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1976-77 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 134-68, .663 W-L% (1st of 23) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 13.23 (1st of 23) ▪ SOS: 7.05 (2nd of 23)

Regular Season Champion: UNC
Conf. Tournament Champion: UNC

NCAA Tournament: 2 (UNC and Wake Forest)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 North Carolina 9 3 .750 28 5 .848 83.6 72.3 20.8 9.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 Wake Forest 8 4 .667 22 8 .733 81.8 76.3 13.1 7.6 NCAA Tournament
3 Clemson 8 4 .667 22 6 .786 85.0 70.5 19.0 4.4
4 Maryland 7 5 .583 19 8 .704 78.3 74.1 10.4 6.2
5 North Carolina State 6 6 .500 17 11 .607 78.9 70.8 13.4 5.3
6 Duke 2 10 .167 14 13 .519 76.0 73.3 10.7 8.0
7 Virginia 2 10 .167 12 17 .414 64.9 68.0 5.2 8.4

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 - -
Duke - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland 8 16 17 14 15 16 15 14 13 - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State 15 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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