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1989-90 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 173-92, .653 W-L% (4th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 14.89 (1st of 33) ▪ SOS: 8.87 (3rd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Clemson
Conf. Tournament Champion: Georgia Tech

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech, UNC and Virginia)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Clemson 10 4 .714 26 9 .743 79.1 69.8 15.7 6.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 24-8
2 Duke 9 5 .643 29 9 .763 89.1 76.6 21.3 8.8 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
3 Georgia Tech 8 6 .571 28 7 .800 88.5 80.8 18.0 10.3 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
4 North Carolina 8 6 .571 21 13 .618 82.6 77.9 15.6 11.0 NCAA Tournament
5 Virginia 6 8 .429 20 12 .625 72.5 69.9 12.1 9.6 NCAA Tournament
6 North Carolina State 6 8 .429 18 12 .600 82.3 75.1 17.7 10.4
7 Maryland 6 8 .429 19 14 .576 82.8 78.0 10.9 6.1
8 Wake Forest 3 11 .214 12 16 .429 68.8 69.4 7.8 8.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/27 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Georgia Tech 22 21 18 15 14 14 12 9 11 13 17 16 13 8 11 14 9
Duke 10 7 6 12 12 13 13 10 8 8 5 4 6 3 5 12 15
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 20 17 17
Maryland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina 7 12 17 - - 24 - - - - 25 - - - - - -
North Carolina State 19 25 19 16 15 19 18 17 19 - - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 9 Maryland 84 @ Duke 104
Fri, Mar 9 North Carolina 85 @ Virginia 92
Fri, Mar 9 Clemson 79 @ Wake Forest 70
Fri, Mar 9 Georgia Tech 76 @ North Carolina State 67

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 10 Duke 72 @ Georgia Tech 83
Sat, Mar 10 Clemson 66 @ Virginia 69

Final
Sun, Mar 11 Georgia Tech 70 @ Virginia 61

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Clemson won (49-47) versus Brigham Young (East Regional)
Duke won (81-46) versus Richmond (East Regional)
Georgia Tech won (99-83) versus East Tennessee State (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina won (83-70) versus Missouri State (Midwest Regional)
Virginia won (75-67) versus Notre Dame (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Clemson won (79-75) versus La Salle (East Regional)
Duke won (76-72) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
Georgia Tech won (94-91) versus Louisiana State (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina won (79-77) versus Oklahoma (Midwest Regional)
Virginia lost (63-61) versus Syracuse (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Clemson lost (71-70) versus Connecticut (East Regional)
Duke won (90-81) versus UCLA (East Regional)
Georgia Tech won (81-80) versus Michigan State (Southeast Regional)
North Carolina lost (96-73) versus Arkansas (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Duke won (79-78) versus Connecticut (East Regional)
Georgia Tech won (93-91) versus Minnesota (Southeast Regional)

National Semifinal
Duke won (97-83) versus Arkansas
Georgia Tech lost (90-81) versus Nevada-Las Vegas

National Final
Duke lost (103-73) versus Nevada-Las Vegas