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ACC Basketball Tournament: Start Date, Game Times, Bracket, Location

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College basketball fans - believe it or not, we're less than a week away from each of the major conferences starting their postseason tournaments. The ACC Basketball Tournament, specifically, begins next Tuesday and concludes next Saturday. While we don't have the definite seeding 1-14, we do have some information regarding how the ACC Championship will shape out.

  • Louisville, given its self-imposed postseason ban, will not compete in this year's tournament. That leaves 14 teams.
  • NC State, Wake Forest and Boston College have clinched the bottom three seeds of the tournament.
  • The tournament will take place at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
  • The tournament will be televised on ESPN and the ACC Network.

Here's the bracket, which includes the tournament schedule, via the ACC's official website. The ACC standings won't be final until Saturday night, so seeding has not yet been determined. The competition kicks off at Noon next Tuesday.

ACC 2016 tournament bracket and schedule.

Some other notes:

  • Notre Dame won last year's tournament, while Virginia won the 2014 competition.
  • Duke has won the most ACC tournaments, with 19. UNC is second with 17.
  • You can buy ACC Tournament tickets via StubHub here.

Will it be North Carolina, Miami, Duke, UVA or another favorite cutting down the nets? Or will a darkhorse like Syracuse or Pitt make a run? We'll find out next week.