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Lacrosse the Internet: April 10, 2013

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Dixon's Takeaways: Syracuse, Big East Upset and CAA Intrigue
Inside Lacrosse and ESPN analyst Mark Dixon gives his "Takeaways" from the weekend in lacrosse.

Winners & Losers: Goalies, Bracketology and Postseason Hopes
We had another weekend with upsets, near-upsets, conference races and out-of-conference rivalries. There's a new set of polls and a new set of things to talk about.

Conference Check-In: Big East
Just a few weeks ago, Notre Dame was likely a unanimous favorite to land the top seed in the Big East Tournament and ultimately secure the conference's automatic qualifier for the NCAA Tournament.

Detroit 14, Manhattan 8
Yay, more wins. The Titans are one failed clear in overtime away from being in a great spot in the MAAC. The win against Manhattan may have been little more than “taking care of business,” but for a team that hasn’t done so every time out this year, that’s progress.

Don't Worry Syracuse Fans, Lacrosse Will Still Make Us Happy
So Syracuse basketball has finished their year. Spring Football is well...Spring Football. What are you going to do with all that Orange you kinda need an excuse to wear to avoid questions from those who don't understand true fandom?

This Week in College Lacrosse: Rankings for April 8, 2013
The Big East continues to confuse. Albany continues to score. The top ten continues apace. VMI and Michigan continue to lose. Virginia continues its slow, steady descent out of tournament contention. Recap the week that was, preview the week to come.

Penn men lacrosse's Bock follows in his family's footsteps
Star sophomore Isaac Bock is the third Bock to represent the Quakers on the lacrosse team.

SNY college lacrosse power rankings
St. John's suffered the same fate as Hofstra and Bucknell, enjoying an upset win only to get knocked off when Georgetown stunned the Red Storm at Bethpage High School in overtime. Nationally, the big story is the tournament hopes of perennial powers Johns Hopkins and Virginia, now on life support heading into the final month of the season. Here is how I voted this week.

Lacrosse knows team needs to win out to make CAAs
Just over 90 seconds into the third period, the Delaware men’s lacrosse team led the University of Michigan, 6-1, Saturday at Delaware Stadium. Hens senior midfielder Nick Diachenko drove to the goal, cut right and then shot with his stick angled behind his back. The shot sailed into the net for a goal, Diachenko’s third of the game.

Men's Lacrosse: Rutgers’ losing streak reaches eight games
The Rutgers men’s lacrosse team’s late comeback bid fell short Saturday as Villanova took the 11-9 victory. The loss marks the team’s eighth straight. “We were going into a Big East game against an opponent that has had our number recently, and we were trying to get this win for the seniors who haven’t beaten these guys,” said head coach Brian Brecht.

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