Matt Radomsky and the UAF hockey team take on fledgling rival Arizona State this afternoon at 5 o’clock (AST) in Tempe, Arizona. UAF ATHLETICS

It won’t just be fans of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Arizona State University hockey teams with an eye on this evening’s game in Tempe, Arizona.

Already billed on the Sun Devils’ website as the “Grudge Match at Mullett Arena,” the independents’ rivalry will have a few extra eyeballs coming from the members of NCAA Tournament selection committee.

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