2008 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2008 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
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2008 ACC Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2007–08
Teams12
SiteCharlotte Bobcats Arena
Charlotte, North Carolina
ChampionsNorth Carolina (17th title)
Winning coachRoy Williams (2nd title)
MVPTyler Hansbrough (North Carolina)
TelevisionESPN, Raycom Sports
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2007–08 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 North Carolina 14 2   .875     36 3   .923
#9 Duke 13 3   .813     28 6   .824
#22 Clemson 10 6   .625     24 10   .706
Virginia Tech 9 7   .563     21 14   .600
Miami (FL) 8 8   .500     23 11   .676
Maryland 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
Georgia Tech 7 9   .438     15 17   .469
Wake Forest 7 9   .438     17 13   .567
Florida State 7 9   .438     19 15   .559
Virginia 5 11   .313     17 16   .515
Boston College 4 12   .250     14 17   .452
NC State 4 12   .250     15 16   .484
2008 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 13–16, 2008, at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. The tournament was broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, along with Raycom Sports in the ACC footprint. Both broadcasters had the games available in HD.

Florida State and Miami won their first-round games for the second year in a row. Miami became the first #5 seed to win an ACC tournament game since the conference expanded to 12 teams. The past two seasons, the #12 seed pulled off the upset.

Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina was named tournament MVP.[1]

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 13, 2008
Quarterfinals
March 14, 2008
Semifinals
March 15, 2008
Championship Game
March 16, 2008
                                     
       
  1 #1 North Carolina[2] 82  
    9 Florida State 70  
8 Wake Forest 60
9 Florida State[3] 70  
  1 #1 North Carolina[4] 68  
  4 Virginia Tech 66  
       
       
  4 Virginia Tech[5] 63
    5 Miami 49  
5 Miami[6] 63
12 NC State 50  
  1 #1 North Carolina[7] 86
  3 #22 Clemson 81
       
       
  2 #9 Duke[8] 82
    7 Georgia Tech 70  
7 Georgia Tech[9] 94
10 Virginia 76  
  2 #9 Duke 74
  3 #22 Clemson[10] 78  
       
       
  3 #22 Clemson[11] 82
    11 Boston College 48  
6 Maryland 68
11 Boston College[12] 71  

AP Rankings at time of tournament

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