The North Carolina Tar Heels leave the court in the Spectrum Center after being upset by the Texas A&M Aggies, 86-65, in the second round of the 2018 NCAA basketball tournament on Sunday, March 18, 2018. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
North Carolina Tar Heels senior Theo Pinson spoke after Sunday's 86-65 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament at Spectrum Center on March 18, 2018. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
North Carolina Tar Heels forward Luke Maye, a Huntersville native, spoke after Sunday's 86-65 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament at the Spectrum Center. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
Douglas Morisoli, a Pokémon Trading Card Masters Division judge and event photographer, discusses the various competitions going on at the 2018 Pokémon Regional Championships, which were held in Charlotte Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th at The Park Expo and Conference Center. Pokémon Trading Card (TCG) and video games players from throughout the region and across the nation competed for the coveted title of Pokémon Regional Champion, up to $50,000 in prizes, and valuable Championship Points counting toward a potential invite to the 2018 Pokémon World Championships in Nashville, TN next summer.
Saturday's 22nd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, which is produced by the nonprofit Charlotte St. Patrick's Day Parade Foundation and drew large crowds, started at 11 am at N Tryon St. and 9th Street in uptown Charlotte, marched south to 3rd Street, took a left and went down 3rd to Caldwell. Jon Hannan was the grand marshal. He is the former fire chief and Homeland Security Director for the city of Charlotte The adjoining free Charlotte Goes Green festival on S Tryon St. between 3rd Street and Stonewall ran from 10 am - 6 pm. It featured Irish music, dancers, bagpipers, food and children's amusements.
The UNC Tar Heels defeated the Lipscomb Bisons on Friday, March 16, 2018 to move on to second round action in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The Tar Heels won 84-66 at the Spectrum Center..
Coach John Calipari said Kentucky had an advantage because Davidson ran sets similar to their SEC foe Tennessee. He said if they hadn't seen Davidson's style of play already from Tennessee, Kentucky would have had "no chance."