2007–08 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season

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2007–08 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Season
League NCAA Division I
Sport Basketball
Number of teams 12
TV partner(s) Raycom, ESPN
Regular Season
First place North Carolina (14–2)
Runners-up Duke (13–3)
Season MVP Tyler Hansbrough – UNC
Tournament
Tournament champions North Carolina (17th)
Tournament MVP Tyler Hansbrough
Basketball seasons
2007–08 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 North Carolina 14 2   .875     36 3   .923
#9 Duke 13 3   .813     28 6   .824
#22 Clemson 10 6   .625     24 10   .706
Virginia Tech 9 7   .563     21 14   .600
Miami (FL) 8 8   .500     23 11   .676
Maryland 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
Georgia Tech 7 9   .438     15 17   .469
Wake Forest 7 9   .438     17 13   .567
Florida State 7 9   .438     19 15   .559
Virginia 5 11   .313     17 16   .515
Boston College 4 12   .250     14 17   .452
North Carolina State 4 12   .250     15 16   .484
† ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007–08 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season was the 55th season for the league. The North Carolina Tar Heels won both the regular-season and conference titles. The ACC sent four teams to the NCAA tournament: North Carolina, Duke, Clemson and Miami.

Final standings[edit]

Team[1] ACC Regular Season ACC % ACC Home ACC Road All Games All Games % All Home All Road All Neutral
North Carolina 14–2 .875 6–2 8–0 35–2 .946 14–2 13–0 9–1
Duke 13–3 .813 7–1 6–2 28–6 .824 15–1 8–2 5–3
Clemson 10–6 .625 7–1 3–5 24–10 .706 14–2 6–5 4–3
Virginia Tech 9–7 .563 6–2 3–5 21–14 .600 14–3 4–8 3–3
Miami 8–8 .500 6–2 2–6 23–11 .676 14–2 4–6 5–3
Maryland 8–8 .500 4–4 4–4 19–15 .559 13–6 6–5 0–4
Georgia Tech 7–9 .438 3–5 4–4 15–17 .469 6–7 6–8 3–2
Wake Forest 7–9 .438 6–2 1–7 17–13 .567 15–2 2–10 0–1
Florida State 7–9 .438 4–4 3–5 19–15 .559 13–5 4–7 2–3
Virginia 5–11 .313 3–5 2–6 17–16 .515 13–7 4–7 0–2
Boston College 4–12 .250 3–5 1–7 14–17 .452 11–8 2–7 1–2
North Carolina State 4–12 .250 3–5 1–7 15–16 .484 10–6 2–9 3–0

Statistical leaders[edit]

Points Per Game
Rebounds Per Game
Assists Per Game
Steals Per Game
Player School PPG Player School RPG Player School APG Player School SPG
Tyler Hansbrough UNC 22.6 Tyler Hansbrough UNC 10.2 Greivis Vásquez MD 6.8 Toney Douglas FSU 2.7
Tyrese Rice BC 21.0 J. J. Hickson NCSU 8.5 Sean Singletary UVA 6.1 Jeff Allen VT 2.1
Sean Singletary UVA 19.8 James Johnson WF 8.1 Ty Lawson UNC 5.2 Cliff Hammonds Clem. 1.9
Jack McClinton Mia. 17.7 James Gist MD 7.9 Tyrese Rice BC 5.0 K. C. Rivers Clem. 1.9
Greivis Vásquez MD 17.0 Jeff Allen VT 7.6 Ishmael Smith WF 4.7 Jeff Teague WF 1.8
Blocked Shots Per Game
Field Goal Percentage
Three-Point FG Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Player School BPG Player School FG% Player School 3FG% Player School FT%
Tyrelle Blair BC 3.4 J. J. Hickson NCSU 59.1 Anthony Morrow GT 44.8 Jack McClinton Mia. 91.9
James Gist MD 2.3 Tyler Hansbrough UNC 54.0 Jack McClinton Mia. 42.7 Jon Scheyer Duke 88.9
Bambale Osby MD 2.1 James Gist MD 49.6 Terrence Oglesby Clem. 40.3 Lance Hurdle Mia. 86.5
Trevor Booker Clem. 1.9 DeMarcus Nelson Duke 49.0 Sean Singletary UVA 85.1
Chas McFarland WF 1.6 James Johnson WF 48.7 Tyrese Rice BC 84.6

Players of the week[edit]

Throughout the conference season, the ACC offices name a player and rookie of the week. North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough broke the ACC single-season record for player of the week honors during the 2007–08 season with eight awards. The record had previously been seven, held by J. J. Redick and Antawn Jamison.[2] The MVP of the ACC Tournament is the automatic winner of the final ACC player of the week of each season.

