1979 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
|1978–79 ACC men's basketball standings|
|#9 North Carolina †||9||–||3||.750||23||–||6||.793|
|† 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.
March 1, 1979
March 2, 1979
March 3, 1979