Pairings for the 2013 ACC Tournament

Pairings for the 2013 ACC Tournament


acc tournamentSeeding and first-round pairings have been finalized for the 60th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament, which gets under way Thursday (March 14) at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Top-seeded Miami, second-seeded Duke, third-seeded North Carolina and fourth-seeded Virginia will receive opening-byes into Friday’s quarterfinal round.

First-round play opens at noon on Thursday with eighth-seeded Boston College taking on ninth-seeded Georgia Tech. Thursday’s 2 p.m. game places No. 5 seed NC State against No. 12 Virginia Tech. In the evening session, No. 7 Maryland faces No. 10 Wake Forest at 7 p.m., followed by No. 6 Florida State against No. 11 Clemson at 9 p.m.

ACC Regular Season Champion and top-seeded Miami will open play Friday at noon against the Boston College-Georgia Tech winner. Virginia faces the NC State-Virginia Tech winner at 2 p.m. Duke meets the Maryland-Wake Forest winner at 7 p.m., while North Carolina will face the Florida State-Clemson winner at 9 p.m.

The tournament continues with the semifinals on Saturday afternoon, followed by Sunday’s 1 p.m. championship game.


2013 ACC Tournament

March 14-17, 2013

Greensboro Coliseum


First Round, Thursday, March 14

#8 Boston College vs. #9 Georgia Tech   ESPNU/ACCN      Noon

#5 NC State vs. #12 Virginia Tech       ESPNU/ACCN      2:00

#7 Maryland vs. #10 Wake Forest ESPNU/ACCN      7:00

#6 Florida State vs. #11 Clemson        ESPNU/ACCN      9:00


Quarterfinals, Friday, March 15

#1 Miami vs. 8/9 winner ESPN2/ACCN      Noon

#4 Virginia vs. 5/12 winner     ESPN2/ACCN      2:00

#2 Duke vs. 7/10 winner ESPN2/ACCN      7:00

#3 North Carolina vs. 6/11 winner       ESPN2/ACCN      9:00


Semifinals, Saturday, March 16

Game 9 (game 5 & 6 winners)     ESPN/ACCN       1:00

Game 10 (game 7 & 8 winners)    ESPN/ACCN       3:00


Finals, Sunday, March 17

Game 11 (championship game)     ESPN/ACCN       1:00



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