College Cup: Your Running Commentary

College Cup: Your Running Commentary

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College Cup: Your Running Commentary



Top prospects and college teams are on display at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala., as the NCAA College Cup gets underway.

Creighton takes on surprising Charlotte (6 p.m., ESPNU/ to kick off the Final Four. The Bluejays have been one of the top teams in the country all season, relying on the play of senior striker Ethan Finlay and sophomore left back Tyler Polak. Unseeded Charlotte has proven that it's for real, getting standout play from freshman Giuseppe Gentile while knocking off the likes of defending champion Akron and UConn en route to reaching the semifinals.

On the other side of the bracket, North Carolina faces UCLA in the marquee nightcap (8 p.m., ESPNU/ The Tar Heels, led by forward Billy Schuler, playmaker Enzo Martinez and centerback Matt Hedges, look to finally climb the mountain after losing in the College Cup in each of the last three years. The Bruins are an in-form opponent, though, having not conceded a goal in their last eight matches. Forward Chandler Hoffman and midfielder Kelyn Rowe guide the UCLA attack.

SBI will be providing Twitter updates on the match, so feel free to follow along with us there. If you will be watching tonight's games, please feel free to share any thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the action.

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