Old Dominion 2-1, getting the goals from Wells Thompson and Justin Moose in the second half.
Duke, which reached the semifinals of the College Cup a year ago, will not repeat as the Blue Devils were edged by Creighton 2-1 on a pair of second-half goals. Spencer Wadsworth scored his seventh goal of the season to give the Blue Devils a 1-0 halftime lead.
In the first head-to-head playoff match between ACC teams, Clemson blanked N.C. State 3-0 and will host Notre Dame in the third round. The Irish knocked out two-time defending national champion Indiana 2-0 in the second round.