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College Weekend Preview: Big East, ACC, Big Ten finals headline action

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It's now or never for college teams across the country.

The Division I Men's Soccer Selection Announcement will be broadcast live on NCAA.com on Monday (1 p.m.), but a majority of automatic bids still need to be claimed. Tournaments across the nation will wrap up come Sunday, and there is plenty to play for.

College Midweek Rewind: Georgetown, Creighton advance to Big East final and more

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While many top teams across the country were upset in their respective conference tournaments, everything went as expected in the Big East Conference.

Georgetown and Creighton both advanced to the conference final after defeating Xavier, 1-0, and Providence, 2-1, respectively.

College Midweek Preview: Hoyas rounding into form before Big East tourney debut

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Chosen as the SBI College Soccer Preseason No. 1 team back in August, Georgetown failed to live up to the billing early on but blazed through the Big East Conference and is now right back on track.

The SBI No. 4 Hoyas now have a conference semifinals meeting with Xavier on the schedule for Thursday, while No.

College Soccer Weekend Preview

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By JAY BELL

The picture in the Pac-12 should become more clear after this weekend. The No.1 ranked California in SBI's College Soccer Top 25 has a chance to stake its claim to the top spot on Friday before being able to watch No. 2 Washington and No. 9 UCLA play two more games this weekend.

College Soccer Weekend Rewind: Maryland wins ACC, Notre Dame rides golden goal to Big East title, and more

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The Maryland Terrapins rode goals from freshmen Dakota Edwards and Schillo Tshuma to a 2-1 victory in the ACC Final on Sunday in front of a crowd of almost 10,000 fans in Germantown, Md.

The North Carolina Tar Heels fell behind early when Edwards finished off a Dan Metzgar corner kick in the 11th minute.

Saturday College Rewind: Marquette secures Big East semi spot, Charlotte wins A-10, and more

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Three places in the Big East Tournament semifinals were booked on Saturday, with Georgetown, Marquette and Notre Dame all securing places in Friday's semis at Red Bull Arena.

SBI No. 7 Notre Dame rallied from a halftime deficit on the road to secure a 4-2 quarterfinal victory against Syracuse.

Philly Soccer Six roundup

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Temple and Villanova clinch playoff berths. Roundup of the week's Philly Soccer Six results, conference standings, leading scorers and upcoming games.

Philly Soccer Six roundup: Drexel clinch CAA tournament spot

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Drexel clinches trip to the CAA tournament for the first time since 2007. Roundup of the week's Philly Soccer Six results, conference standings, leading scorers and upcoming games.

SBI Men’s College Soccer Top 25 (Oct. 19th)

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The Atlantic Coast Conference may boast the top two teams in the nation right now, but the stacked Big East is starting to dominate the top of the SBI Top 25.

Maryland and North Carolina remain as No. 1 and No. 2 in the newest rankings heading into their match-up tonight, but four Big East teams round out the top seven spots, while surging Louisville has helped give the conference a nation-best five teams in the Top 25.

Philly soccer six roundup

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Temple rises to first place in Atlantic 10 after New England road trip. Roundup of the week's Philly Soccer Six results, conference standings, leading scorers and upcoming games.

College Soccer Weekend Preview

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Undefeated Marquette sent a strong message with last week's win against UConn, but now they must live up to their new label as national power when they travel to the nation's capital to take on fellow Big East power Georgetown.

Ranked No. 7 in the latest SBI Top 25, the Hoyas suffered consecutive Big East losses to UConn and Notre Dame, but regrouped recently with a win against Lehigh, and their attack has the weapons to cause problems for Marquette.

College Weekend Preview: UConn meets unbeaten Marquette, Saint Louis visits Xavier, Elon faces Furman, and more

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UConn may be the best team in the mighty Big East Conference, but the SBI No. 1 Huskies aren't the only team in the Big East with a perfect record. That distinction belongs to Marquette, which will put their 10-0 record on the line on Saturday when they play host to the top team in the nation.

College Weekend Rewind: UConn downs Notre Dame, UNC edges Duke, and more

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The UConn Huskies sent a message this weekend that they have every intention of being the top team in the stacked Big East with their win against highly-rated Notre Dame.

The SBI No. 2 Huskies rode goals from Carlos Alvarez and Flo Liu to extend their home unbeaten streak to 32 games, the seventh-longest streak in NCAA history.

College soccer season preview: Villanova

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Our preview of the Philly Soccer Six continues with a look at Villanova.

Temple looks to leave Atlantic 10 on a high note

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2012-13 will be a time of transition for the Owls as they complete a final season in the Atlantic 10 before moving on to the Big East conference.

Atlantic 10

Philly Soccer 6 previews: Villanova and La Salle

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The college soccer season is about to begin. Bob McBride has previews for the Villanova and La Salle men's teams, both of which have exhibition games this weekend.

