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Pairings announced for the 26th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Pairings announced for the 26th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

March 4, 2003

GREENSBORO, NC – With a 16-0 regular season conference record, Duke claimed the 2003 Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title. The Blue Devils also claimed the No. 1 seed in the 26th Annual ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament which will begin Friday, March 7, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.

This is the fourth-straight year the women’s tournament will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum. This year’s tournament is set to tip-off on Friday, March 7 and end with the championship game on Monday, March 10. The tournament schedule is as follows:

For the fourth straight year, the tournament will feature expanded television coverage with five of the eight games to be broadcast. The first two quarterfinal games will be aired on the league’s regional sports networks (Comcast SportsNet, FOX Sports Net South and Sunshine Network). Sunday’s semifinals and Monday’s championship game will be televised nationally by FOX Sports Net. This is the second year that the tournament will have three nationally televised match-ups, up two from a year ago.

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

Friday:      Game No. 1 - Seed No. 7 Clemson vs. Seed No. 8 Maryland, 6:00 p.m.

Game No. 2 – Seed No. 1 Duke vs. Seed No. 9 Wake Forest, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: Game No. 3 – Seed No. 4 Florida State vs. Seed No. 5 Georgia Tech, 2:00 p.m. (TV)

Game No. 4 – Winner of Game No. 1 vs. Seed No. 2 North Carolina, 4:30 p.m. (TV)

Game No. 5 – Seed No. 3 Virginia vs. Seed No. 6 NC State, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: Game No. 6 – Winner of Game No. 2 vs. Winner of Game No. 3, 1:00 p.m. (FSN)

Game No. 7 – Winner of Game No. 4 vs. Winner of Game No. 5, 3:30 p.m. (FSN)

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