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ACC Announces Pairings For 24th Annual Women’s Basketball Tournament

ACC Announces Pairings For 24th Annual Women’s Basketball Tournament

Feb. 27, 2001

GREENSBORO, NC – With a 13-3 regular season conference record, Duke claimed the 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title. The Blue Devils also claimed the No. 1 seed in the league’s 24th annual women’s basketball tournament which begins Friday, March 2, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.

This is the second year of a three-year stay at the Greensboro Coliseum. This year’s tournament is set to tip-off on Friday, March 2 and end Monday, March 5. The tournament schedule is as follows:

Friday: Game No. 1 – Seed # 7 North Carolina vs. Seed # 8 Georgia Tech, 6:00 p.m.Friday: Game No. 2 – Seed # 1 Duke vs. Seed # 9 Wake Forest, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: Game No. 3 – Seed # 4 Florida State vs. Seed # 5 Virginia, 2:00 p.m. (TV)Saturday: Game No. 4 – Seed # 7 or 8 vs. Seed # 2 Clemson, 4:30 p.m.Saturday: Game No. 5 – Seed # 3 NC State vs. Seed # 6 Maryland, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: Game No. 6 – Winner of Game No. 2 vs. Winner of Game No. 3, 1:00 p.m. (TV)Sunday: Game No. 7 – Winner of Game No. 4 vs. Winner of Game No. 5, 3:30 p.m. (TV)

Monday: Game No. 8 – Championship Game, 7:30 p.m. (TV)

For the third straight year, the tournament will feature expanded television coverage with four of the eight games to be broadcast. The first quarterfinal game and both semifinal matchups will be aired on the league’s regional sports networks (Home Team Sports, FOX Sports Net South and Sunshine Network). Monday’s championship game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports Net.

Tickets are available and may be obtained by calling the local TicketMaster at (336) 852-1100, by visiting the TicketMaster web site at, or by calling an ACC school’s ticket office for tickets in that team’s section.