ACC in Greensboro

ACC in Greensboro
• 1967: First ACC Tournament played in Greensboro.
• 1971: South Carolina’s John Roche and UNC’s Lee Dedmon share MVP honors.
• 1972: Greensboro’s Robert McAdoo is MVP as he leads UNC past Maryland for the title.
• 1973: N.C. State caps an unbeaten season with the tournament title.
• 1974: N.C. State edges Maryland 103-100 in overtime.
• 1975: North Carolina freshman Phil Ford leads North Carolina past N.C. State, 70-66.
• 1978: Duke earns its first ACC Tournament title since 1966.
• 1979: UNC prevents a Duke title repeat, 71-63.
• 1980: Duke wins championship trophy, 73-72.
• 1984: Maryland wins tournament with star Len Bias.
• 1986: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski gets his first ACC Tournament title.
• 1995: Wake Forest’s Randolph Childress hits the game-winning jumper with five seconds to go in an 82-80 victory over UNC.
• 1996: Tim Duncan leads Wake Forest to consecutive titles, the school’s first since 1961-62, beating Georgia Tech.
• 1997: N.C. State becomes the first team to advance to the final from the play-in game, but the Pack loses there to North Carolina.
• 1998: North Carolina cruises to the ACC championship behind MVP Antawn Jamison with an 83-68 victory over Duke.
• 2000: ACC Women’s Basketball plays in Greensboro for the first year of a ten-year run.
• 2003: The ACC Tournament returned to Greensboro to celebrate the conference’s 50th anniversary.
• 2004: Duke won its fifth consecutive Women’s ACC Tournament title beating North Carolina, 63-47.
• 2006: UNC women and Duke men win. The Atlantic Coast Conference set an NCAA attendance record for a women’s conference tournament, selling more than 64,000 tickets .Visitors pump an estimated $35.6 million into the city’s economy.
• 2007: North Carolina defeats N.C. State, 60-54 for the third consecutive ACC Women’s Tournament title. More than 69,000 tickets sold to the tournament’s 11 games.
• 2008: North Carolina Women defeat Duke 86-73. Four day attendance was a record 72,114.
• 2009: Maryland beat Duke 92-89 in overtime, claiming their first Women’s ACC Tournament title in 20 years.
• 2010: ACC Tournament MVP Kyle Singler leads Duke’s 65-61 win over Georgia Tech.
• 2011: Duke beats UNC 75-58 to win a 19th ACC title.
• 2013: Miami beats North Carolina 87-77.
• 2014: Virginia Men and Notre Dame Women are the ACC Tournament champions.
• 2015: Notre Dame beats UNC 90-82 and is the fourth straight season a school from outside North Carolina won the ACC Tournament. The tournament’s economic impact is $25 million.

Source: News & Record Archive

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