NCAA HOCKEY: Robert Morris loses to top seed
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Nate Condon scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 22 saves to help top-seeded Minnesota beat Robert Morris 7-3 on Saturday in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.
The Big Ten regular-season champion Gophers (26-6-6) will face St. Cloud State — a 4-3 overtime winner over Notre Dame — Sunday for a spot in the Frozen Four.
The Gophers took a 3-0 lead in the first period and outshot the Colonials 50-25.
Cody Wydo and Zac Lynch scored for Robert Morris (19-18-5) late in the second period to cut it to 4-2. David Friedmann also scored, and Dalton Izyk made 43 saves.
The Colonials were making their first NCAA tournament appearance.