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April 10

The University of Massachusetts Minutemen are back in the NCAA championship game.

UMass punched its ticket back to the title game with a thrilling 3-2 overtime win Thursday over two-time defending national champion Minnesota Duluth in the Frozen Four, played in Pittsburgh.

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The semifinal game was a measure of revenge for the Minutemen, who fell in the 2019 title game to Minnesota Duluth 3-0. Last year’s tournament was canceled due to COVID-19.

Now, UMass will take on St. Cloud State. Here’s what you need to know about the matchup:

How UMass made it to the national championship game
The Minutemen were 22-11-2 last year before the postseason was called off.

UMass heads into the national finals with a 19-5-4 mark on the season, and a 13-game unbeaten streak that has seen the team close the year on a 10-0-3 run.

Frozen Four championship:What to know about St. Cloud State hockey’s national title game

UMass beat Northeastern 4-1 in the Hockey East quarterfinals and dispatched Providence 5-2 in the semifinals before edging UMass Lowell 1-0 in the championship game.

The Minutemen rolled through the NCAA’s Bridgeport regional, routing Lake Superior State 5-1 and Bemidji State 4-0 to advance to the Frozen Four.

How St. Cloud State made it to the national championship game
The Huskies were 13-15-6 last season before the season was called off and enter the championship game this year with a 20-10 mark.

St. Cloud State has a three-game win streak spanning the NCAA tournament. The Huskies upset Minnesota-Duluth in the semifinals of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament before falling to North Dakota 5-3 in the tourney finals.

Once into the NCAA tourney, St. Cloud State drubbed Boston University 6-2 in the opening round and followed up with a city sweet, upending Boston College 4-1 in the second round to punch their Frozen Four ticket.

On Thursday, the Huskies earned a hard-fought 5-4 victory over Minnesota State University – Mankato to earn to the team’s first national championship appearance.

UMass vs. St. Cloud State in the Frozen Four finals
What: NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey national championship game

When: 7 p.m., Saturday, April 10

Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Massachusetts’ Garrett Wait (12) celebrates with Josh Lopina (10) and Ty Farmer (3) after scoring in overtime against Minnesota Duluth in an NCAA men’s Frozen Four hockey semifinal in Pittsburgh.
How to watch UMass – St. Cloud State in the national finals
TV: ESPN

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Date:
April 10

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