With Selection Sunday just a day away, it’s the final Saturday of action prior to the start of the NCAA Tournament.
There will be plenty of title games available for your viewing pleasure on Saturday.
Starting things off, Albany takes on UMBC in the America East championship game at 10 a.m. on ESPNU. Mark Dixon and Paul Carcaterra are the announcers.
At noon, it’s the Battle of Baltimore when Johns Hopkins visits Loyola on CBS Sports Network as a 2014 regular season that started on Feb. 9 ends for Johns Hopkins as the Blue Jay make the short trip to Cold Spring Lane and the Ridley Athletic Complex to take on the top-ranked Greyhounds.
Also at noon, ESPNU will be providing covering of the game between Army and host Notre Dame.
Denver takes on Villanova for the Big East championship at 4:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.
MLL fans in the metro area can watch the Long Island Lizards play at Chesapeake at 7 p.m. on ESPN+.
The bracket for the NCAA Division I Tournament will be unveiled in the hour-long 2014 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Selection Show on Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPNU. Host Anish Shroff and analysts Quint Kessenich and Paul Carcaterra will provide breakdown of the field and tournament predictions.
During their college careers, Kessenich (Johns Hopkins) and Carcaterra (Syracuse) both played in four NCAA Championships and each won a national title with their respective teams.
A live phone interview is planned with NCAA Committee Chairman Jim Siedliski, who will discuss the bracket and the process behind each team’s berth. Live phone interviews are also planned with several head coaches from the expected tournament field, including Charley Toomey (Loyola) and John Desko (Syracuse).
For the first time, the 16-team field features two play-in games (May 7) yielding from 10 automatic and eight at-large bids.
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