2012 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2012 ACC Men's
Basketball Tournament
2012 ACC Tournament logo
2012 ACC Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2011–12
Teams 12
Site Philips Arena
Atlanta, Georgia
Champions Florida State (1st title)
Winning coach Leonard Hamilton (1st title)
MVP Michael Snaer (Florida State)
Television ESPN/ACC Network
Post-ACC
tournament(s)
2012 NIT, 2012 NCAA,
2012 CBI, 2012 CIT
ACC Men's
Basketball Tournaments
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The 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, part of the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, took place from March 8 to March 11, 2012 at the Philips Arena[1] in Atlanta. The Florida State Seminoles won the tournament, capturing their first ACC championship in their 21st season in the league.

Seeding[edit]

2011–12 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 North Carolina 14 2   .875     32 6   .842
#14 Duke 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#15 Florida State 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Virginia 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
#20 NC State 9 7   .563     24 13   .649
Miami (FL) 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Clemson 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Maryland 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     16 17   .485
Wake Forest 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Boston College 4 12   .250     9 22   .290
2012 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from Coaches Poll

Teams are seeded based on the final regular season standings, with ties broken under an ACC policy.[2]

2012 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament seeds
Seed School Conf. Over. Tiebreaker
1†‡ North Carolina 14–2 27–4
2 Duke 13–3 26–5
3 Florida State 12–4 21–9
4 Virginia 9–7 22–8 2–0 vs NC State and Miami
5 NC State 9–7 20–11 2–1 vs Virginia and Miami
6 Miami 9–7 18–11 0–3 vs Virginia and NC State
7 Clemson 8–8 16–14
8 Maryland 6–10 16–14
9 Wake Forest 4–12 13–17 4–1 vs VT, GT, and BC
10 Virginia Tech 4–12 15–16 2–2 vs WF, GT, and BC
11 Georgia Tech 4–12 12–18 2–3 vs WF, VT, and BC
12 Boston College 4–12 9–21 2–4 vs WF, VT, and GT
‡ – ACC regular season champions.
† – Received a bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records are as of the end of the regular season.

Schedule[edit]

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round – Thursday, March 8
1
1
Noon
#8 Maryland vs. No. 9 Wake Forest
ESPNU/ACC Network
19,520
2
2:00 pm
#5 NC State vs. No. 12 Boston College
ESPNU/ACC Network
19,520
2
3
7:00 pm
#7 Clemson vs. #10 Virginia Tech
ESPNU/ACC Network
19,520
4
9:00 pm
#6 Miami vs. No. 11 Georgia Tech
ESPNU/ACC Network
19,520
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 9
3
5
Noon
#1 North Carolina vs. No. 8 Maryland
ESPN2/ACC Network
19,520
6
2:00 pm
#4 Virginia vs. #5 NC State
ESPN2/ACC Network
19,520
4
7
7:00 pm
#2 Duke vs. No. 10 Virginia Tech
ESPN2/ACC Network
19,520
8
9:00 pm
#3 Florida State vs. No. 6 Miami
ESPN2/ACC Network
19,520
Semifinals – Saturday, March 10
5
9
1:00 pm
#1 North Carolina vs. No. 5 NC State
ESPN/ACC Network
19,520
10
3:00 pm
#2 Duke vs. #3 Florida State
ESPN/ACC Network
19,520
Championship Game – Sunday, March 11
6
11
1:00 pm
#1 North Carolina vs. #3 Florida State
ESPN/ACC Network
19,520
*Game Times in ET[1]. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket[edit]

  First round
Thursday, March 8, 2012
ESPNU/ACC Network
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 9, 2012
ESPN2/ACC Network
Semifinals
Saturday, March 10, 2012
ESPN/ACC Network
Championship Game
Sunday, March 11, 2012
ESPN/ACC Network
                                     
        
  1  #4 North Carolina 85  
    8  Maryland 69  
8  Maryland 82
9  Wake Forest 60  
  1  #4 North Carolina 69  
  5  NC State 67  
        
        
  4  Virginia 64
    5  NC State 67  
5  NC State 78
12  Boston College 57  
  1  #4 North Carolina 82
  3  #17 Florida State 85
        
        
  2  #6 Duke 60
    10  Virginia Tech 56  
7  Clemson 63
10  Virginia Tech 68  
  2  #6 Duke 59
  3  #17 Florida State 62  
        
        
  3  #17 Florida State 82
    6  Miami 71  
6  Miami 54
11  Georgia Tech 36  

Game summaries[edit]

