Greensboro's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Greensboro, North Carolina | WFMYNEWS2.com

Duke To Take On FSU In ACC Championship | BLOG

Watch the ACC Championship on WFMY News 2 Saturday at 8:30 p.m.



Duke wins it by one point, 74-74 against UNn an another exciting game! Duke will play FSU in the ACC Championship on Saturday. Watch it on WFMY News 2.

RELATED: Duke Advances To The ACC Championship Against FSU After Beating UNC, 74-73

Florida State got it done and moves on to the Championship round after beating UVA, 69-59.

Duke getting warmed up before game against UNC

UNC Basketball men's team warms up before game against Duke 


Duke beats Syracuse 84-72 advancing to the semifinals where they will take on UNC. The game airs Friday night at 9:00 p.m. with the winner heading to the ACC Tournament Championship title. 

RELATED: Here We Go Again! Another ‘Battle Of The Blues’ As UNC Will Take On Duke In The ACC Tourney Semifinals

9:20 - Duke gears up to take on Syracuse and Zion Williamson is back!

9:06 - UNC advances in the ACC Tourney after beating Louisville, 83-70

7:00 - What a high honor! #UNC senior Luke Maye is introduced as this year’s Skip Prosser Award winner. 

5:25 - Florida State gets past VA Tech in a down to the wire finish! Florida State moves on after beating VA Tech, 65-63! Gotta be ACC!

Before tonight's game, we asked Duke Fans if they know how to spell Coach K! It's harder than you think! Duke will take on Syracuse! 

2:31 - UVA rolls after a big second half, 76-56.

2:12 - Cavaliers push the lead out to 57-41 with eight minutes left.

2:08 - UVA leads 51-41 with 10 minutes left.

1:58 - Virginia has gotten hot and jumped out to a 46-37 lead.

1:44 - Markell Johnson, Wednesday's hero, nails a 3 to put State up 34-30.

1:22 - At halftime, NC State leads top seed Virginia 29-27. Kyle Guy has 14 points for UVA. DJ Funderburk has 10 points for the Wolfpack.

Make room for the big boys.

The first two rounds are complete with the championship contenders ready to take the stage at the ACC Tournament. Here's a look at Thursday's quarterfinal matchups:

  • NC State vs. Virginia - 12:30 p.m.
  • Virginia Tech vs. Florida State - 2:50 p.m.
  • Louisville vs. UNC - 7 p.m.
  • Syracuse vs. Duke - 9:20 p.m.

In the late game, Duke star freshman Zion Williamson is expected to make his anticipated return after spraining his knee on Feb. 20 against UNC. UNC and Duke victories Thursday would create a third clash this season between the rivals. The Tar Heels have won the last three games in the series. Williams was voted the ACC's Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year on Monday.


Final scores

  • NC State 59, Clemson 58
  • Virginia Tech 71, Miami 56
  • Louisville 75, Notre Dame 53
  • Syracuse 73, Pittsburgh 59

2:03 - The Wolfpack hang on and advance to Thursday. Markell Johnson's 23 points guide state to a huge second-half comeback. Clemson once led by 18 points. What a game!

1:59 - Markell Johnson hits two free throws to give State a 59-58 lead with 2.6 seconds to play.

1:53 - Tigers lead 58-57 with exactly one minute to play.

1:48 - Clemson back up 58-57 after a putback bucket.

1:45 - The Wolfpack have regained the lead at 53-52!

1:30 - State has pulled to within 51-47 after being down 16 at the half.

12:13 - Clemson goes on a 7-0 run and jumps out to a 15-6 lead on the Wolfpack, who call timeout.

The second-round begins Wednesday with a pair of teams needed wins to polish their NCAA Tournament resume. NC State and Clemson start at noon looking to get off the bubble. State beat Clemson 69-67 in Raleigh on Jan. 26 thanks to a Braxton Beverly buzzer-beating 3-pointer. 

Second round

  • Noon – No. 8 NC State vs. No. 9 Clemson 
  • 2 p.m. – No. 12 Miami vs. No. 5 Virginia Tech (20 minutes After NCSU/Clemson Ends)
  • 7 p.m. – No. 15 Notre Dame vs. No. 7 Louisville
  • 9 p.m. – No. 14 Pitt vs. No. 6 Syracuse (20 minutes After Pitt/Syracuse Ends)



  • Miami, 79 - Wake, 71
  • Notre Dame, 78 - GA Tech, 71
  • Pittsburgh, 80 - Boston College, 70

WFMY News 2 talked with Wake's Jaylen Hoard and Chaundee Brown after the loss against Miami.

RELATED: Where To Find Your Show During The ACC Tournament 

2:04 p.m. - Miami hangs on and will advance to Wednesday. The Hurricanes win it 79-71. Georgia Tech and Notre Dame will tip-off next.

Arriving in style! Janson makes it to the ACC Tourney in style. 

1:47 p.m. - The Demon Deacons have pulled to within 70-66 with less than four minutes left. Wake is on an 11-2 run. 

1:33 p.m. - The Hurricanes have stretched the lead out to 54-45 with 10 minutes to play.

1:20 p.m. - Miami leads Wake Forest 46-37 early in the second half.

WFMY News 2's reporter, Janson Silver takes off to Charlotte in style riding on a train to the ACC Tournament for a story. 

RELATED: NC Offering Train Service to Charlotte for ACC Tournament

The train service to the ACC Tourney offers four daily round trips between Raleigh and Charlotte with seven stops in between, including Cary, Durham, Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury and Kannapolis.

12:55 p.m. - Miami is up 34-31 on Wake Forest at halftime after a late 3.

March is here and we've got all the details for the 66th annual ACC Tournament in Charlotte. There are 15 teams, 14 games and possibly three No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament at stake this week in the Queen City. 

RELATED: The 2019 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Returns to NC

The top four seeds of Virginia, North Carolina, Duke and Florida State all have double byes and start play in Thursday's quarterfinal. The Cavaliers are defending ACC champions and earned the No. 1 seed. UVA coach Tony Bennett was named ACC Coach of the Year Monday with Kyle Guy and De'Andre Hunter on the All-ACC first-team. Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett of Duke were All-ACC picks as was UNC's Cam Johnson.

The second round starts Wednesday with Clemson playing NC State in the 8-9 game at noon. Wake Forest kicks off the tournament against Miami Tuesday at noon.

WFMY News 2 will carry every game of the tournament LIVE. Here's a complete schedule with pairings and seeds:

RELATED: Where To Find Your Show During The ACC Tournament

Wednesday, March 13

Second round

Noon – No. 8 NC State vs. No. 9 Clemson 

2 p.m. – No. 5 Virginia Tech vs. Tuesday noon winner 

7 p.m. – No. 7 Louisville vs. Tuesday 2 p.m. winner 

9 p.m. – No. 6 Syracuse vs. Tuesday 7 p.m. winner

Thursday, March 14


12:30 p.m. – No. 1 Virginia vs. Wednesday noon winner 

2:30 p.m. – No. 4 Florida State vs. Wednesday 2 p.m. winner 

7 p.m. – No. 2 North Carolina vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. winner 

9 p.m. – No. 3 Duke vs. Wednesday 9 p.m. winner 

Friday, March 15


7 p.m. – Thursday afternoon winners 

9 p.m. – Thursday evening winners 

Saturday, March 16


8:30 p.m. – Friday evening winners 

RELATED: NC Offering Train Service to Charlotte for ACC Tournament

Follow WFMY News 2 on Facebook and Twitter

► Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WFMY News 2 App: Apple UsersAndroid Users