ACC Basketball Tournament Previews
2013 ACC Basketball Tournament Preview:
The ACC is taking its portion of March Madness to Greensboro, North Carolina and for once the blue blood programs won't be the main focus of the tournament. Miami unleashed the Hurricane on the ACC this year proving to be an unstoppable force as they head into the tournament as favorites with the #1 seed. Having beaten the Tar Heels twice and gone 1 and 1 with Duke, Miami is no stranger to this year's top competition. Clemson and Wake Forest were able to expose some of the 'Canes weaknesses in the regular season giving them their first two loss'.
The middle of the ACC pack also offers some stiff competition featuring two teams above .500 in NC State and Virginia. Both the Cavaliers and Wolfpack gave the Hurricanes a run for their money during the regular season falling short by a combined five points. The predictions have been made but anything can happen during the madness as the ACC is all too familiar with.
2012 NCAA ACC MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT INFO:
Location: Atlanta, GA
Venue: Philips Arena
Games: 11 total, divided into 6 sessions over 4 days
Dates: March 8-11, 2012
2012 ACC Basketball Tournament Preview:
The 2012 ACC Basketball Tournament will once again be a gathering of the blue blood programs in college basketball. North Carolina and Duke come in as the favorites to win the ACC crown, but the talent is deep across the conference. Florida State comes in having beat both Duke and UNC, so the Seminoles will be a team to watch. Virginia, NC State, Miami and Maryland are a step behind the top 3 teams in the ACC, but all have the talent to take home the ACC tournament title. The atmosphere in Atlanta should be amazing and the basketball action on the court should match it.
2011 ACC Basketball Tournament Results:
Thursday, March 10 - First Round
#9 Miami 69, #8 Virginia 62 (OT)
#5 Boston College 81, #12 Wake Forest 67
#7 Maryland 75, #10 NC State 67
#6 Virginia Tech 59, #11 Georgia Tech 43
Friday, March 11 - Quarterfinals
#1 North Carolina 61, #9 Miami 59
#4 Clemson 70, #5 Boston College 47
#2 Duke 87, #7 Maryland 71
#3 Florida State 51, #6 Virginia Tech 52
Saturday, March 12 - Semifinals
#1 North Carolina VS. #4 Clemson
#2 Duke VS. #6 Virginia Tech
Sunday, March 13 - Championship
#1 North Carolina Vs. #2 Duke
2010 ACC Basketball Tournament Preview:
The 2010 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament will be played between March 11th to 14th at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The ACC Tournament is one of the most prestigious conference tournaments in college basketball, typically featuring some of the top teams in the country, and there is no reason to expect different in 2010. The 2010 ACC Tournament will match top teams like Duke, Virginia and Wake Forest against other traditional powers like North Carolina and Georgia Tech.
North Carolina convincingly beat Duke to become the 2010 ACC regular season Champion. But can they hold them off for a rubber match defeat for a tourney crown, or will the field upset one (or both) of the top-10 teams in Blue?