Week Player of the week Rookie of the week
11/12/07 Anthony Morrow, GT Jeff Allen, VT
11/19/07 Sean Singletary, UVA J. J. Hickson, NCSU
11/26/07 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Kyle Singler, Duke
12/3/07 K. C. Rivers, Clem. Kyle Singler, Duke
Wayne Ellington, UNC
12/10/07 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Corey Raji, BC
12/17/07 Jack McClinton, Mia. Jeff Teague, WF
12/24/07 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Terrence Oglesby, Clem.
12/31/07 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC J. J. Hickson, NCSU
Toney Douglas, FSU
1/7/08 Wayne Ellington, UNC Kyle Singler, Duke
1/14/08 Trevor Booker, Clem. Jeff Allen, VT
1/21/08 James Gist, MD James Johnson, WF
1/28/08 Matt Causey, GT J. J. Hickson, NCSU
DeMarcus Nelson, Duke
2/4/08 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Jeff Teague, WF
2/11/08 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Kyle Singler, Duke
2/18/08 Greivis Vásquez, MD Jeff Teague, WF
Tyrese Rice, BC
2/25/08 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC Maurice Miller, GT
3/3/08 Tyrese Rice, BC Terrence Oglesby, Clem.
3/10/08 Sean Singletary, UVA Jeff Teague, WF
3/17/08 Tyler Hansbrough, UNC None Selected

Conference Honors[edit]

ACC Conference awards were handed out at the conclusion of the regular season. Tyler Hansbrough was the unanimous choice for ACC player of the year, while Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg won conference Coach of the Year honors for guiding the Hokies to a fourth-place finish after being picked tenth in the preseason. Duke swept the remaining individual honors as Kyle Singler and DeMarcus Nelson won Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year respectively.

Player of the Year[edit]

Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina[3]

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Kyle Singler, Duke[4]

Coach of the Year[edit]

Seth Greenberg, Virginia Tech[5]

Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

DeMarcus Nelson, Duke[6]

All-Atlantic Coast Conference[edit]

First Team

Second Team

Third Team

Honorable Mention: Ty Lawson, So., UNC; J. J. Hickson, Fr., NCSU; Deron Washington, Sr., VT; Anthony Morrow, Sr., GT[7]

All-ACC Freshman team[edit]

Honorable Mention: Terrence Oglesby, Clemson

All-ACC Defensive team[edit]

Honorable Mention: Cliff Hammonds, Sr., Clemson; D'Andre Bell, Jr., GT; Tyler Hansbrough, Jr., UNC; Jeff Allen, Fr., VT; Deron Washington, Sr., VT; James Mays, Sr., Clemson

ACC Tournament[edit]

See 2008 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Tournament[edit]

ACC Record: 6–4

1 North Carolina (4–1) – Final Four

W 16 Mount St. Mary's 113–76
W 9 Arkansas 108–77
W 4 Washington State 68–47
W 3 Louisville 83–73
L 1 Kansas 66–84

2 Duke (1–1)

W 15 Belmont 71–70
L 7 West Virginia 67–73

5 Clemson (0–1)

L 12 Villanova 69–75

7 Miami (1–1)

W 10 St, Mary's 78–64
L 2 Texas 72–75

NIT[edit]

ACC Record: 3–3

1 Virginia Tech (2–1)

W 8 Morgan State 94–62
W 5 Alabama-Birmingham 75–49
L 2 Ole Miss 72–81

3 Florida State (0–1)

L 6 Akron 60–63 (OT)

5 Maryland (1–1)

W 4 Minnesota 68–58
L 1 Syracuse 72–88

CBI[edit]

ACC Record: 2–1

1 Virginia (2–1)

W 4 Richmond 66–64
W 2 Old Dominion 80–76
L 1 Bradley 85–96

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACC 2007–08 men's basketball Final Release". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  2. ^ "ACC 2007–08 men's basketball Final Release". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  3. ^ "North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough Tabbed 2008 ACC Player of the Year". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  4. ^ "Duke's Kyle Singler Named ACC Rookie of the Year". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg Named ACC Coach of the Year". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  6. ^ "Duke's DeMarcus Nelson Tabbed ACC Defensive Player of the Year". ACC. March 11, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  7. ^ "Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association Announces the 2007–08 All-ACC Men's Basketball Teams". ACC. March 10, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 

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