Now that Salisbury secured one of the few coveted at-large berths in the
Sounds crazy? Maybe, but aside from
“The crazy thing about this is, I really believe that we can still win the whole tournament,” the
If Salisbury intends to make good on Berkman's prediction, the players must play better than they did in Sunday's 13-11 loss to St. Mary's in the final of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. The loss prevented the team from capturing its 18th championship and third in a row.
So the Sea Gulls had to wait nervously on Sunday night to find out whether they had earned their 25th straight appearance in the NCAA tournament.
“Going into last night, I was hoping that we were going to get it, but by the same token, if we hadn’t gotten it, I don’t think I would have been surprised because I think it comes down to a little bit of a power ranking or maybe we had a couple more in-region wins than other teams,” Berkman said. “It was that close with so many teams, and three of the teams that had beaten us were teams that had gotten in – Washington and [Washington and Lee] and