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NCAA Release | March 23, 2014

Minnesota is top seed in DI tournament

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee has selected the 16 teams that will be participating in the 2014 Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship.

The championship playoff format involves four predetermined regional sites with four teams assigned to each site. The four regional winners advance to the Men’s Frozen Four. The entire championship uses a single-elimination format. 

Automatic qualification privileges are granted to the postseason champions of the six conferences. The remainder of the field is selected at large.

Minnesota was the No. 1 overall seed. The other No. 1 seeds, in order, included Boston College, Union (N.Y.) and Wisconsin.

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

East Regional, March 28-29

Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Conn.

March 28, 2 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 1 Union (N.Y.) (28-6-4) vs. No. 4 Vermont (20-14-3)

March 28, 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 2 Quinnipiac (24-9-6) vs. No. 3 Providence (21-10-6)

March 29, 3 p.m. ET, ESPN2/WatchESPN

East Regional Championship

Midwest Regional, March 28-29

U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio

March 28, 4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3/WatchESPN ESPN3 (ESPNU same-day re-air – March 28, 10:30 p.m. ET)

No. 2 Ferris State (28-10-3) vs. No. 3 Colgate (20-13-5)

March 28, 8 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 1 Wisconsin (24-10-2) vs. No. 4 North Dakota (23-13-3)

March 29, 6:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

Midwest Regional Championship

Northeast Regional, March 29-30

DCU Center, Worcester, Mass.

March 29, 4 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 1 Boston College (26-7-4) vs. No. 4 Denver (20-15-6)

March 29, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN3/WatchESPN ESPN3 (ESPNU same-day re-air – March 29, 11:30 p.m. ET)

No. 2 Massachusetts-Lowell (25-10-4) vs. No. 3 Minnesota State-Mankato (26-13-1)

March 30, 5 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

Northeast Regional Championship

West Regional, March 29-30

Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minn.

March 29, 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2/WatchESPN

No. 1 Minnesota (25-6-6) vs. No. 4 Robert Morris (19-17-5)

March 29, 9 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

No. 2 Notre Dame (23-14-2) vs. No. 3 St. Cloud State (21-10-5)

March 30, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU/WatchESPN

West Regional Championship

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