Coach Chaka Daley picked up his first NCAA Tournament win at Michigan tonight. Michigan beat the niagara purple eagles 3-1 at home tonight to move to 11-9-1 on the season. Michigan is now 8-4 all-time in the NCAA Tournament with a perfect 5-0 record in the first round.
Michigan will face a familiar foe next. They will travel to akron and play the 5-seed zips on Sunday at 4:30pm.
The two teams have played 4 times in 3 years. akron ended Michigan's magic run in the NCAA Tournament in 2010 en route to a national championship. Michigan got revenge however last year in a 1-0 2OT thriller despite having a down year.
The two teams met in the regular season with akron winning 1-0 at home. Michigan's record against akron all-time is 4-8-0.