Philly Soccer Six post season roundup

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Drexel heads to NCAA tournament for the first time in 40 years while La Salle, Temple and Penn complete the 2012 season

Philly Soccer Six conference playoffs

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Drexel, Villanova, Temple and La Salle enter the post-season.

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MLS deal shows NBC/Comcast is ready for primetime

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I know a secondary Major League Soccer television package is not a big deal, but for NBC/Comcast it shows that they are ready to get involved in all sports.

On Tuesday Major League Soccer announced games will be televised by NBC's networks starting next season, doubling the number of homes that dozens of games will be available in.

Rooney and Rutgers: A perfect match

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Wayne Rooney sporting a Rutgers cap as he travels to the UEFA Champions League game against Chelsea. Rutgers and Rooney what a team.

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Villanova comes back to beat Marquette in Big East opener

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Theo Quartey and Jack Gilliam provided the Wildcats a lift off the bench in a 3-1 win

After mixed results in their first five games, the Villanova Wildcats are starting to hit their stride, picking up their second straight win and a crucial victory in their Big East opener on Saturday.

Playing in front of a packed crowd on a sunny day - their first of the campaign after several soggy affairs at Higgins Soccer Complex - Villanova went down early on a Grant Owens goal.

Philadelphia Union Academy grad Sean Wilson transferring to Xavier

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Bethlehem native will join Big East school this fall

After making only two appearances over two seasons in Chapel Hill, Philadelphia Union Academy grad Sean Wilson is moving to Big East program Xavier University this fall.

The Bethlehem native made his commitment this week.

One of the Union's top youth prospects heading into college, Wilson received numerous call-ups to U.

Philadelphia Union Academy in College: Week 12

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Keegan Rosenberry picks up Big East conference honor and helps Georgetown capture its first Big East Tournament title; Logan Keys' heroic penalty shootout leads LIU Brooklyn to first conference tournament title in 11 years.

Keegan Rosenberry, Melvin Snoh, Brett Campbell and the Georgetown Hoyas accomplished something the program had never before accomplished when they beat Creighton for the second time this season on Sunday afternoon at Shaw Field in Washington D.

U.S. U-20 WNT call-up 'a dream' for Eclipse Select alumna Alexa Ben

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DePaul's Alexa Ben
Eclipse Select alumna and DePaul freshman Alexa Ben (Schaumburg, Ill.) enjoyed a wonderful stretch during her opening collegiate campaign: Big East Conference title, Big East Freshman of the Year and an unbeaten streak through the entire regular season, to name a few.

Top 5 of ’14: Lower-Division & College Stories

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The New England Revolution may have made most of the headlines in and around the region, but there were plenty of intriguing storylines at the lower division and collegiate levels.

Let's take a look back at some the most compelling lower division and college soccer stories of 2014.

Union name new international scout, PPL to host Big East championship, more

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Union name Ricardo Ansaldi as new director of international player development. Hackworth on offseason training stints abroad. PPL to host Big East championship this weekend. More news.

Big Ten Men's Soccer Tournament at Northwestern Provides Glimpse of Future

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The Big Ten is not a power conference in NCAA Division I men's soccer. For starters, only 7 of the 12 Big Ten schools even have programs (Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, and Wisconsin). Northwestern (No. 12) and Indiana (No. 17) were the only teams that finished the 2012 regular season ranked in the top 25.

Quick kicks: State men's recap

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City rivals Marquette and UW-Milwaukee extended their seasons this week, with the Golden Eagles winning twice in the Big East Conference tournament and the Panthers getting what turned out to be a must-win in their regular-season finale.

Marquette has a chance to potentially avenge both of its losses as the Big East tournament concludes at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.

Providence Shocks No. 3 UConn 1-0

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Sophomore midfielder Marcos Ugarte scored the lone goal of the game as Providence upset No. 3 Connecticut 1-0 at Glay Field in Providence on Wednesday.

Ugarte's goal came in the 55th minute, while Keasel Broome stopped three shots to lead the Friars to their fourth victory of the season.

Wednesday's game marked only the third time the Huskies had trailed all season.

NCAA: Charlyn Corral elegida mejor jugadora ofensiva de Big East

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Pepperdine de Anisa Guajardo venció 2-0 a San Diego con gol de Guajardo al 17′, para que Mandy Davis anotara el segundo y último gol a cinco minutos del final.

Santa Clara de Sofía Huerta ganó por el mismo marcador a Gonzaga con anotaciones de Dani Weatherholt y Julie Johnston en la segunda mitad a pase de Huerta.

Big East to Add TCU

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The Big East desperately needed to add a football power to their conference. TCU desperately needed to join a conference with BCS automatic-qualifying status. The two sides decided to tie the knot. TCU will join the Big East for the 2012-13 season. Currently, TCU is ranked third in the BCS after finishing the regular season with an undefeated record.