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Four Big Ten teams will represent the conference at the 2010 NCAA Championship as Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Penn State have been selected as part of the 16-team field, marking the 10th straight season the conference has sent three or more teams to the national tournament and just the third time in the last 16 seasons the conference will send four or more teams to the national tournament. The NCAA Championship begins this weekend, with first-round games contested on Saturday, Nov. 13 and second-round games scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 14. First-and second-round matchups will be played at various campus sites.

 

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Four Big Ten teams will represent the conference at the 2010 NCAA Championship as Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Penn State have been selected as part of the 16-team field, marking the 10th straight season the conference has sent three or more teams to the national tournament and just the third time in the last 16 seasons the conference will send four or more teams to the national tournament. The NCAA Championship begins this weekend, with first-round games contested on Saturday, Nov. 13 and second-round games scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 14. First-and second-round matchups will be played at various campus sites.

 

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FH: NCAA Selection Show aires tonight at 8 p.m.

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The 16 teams for the 2010 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championships will be announced tonight at 8 p.m. ET. The brackets will be revealed when the selection show is streamed live on ncaa.com. The first and second rounds of the NCAA Championships will begin Nov. 13-4 at to be determined campus sites with the semifinals and finals contested Nov. 19 & 21 at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.

Tonight's selection show can be viewed by following this link. Complete championship information can be found by clicking here.

Michigan earned the Big Ten's automatic berth into the championships by winning the Big Ten Tournament last weekend with a 2-1 victory over Ohio State.

FH: Final Weekly Rankings

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In the final 2010 Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll released on Tuesday, four Big Ten teams ranked among the nation's top 20 while another received votes.

Ohio State, after clinching a share of the Big Ten Championship, moved to No. 7 in the rankings. Michigan, fresh off its Big Ten Tournament championship, moved up to No. 8 in the rankings. The Wolverines finished the season 15-6  and look to improve on their record when they begin play in the NCAA Championships, which begin this weekend. Penn State, with a 14-5 overall record, came in at No. 10  while rounding out the ranked conference schools is Michigan State, which at 15-5 is No. 11 in this week's rankings.

Northwestern is the other conference team receiving votes.

At 8 p.m. ET tonight, the participants for the 2010 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championships will be officially announced live on a streamed event through this link. Michigan, which earned the Big Ten's automatic berth by winning the Big Ten Tournament, will be one of the 16 teams invited to the tournament.

FH: Michigan Crowned Big Ten Tournament Champions

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The University of Michigan won the 2010 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament for the fifth time, also winning the tournament crown in 1999, 2000, 2004, and 2005. The Wolverines defeated top-seeded Ohio State, 2-1, to earn an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. Michigan's Paige Laytos and Rachael Mack were named to the All-Tournament team, while Mack earned Big Ten Tournament MVP following a four-goal, two-assist effort in three games.

2010 Field Hockey All-Tournament Team

Morgan Fleetwood, Indiana

Jessica Barnett, Iowa

Rachael Mack, Michigan

Paige Laytos, Michigan

Amanda Huck, Michigan State

Angela Pagura, Michigan State

Nikkie Parsley, Northwestern

Aisling Coyle, Ohio State

Paula Pastor-Pitarque, Ohio State

Kelsey Amy, Penn State

Brittany Gryzwacz, Penn State

Tournament MVP

Rachael Mack, Michigan

 

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FH: Championship game set for 2 p.m. CT

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Top-seeded Ohio State looks to earn its second Big Ten Tournament title when the Buckeyes take on No. 2 Michigan at 2 p.m. CT. The championship game will be aired live on the Big Ten Network.

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FH: Michigan defeats Penn State 4-3 in OT

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No. 1 Ohio State clinched their way into tomorrows championship match with their 2-0 victory over No. 4 Michigan State. The Buckeyes will face No. 2 Michigan as the Wolverines defeated Penn State in a 4-3 OT match. The championship game will be aired LIVE on the Big Ten Network at 2 p.m. CT.

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No. 1 Ohio State clinched their way into tomorrows championship match which their 2-0 victory over No. 4 Michigan State. The second semifinal is underway as No. 2 Michigan takes on No. 3 Penn State with a chance to move into tomorrows championship game. Both contests will be aired live on the Big Ten Network.

FH: Tournament Semifinals Are Underway

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The semifinals of the Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament are underway with No. 1 Ohio State taking on No.4 Michigan State. The second semifinal features No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Penn State with a start time of approximately 2 p.m. CT. Both contests will be aired live on the Big Ten Network.

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FH: Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament Semifinals Begin Today

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The semifinals of the Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament begin today at Noon CT beginning with No. 1 Ohio State taking on No. 4 Michigan State. The second semifinal features No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Penn State with a start time of approximately 2 p.m. CT. Both contests will be aired live on the Big Ten Network.

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