March 23, 2012
Air Force (21-10-7), the fourth seed in the NCAA Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass., faces top-seeded Boston College, No. 1 in the nation, at the DCU Center on Saturday, March 24 at 4:05 p.m. ET.
Boston College (29-10-1), the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament, reached the Northeast Regional by winning the Hockey East regular season and tournament titles. In the other regional semifinal, third-seeded Maine (23-13-3), ranked 11th in the USCHO.com poll, faces second seeded Minnesota-Duluth (24-9-6), ranked fifth in the nation, at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The two semifinal winners meet on Sunday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in the regional final.