Weekend Watch: May 17-19
Carolina spring sports teams continue their championship pursuits this weekend.
Men's Golf is tied for fourth in the Tempe Regional round of the NCAA Tournament. Play continues through Saturday.
Women's Tennis takes on Nebraska tonight at 8 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. The winner takes on UCLA/Michigan winner Sunday at 5, with the national semifinals and finals following Monday and Tuesday.
Softball beat Wisconsin in extras Thursday night in their NCAA Regional. The Tar Heels play host Oregon at 2 today.
Baseball dropped the first game of a series with Virginia on Thursday. They'll need to win one of two to capture the Coastal Division crown and the #1 seed for next week's ACC Tournament. The Tar Heels and Cavaliers play at 7 Friday and 2 Saturday. Both games are sold out, but you can watch on ESPN3.
Carolina women's lacrosse plays Virginia Saturday at 1 with a trip to next weekend's Final Four on the line. Catch the game at Fetzer Field or watch on GoHeelsTV.
Sunday at 1, it's Carolina men's lacrosse against Denver in Indianapolis on ESPNU. The winner advances to the Final Four. The Pioneers eliminated the Tar Heels last season.
Danny Green's Spurs eliminated Harrison Barnes and the Warriors last night. It'll be San Antonio and Memphis (and Ed Davis) in the Western Conference Finals. That series begins Sunday at 3:30 on ABC.
Raymond Felton and the Knicks are trying to hang in the series with Tyler Hansbrough and the Pacers. Game Six is Saturday at 8 on ESPN.
Major League Baseball
Red-hot Matt Harvey and the New York Mets take on the Chicago Cubs Friday at 2:20 p.m. on WGN America.