The quiet before the faceoff storm...
At 7:00 p.m., the No. 3 seed Syracuse Orange men's lacrosse team (7-7) takes on the No. 2 seed Villanova (8-6) in the semifinal round of the Big East Men's Lacrosse Tournament at Villanova Stadium. Win and you play for the Big East title and an automatic NCAA Tournament bid on Saturday. Lose and you miss the NCAA Tournament for only the second time since 1982.
Then, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the No. 1-seed Syracuse women's lacrosse team (15-2) faces No. 4 seed Georgetown (9-7) in the second semifinal of the BET Women's Lacrosse Tournament in the Carrier Dome. Win and you play either Loyola or Notre Dame for the Big East Title on Saturday. Lose and you wait to hear what seed you are in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
The men's game will be televised live on ESPN3.com and then broadcast later on at 11 p.m. on ESPNU. You can listen live on 99.5 FM or via Orange All-Access.
The women's game will be televised live on CBS Sports and broadcast live on 89.1FM as well as Orange All-Access.
And so, here we go...
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