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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Regular-season champion Virginia will be the top seed for the 61st annual Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament, which gets under way Wednesday, March 12, at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Download: 2014 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

The Cavaliers (25-6, 16-2), who are seeded No. 1 for the first time since 1981, will join second-seeded Syracuse (27-4, 14-4), third-seeded Duke (24-7, 13-5) and fourth -seeded North Carolina (23-8, 13-5) in earning a double bye into Friday's quarterfinal round.

The tournament, which for the first time will feature 15 teams and 14 total games, gets under way Wednesday with three first-round contests. No. 12 Wake Forest (16-15, 6-12) faces No. 13 Notre Dame (15-16, 6-12) at 1 p.m., followed by No. 10 Miami (16-15, 7-11) vs. No. 15 Virginia Tech (9-21, 2-16) at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday's schedule concludes with a 7 p.m. game between No. 11 Georgia Tech (15-16, 6-12) and No. 14 Boston College (8-23, 4-14).

Thursday's second-round schedule features four games, beginning with No. 8 Maryland (17-14, 9-9) taking on No. 9 Florida State (18-12, 9-9) at noon. No. 5 Pitt (23-8, 11-7) will face the Wake Forest-Notre Dame winner at 2 p.m., followed by No. 7 NC State (19-12, 9-9) against the Virginia Tech-Miami winner at 7 p.m. The session concludes with No. 6 Clemson (19-11, 10-8) meeting the Georgia Tech-Boston College winner at 9 p.m.

Thursday's winners advance to face the tournament's top four seeds on Friday, when play will again resume at 12 noon. The semifinals are set for 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, with the championship tipping on Sunday at 1 p.m. The tournament winner receives the ACC's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.

61st Annual ACC Tournament

March 12-16, 2014

Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum

Wednesday, March 12 (First Round)

#12 Wake Forest vs. #13 Notre Dame ESPN2/ACCN 1:00

#10 Miami vs. #15 Virginia Tech ESPN2/ACCN 3:30

#11 Georgia Tech vs. #14 Boston College ESPN2/ACCN 7:00

Thursday, March 13 (Second Round)

#8 Maryland vs. #9 Florida State ESPN/ACCN noon

#5 Pittsburgh vs. #12 vs. #13 winner ESPN/ACCN 2:00

#7 NC State vs. #10 vs. #15 winner ESPN/ACCN 7:00

#6 Clemson vs. #11 vs. #14 winner ESPN/ACCN 9:00

Friday, March 14 (Quarterfinals)

#1 Virginia vs. tba ESPN or ESPN2/ACCN noon

#4 North Carolina vs. tba ESPN or ESPN2/ACCN 2:00

#2 Syracuse vs. tba ESPN or ESPN2/ACCN 7:00

#3 Duke vs. tba ESPN or ESPN2/ACCN 9:00

Saturday, March 15 (Semifinals)

Game #12 ESPN/ACCN 1:00

Game #13 ESPN/ACCN 3:00

Sunday, March 16 (Finals)

Game #14 ESPN/ACCN 1:00

Standings:

ACC Games Overall

Team W L Pct. Hm Rd W L Pct. Hm Rd Nu Streak

Virginia 16 2 .889 9-0 7-2 25 6 .806 15-2 7-4 3-0 Lost 1

Syracuse 14 4 .778 7-2 7-2 27 4 .871 16-2 8-2 3-0 Won 1

Duke 13 5 .722 9-0 4-5 24 7 .774 17-0 4-5 3-2 Won 1

North Carolina 13 5 .722 8-1 5-4 23 8 .742 15-3 6-5 2-0 Lost 1

Pittsburgh 11 7 .611 4-5 7-2 23 8 .742 13-5 7-2 3-1 Won 1

Clemson 10 8 .556 6-3 4-5 19 11 .633 13-3 4-7 2-1 Lost 1

NC State 9 9 .500 5-4 4-5 19 12 .613 13-6 6-6 0-0 Won 2

Maryland 9 9 .500 7-2 2-7 17 14 .548 12-4 2-8 3-2 Won 2

Florida State 9 9 .500 4-5 5-4 18 12 .621 9-4 6-6 3-1 Lost 1

Miami 7 11 .389 3-6 4-5 16 15 .516 8-8 7-6 1-1 Won 1

Georgia Tech 6 12 .333 3-6 3-6 15 16 .484 10-7 5-7 0-2 Won 2

Wake Forest 6 12 .333 5-4 1-8 16 15 .516 14-4 1-9 1-2 Lost 1

Notre Dame 6 12 .333 5-4 1-8 15 16 .484 13-6 1-9 1-1 Lost 2

Boston College 4 14 .222 1-8 3-6 8 23 .258 4-9 3-11 1-3 Lost 2

Virginia Tech 2 16 .111 1-8 1-8 9 21 .300 8-10 1-8 0-3 Lost 6

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