Elite 8 games are on tap for college basketball, but plenty of national televised coverage of lacrosse is also available on Saturday.

ESPNU will have live coverage of an ACC doubleheader.

Former BIG EAST opponents – No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 9 Syracuse – meet on Saturday at noon. The IrisToday on TV: Notre Dame-Syracuse, UNC-Hopkins on ESPNU, Fox Sports 1 has Big East battleh are 2-0 in the ACC. The Orange (0-3 ACC) are looking for their first ACC win.

todayonTVMike Corey, Ryan Flanagan and Mark Dixon are the announcers.

No. 5 North Carolina plays at non-conference opponent No. 10 Johns Hopkins in the second game of the Saturday doubleheader. The Tar Heels enjoyed a two-win week, while Hopkins has lost its last two contests.

Eamon McAnaney and Paul Carcaterra will call the action.

Fox Sports 1 launches its college lacrosse coverage with a 6 p.m. game between St. John’s and host Providence.

Lacrosse fans will also want to watch a special documentary on lacrosse making its network premiere at 11 a.m. on Saturday on ESPNU, “America’s First Sport.” The hour-long programs features lacrosse executives, players and coaches, stories from Jim Brown’s lacrosse career at Syracuse University and comments from key Native American contributors.

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