2009 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
|2009 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament|
2009 ACC Tournament logo
|Champions||Duke (17th title)|
|Winning coach||Mike Krzyzewski (11th title)|
|MVP||Jon Scheyer (Duke)|
|Television||ESPN, Raycom Sports|
|2008–09 ACC men's basketball standings|
|#2 North Carolina||13||–||3||.813||34||–||4||.895|
|#12 Wake Forest||11||–||5||.688||24||–||7||.774|
|#16 Florida State||10||–||6||.625||25||–||10||.714|
|† 2009 ACC Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 12–15 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The tournament was broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, along with Raycom Sports in the ACC footprint.
The championship game matched Duke against Florida State, who made their first appearance in the ACC championship game since joining the league in 1992. Duke won 79–69 for their 8th conference title in 11 years.
|First Round - Thursday, March 12|
|Noon||#8 Virginia Tech vs #9 Miami||Raycom|
|2:00PM||#5 Clemson vs #12 Georgia Tech||Raycom|
|7:00PM||#7 Maryland vs #10 NC State||Raycom/ESPN2|
|9:00PM||#6 Boston College vs #11 Virginia||Raycom|
|Quarterfinals - Friday, March 13|
|Noon||#1 North Carolina vs #8 Virginia Tech||Raycom/ESPN2|
|2:00PM||#4 Florida State vs #12 Georgia Tech||Raycom/ESPN2|
|7:00PM||#2 Wake Forest vs #7 Maryland||Raycom/ESPN2|
|9:00PM||#3 Duke vs #6 Boston College||Raycom/ESPN2|
|Semifinals - Saturday, March 14|
|1:30PM||#1 North Carolina vs #4 Florida State||Raycom/ESPN|
|4:00PM||#7 Maryland vs #3 Duke||Raycom/ESPN|
|Championship Game - Sunday, March 15|
|1:00PM||#4 Florida State vs #3 Duke||Raycom/ESPN|
|Game Times in EDT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.|
Wake Forest and Duke split their regular-season games, each winning one. Wake Forest was awarded the second seed for its better record against top-seeded North Carolina: Wake won its only game, while Duke lost both games.
By finishing fourth in the conference, Florida State joined North Carolina, Duke and Wake Forest as teams that received a first-round bye in the tournament. It was the first time that the Seminoles had earned a bye since joining the conference in time for the 1991-92 season.
Clemson received the fifth seed because it beat Boston College in their only meeting.
The three-way tie among Maryland, Virginia Tech, and Miami was broken based on the record of games played among the three teams. Maryland received the seventh seed for having the best winning percentage (2–1), Virginia Tech received the eighth seed (1–1), and Miami received the ninth seed (1–2).
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Friday, March 13, 2009
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Sunday, March 15, 2009
|1||North Carolina (#1)||79|
|1||North Carolina (#1)||70|
|4||Florida State (#22)||73|
|4||Florida State (#22)||64|
|4||Florida State (#22)||69|
|2||Wake Forest (#8)||64|
Awards and honors
- Jon Scheyer - Duke
- Historic: Florida State in first ACC Tournament final, Winston-Salem Journal, March 15, 2009. Accessed 2009-03-15. Archived 2009-06-11.
- Duke Wins ACC Championship; Defeat Florida St. 79-69, Atlantic Coast Conference, March 15, 2009. Accessed 2009-03-15. Archived 2009-06-11.
- "ACC Basketball Tournament Seeding Procedures". TheACC.com. February 26, 2007. Archived from the original on June 11, 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.
- "Pairings Announced for the 56th Annual ACC Tournament". Men's Basketball. TheACC.com. Archived from the original on 2009-06-11. Retrieved 2009-03-09.