Weekend Watch: March 8-10

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It's Friday, and we're now 36 hours or so away from the game. There's that, and a lot more to talk about this weekend.

Men's Basketball closes out the regular season Saturday at 9 against Duke on ESPN. Yesterday, Adam took a look at some key numbers heading into the game.

Make sure you know the ACC Tournament scenarios heading into Saturday.

Stephen Schramm has a great profile of Dexter Strickland, who will take the Smith Center court for the last time as a Tar Heel on Saturday.

Yesterday, Michelle Mudge and Meghan Lyons hosted a cool Google Hangout with Marcus Ginyard, Harrison Barnes, Tyler Hansbrough and Tyler Zeller.

Now feels like a good time to watch this highlight video of the 2009 NCHSAA 3-A Tournament semifinal matchup between Greensboro Dudley and Kinston High School. This epic game featured a junior Reggie Bullock and sophomore P.J. Hairston.

The Wall Street Journal analyzed Dick Vitale and the alleged pro-Duke bias.

Tar Heel women's basketball is the third seed in this weekend's ACC Tournament in Greensboro. They face #11 Boston College Friday at 8 on Fox Sports South. Check out the tournament bracket here.

#1 Carolina baseball begins conference play with a trip to Wake Forest for games Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6, 4, and 1, respectively. You can listen to all three games on GoHeels.com.

Softball hosts Boston College for a three-game set this weekend: A double header at 1 and 3 Saturday and the finale at noon Sunday.

Women's Golf is at the Darius Rucker Invitational this weekend in Hilton Head.

Carolina wrestling is at the ACC Championships. You can watch on ESPN3.

Chrishawn Williams represents Carolina track in the long jump at the NCAA indoor championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Saturday, fencing is at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional in Easton, Pa.

Men's Tennis is at TCU Saturday at 2.

There's a great double header Saturday at Fetzer Field: Men's lacrosse hosts Princeton at noon, and women's lacrosse takes on Virginia at 3:30. Both games are broadcast GoHeels.com.

Swimming has the last chance meet Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.

Women's tennis hosts Baylor Sunday at 1.

Gymnastics is at Oklahoma Sunday at 2.

Diversions

The Boston Globe asks, 'What's up with Andrew Miller's Hair?'

Here's a fascinating story about how Disney got Star Wars.

Did you see the Lakers trick the Hornets into defending the wrong basket?

Alright, that's all for today. Have a great weekend. And #BeatDuke.

 

 

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