NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will broadcast the 2014 NCAA® Division I Men's Lacrosse Semifinals and National Championship game live from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD, this Saturday, May 24, and Monday, May 26.
Live play-by-play of every matchup will be available to subscribers on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91, on satellite radios, on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online at SiriusXM.com.
On Saturday, top-seeded Duke University faces off against #5 seed University of Denver in the first game starting at 12:45 pm ET. In the second semifinal game to follow, #6 seed University of Notre Dame plays #7 seed University of Maryland. The national championship game will be played on Monday at 12:45 pm ET.
In addition to live play-by-play, SiriusXM will offer exclusive pre- and postgame coverage for both the semifinals and the national championship game. Special editions of The Lacrosse Show - featuring analysis from four-year Johns Hopkins All-American and two-time national champion Paul Rabil, former Syracuse captain Paul Carcaterra, and Paul Mittermeier - will air Saturday and Monday starting at 11:00 am ET on SiriusXM College Sports Nation. After the games are played, listeners will hear postgame analysis from Rabil and Mittermeier, as well as live interviews with players and coaches.
"I was fortunate to have played in three national championship games while I was at Johns Hopkins and the excitement my teammates and I felt being a part of that event was incredible," said Rabil. "I'm looking forward to being back in my home state of Maryland to cover the competition for SiriusXM and bring our listeners closer to the games. All four semifinalists are experienced "Final Four" teams and are playing at the top of their game, and it will be a lot of fun to see how these matchups unfold."
"As we approach the finale of another great college lacrosse season we're pleased to give our subscribers live access to the semifinals and national championship game, as well as analysis from a team of experts who know the game as well as or better than anyone," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "Paul Rabil and Paul Carcaterra, both national championship winners themselves, are able to deliver the kind of insight into this event that few others can."
NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Semifinals and Championship games are provided to SiriusXM by WestwoodOne.
NCAA is a trademark of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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