RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Despite a tough loss on their coach’s final home game Saturday night, No. 4 Duke still captured its first outright ACC regular-season championship since the 2005-06 season.
Soon after the UNC-Chapel Hill upset over Duke, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the seeds, brackets and game times for the upcoming tournament.
Duke earned the top seed in the field as well as a double-bye into the quarterfinals, which are Thursday.
The tournament begins Tuesday with three games, including N.C. State, which is the 15th seed.
Third-seed UNC-Chapel Hill — coming off the big win over Duke — will also received a double-bye.
UNC will play Thursday at 9:30 p.m. against the winner of two earlier rounds. Duke will play at noon Thursday.
The tournament takes place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Click here to view the brackets.
Here is the full tournament schedule:
Tuesday, March 8 — First Round
2 p.m. – No. 12 Pitt vs. No. 13 Boston College
4:30 p.m. – No. 10 Clemson vs. No. 15 NC State
7 p.m. – No. 11 Louisville vs. No. 14 Georgia Tech
Wednesday, March 9 — Second Round
Noon – No. 8 Florida State vs. No. 9 Syracuse
2:30 p.m. – No. 5 Wake Forest vs. Pitt/Boston College winner
7 p.m. – No. 7 Virginia Tech vs. Clemson/NC State winner
9:30 p.m. – No. 6 Virginia vs. Louisville/Georgia Tech winner
Thursday, March 10 — Quarterfinals
Noon – No. 1 Duke vs. Wednesday Noon winner
2:30 p.m. – No. 4 Miami vs. Wednesday 2:30 p.m. winner
7 p.m. – No. 2 Notre Dame vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. winner
9:30 p.m. – No. 3 North Carolina vs. Wednesday 9:30 p.m. winner
Friday, March 11 — Semifinals
7 p.m. – Thursday afternoon winners
9:30 p.m. – Thursday evening winners
Saturday, March 12 — Championship
8:30 p.m. – Semifinal winners (ESPN)