Jan. 30, 2014
NEW YORK – FOX Sports, the official broadcast partner of the BIG EAST, announced on Thursday that it will broadcast four BIG EAST Championship contests in the spring in men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, softball and baseball.
The four championship games are part of an overall slate of 10 contests FOX Sports is set to air on its family of networks.
The BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Championship game will air on FOX Sports 2 on Saturday, May 3 at 2:30 p.m. Later that afternoon, the BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Championship tilt is set for FOX Sports 1 at 4:30 p.m.
FOX will air the semifinal and championship rounds of the BIG EAST Softball Tournament, with FOX Sports 2 to broadcast the two semifinal tilts on Friday, May 9 at 2 and 4:30 p.m. FOX Sports 1 will carry the championship game on Saturday, May 10 at noon.
Finally, the BIG EAST Baseball Championship game will air on FOX Sports 1 on Sunday, May 25 at 1 p.m.
A pair of baseball contests highlight the list of four regular-season games that FOX Sports will air on its networks. St. John’s will host Butler on Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m. on FOX Sports 2, while Creighton visits the Red Storm on Sunday, May 11 at 1 p.m. to close out a three-game series on FOX Sports 1.
Men’s and women’s lacrosse are scheduled to have one regular season game each aired. Providence hosts St. John’s in men’s lacrosse on Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m. on FOX Sports 1, while FOX Sports 2 will have Villanova traveling to Connecticut in women’s lacrosse on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m.: St. John's at Providence (FS1)
Saturday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m.: BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Championship (FS1)
Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.: Villanova at Connecticut (FS2)
Saturday, May 3 at 2:30 p.m.: BIG EAST Women’s Lacrosse Championship (FS2)
Friday, May 9 at 2 p.m.: BIG EAST Softball Semifinal #1 (FS2)
Friday, May 9 at 4:30 p.m.: BIG EAST Softball Semifinal #2 (FS2)
Saturday, May 10 at Noon: BIG EAST Softball Championship (FS1)
Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m.: Butler at St. John’s (FS2)
Sunday, May 11 at 1 p.m.: Creighton at St. John’s (FS1)
Sunday, May 25 at 1 p.m.: BIG EAST Baseball Championship (FS1)