1979 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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1978–79 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#9 North Carolina 9 3   .750     23 6   .793
#11 Duke 9 3   .750     22 8   .733
Virginia 7 5   .583     19 10   .655
Maryland 6 6   .500     19 11   .633
Clemson 5 7   .417     19 10   .655
NC State 3 9   .250     18 12   .600
Wake Forest 3 9   .250     12 15   .444
ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Coliseum from March 1–3. North Carolina defeated Duke 71–63 to win the championship. Dudley Bradley was named the tournament MVP.

With the exception of the 1991 tournament, when Maryland was ineligible to participate due to NCAA sanctions, the 1979 event was the final ACC Tournament scheduled as a seven-team event and the final time the top seed received an automatic bye into the semifinals.

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  Quarterfinals
March 1, 1979
Semifinals
March 2, 1979
Championship Game
March 3, 1979
                           
 
  1 North Carolina 102  
    4 Maryland 79  
4 Maryland 75
  5 Clemson 67  
    1 North Carolina 71
  2 Duke 63
  2 Duke 58  
7 Wake Forest 56  
2 Duke 62
    6 NC State 59  
3 Virginia 78
  6 NC State 82  

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