ESPNU
ACC Network
Mar 8
12:00 pm
Maryland Terrapins 82, Wake Forest Demon Deacons 60
Scoring by half: 36–31, 46–29
Pts: Terrell Stoglin 25
Rebs: Terrell Stoglin 7
Asts: 2 tied with 4
Pts: Travis McKie 22
Rebs: Travis McKie 8
Asts: Nikita Mescheriakov 4
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Jamie Luckie, Mike Eades, Bernard Clinton[3]
ESPNU
ACC Network
Mar 8
2:30 pm
North Carolina State Wolfpack 78, Boston College Eagles 57
Scoring by half: 37–24, 41–33
Pts: Scott Wood 22
Rebs: Richard Howell 12
Asts: Richard Howell 4
Pts: Ryan Anderson 22
Rebs: Ryan Anderson 12
Asts: Lonnie Jackson 5
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Les Jones, Brian Dorsey, Sean Hull[4]
ESPNU
ACC Network
Mar 8
7:00 pm
Clemson Tigers 63, Virginia Tech Hokies 68
Scoring by half: 35–30, 28–38
Pts: Devin Coleman 15
Rebs: Devin Booker 8
Asts: Tanner Smith 6
Pts: Erick Green 24
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 8
Asts: 2 tied with 4
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Roger Ayers, Bryan Kersey, Sean Corbin[5]
ESPNU
ACC Network
Mar 8
9:30 pm
Miami Hurricanes 54, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 36
Scoring by half: 19–20, 35–16
Pts: Shane Larkin 12
Rebs: Reggie Johnson 9
Asts: Shane Larkin 3
Pts: Mfon Udofia 13
Rebs: Daniel Miller 10
Asts: Daniel Miller 2
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Ray Natili, Brad Nestor, Raymie Styons[6]
ESPN2
ACC Network
Mar 9
12:00 pm
#4 North Carolina Tar Heels 85, Maryland Terrapins 69
Scoring by half: 36–26, 49–43
Pts: 2 tied with 15
Rebs: James Michael McAdoo 8
Asts: Kendall Marshall 12
Pts: Terrell Stoglin 30
Rebs: Sean Mosley 6
Asts: Mychal Parker 3
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Roger Ayers, Ray Natili, Sean Hull[7]
ESPN2
ACC Network
Mar 9
2:30 pm
Virginia Cavaliers 64, North Carolina State Wolfpack 67
Scoring by half: 33–36, 31–31
Pts: Mike Scott 23
Rebs: Akil Mitchell 12
Asts: Jontel Evans 4
Pts: CJ Leslie 19
Rebs: CJ Leslie 14
Asts: Lorenzo Brown 8
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Bryan Kersey, Tim Nestor, Brian Dorsey[8]
ESPN2
ACC Network
Mar 9
7:00 pm
#6 Duke Blue Devils 60, Virginia Tech Hokies 56
Scoring by half: 31–26, 29–30
Pts: Austin Rivers 17
Rebs: Mason Plumlee 10
Asts: Seth Curry 5
Pts: Erick Green 16
Rebs: Dorian Finney-Smith 12
Asts: 3 tied with 2
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Jamie Luckie, Bernard Clinton, Mike Eades[9]
ESPN2
ACC Network
Mar 9
9:30 pm
#17 Florida State Seminoles 82, Miami Hurricanes 71
Scoring by half: 36–27, 46–44
Pts: Michael Snaer 20
Rebs: Bernard James 7
Asts: Luke Loucks 5
Pts: Malcolm Grant 19
Rebs: Reggie Johnson 10
Asts: Shane Larkin 5
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Les Jones, Sean Corbin, Tim Kelly[10]
ESPN
ACC Network
Mar 10
1:00 pm
#4 North Carolina Tar Heels 69, North Carolina State Wolfpack 67
Scoring by half: 31–34, 38–33
Pts: Tyler Zeller 23
Rebs: Tyler Zeller 9
Asts: Kendall Marshall 10
Pts: CJ Leslie 22
Rebs: Richard Howell 12
Asts: Lorenzo Brown 6
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Ray Natili, Tim Nestor, Brian Dorsey[11]
ESPN
ACC Network
Mar 10
3:30 pm
#6 Duke Blue Devils 59, #17 Florida State Seminoles 62
Scoring by half: 31–33, 28–29
Pts: Austin Rivers 17
Rebs: Miles Plumlee 11
Asts: Seth Curry 2
Pts: Michael Snaer 16
Rebs: Bernard James 7
Asts: Michael Snaer 6
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Mike Eades, Jamie Luckie, Sean Corbin[12]
ESPN
ACC Network
Mar 11
1:00 pm
#4 North Carolina Tar Heels 82, #17 Florida State Seminoles 85
Scoring by half: 40–49, 42–36
Pts: Harrison Barnes 21
Rebs: Tyler Zeller 12
Asts: Kendall Marshall 9
Pts: Michael Snaer 18
Rebs: 2 tied with 6
Asts: Luke Loucks 13
FSU 1st ever ACC Bball Championship
Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 19,520
Referees: Les Jones, Roger Ayers, Bryan Kersey[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 ACC Tournament Central". Atlantic Coast Conference. Atlantic Coast Conference. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "ACC Basketball Tournament Seeding Procedures". TheACC.com. February 26, 2007. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Box Score (March 8, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "NC State Wolf Pack vs. Boston College Eagles Box Score (March 8, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score (March 8, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Miami Hurricanes vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score (March 8, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score (March 9, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Virginia Cavaliers vs. NC State Wolf Pack Box Score (March 9, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Duke Blue Devils vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score (March 9, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Florida State Seminoles vs. Miami Hurricanes Box Score (March 9, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  11. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. NC State Wolf Pack Box Score (March 10, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Duke Blue Devils vs. Florida State Seminoles Box Score (March 10, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 
  13. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Florida State Seminoles Box Score (March 11, 2012)". CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 

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