2001 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2001 ACC Men's
Basketball Tournament
2001 ACC Tournament logo
2001 ACC Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2000–01
Teams 9
Site Georgia Dome
Atlanta, Georgia
Champions Duke (12th title)
Winning coach Mike Krzyzewski (6th title)
MVP Shane Battier (Duke)
Post-ACC
tournament(s)
2001 NIT, 2001 NCAA
ACC Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2000  2002»

The 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 8–11, 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia Dome. Duke won the tournament for the third year in a row, defeating arch-rival North Carolina in the championship game. Duke's Shane Battier won the tournament's Most Valuable Player award.

Duke went on to win the NCAA Championship in the following weeks. It was their third national championship in school history. Duke defeated ACC rival Maryland in the Final Four. Duke also defeated Maryland in the ACC semifinal round.

The 2001 ACC Tournament Championship Game pitted the #1 and #2 seeds against each other for the second consecutive year.

The 2001 edition of the ACC Tournament was the first one held in the Georgia Dome. The tournament had been held in Atlanta before at The Omni. The tournament returned to the Georgia Dome in 2009.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 8, 2001
Quarterfinals
March 9, 2001
Semifinals
March 10, 2001
Championship Game
March 11, 2001
                                     
        
  1  North Carolina 99  
    9  Clemson 81  
8  Florida State 64
9  Clemson 66  
  1  North Carolina 70  
  5  Georgia Tech 63  
        
        
  4  Virginia 69
    5  Georgia Tech 74  
      
        
  1  North Carolina 53
  2  Duke 79
        
        
  2  Duke 76
    7  NC State 61  
      
        
  2  Duke 84
  3  Maryland 82  
        
        
  3  Maryland 71
    6  Wake Forest 53  
      

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