Weekend Watch: March 22-24

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Good morning! It's a very busy weekend in Tar Heel athletics. We've got NCAA championships, EAGL championships and men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments. Let's get to it.

Men's basketball takes on Villanova tonight at 7:20 p.m. EDT in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on TNT. Gaze at the bracket here. Adam took a look at the tournament history between the Tar Heels and Wildcats.

GoHeels TV has your send-off and practice video.

Lennie Rosenbluth is one of the nicest men you'll ever meet. Yesterday, he and Adam went back to Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, where he and the Tar Heels won the 1957 NCAA championship.

 

Women's basketball begins tournament play Sunday at 2:30 p.m. against Albany in Newark, Del. Watch on ESPN2. Here's the women's field.

Baseball was supposed to be in Boston this weekend, but he field in Chestnut Hill is unplayable due to recent weather. So the Tar Heels and Eagles will do battle in Chapel Hill with a double header Saturday at noon and a third game Sunday at 1. An audio broadcast of all three games will be available on GoHeels.com.

Wrestling is in Des Moines, Iowa for the NCAA championships Friday and Saturday. Watch the action on ESPNU and ESPN3. The five Tar Heels competing all advanced to Friday's competition.

Track is hosting the Kent Taylor Invitational Friday and Saturday.

Carolina has 11 swimmers competing at the women's NCAA championships in Indianapolis this weekend.

Men's Tennis is on the road at Virginia Tech Friday, then at Virginia Saturday.

Rowing takes on Old Dominion Saturday at 7 in Norfolk.

Both men's and women's fencing are competing at the NCAA championships this weekend on ESPN3.

Softball is in Tallahassee for a three-game set with Florida State. They'll play two Saturday and one Sunday.

Men's lacrosse is at Maryland Saturday at noon. Watch on ESPN3.

The EAGL gymnastics championships are Saturday at 2 at Carmichael Arena.

Women's lacrosse takes on Boston College Saturday at 7 on ESPN3.

Men's Golf is in Awendaw, SC for the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate Sunday through Tuesday.

Women's tennis is at Northwestern Saturday at 11.

Diversions

Just one today: this story about insect head transplants is fascinating.

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