So it's not quite as big as the 68-team Division 1 NCAA basketball tournament, but March Madness extends to the hockey rink as well. On Sunday morning, the NCAA announced their 16-team bracket for the 2011 NCAA hockey tournament. Here's a look at this year's bracket.
All times Eastern.
EAST REGION -- Bridgeport, Conn.
No. 1 Yale Bulldogs vs. No. 4 Air Force Falcons (Friday, 6:30 p.m., ESPNU)
No. 2 Union Dutchmen vs. No. 3 Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs (Friday, 3 p.m., ESPNU)
MIDWEST REGION -- Green Bay, Wis.
No. 1 North Dakota Fighting Sioux vs. No. 4 RPI Engineers (Saturday, 1:30 p.m., ESPN3.com)
No. 2 Denver Pioneers vs. No. 3 Western Michigan Broncos (Saturday, 5 p.m., ESPN3.com)
WEST REGION -- St. Louis, Mo.
No. 1 Boston College Eagles vs. No. 4 Colorado College Tigers (Friday, 9 p.m., ESPNU)
No. 2 Michigan Wolverines vs. No. 3 Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks (Friday, 5:30 p.m., ESPN3.com)
NORTHEAST REGION -- Manchester, N.H.
No. 1 Miami (Ohio) Redhawks vs. No. 4 New Hampshire Wildcats (Saturday, 4 p.m. ESPNU)
No. 2 Merrimack Warriors vs. No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Saturday, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3.com)