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Shea Walters of Bemidji State takes a break during practice at the Verizon Center in Washington. Pioneer photo by Eric Stromgren.

Frozen Four: Battle of underdogs

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Miami coach Enrico Blasi chuckled a little bit when he mentioned an NCAA gambling meeting he and other coaches just attended.

You want a deterrent? Forget the meetings and take a look at the NCAA men's hockey tournament bracket.


An impossible-to-predict Frozen Four will begin today with the most improbable matchup of all -- No. 4-seed Miami against No. 4-seed Bemidji State (4 p.m., ESPN2). It's the first time ever that two fourth seeds have matched up in the Frozen Four.

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