No. 14 Indiana defeated Tulsa, 5-1, on Sunday to advance to the third round of the NCAA Championship. The teams played 40 minutes of scoreless soccer before goals from Andy Adlard and Nikita Kotlov gave the Hoosiers a 2-0 lead heading into halftime. Harrison Petts extended Indiana's lead to 3-0 in the 52nd minute, but Tulsa answered a minute later to make the score 3-1. Will Bruin added two insurance goals in the 73rd and 79th minutes to secure the Hoosier victory. Indiana will take on No. 3 Akron in the round of 16.
Recently in Men's Soccer Category
Michigan's Latif Alashe scored in the 95th minute to give the 10th-seeded Wolverines a 2-1 win over Central Florida on Sunday. The Knights took a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute before Justin Meram tied the match in the 50th minute. The teams remained deadlocked through regulation, with Alashe's goal just over four minutes into the overtime period giving Michigan the win. The Wolverines will take on No. 7 South Carolina in the third round.
No. 16 Ohio State used two second-half goals to defeat Providence, 2-1, in the NCAA Championship second round on Sunday. Konrad Warzycha opened the scoring in the 58th minute to put the Buckeyes up 1-0. Omar Vallejo extended the hosts' lead to 2-0 in the 72nd minute. The Friars scored their lone goal of the contest in the 85th minute, but the Buckeyes held onto the lead to advance to the third round. Ohio State will take on the winner of top-seeded Louisville and College of Charleston in the round of 16.
Michigan State defeated No. 13 Butler, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Championship on Sunday in Indianapolis. Jeff Ricondo scored the lone goal of the match with just over five minutes remaining in regulation to push the Spartans into the round of 16. Goalkeeper Avery Steinlage notched four saves in the shutout win. Michigan State will square off with the winner of tonight's No. 4 North Carolina-Georgetown match in the third round.
Michigan State forward Domenic Barone netted two goals to lead Michigan State past Oakland, 2-0, in the first round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship on Thursday afternoon. Barone scored his first goal in the 49th minute before tallying again in the 63rd minute to extend the Spartans' lead. Michigan State goalkeeper Avery Steinlage made four saves in the shutout win. The Spartans advance to the second round to take on No. 13 Butler in Indianapolis on Sunday. The match is set for 1 p.m. ET.
Michigan State kicks off the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship this afternoon, taking on Oakland in the first round in East Lansing, Mich. The intrastate foes will square off at 1 p.m. ET. The Spartans enter the tournament with an 11-7-1 record, while Oakland holds a 7-10-3 mark entering Thursday's contest. The winner of today's match will travel to Indianapolis to take on No. 13 Butler on Sunday.
Michigan received top-25 status in the final regular season NSCAA/HendrickCars.com national rankings, checking in at No. 19. The Wolverines (14-4-3 overall, 4-2-0 Big Ten) earned the 10th overall seed in the NCAA Championship, which kicks off on Thursday. Penn State (13-7-1, 2-3-1), Ohio State (10-5-3, 4-2-0) and Indiana (9-7-2, 4-1-1) are all receiving at least one vote.
Click here to see the final regular season poll.