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UMass-Lowell 6, Wisconsin 1

UMass-Lowell one win from Frozen Four

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — specifically Madison in 1988 — these two hockey teams met in the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Wisconsin 7, UMass-Lowell 1, it was, on an ice sheet so chopped up that the participants might as well have been playing in the parking lot.

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