2001 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2001 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
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2001 ACC Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2000–01
Teams9
SiteGeorgia Dome
Atlanta, Georgia
ChampionsDuke (12th title)
Winning coachMike Krzyzewski (6th title)
MVPShane Battier (Duke)
← 2000
2002 →
2000–01 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 6 North Carolina 13 3   .813     26 7   .788
No. 1 Duke 13 3   .813     35 4   .897
No. 11 Maryland 10 6   .625     25 11   .694
No. 16 Virginia 9 7   .563     20 9   .690
Georgia Tech 8 8   .500     17 13   .567
No. 23 Wake Forest 8 8   .500     19 11   .633
NC State 5 11   .313     13 16   .448
Florida State 4 12   .250     9 21   .300
Clemson 2 14   .125     12 19   .387
2001 ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 8–11 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia Dome. Duke won the tournament for the third year in a row, defeating North Carolina in the championship game. Duke's Shane Battier won the tournament's Most Valuable Player award.

Duke went on to win the 2001 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in the following weeks, it was their third national championship. Duke defeated ACC rival Maryland in the Final Four. Duke also defeated Maryland in the ACC semifinal round.

The 2001 ACC Tournament Championship Game pitted the #1 and #2 seeds against each other for the second consecutive year.

The 2001 edition of the ACC Tournament was the first one held in the Georgia Dome; the tournament had previously been held in Atlanta at the Omni. The tournament returned to the Georgia Dome in 2009.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 8
Quarterfinals
March 9
Semifinals
March 10
Championship Game
March 11
                                     
       
  1 #6 North Carolina 99  
    9 Clemson 81  
8 Florida State 64
9 Clemson 66  
  1 #6 North Carolina 70  
  5 Georgia Tech 63  
       
       
  4 #12 Virginia 69
    5 Georgia Tech 74  
     
       
  1 #6 North Carolina 53
  2 #3 Duke 79
       
       
  2 #3 Duke 76
    7 NC State 61  
     
       
  2 #3 Duke 84
  3 #11 Maryland 82  
       
       
  3 #11 Maryland 71
    6 #22 Wake Forest 53  
     

AP rankings at time of tournament

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