2001 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
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|2001 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament|
2001 ACC Tournament logo
|Champions||Duke (12th title)|
|Winning coach||Mike Krzyzewski (6th title)|
|MVP||Shane Battier ((Duke))|
The 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 8–11 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia Dome. Duke won the tournament for the third year in a row, defeating North Carolina in the championship game. Duke's Shane Battier won the tournament's Most Valuable Player award.
Duke went on to win the NCAA Championship in the following weeks. It was their third national championship. Duke defeated ACC rival Maryland in the Final Four. Duke also defeated Maryland in the ACC semifinal round.
The 2001 ACC Tournament Championship Game pitted the #1 and #2 seeds against each other for the second consecutive year.
The 2001 edition of the ACC Tournament was the first one held in the Georgia Dome. The tournament had previously been held in Atlanta at the Omni. The tournament returned to the Georgia Dome in 2009.
March 8, 2001
March 9, 2001
March 10, 2001
March 11, 2001
|1||#6 North Carolina||99|
|1||#6 North Carolina||70|
|1||#6 North Carolina||53|
|6||#22 Wake Forest||53|
AP Rankings at time of tournament