1954 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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1954 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 8
Site Reynolds Coliseum
Raleigh, North Carolina
Champions NC State (1st title)
Winning coach Everett Case (1st title)
MVP Dickie Hemric (Wake Forest)
1955 →
1953–54 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#15 Duke 9 1   .900     21 6   .778
#20 Maryland 7 2   .778     23 7   .767
Wake Forest 8 4   .667     17 12   .586
NC State 5 3   .625     26 7   .788
North Carolina 5 6   .455     11 10   .524
South Carolina 2 8   .200     10 16   .385
Virginia 1 4   .200     16 11   .593
Clemson 0 9   .000     5 18   .217
1954 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, at Reynolds Coliseum from March 4–6, 1954. NC State defeated Wake Forest, 82–80 in overtime, to win the championship. Dickie Hemric of Wake Forest was named tournament MVP.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
March 4
Semifinals
March 5
Championship Game
March 6
         
1 Duke 96
8 Virginia 68
1 Duke 75
4 NC State 79
4 NC State 52
5 North Carolina 51
4 NC State 82OT
3 Wake Forest 80
2 Maryland 75
7 Clemson 59
2 Maryland 56
3 Wake Forest 64OT
3 Wake Forest 58OT
6 South Carolina 57

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