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Pairings Announced for the 29th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Pairings Announced for the 29th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Feb. 26, 2006

2006 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Bracket (PDF)

GREENSBORO, N.C. ­ The North Carolina Tar Heels claimed the No. 1 seed in this weekend’s 2006 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament which will begin Thursday, March 2, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. This year’s tournament is set to tip-off on Thursday, March 2 and will end with the championship game on Sunday, March 5. This marks the second-straight season that the Tar Heels have claimed the top seed. The ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament will feature one additional game on Thursday as Boston College competes in its first ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

The Clemson Lady Tigers, seeded 12th, will face fifth seed NC State on Thursday, Mar. 2 at 4:00 PM. NC State edged the Lady Tigers in the match-up earlier this season, claiming a 78-69 decision on Feb. 16 in Clemson, SC. The winner will then face the number four seed Florida State at 4:00 PM on Friday in a televised game.

Thursday:

Game No. 1 – No. 8 Boston College vs. No. 9 Virginia, 11:00 a.m. Game No. 2 – No. 5 NC State vs. No. 12 Clemson, 4:00 p.m. Game No. 3 – No. 7 Virginia Tech vs. No. 10 Wake Forest, 7:00 p.m. Game No. 4 – No. 6 Miami vs. No. 11 Georgia Tech, 9:30 p.m.

Friday:

Game No. 5 – No. 1 North Carolina vs. Game 1 winner, 11:00 a.m. (RSN-TV) Game No. 6 – No. 4 Florida State vs. Game 2 winner, 4:00 p.m. (RSN-TV) Game No. 7 – No. 2 Duke vs. Game 3 winner, 7:00 p.m. Game No. 8 – No. 3 Maryland vs. Game 4 winner, 9:30 p.m. (RSN-TV)

Saturday:

Game No. 9 – ACC Semifinal 1, 1:30 p.m. (FSN) Game No. 10 – ACC Semifinal 2, 3:30 p.m. (FSN)

Sunday:

Game No. 11 – Championship Game, 1:00 p.m. (FSN)

FSN – Fox Sports Net and affiliates RSN – Fox Sports Net South (FSNS), ComCast Sports Net (CSN), Fox Sports Net Florida (FSNFL), New England Sports Network (NESN)

Tickets are available and may be obtained by calling tickets.com at (888) 397-3100, by visiting tickets.com on the web at www.tickets.com, or by calling an ACC school’s ticket office for tickets in that team’s section.

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