Pairings announced for the 58th Annual ACC Tournament


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GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the upcoming 2011
Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, which gets underway Thursday, March
10, at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum. The 13th-ranked Tar Heels clinched
their 18th outright ACC regular-season title, and 28th overall, with
Saturday's 81-67 win over fourth-ranked Duke.


In addition to top-seeded North Carolina, Duke (No. 2), Florida State (No.
3) and Clemson (No. 4) all earned first-round byes from Thursday's
opening-round session.


The 2011 ACC Tournament is set to tip off at noon ET on Thursday, March
10, and will conclude with a 1 p.m. championship contest on Sunday, March
13.



2011 ACC Tournament Schedule


First Round - Thursday, March 10

#8 Virginia vs. #9 Miami - ACC Network Noon

#5 Boston College vs. #12 Wake Forest - ACC Network 2:00

#7 Maryland vs. #10 NC State - ESPN2 7:00

#6 Virginia Tech vs. #11 Georgia Tech - ACC Network 9:00



Quarterfinals - Friday, March 11

#1 North Carolina vs. 8/9 winner - ACC Network/ESPN2 Noon

#4 Clemson vs. 5/12 winner - ACC Network/ESPN2 2:00

#2 Duke vs. 7/10 winner - ACC Network/ESPN2 7:00

#3 Florida State vs. 6/11 winner - ACC Network/ESPN2 9:00



Semifinals - Saturday, March 12

Game 9 (game 5 & 6 winners) - ACC Network/ESPN 1:00

Game 10 (game 7 & 8 winners) - ACC Network/ESPN 3:00



Finals - Sunday, March 13

Game 11 (championship game) - ACC Network/ESPN 1:00



STANDINGS       W       L       Pct     PF      PA      W       L       Pct     PF      PA
North Carolina  14      2       0.875   74.4    66.6    24      6       0.8     77.3    67.2
Duke    	13      3       0.813   74.3    63.6    27      4       0.871   81.2    64.3
Florida State   10      5       0.667   68.0    65.5    20      9       0.69    69.9    62.6
Clemson 	9       7       0.563   66.6    62.6    20      10      0.667   67.6    60.4
Virginia Tech   9       7       0.563   70.2    66.1    19      10      0.655   71.1    63.1
Boston College  9       7       0.563   69.4    69.4    19      11      0.633   72.1    69.0
Maryland        7       9       0.438   72.8    72.6    18      13      0.581   77.1    67.0
Virginia        7       9       0.438   59.3    62.2    16      14      0.533   61.9    62.2
Miami   	6       10      0.375   66.9    68.8    18      13      0.581   71.6    67.6
NC State        5       10      0.333   69.4    73.9    15      14      0.517   71.1    70.2
Georgia Tech    5       11      0.313   67.1    68.9    13      17      0.433   68.6    67.3
Wake Forest     1       15      0.063   61.6    80.1    8       23      0.258   67.2    77.0

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