ACC announces conference matchups for 2017-2018 basketball season


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Clemson, SC. – Six ACC teams that advanced to the 2017 NCAA Tournament will come to Littlejohn Coliseum to face the Clemson Tigers during the 2017-18 season. The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18 conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the upcoming season.

The matchups released designate the 18-game home and away opponents. Specific dates and times for each game will be announced later this summer after selections by the league’s television partners are finalized.

Among the ACC programs coming to Clemson this season will be defending National Champion North Carolina, defending ACC Champion Duke, 10th ranked Louisville, 14th ranked Notre Dame, and 16th ranked Florida State.

Miami (FL) is a sixth ACC team coming to Clemson this year who went to the NCAA Tournament, and Georgia Tech won 20 games and played in the NIT. NC State and Pittsburgh also will come to Clemson in 2017-18.

Clemson’s home schedule will also include a non-conference appearance by South Carolina, who advanced to the Final Four last year. Clemson defeated the Gamecocks in Columbia last year.

Clemson will play 18 conference games, nine at home and nine on the road. The Tigers will play home-and-home against Florida State, Georgia Tech, NC State and North Carolina. Clemson will play only on the road against Syracuse, Boston College, Virginia Tech, Virginia and Wake Forest.

The 2018 ACC Tournament is scheduled for March 6-10 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

In June, the matchups and dates for the 19th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced. Clemson will travel to Ohio State on November 29 for this year’s Challenge. Earlier Clemson also announced the Tigers will face the University of Florida in a neutral site game in Sunset, Fla., December 16. The complete schedule is expected to be released in late August.

The regular-season ACC matchups for the 2017-18 season are listed below:

Boston College
Home/Road: Syracuse, Notre Dame, Florida State, Miami
Home: Georgia Tech, Clemson, Duke, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech
Road: North Carolina, NC State, Virginia, Louisville, Pitt

Clemson
Home/Road: Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, NC State
Home: Miami, Duke, Louisville, Pitt, Notre Dame
Road: Wake Forest, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Boston College, Syracuse

Duke
Home/Road: North Carolina , Wake Forest , Virginia Tech, Pitt
Home: Florida State, Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Notre Dame
Road: Miami, Georgia Tech, Clemson, NC State, Boston College

Florida State
Home/Road: Miami, Clemson, Louisville, Boston College
Home: Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Virginia, Pitt, Syracuse
Road: Duke, Wake Forest, NC State, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame

Georgia Tech
Home/Road: Clemson, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, Virginia
Home: Miami, Duke, NC State, Virginia Tech, Syracuse
Road: Florida State, North Carolina, Louisville, Pitt, Boston College

Louisville
Home/Road: Pitt, Virginia, Florida State, Virginia Tech
Home: Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Boston College, Syracuse
Road: Miami, Clemson, Duke, NC State, Notre Dame

Miami
Home/Road: Florida State, Virginia Tech, Pitt, Boston College
Home: Duke, Wake Forest, Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse
Road: Georgia Tech, Clemson, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame

North Carolina
Home/Road: Duke, NC State, Clemson , Notre Dame
Home: Miami, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Pitt, Boston College
Road: Florida State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Louisville, Syracuse

NC State
Home/Road: North Carolina, Wake Forest, Clemson, Notre Dame
Home: Florida State, Miami, Duke, Louisville, Boston College
Road: Georgia Tech, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Pitt, Syracuse

Notre Dame
Home/Road: Boston College, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, NC State
Home: Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech, Louisville, Pitt
Road: Clemson, Duke, Wake Forest, Virginia, Syracuse

Pittsburgh
Home/Road: Louisville, Syracuse, Miami, Duke
Home: Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, NC State, Virginia, Boston College
Road: Florida State, Clemson, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame

Syracuse
Home/Road: Boston College, Pitt, Wake Forest, Virginia
Home: Clemson, North Carolina, NC State, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame
Road: Florida State, Miami, Georgia Tech, Duke, Louisville

Virginia
Home/Road: Louisville, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Syracuse
Home: Clemson, North Carolina, NC State, Boston College, Notre Dame
Road: Florida State, Miami, Duke, Wake Forest, Pitt

Virginia Tech
Home/Road: Miami, Virginia, Duke, Louisville
Home: Florida State, Clemson, North Carolina, NC State, Pitt
Road: Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Boston College, Syracuse, Notre Dame

Wake Forest
Home/Road: Duke, NC State, Georgia Tech, Syracuse
Home: Florida State, Clemson, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame
Road: Miami, North Carolina, Louisville, Pitt, Boston College

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