After several local clashes highlighted the slate in recent weeks, many of New England's top teams head out of region this weekend to play games on a national stage.
Can the likes of Boston College and Massachusetts take down the iron of the Big 10? How do the Ivy Leaguers stack up against top-20 teams in the NCAA? What about a Northeast Conference program hosting another from the MAAC?
With the season now one month old, it’s time for New England’s best to show what it can do against the rest of the country.
We take a look at five key matchups and what to look for as you keep tabs on the weekend action.