1998 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 1998 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 5–8 in Greensboro, North Carolina, at the Greensboro Coliseum. North Carolina won the tournament for the second year in a row, defeating Duke in the championship game.

From 1998–2000, the ACC Tournament adopted a format that ensured the top-seeded team would play the last-place team in the first round. The winner of this game then received a bye into the semifinals. A second first-round game pitted the #7 seed versus the #8 seed. The winner of that game played the #2 seed in the quarterfinals.

Antawn Jamison was named MVP.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 5, 1998
Quarterfinals
March 6, 1998
Semifinals
March 7, 1998
Championship Game
March 8, 1998
                                     
1  #1 Duke 63  
9  Virginia 41  
  1  #1 Duke  
     (bye)  
      
        
  1  #1 Duke 66  
  5  Clemson 64  
        
        
  4  Wake Forest 56
    5  Clemson 75  
      
        
  1  #1 Duke 68
  2  #4 North Carolina 83
        
        
  2  #4 North Carolina 73
    8  NC State 46  
7  Florida State 63
8  NC State 65  
  2  #4 North Carolina 83*
  3  #21 Maryland 73  
        
        
  3  #21 Maryland 83
    6  Georgia Tech 65  
      

* Denotes Overtime Game

AP Rankings at time of tournament

Awards and Honors[edit]

Everett Case Award[edit]

Player School
Antawn Jamison North Carolina

All Tournament Teams[edit]

See also[edit]

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