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1976-77 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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Record: 134-68, .663 W-L% (1st of 23)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina
Tournament Champion: North Carolina

NCAA Tournament: 2 (North Carolina and Wake Forest)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Maryland, North Carolina and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(North Carolina and Wake Forest)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 North CarolinaRTF 9 3 .750 28 5 .848
2 Wake Forest 8 4 .667 22 8 .733
3 Clemson  8 4 .667 22 6 .786
4 Maryland  7 5 .583 19 8 .704
5 North Carolina State  6 6 .500 17 11 .607
6 Duke  2 10 .167 14 13 .519
7 Virginia  2 10 .167 12 17 .414

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
North Carolina 3 9 12 11 10 9 6 5 4 4 13 14 13 9 6 4 5
Wake Forest   14 11 10 9 7 10 7 9 10 5 4 7 11 16   9
Clemson     16 13 11 10 16 17   19 16 15 18 19 18    
Maryland 8 16 17 14 15 16 15 14 13                
North Carolina State 15                                

NCAA Tournament

First Round
North Carolina won (69-66) versus Purdue (East Regional)
Wake Forest won (86-80) versus Arkansas (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
North Carolina won (79-77) versus Notre Dame (East Regional)
Wake Forest won (86-81) versus Southern Illinois (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
North Carolina won (79-72) versus Kentucky (East Regional)
Wake Forest lost (82-68) versus Marquette (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
North Carolina won (84-83) versus Nevada-Las Vegas

National Final
North Carolina lost (67-59) versus Marquette