March 22, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The 2014 NCAA Men's Hockey Championship Selection Show will be televised live at noon tomorrow (March 23) on ESPNU.
Due to the Pairwise Rankings used to select the tournament field, Providence College (21-10-6) will return to the NCAA Championship field for the first time since 2001. The Friars finished third in Hockey East (11-7-2) and advanced to the Hockey East Semifinals for a program-record third consecutive season. The team will learn its seed, opponent and destination when the 16-team field is revealed by hosts John Buccigross and Dave Starman.
The Friars will watch the Selection Show at McPhail's on the campus of Providence College (located in the Slavin Center). Students, supporters and media members are welcome to attend (media members please email Dan Colleran, Senior Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations, if you plan to attend: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The ESPN family of networks will cover the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament. ESPNU will televise eight games, including the Midwest, Northeast and West regional finals. ESPN2 will televise the East regional final and West regional semifinal. ESPN3 will exclusively carry a Northeast and Midwest regional semifinal.
On Thursday, April 10, ESPN2 will televise the Frozen Four semifinals live from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and on Saturday, April 12, ESPN will televise the Frozen Four Championship Game. Every game of the tournament will be available on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app.