2008 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
|2008 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament|
2008 ACC Tournament logo
|Site||Charlotte Bobcats Arena
Charlotte, North Carolina
|Champions||North Carolina (17th title)|
|Winning coach||Roy Williams (2nd title)|
|MVP||Tyler Hansbrough ((North Carolina))|
|Television||ESPN, Raycom Sports|
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.
March 13, 2008
March 14, 2008
March 15, 2008
March 16, 2008
|1||#1 North Carolina||82|
|1||#1 North Carolina||68|
|1||#1 North Carolina||86|
AP Rankings at time of tournament
- No. 1 North Carolina Claims ACC Crown
- No. 1 Tar Heels Top Seminoles, 82-70 :: Hansbrough scores 22 points, Ellington adds 19 in quarterfinal win over FSU.
- Florida State Beats Wake Forest, 70-60 :: Seminoles will face Tar Heels in the quarterfinals Friday.
- No. 1 UNC Holds Off Tech, 68-66 :: Hansbrough's fadeaway jumper lifts Tar Heels into ACC Championship.
- Virginia Tech Beats Miami, 63-49 :: Vassallo and Delaney score 15 points apiece in Tech's quarterfinal win.
- Hurricanes Roll Past Wolfpack, 63-50 :: Dews scores 14 points to help Miami advance to quarterfinals.
- No. 1 North Carolina Claims ACC Crown :: UNC earns a record 17th ACC title in 86-81 win over Clemson.
- No. 7 Duke Downs Georgia Tech, 82-70 :: Scheyer scores 18 points for the Blue Devils.
- Georgia Tech Routs Virginia, 94-76 :: Morrow scores 18 points for the Yellow Jackets.
- Clemson Stuns No. 7 Duke, 78-74 :: Booker scores 18 points, Hammonds adds 17 in semifinal win.
- Tigers Topple Eagles, 82-48 :: Clemson advances to ACC Semifinals to face Duke.
- Boston College Pulls Past Maryland, Advances to ACC Quarterfinals :: The Eagles capture the upset and secure their fate for tomorrow against Clemson.