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1988-89 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 162-94, .633 W-L% (2nd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 14.82 (2nd of 33) ▪ SOS: 9.06 (3rd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina State
Tournament Champion: UNC

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech, UNC, North Carolina State and Virginia)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke, Georgia Tech, UNC and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke, UNC and North Carolina State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 North Carolina StateR 10 4 .714 22 9 .710 84.5 74.0 17.7 7.1
2 DukeF 9 5 .643 28 8 .778 86.5 69.8 24.9 8.2
3 Virginia 9 5 .643 22 11 .667 81.9 77.7 15.4 11.2
4 North CarolinaT 9 5 .643 29 8 .784 90.0 79.7 22.7 12.4
5 Georgia Tech 8 6 .571 20 12 .625 80.2 74.2 14.2 8.2
6 Clemson 7 7 .500 19 11 .633 79.6 75.6 11.6 7.6
7 Wake Forest  3 11 .214 13 15 .464 76.3 76.5 8.1 8.4
8 Maryland  1 13 .071 9 20 .310 68.8 74.2 4.0 9.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/22 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Final
North Carolina 6 5 10 8 8 8 7 6 8 13 7 3 6 8 5 5 9 5
Duke 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 12 14 11 9 9 7 9
North Carolina State 18 18 16 19 18 17 18 16 15 15 15 13 17 19 17 20 17 19
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Tech 13 14 12 12 11 16 17 19 19 - - - 20 - - - - -
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 10 Maryland 71 @ North Carolina State 49
Fri, Mar 10 North Carolina 77 @ Georgia Tech 62
Fri, Mar 10 Clemson 73 @ Virginia 90
Fri, Mar 10 Duke 88 @ Wake Forest 64

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 11 Maryland 58 @ North Carolina 88
Sat, Mar 11 Duke 69 @ Virginia 58

Final
Sun, Mar 12 Duke 74 @ North Carolina 77

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Clemson won (83-70) versus Saint Mary's (CA) (West Regional)
Duke won (90-69) versus South Carolina State (East Regional)
Georgia Tech lost (76-70) versus Texas (Midwest Regional)
North Carolina won (93-79) versus Southern (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina State won (81-66) versus South Carolina (East Regional)
Virginia won (100-97) versus Providence (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Clemson lost (94-68) versus Arizona (West Regional)
Duke won (70-63) versus West Virginia (East Regional)
North Carolina won (88-81) versus UCLA (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina State won (102-96) versus Iowa (East Regional)
Virginia won (104-88) versus Middle Tennessee (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Duke won (87-70) versus Minnesota (East Regional)
North Carolina lost (92-87) versus Michigan (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina State lost (69-61) versus Georgetown (East Regional)
Virginia won (86-80) versus Oklahoma (Southeast Regional)

Regional Final
Duke won (85-77) versus Georgetown (East Regional)
Virginia lost (102-65) versus Michigan (Southeast Regional)

National Semifinal
Duke lost (95-78) versus Seton Hall