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1988-89 Atlantic Coast Conference Season Summary

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

Regular Season Champion: North Carolina State
Tournament Champion: North Carolina

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

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke, North Carolina 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
Georgia Tech 13 14 12 12 11 16 17 19 19       20          

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