If you plan to attend Saturday’s high school championships at the Smith Center, you should know that the University of North Carolina basketball museum will have extended hours to accommodate fans.
The museum will be open from 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Saturday. It is located in the Ernie Williamson Athletic Center, adjacent to the Koury Natatorium and the Smith Center.
Admission is free. The museum features memorabilia highlighting Tar Heel basketball and a number of interactive video displays.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association state basketball championships in Chapel Hill begin at noon Saturday with the girls’ 2-A game. The boys’ 2-A game — with Northwood (28-4) against East Rutherford (26-1) — begins at 2:30 p.m.
The 4-A finals, both of them featuring Raleigh Millbrook, follow at 5 p.m. (girls) and 7:30 p.m. (boys).