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Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: March 13, 2012

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Lacrosse power rankings: March 12-18
Another turbulent week in the poll with a trio of upsets on Tuesday as Maryland, Yale and North Carolina were knocked off. Then nine of 24 Division I games on Saturday were one-goal games, setting up a monster weekend with Duke hosting the Tar Heels on Friday, Syracuse at Johns Hopkins on Saturday and Denver in South Bend to take on Notre Dame.

Syracuse University lacrosse team's shooters survived a poor performance at St. John's
The Red Storm's goalie lured them into taking high shots, then sprang up and snared them.

Stanwick or The Field? And Who's in The Field?
I know, I know. The only appropriate column structure for the day after Selection Sunday would involve some kind of bracket. My sincerest apologies. For those of us whose alma maters did not make the Big Dance, it's much easier to stick to lists.

Zack Angel and Jason McFadden Score Three Goals Each, as Hoyas Hold Off No. 20 Harvard 11-10 -
Senior midfielder Zack Angel scored what would prove to be the game-winning goal with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter and senior goalie Matt Winter and the Hoyas defense held No. 20 Harvard to just one more score to lead the Georgetown University men's lacrosse team to a victory on Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field.

Postscript from Virginia vs. Cornell
Absence of Big Red's Pannell didn't make job easier for Cavaliers defense

Working Off The Weekend: Five Things to Know
It was a sorry sight to see Rob Pannell using a scooter Saturday to push himself around the turf during Cornell's matchup with top-ranked Virginia at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Pannell's healthy right leg served as the paddle, so to speak, as he moved himself around the field. His left leg and injured left foot -- surrounded by a black protective boot -- rested on the padded tray of the scooter.

Quint Kessenich's Top 20 and Analysis, March 12
On Saturday, nine of the 24 Division I games were decided by one score. Loyola, Virginia, North Carolina and Denver all won key games. Five teams remain unbeaten and six have yet to taste victory.

Today's beats: Everybody put on their bucket hats and raise hell at the mall! It's New Radicals and "You Get What You Give" off of Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too: