ACC Basketball Tourney Seeds and Bracket Set

Seeds, Bracket Announced for 2023 New York Life ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the seedings and bracket for the 2023 New York Life ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, which will be played Tuesday through Saturday (March 7-11) at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The 70th edition of the tournament will be played for the 29th time in Greensboro.

After capturing its first ACC regular-season championship since the 2012-13 season, Miami (24-6, 15-5 ACC) claimed the tournament’s No. 1 seed as well as a double bye into the Thursday quarterfinals. Virginia (23-6, 15-5) shared the ACC regular-season crown and notched the No. 2 seed in the tournament, with the Hurricanes earning the tiebreaker for the top seed based on their 66-64 victory over UVa on Dec. 20 in Coral Gables, Florida.

No. 3 seed Clemson (22-9, 14-6) and No. 4 Duke (23-8, 14-6) also claimed double byes and will open tournament play on Thursday. The Tigers notched their best tournament seed since earning the No. 3 seed in 2008.
The tournament opens Tuesday with a trio of games. No. 12 seed Florida State (9-22, 7-13) faces No. 13 Georgia Tech (14-17, 6-14) in the opener at 2 p.m. No. 10 Boston College (15-16, 9-11) plays No. 15 Louisville (4-27, 2-18) at 4:30 p.m., while No. 11 Virginia Tech (18-13, 8-12) takes on No. 14 Notre Dame (11-20, 3-17) in the nightcap at 7 p.m.
No. 8 seed Syracuse (17-14, 10-10) plays No. 9 Wake Forest (18-13, 10-10) at noon Wednesday to start the second round. No. 5 seed Pitt (21-10, 14-6) battles the winner of the Florida State-Georgia Tech contest at 2:30 p.m. In the second session, No. 7 North Carolina (19-12, 11-9) plays the winner of the Boston College-Louisville game at 7 p.m., while No. 6 NC State (22-9, 12-8) takes on the Virginia Tech-Notre Dame winner at 9:30 p.m.
The Wednesday winners then will move on to play the tournament’s top four seeds on Thursday in the quarterfinals.
All 14 tournament games will be nationally televised on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ACC Network. In addition, all games will be available for streaming via ACCNX.

The full 2023 New York Life ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament schedule:

Tuesday, March 7First Round2 p.m. – No. 12 Florida State vs. No. 13 Georgia Tech (ACC Network)4:30 p.m. – No. 10 Boston College vs. No. 15 Louisville (ACC Network)7 p.m. – No. 11 Virginia Tech vs. No. 14 Notre Dame (ACC Network)
Wednesday, March 8Second RoundNoon – No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Wake Forest (ESPN)2:30 p.m. – No. 5 Pitt vs. Florida State-Georgia Tech winner (ESPN)7 p.m. – No. 7 North Carolina vs. Boston College-Louisville winner (ESPN2/ESPNU)9:30 p.m. – No. 6 NC State vs. Virginia Tech-Notre Dame winner (ESPN2/ESPNU)
Thursday, March 9QuarterfinalsNoon – No. 1 Miami vs. Wednesday Noon winner (ESPN/ESPN2)2:30 p.m. – No. 4 Duke vs. Wednesday 2:30 p.m. winner (ESPN/ESPN2)7 p.m. – No. 2 Virginia vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. winner (ESPN/ESPN2)9:30 p.m. – No. 3 Clemson vs. Wednesday 9:30 p.m. winner (ESPN/ESPN2)
Friday, March 10Semifinals7 p.m. – Thursday afternoon winners (ESPN/ESPN2)9:30 p.m. – Thursday evening winners (ESPN/ESPN2)
Saturday, March 11Championship8:30 p.m. – Semifinal winners (ESPN)

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