Maryland Terrapins are No. 2 seed in NCAA men's soccer tournament; Louisville is top seed
ACC champion Maryland, which has won 13 consecutive matches, is the No. 2 seed in the 48-team NCAA men's soccer tournament and will play Bucknell or Penn on Sunday in College Park.
Louisville (16-0-3) is the top seed in the tournament, which begins Thursday with 16 first-round matches.
The Terrapins (17-2-1), who won national titles in 2005 and '08, are the nation's highest-scoring team, averaging 2.7 goals per game, and have registered 10 shutouts during their winning streak. Bucknell (10-8-2) won the Patriot League championship, despite being the league's fourth seed, while Penn (12-5-0) finished second in the Ivy League.
Virginia, the defending NCAA champion, received an at-large berth and was placed in Maryland's bracket. The Cavaliers (11-5-3), making their 30th consecutive tournament appearance, will host Old Dominion (9-6-2) on Thursday night. The winner will visit No. 15 Penn State (13-7-1).
Georgetown (11-6-1) earned its first invitation since 1997 and will host North Carolina Greensboro (12-5-4) in the first round. Fourth-seeded North Carolina (16-3-1) awaits the winner.
William & Mary (15-3-2) is No. 12 and will host Princeton or UMBC (11-4-3), which is making its first appearance since 1999.
The College Cup semifinals and final will be held at UC Santa Barbara, Dec. 10-12.
For the list of the 16 seeds and the full brackets.....
4. North Carolina
7. South Carolina
9. Notre Dame
12. William & Mary
15. Penn State
16. Ohio State
Click here for the complete brackets.
| November 15, 2010; 4:50 PM ET
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