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Duke, UNC land first-round byes, NC State to face Virginia Tech

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With a win over Maryland Sunday evening, Virginia captured the fourth and final ACC Tournament bye and sent the Wolfpack into the first-round of tournament play to battle Virginia Tech.

No. 5 N.C. State will square-off with the No. 12 Hokies Thursday at 2 p.m. The winner of that game will go on to play the Cavaliers Friday.

When the Wolfpack last met the Hokies on Feb. 16, N.C. State topped Virginia Tech 90-86.

As for No. 2 Duke and No. 3 Carolina, the Blue Devils will face the winner of the Maryland-Wake Forest match-up, while the Tar Heels will play the winner of Florida State-Clemson.

ACC Tournament play gets started Thursday at noon with No. 8 Boston College and No. 9 Georgia Tech.

ACC Regular Season Champion and top-seeded Miami will open play Friday at noon against the Boston College-Georgia Tech winner.

ACC Tournam Bracket

Thursday, March 14 - First Round
Game Matchup Time Coverage
1 #8 Boston College vs. #9 Georgia Tech noon ESPNU/ACC Network
2 #5 NC State vs. #12 Virginia Tech 2 p.m. ESPNU/ACC Network
3 #7 Maryland vs. #10 Wake Forest 7 p.m. ESPNU/ACC Network
4 #6 Florida State vs. #11 Clemson 9 p.m. ESPNU/ACC Network
Friday, March 15 - Quarterfinals
Game Matchup Time Coverage
5 #1 Miami vs. Game 1 winner noon ESPN2/ACC Network
6 #4 Virginia vs. Game 2 winner 2 p.m. ESPN2/ACC Network
7 #2 Duke vs. Game 3 winner 7 p.m. ESPN2/ACC Network
8 #3 North Carolina vs. Game 4 winner 9 p.m. ESPN2/ACC Network
Saturday, March 16 - Semifinals
Game Matchup Time Coverage
9 ACC Semifinal 1 1 p.m. ESPN/ACC Network
10 ACC Semifinal 2 3 p.m. ESPN/ACC Network
Sunday, March 17 - Championship
Game Matchup Time Coverage
11 Championship Game 1 p.m. ESPN/ACC Network
Note: Times and coverage are subject to change.
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